Tag Archives: sheepherder

A Vardo Build Recap

This post is a re-cap of the Vardo build.  I get questions about this project at least three times per week and I think it has inspired a few other people to make the leap.  I still consider it a … Continue reading

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Travellers

  Another web find.

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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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And a Bowtop

 

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If You Can’t Get Enough Vardos

Here’s a nice open lot from Ireland. Beautiful…all of it.

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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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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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A Sheepherder in South Dakota Magazine

A lonely life on the range.  “Even if a herder does not particularly care for reading, he will be driven to it in self-defense”.  This is a good story about sheepherding life.  Gilfillan was a shepherd for 20 years and … Continue reading

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Yet Another Sheepherder

I love these things.  I saw quite a few parked on ranches from Colorado to Idaho last week.  I know they aren’t highway capable but it seems they could provide a real housing alternative for low-income minimalists.  Way better than … Continue reading

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