Hansen Wheel and Wagon Shop Hansen Wheel and Wagon Shop

Builder of Authentic Horse-Drawn
Stagecoaches, Wagons & Carriages
Phone: 605-996-8754
Aug
29

Fall in Love with Our Display Cart Ideas

We've seen our versatile display cart used in so many ways that we wanted to share some with you, along with pictures. You'll be amazed at the creativity.

 

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Oct
16

Our Big Wheel Makes for Big Impact

Big wheels aren't just for freight wagons and logging wheels. We've crafted 10 foot and larger wheels for movie productions, theme parks and just recently an exclusive restaurant/bar in Florida.

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Mar
22

PRESERVING HISTORY—YELLOWSTONE TOURING COACH

Historic artifacts just don't get any better than this! The original Yellowstone Touring Coach by Abbot-Downing Company, pictured here, came to us from the Wyoming State Museum with all original wood still intact, but coated in eight layers of paint in varying shades of yellow.    

 

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Feb
23

CONSERVATION OF A HISTORIC BUCKBOARD

Unique features and finishes made this wagon one of our favorite restoration projects.

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Mar
17

Transform a Standard Box Wagon to a Covered Chuck Wagon

Follow along as we transform an ordinary farm or box wagon into a Covered Wagon with the added option of a chuck box and additional accessories to create a custom chuck wagon.

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Mar
12

Celebrating the “Big Day” Includes a Carriage Ride

Pat and Becky Thorstenson in their spring wagon during the recessional on their wedding day.

Pat Thorstenson came to us with his springwagon during the months leading up to his wedding day and ask us to fix up his spring wagon to use as the conveyance for the big event.

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Oct
23

Restored Fire Hose Cart for Gretna Fire Department

Hansen Wheel & Wagon Shop was pleased to meet with members of the Gretna Fire Department and give them a shop tour when they picked up the newly restored fire hose cart this past month. This beautiful historic piece now stands as a tribute to the firefighters-past and present-of the Fire Department of Gretna Nebraska.

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Apr
18

Rare 1912 John Deere Iron Clad Wagon Restored by Hansen Wheel & Wagon Shop

Our team at Hansen Wheel & Wagon Shop restored this beautiful historic 1912 era John Deere Iron Clad Wagon using documentation and antique components from several John Deere Wagons that we had here at our shop. Along with supportive research by David Sneed of Wheels That Won the West, we were able to piece together information to ensure this vehicle would replicate a John Deere wagon of this time period.

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Oct
18

Conestoga Style Wagon Built for the Wisconsin Historical Society

Hansen Wheel & Wagon Shop has just completed a Fifth Wheel Covered Wagon for the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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Aug
23

HWWS Completes Authentic Yellowstone Coach

We've just completed an authentic reproduction of a Yellowstone Coach here at the shop.

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Apr
10

Authentic Reproduction of the M1878 Army Escort Wagon at the Fort Sam Houston Museum

Using the same Quartermaster Specifications as those used for the original M1878 Escort Wagon, Hansen Wheel & Wagon Shop built this historic army wagon for the Fort Sam Houston Museum in San Antonio TX. View our M1878 Army Escort Wagon Showcase.

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Feb
14

Historical Restoration Completed for the Gilman Wagon Museum

Hansen Wheel & Wagon Shop has just completed the historical restoration of a large stagecoach for the Gilman Historic Ranch and Wagon Museum in Banning, California.

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Dec
07

Hansen Wheel & Wagon Shop Featured on Science/Discovery Channel’s “How It’s Made”

It's been a long time coming, but our segments on Science/Discovery Channel's popular "How It's Made" series are now scheduled to air.

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