Red River cart

By: bralyn ongstad

HISTORY!!!!!

Saying in the journal of North west company fur trader Alexander Henry, the carts were made in the 1801 at Fort Pembina. the carts originally the carts were small horse-drawn affairs, made for getting hides and grab goods and bring them back and fourth to sell to people to get their profit.

disadvantages

disadvantages


  1. wouldn't go fast
  2. could get stuck in the mud
  3. wheels could break
  4. wheels would sqeak

Advantages

  1. if a wheel broke or anything broke the could find wood along the route
  2. you can use them in the winter
Métis Cart Building July 2010 to Aug, 2011.wmv