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Old 04-05-2013, 07:19 PM   #17
rocker59
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Originally Posted by Offcenter View Post
I don't know about connestoga wagons, but everything I've read says that long before Studebaker built cars, they built stagecoaches, especially those used by Wells Fargo. Supposedly they were built like tanks and quite a few survive today. I've heard that Wells Fargo has bought up a number of them and is displaying them at their company headquarters.
Studebaker Brothers was founded in the 1850s. They built everything from carriages to Anheuser-Busch wagons.

I love their quirky cars. Too bad they couldn't survive beyond the early 1960s.

100 years isn't a bad run, though.
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