Whether you’re looking for the perfectspring seat to complete a wagon, need help determining a maker name, or are trying to figure out how a certain thing was crafted ‘back-in-the-day,” it's not always easy for western vehicle enthusiasts to know where to get the right information. Thankfully, that’s one of the great benefits of getting to know folks with similar interests. After all, it often takes more thanindividual diligence to locate crucial details. Ultimately, we all need help from time totime. It’s why networking withlike-minded enthusiasts can be so helpful to collectors, historians, museums,and vehicle owners.
To that point, I recently received someinteresting information from Jim Pomajevich with the National Stagecoach &Freight Wagon Association. This greatgroup of folks is holding their 11th Annual Conference in earlyspring of 2018. One of the most notableaspects of this gathering is the packed roster of activities and learningopportunities. It’s such an impressivelineup that I thought I’d pass along some details this week. Hopefully, the heads-up is early enough toallow everyone a chance to make the March 15-18, 2018 event.
Over a dozen speakers are slated toaddress a wide range of topics; everything from M.P. Henderson wagons andstagecoaches as well as details on ambulances, blacksmithing, wheelwrighting, alook at East & West stagecoach variations, overland trails, and much more. Ultimately, the get-together should be a rare opportunity to network andget up-close to a lot of quality, period vehicles.
For more details, check out theparticulars on the National Stagecoach & Freight Wagon Association website.
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