Thursday, September 13, 2012

Horse Drawn Buggys

Hi Readers,

Can you picture a family driving down the dirt road or lane? Perhaps they are dressed in their Sunday finest or maybe they went to town to run their weekly errands.

Buggies were an important mode of traveling between 1815 and 1915 in England, Canada, and the U.S. It was a popular form of traveling amongst the lower and middle classes. During the Great Depression, automobiles were converted to a buggies to be drawn by horses. The price of gas would have been a luxury many could not afford. To read more about the history of buggies click here.


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