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Platte River Crossing

Robert Vaughn Bell

Platte River Crossing

by Robert Vaughn Bell

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Published by Ulverscroft Large Print .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Large type books,
  • Large Print

  • Edition Notes

    Linford Western Library

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11235306M
    ISBN 100708962092
    ISBN 109780708962091
    OCLC/WorldCa13096173

    River's Crossing ?oztq. In his book “Pioneer Tales,” Gering Courier founder and publisher A.B. Wood recalled his struggle crossing the ice-covered river in a strong wind to get to the polling place.

    North Platte Rail Days. K likes. North Platte Rail Days is a fun weekend to celebrate our railroad heritage and the Union Pacific, North Platte's Largest employer.5/5. Oregon Trail, in U.S. history, an overland trail between Independence, Missouri, and Oregon City, near present-day Portland, Oregon, in the Willamette River valley. It was one of the two main emigrant routes to the American West in the 19th century, the other being the southerly Santa Fe Trail.

      The Platte River Valley is mostly flat, oriented east to west and adjacent to the Missouri. As a result, the “Great Platte River Road” became a major thoroughfare for explorers, settlers, and homestead traffic in the s.   The Overland Trail was one of the many migration routes through Wyoming. The trail crossing of the North Platte River in Carbon County was both a .


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The Platte River Crossing, also known as Bennett's Crossing, is the point at which the Overland Trail crossed the North Platte River in Carbon County, site is a natural ford created by an island in the middle of the river with a firm river bottom on either side.

The location was used as a ford by Native Americans before the arrival of Europeans in the t city: Saratoga, Wyoming. The Upper California Crossing, where Lodgepole Creek joins the South Platte River near Julesburg, Colorado, served wagon train travelers as the principal place to cross from the south to the north side of the wide stream that bisected the Overland Trail.

Engraving of the emigrants crossing the Platte River in old overland days, from the book 'The Pacific tourist' by Henry T. Williams, Courtesy Internet. Get this from a library. Platte River Crossing. [Robert Vaughn Bell] -- Rush McCowan has a new boss-a dark-haired beauty who runs the McAllister sstage.

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And the title novella, “Platte River,” portrays one man's lyric meditation on loneliness, the nature of peace, and the quest for love. Platte River Crossing book Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. /5(5). Platte River Crossing [Robert Bell, Cover Art] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Robert Bell. A Pike's Peaker Crossing the Plains ; Crossing the Platte. Summary Illustrations show scenes relating to the Colorado gold rush including two men, next to a wagon train, on their way to Pike's Peak; a covered wagon with "Pikes Peak" on it; and a wagon train crossing the.

A similar replica of Guinard’s bridge, and of a ferry similar to those used by early-day travelers crossing the North Platte River, are on display at the Fort Caspar Museum. Fort Caspar is located just off Wyoming Boulevard on the west side of the city of Casper, Wyo.

From I, take Exit B and follow the signs. About Platte River Power Authority Platte River Power Authority is a not-for-profit utility that generates and delivers safe, reliable, environmentally responsible and financially sustainable energy and services to its owner communities of Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont and Loveland.

Platte Keep Reading. The North Platte River Crossing Along the Overland Trail. The crossing of the North Platte River just downstream from Johnson's Island, was such an exciting event to diarists, that much was written on that topic, but very little about the station itself, located on the east side of the river.

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The North Platte River is a major tributary of the Platte River and is approximately miles (1, km) long, counting its many curves. In a straight line, it travels about miles ( km), along its course through the U.S.

states of Colorado, Wyoming, and : Platte River. Hundreds of thousands of seekers traveled from various points in the east to reach the Pacific Northwest.

After encountering great hazards crossing to the north of the Platte River and much hardship maneuvering wagons at the California and Windlass Hill, a safer crossing was found at. South Platte River Crossing The Cherokee Trail followed Cherry Creek to a junction with the South Platte River in present downtown Denver, Colorado.

Here, in a large stand of cottonwoods, lay a favorite campground of early travelers. Platte River, river of Nebraska, U.S., formed at the city of North Platte by the confluence of the North Platte and South Platte rivers. The Platte proper is miles ( km) long, but measured from its source stream, Grizzly Creek in Colorado (via the North Platte River), the system has a length of miles (1, km).

The Platte flows southeast into a big bend at Kearney, curves northeast. The North Platte River runs south to north, its freestone stretches starting in Colorado and crossing the state line just north of Walden, CO.

The river passes through Saratoga, WY, pours under I near Sinclair, and bellies into Seminoe Reservoir, which marks the beginning of. The South Platte River is one of the two principal tributaries of the Platte g through the U.S. states of Colorado and Nebraska, it is itself a major river of the American Midwest and the American Southwest/Mountain drainage basin includes much of the eastern flank of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado; much of the populated region known as the Colorado Front Range and ⁃ coordinates: 39°00′40″N °44′25″W.

A map of Wyoming’s watersheds shows the North Platte River basin, in the southeast corner of the state, shaped like a balled fist with its index finger pointing west toward Utah, California and Oregon. The North Platte River makes the fist of the hand. The river flows north into Wyoming from Colorado and sweeps east and south in a horseshoe bend nearly miles long, draining the entire.

th St, Louisville, NE Open today: AM - PM. Review Highlights. “Cabins updated, beds VERY hard” My husband and I took our 2 young kids to a cabin in Platte River State Park for a weekend getaway read more.

Reviewed 3 days ago. Omaha, Nebraska. “Great hiking” They have everything you could want here. I /5(60). After crossing, trains on the main trail to the south of the river had to cross the North Platte again miles ( km) upstream. In several wagon trains successfully blazed a .Buffalo crossing the Oregon Trail, Platte River near Fort Kearny / W.H.J., Summary Buffalo crossing trail, men on horseback shooting, Platte River, wagon train, and Fort Kearny in background.

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