DIY Horse-Drawn Wagon Is a Ready-to-Roll Bakery Cart

This horse-drawn wagon carries hundreds of loaves and pastries to market without using a drop of gasoline. The Vermont baker who built it believes horse-drawn vehicles can make a comeback, and hopes that he’s started a trend with his handmade delivery wagon.

Bobby the horse waits patiently, hitched to the Good Companion Bakery delivery wagon at the farmers market in Vergennes, Vt.
Photo by Erik Andrus
The horse-drawn wagon's cargo area bests the author's station wagon in food-hauling capacity.
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The bench seat on the front of the horse-drawn wagon holds a car battery to power rear flashers and a dome light, with storage room to spare.
Photo by Erik Andrus
Carved wheat on the door behind the driver's head hints at the tasty loaves stashed within the cargo hold of this horse-drawn delivery wagon.
Photo by Erik Andrus
Apprentice Tristan Fulford bolts the running gear to the frame during construction of this horse-drawn delivery cart.
Photo by Erik Andrus
The finished horse-drawn delivery cart returns to the farm after a visit to the Vergennes, Vt., farmers market.
Photo by Erik Andrus

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