• freight wagons on the Santa Fe Trail

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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

Mule and ox drivers made day-to-day operations work on the historic Santa Fe Trail. Mexican arrieros (muleteers) were famous for their abilities. Oxen were favored to pull freight wagons.