Conestoga wagon hooked up to a six horse team, Lancaster County, PA, circa 1910.
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A Conestoga Wagon and team of six horses stand in front of a barn and open wagon shed.

Credit: Courtesy of the Landis Valley Farm Museum

In the early 1900s the Landis Brothers traveled south central Pennsylvania documenting the region's disappearing agricultural folkways. To show what it might have looked like in the early 1800s, they photographed this Conestoga wagon, built about 1785, with its canvas cover and a six-horse team.

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