Select the model that would best meet your needs! Each of these options is known to have been constructed at the Campbell Carriage Factory. These images are taken directly from various catalogs produced in the era of horse-drawn vehicles.

Tantramar Interactive Inc.
Leslie Van Patter, Paul Bogaard
19-20th Century
© 2007, Tantramar Heritage Trust. All Rights Reserved.


Transcript

This animation features a 3 x 3 grid of thumbnail images, each with a hint of what the customer might be looking for, and when clicked reveals the model that might fit their need:
(1) Popular – The most popular choice had a spindle seat mounted on a piano box body suspended from side springs.
(2) Fast – Seat, body and springs are all stripped down for speed.
(3) Sporty – The “Dexter” mounted an elegant body on a patented set of springs.
(4) Fancy – The “Phaeton” featured a specially crafted body…this one is shown with top, lights, fenders and a curved dash up front.
(5) Fancy Double – The “Surrey” was based on the Phaeton design but with two seats.
(6) Jump Seat – A “jump seat” could disappear completely under the large seat, but required the main seat to be mounted at the back.
(7) Utility – The “Express Wagon” was the mini-van or small pickup of its day.
(8) Fancy Double – With the second seat installed this vehicle was sometimes called a “Democrat”.
(9) Exotic – The most exotic carriage produced was call the “Mikado”…this one even has fringe on its top!


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