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" As a highway of travel the Oregon Trail is the most remarkable known to history. Considering the fact that it originated with the spontaneous use of travelers; that no transit ever located a foot of it; that no level established its grades; that no engineer... "
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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Biographical Sketch of James Bridger: Mountaineer, Trapper, and Guide ...

Grenville Mellen Dodge - Frontier and pioneer life - 1905 - 27 pages
...1849 on. In his "American Fur Trade" Captain Chittenden gives this description of the Overland Trail : "As a highway of travel the Oregon Trail is the most remarkable known to history. Consideriug that it originated with the spontaneous use of the travelers ; that no transit ever located...
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Illustrated History of Nebraska: A History of Nebraska from the ..., Volume 1

Julius Sterling Morton, Albert Watkins, George L. Miller - Nebraska - 1911
...evidence of civilized habitation except four trading posts, between Independence and Fort Vancouver. "As a highway of travel the Oregon trail is the most...originated with the spontaneous use of travelers ; that no trail sit ever located a foot of it; that no level established its grades ; that no engineer sought...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 21

History - 1915
...trail: As a highway of travel the Oregon trail is the most remarkable known to history. Considering that it originated with the spontaneous use of travelers;...there was no grading to speak of, nor any attempt at metaling the roadbed and the general good quality of this 2000 miles of highway will seem most extraordinary....
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 21

History - 1915
...TRAIL In his "American Fur Trade" Captain Chittenden gives this description of the Overland trail: As a highway of travel the Oregon trail is the most remarkable known to history. Considering that it originated with the spontaneous use of travelers; that no transit ever located a foot of it;...
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On the Trail of the Pioneers: Romance, Tragedy and Triumph of the Path of Empire

John Thomson Faris - Frontier and pioneer life - 1920 - 305 pages
...the Walla Walla and the great bend of the Columbia. This highway of travel has been spoken of 2 as "the most remarkable known to history. . . . Considering...fact that it originated with the spontaneous use of travellers; that no transit ever located a foot of it; that no level established its grades ; that...
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The American Fur Trade of the Far West, Volume 1

History - 1986 - 994 pages
...evidence of civilized habitation except four trading posts, between Independence and Fort Vancouver. As a highway of travel the Oregon Trail is the most...surveyed the mountain passes; that there was no grading so to speak of nor any attempt at metalling the roadbed; and the general good quality of this two thousand...
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 35

Genealogy - 1909
...was known as the "Great American Desert," and as a highway of travel through this country, the Old Oregon Trail is the most remarkable known to history. Considering the fact that no transit was located at the foot of it, that no engineer sought out its fords or built any of its...
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