The Carriage Journal

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On the Cover of the March 2017 issue:
A Hackney Gig (maker unknown) being driven by Lynn Tuckwiller at the 2015 CAA Carriage Festival. Photo by Jennifer Singleton.

The Insider
In this issue: The Kenneth Wheeling Archives Room by John Sowles

Backward Glances
A Sporting Tandem, Going to Cover by H. Alken, del., R.G. Reeve, Sculp, Lewis & Co., London, England

Did You Know?
Tidbits of carriage- and driving-related information.

In the Carriage House
Skyline Farm
by Harry Tucci

In the Stable
Carriage Appointments: Part One
by the late Tom Ryder
The nineth installment of a serialized reprint of the late Tom Ryder’s popular book On the Box Seat: A Manual of Driving, which is now out of print.

2017 CAA Learning Weekend: A Success from Beginning to End
by Linda Freeman

J.S. Abbot’s #306: From Nova Scotia to Portland, Oregon
by Ken Wheeling

Of Tandems and Hackney Carts: A Photo Essay

The Stuff Fairy Tales are Made Of: The Armbuster Full State Chariot
by Patrick Schroven

Memory Lane
Travels for the CAA Driver Proficiency Program: From England to Hawaii
by Jerry Trapani

The Passing Scene: News From Around the World
The NER/CAA Learning Weekend
text by Jill Ryder, photos by Holly Pulsifer

Freedman Harness Opens New Sales and Manufacturing Office in Toronto, Ontario
by Christine I. Sharpe

Grand Oaks Classic 2017
photos by Cynthia Conner

Letters to the Editor
Letter from Jim Pettengill with the Ridgway (CO) Railroad Museum and Ouray County (CO) Historical Society
Letter from the Carriage Showcase Committee

The Virtual Sleigh Rally
by Kathleen Haak

The Last Word
Handling the Ribbons
by Michael Rider

Helping preserve our horse-drawn heritage for over 50 years.