Update from the vault: Vardo and Sheepherder Links

After several requests for information, here is my short list of inspirational sites found on the web.  Culling the web for Vardo style so you don’t have to.  I will try to morph this into it’s own page soon as a place to add more links as they become available.

Romany and Traditional Style

GypsyWaggons

Great Historical Resource

Roth

Gypsy Vans by Roth. Beautiful traditional waggons with loads of information about types and styles. Amazing stuff here.

Nice, garden variety caravans.  These make wonderful retreats and getaway spaces.

Nice, garden variety caravans. These make wonderful retreats and getaway spaces.

Solid, permanent and towable vardos from Windy Smithy.

Solid, permanent and towable vardos from Windy Smithy.

Ingham & Fallon, restoration, new and used.  The images alone make this one worthwhile.

Ingham & Fallon, restoration, new and used. The images alone make this page worthwhile.

Sheepherder Wagons

Plan to spend some time on this website.  Anvil Wagon Works in Livingston, Montana makes all types of traditional Chuckwagons, Sheepwagons, and Buggys.  Lot's of great photos.

Plan to spend some time on this website. Anvil Wagon Works in Livingston, Montana makes all types of traditional Chuckwagons, Sheepwagons, and Buggies. Lot’s of great photos inside and out.

 

This image links to their Sheepwagon page but there is so much more here.  Serious craftsmen of all things traditional Wagon and Wheel related.

This image links to their Sheep wagon page but there is so much more here. Serious craftsmen of all things traditional Wagon and Wheel related.

The Lazy AA Guest Ranch and Builders of towable Woolywagons.

The Lazy AA Guest Ranch and Builders of towable Woolywagons.

Idaho Sheep Camp.  You can't be more authentic than this.  I want one!  Pages of images to inspire the builder of tiny homes.

Idaho Sheep Camp. This is the interior of just one of their many featured wagons.  You can’t be more authentic than this. I want one! Pages of images to inspire the builder of tiny homes.

Old Western Wagons are builders of Sheep Wagons, Vardos, Freight Wagons, and other horse drawn vehicles.  Located in Seattle, Washington.

Old Western Wagons are builders of Sheep Wagons, Vardos, Freight Wagons, and other horse-drawn vehicles. Located in Seattle, Washington.

Engel's Coach Shop  Joliet, Montana.  Master Wheelwright and makers of horse drawn vehicles.

Engel’s Coach Shop Joliet, Montana. Master Wheelwright and makers of horse-drawn vehicles.

Plankbridge Shepherd Huts from Dorset, England.  Traditional huts, not for long distance travel but fine for short moves.  Nice designs.

Plankbridge Shepherd Huts from Dorset, England. Traditional huts, not for long distance travel but fine for short moves. Nice designs.

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Blackdown Shepherd Huts. Handcrafted in Somerset, England. Posh and spiffy little cabins with lots of style.

Shepherd

Everything you need to know about historic Shepherd Huts.

Ranch Willow Wagon Co. builds and restores wagons to the highest quality standards. Company owner Lynn Sedar has been in the wagon business for over 20 years and is also an acclaimed artist, design consultant and furniture designer. Wagons designed by Ranch Willow Wagon Co. are the ultimate blend of history and art.

French Style

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In French. The website contains some good old images as well as information about various types of travelers’ wagons (a.k.a. Roulottes).

An Interesting mix of Hippie vehicles from Britain and Europe:

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MORE TO COME

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About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee musician ... mostly
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