Photo, Print, Drawing Charlie Landfried, wheelwright and cartwright, Nye, Montana

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Charlie Landfried, wheelwright and cartwright, Nye, Montana
Contributor Names
Stanton, Gary Ward, 1946- (Collector)
Young, Kay, 1931- (Collector)
Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)
Created / Published
Limestone, Montana, August 21, 1979
Subject Headings
-  Wagons
-  Wheelwrights
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- Montana -- Limestone
-  Note: Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
-  Index data: Film negative frame numbers, descriptions: cartwright and wheelwright Charles W. Landfried, in or near Limestone and Nye MT: 1-3, copy of photos of the side and rear view of a Conestoga wagon that Charlie Landfried rebuilt; 4-9, making a new [?] on the spoke end by shaving off old wood; 10-11, measuring interior of metal rim so that it corresponds to exterior of wooden wheel to fit inside; 12, Charlie Landfried; 13-14, measuring wooden wheel with calibrating wheel; 15-17, Charlie Landfried; 18, Charlie Landfried and fieldworker Gary Stanton; 19-20, Charlie Landfried working on an old wagon wheel; 21, Gary Stanton (vest), Charlie Landfried, unidentified youth (in other photos "neighbor boy"), and Charles [Rick?] Bischoff outside the shop; 22, Bischoff receives part from Landfried; 23-25, Landfried, Bischoff, and Stanton put a part on the wheel; 26-30, Landfried and Bischoff tighten and tamp the metal rim on the wheel; 31-33, Charlie Landfried, photographer's notes state that "Landfried tells of selling his ranch to Johns Manville for hard rock mining and moving east to Ohio"; 34-37, Charlie Landfried talks to fieldworker Gary Stanton as Charles Bischoff tightens the metal rim on the wheel.
35 mm black-and-white film negatives
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: 83337
Source Collection
Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)
American Folklife Center
Online Format
Original Format
photo, print, drawing
IIIF Presentation Manifest
Manifest (JSON/LD)

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Credit line: Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Kay Young, and Michael Crummett. Charlie Landfried, wheelwright and cartwright, Nye, Montana. Limestone Montana United States, 1979. Limestone, Montana. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Stanton, G. W., Young, K. & Crummett, M. (1979) Charlie Landfried, wheelwright and cartwright, Nye, Montana. Limestone Montana United States, 1979. Limestone, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Stanton, Gary Ward, Kay Young, and Michael Crummett. Charlie Landfried, wheelwright and cartwright, Nye, Montana. Limestone, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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