Tag: Stagecoach

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Stagecoach Etiquette

Thanks to an 1877 Omaha Herald article, we know how we should have behaved if we’d taken a stagecoach in the old w…

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Frontier Odometers

In a diary from an emigrant crossing to the California gold fields in 1849. “Life on the Plains and at the Diggins…

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Celerity and Mud Wagons

Everyone’s familiar with Abbott-Donning Concord Stagecoach from the western movies but in reality the Celerity and Mud w…

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Rockwell Paints for Stagecoach

In 1966, legendary American artist Norman Rockwell was hired for a special job—painting a series of portraits for a rema…

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