An oil painting of a covered wagon on a prairie landscape under a gray sky. Two oxen stand by, a body of a dead man lies on the ground next to the wagon. The words: "Pikes Peak or bust" are written on the wagon cover. The frame is gilded, gessoed...
Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Dead persons--1870-1880.; Ox teams--1870-1880.
Men hunt American buffalo with rifles on the prairie in Kansas. Shows a wounded buffalo and a buffalo herd. Men cook buffalo meat over a fire at a camp. Shows covered wagons and strips of meat left out to dry.
Members of the Hayden Expedition team dip for water in a river, possibly Blacks Fork River near Church Butte in Uinta (Unitah) County, Wyoming. Shows the expedition camp site with tents and covered wagons.
Camping--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.; Tents--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
A horse-drawn covered wagon stops on a dirt road between buttes on a wide open prairie in either Fremont County, Idaho, or Beaverhead County, Montana. Gear sits on the ground by the wagon; riders stand near their horses, mountains are in the far...
Red Rock Pass (Mont. and Idaho)--1870-1880.; Buttes--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Idaho County--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
Views of U.S. Army General Miles' campaign against the Native American Sioux, show long covered wagon trains, buffalo herds, and soldiers in uniforms drinking and washing in a river next to their horses.
Dakota Indians--War--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--1870-1880.; Bathing--1870-1880.; Bison--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.
Men, on foot or on horseback, and mule-drawn covered wagons are on a steep, narrow trail in the Rocky Mountains. The men wear hats and carry rifles. Shows probably buffalo robes bundled with a beaded buckskin. Gnarled brush and tree stumps are in...
U.S. soldiers in uniform and North American Indian men with fringed buckskin shirts and feathers in their hair hold rifles and stand or sit at a camp fire. Construction crews hammer down railroad tracks; a train with cars that read "Northern...
Northern Pacific Railroad Company--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Railroad construction & maintenance--1870-1880.; Railroads--1870-1880.; Soldiers--1870-1880.; Wagon trains--1870-1880.
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