Delivery Wagon

The NHHS archives have many interesting pictures in them. This photograph of a cream delivery wagon was taken in Nepaug around 1900.  The church in the background gives us the location, but it is startling to think of Route 202 as such a small, narrow road. The horses look like they were probably a fast team, which would make sense for a dairy delivery.

It is a reminder of a different world, with door to door delivery of a highly perishable agricultural product, one which probably came from a local farm.

1972.47.57.91 Cream wagon delivery


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