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Good deals could be had on farm wagons 100 years ago

100 Years Ago

Winning ways of wagons

In a large ad that week a headline screams, "Do You Want a Farm Wagon?"

"I have a lot of celebrated Birdsall Farm Wagons, all styles, which I will close out a very low prices. Real Bargains. R.W. Carter, Sykesville, Md.

I'm sure this was a hot ticket item in rural Howard County. And the farm wagon, as a way to cross unpaved areas, would be around a bit longer than other forms of horse-driven transportation, as Henry Ford was making the automobile more affordable for regular folks.

75 Years Ago