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Manitou Springs, CO 80829

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Wheels Across America Carriage Art & Craftsma

Wheels Across America Carriage Art & Craftsmanship by Daniel D. Hutchins. 134 pages, decorated hardcover. This price includes S & H in the USA. Press-Release: Published March 2004 The largest reference book ever published on the history of horse-drawn vehicle makers in north America. This exciting new book chronicles the craftsmen who designed and built all of our early horse-drawn transportation, from the 1700ís through the mid 1900ís Wheels Across America completely describes this important facet of American history. This unique study not only presents the largest historical account of makers, manufactures, agents and dealers ever assembled but also gives reference to those in the related trades of blacksmiths, wheelwrights, trimmers, painters and much more. Over 30,000 names are revealed in this multi-volume sequential set of books. Starting with over 5,000 listings in volume 1, Wheels Across America includes every style of vehicle maker conceivable, coaches, carriages, buggies, wagons, farm implements, fire equipment, circus wagons, stage coaches, covered wagons, chuck wagons and commercial vehicles of all description! This beautiful new book is offered in an 8 1/2 x 11 hard-cover edition, with over 200 images (color and black & white), including the Carriage House section, presenting the foremost business in the carriage industry today.

Price: $51.00