TODAY’S “Sundays with Harry” highlights a small town South Dakota family business, renowned for building authentic stagecoaches and western horse-drawn vehicles.Read More
Blog Archives - 12/2015
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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.
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.Read More