Stagecoach's by Ally

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Stagecoach History

  • First Stagecoach was built in 1827, costing $1,200 - $1,500.
  • Abbot Downing Company made over 40 different types of carriages and wagons at the wagon factory in Concord, New Hampshire.
  • Concord Coaches have a reputation for being roomy, sturdy, and comfortable.
  • Average speed was only eight miles an hour.

Advantages and Disadvantages of our Stagecoaches

Advantages-


  • Comfortable and Secure.
  • Rocks instead of bouncing.
  • Large numbers of people could be transported easily.
  • Goods could be transported more easily.
  • Provided employment.


Disadvantages-


  • Dirty - Passengers clothes would be covered in soot, ashes, and smoke generated by coal and wood burning steam locomotives.
  • Dangerous - many accidents.
  • Skidderish Horses
  • Rough roads

Stagecoach Video (How they are made)

"The Making of a Stagecoach Photo Shoot: Building the Coach"