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ichard Eighmey (pronounced A-me -- long A and E), better known as Dick, has been making wagons and carriages for the model hobby and other scale folks, for more than two centuries -- OK, in more than two centuries.

I first saw Dick's work at the very first Breyerfest in 1990 and brought home a huge box with circus wagon and cart. Dick numbers each of his circus wagons sequentially, so you can see he's done a lot of them.

Dick died circa 2005. He wil be missed.

Photo Credit:

Top: Candace Liddy, on the left, and Sue Rowe on the right, Dick Eighmey in the middle. BreyerFest circa 2000.

The Eighmey Gallery

Gaited Harness
Briargate Sparky, shown in harness. Bay Hackney pony gelding customized from the Breyer Classic Johar by Renee Foust (with some help from Laura Rock-Smith) and owned by Kate Cabot; harness by Renee, doll by Jan Wagner. Vehicle is a Stanhope Gig owned by Renee and custom-made by Dick Eighmey.

Circus Wagon #77
Blue lion wagon with red, white and gold accents. For team (four). Pole attaches to the front axle with red pin (barely visible behind central pole). Also additional connector (goes on front of pole) to hook lead horses. Created circa 1990. Images provided by curator.

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