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A-Z of History

Once more, our oracle Nige Tassell offers up an opulent omnibus of the obscure, oddball, oldfangled and outstanding
ILLUSTRATION: DAWN COOPER

OREGON TRAIL ORDEALS

It wasn’t just horse-drawn wagons that bumped their way along the Oregon Trail in the 19th century, from the Missouri River towards the Pacific coast. One entrepreneur built a doomed ‘wind wagon’, which was propelled by giant sails, while some hardy migrants even pushed their worldly possessions along the 2,200 miles in wheelbarrows.

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