Category Archives: sheepherder

Vardo in Normandy

Pulled by oxen: It certainly leaves me wanting to know more… any info, anyone? About these ads

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Sheepherder Wagon Community

Kent Griswold posted another fine link to sheepherder wagons.  The community provides the few essentials not found in the wagon itself; shower, full kitchen, internet, etc. Watch the video here.  Or see it on AOL’s website.

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Sheep Wagon

Spotted a couple years ago in southern Arizona… Pretty basic but gets the job done.

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More from Deek

Derek Diedricksen at Relaxshacks.com is always good for some inspirational offbeat home ideas.  Here’s a shot of the interior of a sheep wagon with a promise of more to come. Click the photo for the original post.

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Mike’s Gypsy Wagon

Mike is finishing up his remarkable vardo in the great white north.  He included a mollycroft in the roof which not only looks cool but should add a lot of light and headroom.  The front storage is accessible from the … Continue reading

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Oregon Basques

Here’s a link to a short article about the Basques in Oregon from the Oregon Encyclopedia.  I’m just in it for the wagon photos of course.

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Wyoming Sheepherders

Today, it’s sheep camps from Wyoming from the Wyoming Tales and Trails webpage.  Great photos and some good information. There’s a lot of other information about western history here too.  Have a look around. http://www.wyomingtalesandtrails.com/

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Growing Up on the Range

A great story I read years ago about being raised in a family of six in a sheep camp measuring about 7 x 8′! (I think that’s the floor space).  I recently relocated the article in Mother Earth News. Here’s … Continue reading

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