Delivery Wagon

Delivery Wagon

Description
This three-spring delivery wagon was purchased from a collection in Baltimore, Maryland. It was collected to help build the museum's examples of common commercial horse drawn wagons used at the turn of the 20th century. This type of wagon was used to deliver all kinds of light goods to homes and businesses. The wagon’s striping and scroll work was repainted in 1978 using the original patterns on the wagon. There is a label on the wagon marked "M. Martin, builder, Raspeburg, Md." Max Martin was a wheelwright, carriage, and wagon builder in Raspeburg, Maryland around 1914.
Object Name
wagon
date made
ca 1900
maker
Martin, M.
Place Made
United States: Maryland, Raspeburg
Physical Description
fabric (cover material)
wood; metal (wagon material)
Measurements
overall: 8 9/16 ft x 6 1/2 ft x 9 13/16 ft; 2.6161 m x 1.9812 m x 2.9971 m
ID Number
1977.0988.01
accession number
1978.0988
catalog number
336470
See more items in
Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
Transportation
Exhibition
America on The Move
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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