Hansen Wheel and Wagon Shop Hansen Wheel and Wagon Shop

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

Blog Archives - 05/2018


Denmark Museum or Bust

Over 20 years ago, Hansen Wheel & Wagon Shop did their first International shipment with a covered wagon destined for Denmark. Since then, we've shipped wagons and products to Canada, France, Norway, Ireland, Germany, Japan, England, Austrailia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Mexico. We are always amazed at the world-wide interest that there is in the history of the American West.

Click "Read More" to read the original newspaper article published just before the wagon was shipped, twenty-three years ago.

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The Introduction of the Dakota Cowboy Chuck Wagon-Over 25 Years Ago

Nothing has intrigued me more than the cowboy way of life, particularly during the great cattle drive era. Twenty years ago, after compiling information from books, journals and first hand accounts from the old timers that worked as young boys on the cattle drives, I set out to design the ultimate Dakota Cowboy Chuck Wagon. These custom wagons are built using historic box wagons as the foundation for a one-of-a-kind collector's piece. Next step is to incorporate all the functionality and styling of the original chuckwagons with a custom chuck box and water barrel along with optional belly box, tool box, jockey box, panty and pan boot. Your chuckwagon isn't complete until it as all the historic trapping and tools that would have been necessary to survive out on the trail. Click here to view a showcase of some of our Dakota Cowboy Chuck Wagons

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