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Horse-drawn vehicles

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: A wheeled vehicle pulled by one or more horses, that transports people or goods. Including: carriages, buggys, surreys, stagecoaches, buckboards, wagons, chuckwagons, delivery wagons, Conestoga wagons, hearses, wagonettes, gigs, and carts. Also sleighs and bobsleds.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bridesburg Machine Works lithograph

Accession: 1969-163

The Bridesburg Machine Works of Alfred Jenks & Son were manufacturers of cotton and wool carding spinning and weaving machinery, shafting and millgearing. The lithograph shows the plant exterior, people in the street, and a delivery wagon carrying textile machinery. Vignettes of machines surround the main view.

Dates: circa 1856

Conestoga wagon tool box contents list

Accession: 1995-259

This collection is a list on cardboard of the contents of a Conestoga wagon toolbox. Conestoga wagons were used to haul freight between farms and cities in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and Ohio between the years 1750 and 1855.

Dates: undated

Finnesey & Kobler photographs of delivery wagons

Accession: 1989-267

Established in 1909, Finnesey & Kobler manufactured delivery wagons and carriages. This collection consists of thirteen builders photographs of wagons made by Finnesey & Kobler, N.E. corner Brown and 27th Streets, Philadelphia. Each wagon is posed in front of the office and warehouse.

Dates: 1900-1920