Category Archives: sheepherder

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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Vardo in Normandy

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

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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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