Today in the news

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The vaqueros of the Americas were the horsemen and cattle herders of Spanish Mexico, who first came to California with the Jesuit priest Eusebio Kino in 1687, and later with expeditions in 1769 and the Juan Bautista de Anza expedition in 1774.[1] They were the first cowboys in the region.[2]

Spring wagon, four-wheeled vehicle drawn by draft animals (most often horses), having a square box and between two and four movable seat boards. It was a general-purpose wagon used for the transportation of either goods or passengers, and in 19th century America it enjoyed wide popularity with farmers. The cart had springs.

source:  http://oregonnews.uoregon.edu/lccn/sn97071141/1900-08-30/ed-1/seq-3/

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