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" But not so when the prairies became dry and parched, the road filled with stifling dust, the stream-beds mere dry ravines, or carrying only alkaline water which could not be used, the game all gone to more hospitable sections, and the summer sun pouring... "
History of Gage County, Nebraska: A Narrative of the Past, with Special ... - Page 77
by Hugh Jackson Dobbs - 1918 - 1096 pages
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The American Fur Trade of the Far West: A History of the Pioneer Trading ...

Hiram Martin Chittenden - Frontier and pioneer life - 1901 - 1029 pages
...greeted the hunter's rifle, and finally, with pure water in the streams, the traveler sped his way with a feeling of joy and exhilaration. But not so...horses, mules, and oxen, and, alas! too often, with freshly-made mounds and head-boards that told the pitiful tale of sufferings too great to be endured....
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Biographical Sketch of James Bridger: Mountaineer, Trapper, and Guide ...

Grenville Mellen Dodge - Frontier and pioneer life - 1905 - 27 pages
...road filled with stifling dust, the stream beds mere dry ravines, or carrying only alkaline waters which could not be used, the game all gone to more...and, alas ! too often, with freshly made mounds and head-boards that told the pitiful tale of sufferings too great to be endured. If the Trail was the...
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The Great Plains: The Romance of Western American Exploration, Warfare, and ...

Randall Parrish - Great Plains - 1907 - 399 pages
...water which could not be used, the game all gone to more hospitable sections, and the summer [184] sun pouring down its heat with torrid intensity. It...and, alas! too often with freshly made mounds and head-boards that told the pitiful tale of sufferings too great to be endured. If the trail was the...
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The Great Plains: The Romance of Western American Exploration, Warfare, and ...

Randall Parrish - Great Plains - 1907 - 399 pages
...when the prairies became dry and parched, "the road filled with stifling dust, the stream beds mere dry ravines, or carrying only alkaline water...all gone to more hospitable sections, and the summer [184] sun pouring down its heat with torrid intensity. It was then that the trail became a highway...
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Francis Parkman's The Oregon Trail

Francis Parkman - California National Historic Trail - 1910 - 363 pages
...Oregon Trail a remarkable contrast to the poverty of these earliest memorials. common occurrence. "A highway of desolation, strewn with abandoned property,...and, alas! too often, with freshly made mounds and headboards that told the pitiful tale of sufferings too great to be endured. If the Trail was the scene...
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The Oregon Trail

Francis Parkman - 1910
...Joseph came in eight miles beyond the Big Blue, near the present Ballard Falls. common occurrence. " A highway of desolation, strewn with abandoned property,...and, alas! too often, with freshly made mounds and headboards that told the pitiful tale of sufferings too great to be endured. If the Trail was the scene...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 21

History - 1915
...the road filled with stifling dust, the stream beds mere dry ravines or carrying only alkaline waters which could not be used, the game all gone to more...horses, mules and oxen, and, alas! too often, with freshly-made mounds and head boards that told the pitiful tale of sufferings too great to be endured....
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History of Hall County, Nebraska: A Narrative of the Past with Special ...

August F. Buechler, Robert J. Barr, Dale P. Stough - Hall County (Neb.) - 1920 - 965 pages
...greeted the hunter's rifle, and finally, with pure water in the streams, the traveler sped his way with a feeling of joy and exhilaration. But not so...skeletons of horses, mules and oxen, and, alas, too often, human misery, tragedy, and death." The settlement and development of the west produced many changes...
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The American Fur Trade of the Far West, Volume 1

History - 1986 - 994 pages
...greeted the hunter's rifle, and finally, with pure water in the streams, the traveler sped his way with a feeling of joy and exhilaration. But not so...and, alas! too often, with freshly made mounds and headboards that told the pitiful tale of sufferings too great to be endured. If the Trail was the scene...
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The Other Side of Oregon

Ralph Friedman - History - 1993 - 425 pages
...greeted the hunter's rifle, and finally, with pure water in the streams, the traveler sped his way with a feeling of joy and exhilaration. But not so...hospitable sections, and the summer sun pouring down with torrid intensity. It was then that the Trail became a highway of desolation, strewn with abandoned...
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