Category Archives: sheep wagon

And yet another Sheep Wagon

They are everywhere right now.  He must get some rain down that stove pipe.

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Even More About Sheep Wagons!

A Tumblr follower spotted my interest in sheep wagons and other classic mobile lifestyles.  They sent me this excellent link to a short (20 minute) documentary from  It’s a nice overview of sheep wagon design old and new by … Continue reading

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A Classic Sheep Wagon in a Modern Setting

I love these old sheep camps.  There are many on ranches from New Mexico to Idaho and beyond in old sheep and cattle country.  They aren’t highway capable but it seems they could provide a real housing alternative for low-income … Continue reading

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Sheepherders’ Camps

Here are a few classic Sheep Camps from the Wyoming Tales and Trails webpage. There are some great photos and some good information on their web page.  I personally took a lot of inspiration from these resourceful and low-cost housing solutions. … Continue reading

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A Story of Growing Up in a Sheep Wagon

“Victor Croley grew up with a sheepherder father, his family of six lived happily in a wagon like this, entertained by the outdoors and a fiddle.” Victor Croley describes growing up in a nomadic family of six with a sheepherder … Continue reading

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