Scout the Ox poses by a replica of a Red River Ox Cart. The oxcarts carried furs on their way south and needed supplies when traveling back north. The carts were driven primarily by the Metis. History of the Red River Ox
The annual festival is held at Old Crossing Treaty Park, Huott, Minnesota. Scout the Ox was absent his ox cart when the pictures were taken, though he had pulled it through the park earlier in the afternoon. Red River Ox Cart Train
Scout the Ox was a hit with many of the kids. It sure would be nice to get an authentic Red River Ox Cart for Scout to pull! I've heard the Metis people in Canada have made some in recent years. Red River Ox Cart Diagram, Photo, and Cartmaking Video.