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    • Blue Water fight

    • Blue Water, Battle of; Ash Hollow (Neb.); Indians of North America--Wars; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract In 1855 the U.S. Army sent an expedition to punish the Sioux. Soldiers destroyed an Indian village along Blue Water Creek near Ash Hollow.
    • Chimney Rock damage by lightning

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.)--Lightning; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Many predict that Chimney Rock will soon topple over. A variety of natural and man-made forces, besides gradual erosion, are blamed for damaging the rock. These past and present calamities include lightning. Many emigrants heard tales of...
    • Chimney Rock sketch

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Geology--Nebraska; Rock formations--Nebraska; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract The younger Arikaree deposits, carried by water, covered the older Brule formation. The latter is hundreds of feet thick. Repeated cycles followed: wind deposition and erosion, stream deposition and erosion.
    • Chimney Rock sketch

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Geology--Nebraska; Rock formations--Nebraska; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract About four or five million years ago the rate of erosion, especially by streams, exceeded the rate of deposition. This plain, which once was as high as the top of the Wildcat Ridge, began to erode away.
    • Chimney Rock sketch

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Geology--Nebraska; Rock formations--Nebraska; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Erosion carried away vast amounts of sediment and left the present landscape. Chimney Rock remained as an isolated remnant of this former great plain, along with Courthouse Rock, ScottÆs Bluff, and the Wildcat Hills.
    • Chimney Rock model

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Geology--Nebraska; Rock formations--Nebraska; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Chimney Rock is mainly composed of Brule clay, not ôrock,ö with horizontal layers of volcanic ash and sandstone. The soft clay erodes easily, while the hard sandstone does not. The presence of the protective sandstone cap may explain...
    • Chimney Rock model

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Geology--Nebraska; Rock formations--Nebraska; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Chimney Rock is mainly composed of Brule clay, not ôrock,ö with horizontal layers of volcanic ash and sandstone. The soft clay erodes easily, while the hard sandstone does not. The presence of the protective sandstone cap may explain...
    • Chimney Rock sketch

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Geology--Nebraska; Rock formations; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract About 35 million years ago, thick sediments carried by wind and streams began to cover the present Nebraska panhandle. Wind-deposited sediments in the form of ash originated with volcanic eruptions to the west. Volcanic activity and...
    • Chimney Rock near Bayard, North Platte, Nebraska

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Meeker, Ezra, 1830-1928; Oregon National Historic Trail; Covered wagons -- Nebraska -- 1910-1920; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Ezra Meeker with ox-drawn covered wagon standing in front of Chimney Rock in Nebraska. This was taken during Meeker's retracing of his overland journey commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Oregon Trail. Postcard no. 19.
    • Chimney Rock

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Black and white photograph of Chimney Rock in Nebraska - August 29, 1968
    • Oregon Trail through Mitchell Pass

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Overland Trails--Description and travel; Oregon National Historic Trail in art; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Pastel: The Oregon Trail Through Mitchell Pass û Charles S. Simmons, Scottsbluff, Nebraska; 1950s.
    • Chimney Rock from the west

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Overland Trails--Description and travel; Wagon trains; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Engraving based on an 1853 drawing by Frederick Piercy, a traveler to Salt Lake City. The wagons are camped to the west of Chimney Rock.
    • Chimney Rock souvenirs

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Souvenirs (Keepsakes)--Nebraska; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Chimney Rock souvenirs: lottery ticket, license plate, potato sack, t-shirt, plate, ice cream bucket, pamphlet, sugar packets, envelope, book, placemat, Q125 medal, sheet music.
    • Great Platte river road

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Wagon trains--Nebraska; Overland Trails--Description and travel; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Chalk: The Great Platte River Road ûGeorge Dial, Lincoln, Nebraska; 1969

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