Hansen Wheel and Wagon Shop Hansen Wheel and Wagon Shop

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

Blog Archives - 12/2015

Dec
15

TODAY’S “Sundays with Harry” Highlights Hansen Wheel and Wagon Shop

TODAY’S “Sundays with Harry” highlights a small town South Dakota family business, renowned for building authentic stagecoaches and western horse-drawn vehicles.

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Dec
03

Wall Steet Journal Article: Horse-Drawn Carriages Fetch Luxury-Car Prices by Emily Glazer

Photo: Madeline Marshall/The Wall Street Journal

South Dakota man does a booming business in stagecoaches and wagons.
For the first time, the Wells Fargo stagecoach made an appearance at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Dec
03

Farm Collector Article “The Future of History” by David Sneed

SOUTH DAKOTA CRAFTSMEN PRESERVE AMERICA'S EARLY VEHICLES. In 1887, Clement Studebaker, president of the legendary Studebaker Bros. Mfg. Co., conservatively estimated that America was home to at least 80,000 wagon and carriage builders. By the turn of the 20th century, those numbers had begun to fall sharply. Even so, industry directories still counted close to 40,000 of these firms in 1904.

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