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A nice surprise at Old Fashioned Day at Honey Locust Farm in Upstate NY, was this beautiful and original Conestoga wagon built in 1823.  They purchased it from a museum in Pennsylvania in 1977.  It is one of the few original Conestoga wagons that is still in running condition.

Click images to see a larger view:

ISO 100, F/9, 1/200 sec, 24 mm Lens

ISO 100, F/9, 1/200 sec, 24 mm Lens

Details showing the lock box on the side of the wagon with its wrought iron braces:

ISO 400, F/9.5, 1/250 sec, 45 mm Lens

ISO 400, F/9.5, 1/250 sec, 45 mm Lens

Rear corner of the wagon showing the iron braces, curved back boards and especially the hand cut notches on the corners:

ISO 400, F/8, 1/350th Sec, 105 mm Lens

ISO 400, F/8, 1/350th Sec, 105 mm Lens

ISO 400, F/13, 1/500 sec, 47 mm Lens

ISO 400, F/13, 1/500 sec, 47 mm Lens

ISO 100, F/9, 1/400 sec, 32 mm Lens

ISO 100, F/9, 1/400 sec, 32 mm Lens

 

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