Hansen Wheel and Wagon Shop Hansen Wheel and Wagon Shop

Builder of Authentic Horse-Drawn
Stagecoaches, Wagons & Carriages
Phone: 605-996-8754

Blog Archives - 07/2020


Prairie Schooners 1840s and 1850s

Even in the mid-nineteenth century, change could happen in a short period of time. Pictured here are two replica wagons that we just completed at the shop. The one on the left represents the wagons constructed during the period of the 1840s. The one on the right shows the design changes that where implemented in the 1850s. These wagons are complete, newly fabricated historic replicas, of the highest authenticity, following the design features gleaned from original wagons we have documented and/or hold in our collection.

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