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
-  Decoration and ornament, Rustic
-  Belgian draft horse
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- Montana -- Limestone
-  Index data: Image numbers, descriptions: at the shop of wheelwright and cartwright Charlie Landfried, in or near Limestone and Nye MT: 1-2, Charles Bischoff (brown hat) and Charlie Landfried show blueprints of a Conestoga wagon; 3, photographs of a Conestoga wagon that Charlie Landfried rebuilt; 4-5, Charles Bischoff (brown hat), Charlie Landfried (light grey hat), fieldworker Gary Stanton (vest), and "young friend" (in other photos "neighbor boy") stroll from one outbuilding to another; 6, Charles Bischoff, described by the photographer as "an upcoming wheelwright from Joliet, MT, shows fieldworker Gary Stanton and Charlie Landfried the rubber-rimmed wheels he rebuilt for the veterinarian's buggy used by Doc Jim Curtis of Malta, MT; 7, "Belgian Draft Horses" sign on truck door at Landfried's; 8-10, Charlie Landfried's Belgian draft horses (used to pull his wagons) grazing in a meadow; 11-13, a variety of wagons, sleds, and buggies at Charlie Landfried's place; 14, gateway at Landfried's decorated by a cow skull; 15, Charlie Landfried taking a chew of Union Workman brand chewing tobacco; 16-18, in Landfried's house, where the rafters for the living room ceiling are wrapped with bells of the type used around the necks of the draft teams; heads of game animals decorate the walls; 19, living room fireplace mantle decorated by model replicas of draft teams, pack horses, and a musket and powder horn; 20, painting of Charlie Landfried' s spread in an earlier day, occupied by Native Americans with teepees, in the photographer's notes, "pitched on the south 40."
35 mm color slide
Call Number/Physical Location
Call number: AFC 1981/005: MT9-MC29
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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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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