How the West Was Won
Name: How the West Was Won

Everything cannot finish the trip. The brakes on these wagons were not great. A steep hill required dragging something (a tree) to aid the brakes so the driver didn't lose control. At times weight in the wagon had to be reduced, so some things had to be left behind. 

She had hoped she would be able to keep this personal piece to start her new life, but it couldn't finish the trip.