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    • Pikes Peak or bust

    • 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.
    • 1870
    • Railroad building on the great plains

    • 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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    • A day's "still hunting" after buffalo

    • 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.
    • Bison hunting--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Food drying--1870-1880.; Outdoor cookery--1870-1880.
    • 1877 March 10
    • Montana Territory-General Mile's military expedition against the Sioux

    • 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.
    • [between 1940 and 1960?]
    • Survey team camp

    • 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.)
    • [1870 September 10, 11]
    • Red Rock Pass

    • 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.)
    • [1871.]
    • A pioneer family

    • Weary pioneers rest in front of two Conestoga wagons on a plain with mountains in the background. Family includes an adult male, 3 adult females, and 4 children.
    • Children--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Families--1870-1880.; Pioneers--1870-1880.; Transportation--1870-1880.
    • [1870?]
    • Custer's expedition on the plains

    • View of a large contingent of horses, riders, and wagons making their way across a vast plain as part of George Armstrong Custer's expedition of 1874. Many of the men wear military uniforms.
    • Dakota Indians--War--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--War--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--1870-1880.; Soldiers--1870-1880.; Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876--Military service.
    • 1874
    • Wagon train

    • View of covered wagons pulled by oxen.
    • Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Ox teams--1870-1880.; Transportation--1870-1880.; Wagon trains--1870-1880.
    • [between 1870 and 1880]
    • On the way to new diggings halt in a rough pass of the Rocky Mountains

    • 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...
    • Covered wagons--1870-1880.; Frontier & pioneer life--1870-1880.; Wagon trains--1870-1880.; Westward movement--1870-1880.
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