• freight wagons on the Santa Fe Trail

    Santa Fe

    National Historic Trail CO,KS,MO,NM,OK

Junior Wagon Master Freighter Edition

Junior Wagon Master Freighter Edition booklet

Junior Wagon Master Freighter Edition booklet

The Freighter Edition booklet is for ages 9-11.

These are large files. Please be patient.


Freighter - Eastern with Introduction (Franklin, Missouri, to Gardner, Kansas), 5.5 MB, PDF

Freighter - Central (Council Grove, Kansas, to Dodge City, Kansas), 3.8 MB, PDF

Freighter - Mountain and Cimarron Routes (Cimarron, Kansas, to Watrous, New Mexico, or Elkhart, Kansas, to Las Vegas, New Mexico),

Freighter - Western (Pecos, New Mexico, to Santa Fe, New Mexico), 3 MB, PDF

Did You Know?

A barbed wire fence and windmill are near the Point of Rocks formation on the Santa Fe National Historic Trail in New Mexico

Missourian William Becknell was successfull in reaching Santa Fe for trade after the Mexican Revolution of 1821. Prior to that time, Spain had vigorously protected the borders of its New Mexico colony. Becknell is considered the "father" of the historic Santa Fe Trail.