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Famous Moves: The Oregon Trail

Presents: Famous STORAGE moves. DOOR The DOOR Oregon Trail MOVING The Oregon trail is a famous moving route in American history. It runs close to 2,000 miles in length and takes hopeful travelers from Missouri through the Rocky Mountains to the Willamette Valley. Between 1840 and 1860 it is estimated that close to 300,000 pioneers made the journey west using the Oregon Trail. The move took an average of five months to complete. Door to Door wants to take a look at the Oregon Trail and compare the moving practices of the pioneers with those of the modern man who chooses to implement the uses of Door to Door. You be the judge on the better choice. The Basics Space = 560 sq. ft. The average family needs two containers for a move. The average pioneer family only gets one wagon. = 308 sq. ft. Storage units hold 252 more sq. ft. than a wagon! Cost A two container move costs about $1,800. Pioneers spent an average of $23,688 in modern money on their move. ala $1,800 $23, 688 It's over 13 times more expensive to travel by wagon! Time 10 Days 150 Days Pioneers must travel by wagon. The journey takes 4 1/2 to 5 months. That's up to 152 days, taking 15 times longer than Door to Door. The Door to Door customer traveling the Oregon Trail can drive to their destination in as little as 30 hours. They also don't need to bother with transporting their storage units. Our professionals take care of pickup and delivery to your new location in 10 days or less. 15 times faster to use Door to Door! Efficiency DDDDD A Door to Door truck can transport ten storage containers. That's FIVE families at once! The estimated CO2 equi- That means that in the half year trip each oxen is res- ponsible for 3 tons. Each wagon needs at least two yoke, that's four oxen to complete the journey. velent released from one oxen for one year is 6 tons. ITON ITON 1TON 1TON 1TON ITON ITON ITON That means that based on One 2,000 mile trek in a One Door to Door truck Oxen alone 12 tons of CO2e Door to Door truck uses 3 moves five families. That and 1/3 tons. are released during the 2,000 mile journey. reduces the CO2e to only 1,333 Ibs per family. ITON ITON ITON 1TON 1/2: ITON ITON D DDDD DDDDD Even with the driver's personal emissions factored in that's 18 times more efficient! Pros & Cons =Pro =Con Wagon Door to Door CAT Rat Make new Miss school for Learn new and Save $21,888 Takes a mere Door to Door friends six months handy life skills thirty hours does the work RIP Nightly Campfire Cholera sing-a-longs Much more Collecting poo to cook dinner No furry rabbits, likely to survive deer, or buffalo have to die Don't have to collect poo for firewood Snake bites Bandit Attacks Drowning Endless Variety Weather holds All the cheeky general stores have been rep- laced by 7-11 of menu items no bearing on your move You travel at a grueling pace Wasting 20 bullets on a 2lb rabbit. Wagon Fires You can't stop to The passengers You can't trade may nap more sets of clothing for dinner hunt for more to beat winter. food than you than you like can carry References вх

Famous Moves: The Oregon Trail

shared by BuckleyShaffer on Oct 17
this infographic shows how much easier moving across the country would have been if pioneers on the Oregon Trail used Door to Door rather than wagons. Sure, time travel might need to be involved, but...


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