prairie wagon

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Noun1.prairie wagon - a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas topprairie wagon - a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century
waggon, wagon - any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by an animal or a tractor
caravan, wagon train, train - a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file; "we were part of a caravan of almost a thousand camels"; "they joined the wagon train for safety"
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"The other day we were panning for gold and we changed the garden to California with a prairie wagon. For the children in days gone by, having to sit in a classroom and learn about the Wild West to what we can do with it now in our school grounds is totally amazing," said Ms Brownrigg.
The Lester's Oil name, evocative though it may be of an old prairie wagon covered in tin pots and driven by a guy in a dusty top-hat, actually refers to Lester, the late father of company director Dan King.
Admittedly the premise takes a leap of faith on the part of the reader: Colleen's mother gives birth to an infant who dies just as a woman alone in a prairie wagon dies, handing her tiny infant over to Colleen to care for.