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Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Abilene

Description: Close-up photograph of the back of a wooden wagon, that was part of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train while it was parked in Abilene, Texas. The wooden door at the back of the wagon is folded down and has wooden stairs to get into the bed and the canvas covering over the back is partially rolled up. A small sign on the side says, "This 'Prairie Schooner' or Conastoga Wagon was also in this Bicentennial Wagon Train of 1976."
Date: July 6, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Dumping Wagon.

Description: Patent for a new and improved dumping wagon. This design is "to provide a double dump for carrying dirt, sand, gravel, and other loose material on ordinary road-wagons, together with mechanism for instantly unloading the same" (lines 8-12). To this end, it consists "of a frame, double dumping-boxes swinging upon axles, and a U-shaped dumping lever, said lever provided with points extending slightly beyond its axis" (lines 90-93).
Date: September 13, 1892
Creator: Forsgard, Samuel J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[City Ice & Bottlng Works Wagon]

Description: Black and white photo rimmed in white film. Large ice wagon "OUR ICE & BOTTLED GOODS,/ARE MADE OF PURE DISTILLED WATER" is printed on white sign at top of wagon of The City Ice & Bottling Works Company. Four large spoked wheels are on wagon. On side of wagon "ICE/PHONE NO. 110" are printed . "Peacock" signs are on back of wagon. Plant material is inside large blocks of ice at front and back of wagon. Dirt road and wooden barn buildings are in photo. Reins, brake on wheel and trailor pull are visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Williamson Museum

Man with Horse Drawn Commercial Wagon

Description: Copy negative of Olen Stevens wearing overalls and a hat. He is leaning against the rear of a horse-drawn commercial wagon. On the awning of the wagon is the word, "ICE" and beneath it is painted, "Abilene Ice Co." Two dark horses are harnessed to the wagon and a house is in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Denton

Description: Photograph of wagons participating in the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Denton, Texas. The photo shows men and women on horseback alongside the wagon train. Three wagons are pictured. The first wagon has an advertisement for Morrison's Milling in Denton, Texas, as well as two Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train brands burned into the side.
Date: June 25, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Fort Worth

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn wagon participating in the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Fort Worth, Texas. The covered wagon of the First Cavalry Division Horse Platoon from Fort Hood is pictured. The photo shows a side view of the First Cavalry's wagon.
Date: July 3, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Wichita Falls

Description: Photograph of two men on horseback participating in the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Wichita Falls, Texas. The photo shows two men on horses surrounded by horse-drawn wagons and various other participants on horses. A church steeple is visible in the background.
Date: June 15, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Whitesboro

Description: Photograph of the 3,000 Mile Stone Marker commemorating the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train located in Whitesboro, Texas. The stone marker memorializes the journey taken by participants of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train, it reads, "The Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train camped here. Circling the state for six months and traveling over 3,000 miles. It visited over 150 villages and towns as a living exhibit of Texas's western heritage." The marker also includes the path taken by these people during their journey.
Date: June 22, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train on Its Way from Gainesville to Whitesboro

Description: Photograph of the Triland International stagecoach participating in the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train traveling from Gainesville, Texas to Whitesboro, Texas. The photo shows side and back views of the Triland International stagecoach. Cars are visible on the road in the background.
Date: June 22, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Whitesboro with 3000-Mile Stone Marker

Description: Close-up photograph of the 3,000 Mile Stone Marker for the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train located in Whitesboro, Texas. The stone marker commemorates the journey taken by participants of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train, it reads, "The Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train camped here. Circling the state for six months and traveling over 3,000 miles. It visited over 150 villages and towns as a living exhibit of Texas's western heritage." The marker also includes the path taken by these people during their journey.
Date: June 22, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
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