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    • Pike's Peak

    • Gold mines and mining; Pike's Peak (Colo.); Overland Trails--Description and travel; Wagon trains; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract The PikeÆs Peak gold rush drew thousands. The route followed the South Platte River and did not pass Chimney Rock.
    • Sundown

    • Wagon trains--Nebraska; Overland Trails in art; Campfires; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Oil: Sundown û John Falter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 1981
    • Covered wagon and oxen model

    • Oxen; Overland Trails--Description and travel; Wagon trains--Models; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Covered wagon/oxen model. Oxen were the preferred draft animal for a wagon. They were less expensive, easier to feed, more durable, and less attractive to thieves.
    • Covered wagon and oxen model

    • Oxen; Overland Trails--Description and travel; Wagon trains--Models; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Covered wagon/oxen model. Oxen were the preferred draft animal for a wagon. They were less expensive, easier to feed, more durable, and less attractive to thieves.
    • Oregon Trail memorial

    • Wagon trains--Nebraska; Oxen; Memorials--Nebraska; Overland Trails in art; Oregon National Historic Trail in art; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Oregon Trail Memorial.
    • 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.
    • Crossing of the Platte mouth of Deer Creek

    • Overland Trails--Description and travel; Platte River (Neb.); Wagon trains--Nebraska; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Virtually no bridges or ferries existed in the western lands in the early years of the trails. Crossing wild rivers was a challenge to all emigrants.
    • 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
    • Sand Hills Near Kearney, Nebraska

    • Wagon trains -- Oregon National Historic Trail; Sandhills (Neb.); Pencil works; Drawings
    • Abstract Depicts a man sitting on a rail fence looking out over a circle of covered wagons in a wide, flat valley with rolling hills in the distance. These are the sandhills of Nebraska as seen by William Henry Jackson in 1866.
    • Nebraska City view of main street - looking west

    • Nebraska City (Neb.); Overland trails; Oxen; Horses; Wagon trains; Covered wagons; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Original lithographs of Nebraska City by A.E. Mathews.; Nebraska City was a major supply location for emigrants trains heading west.
    • Mormons crossing the plains

    • Overland Trails--Description and travel; Wagon trains; Mormons; Handcarts; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract The Mormons began the experiment of using handcarts on the trail.
    • Old Oregon trail medal

    • Wagon trains; Oxen; Oregon National Historic Trail; Medals--Nebraska; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Old Oregon Trail medal.
    • Road west sculpture

    • Wagons trains; Overland Trails--Description and travel; Oxen; Sculpture--Nebraska; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Sculpture: The Road West û Ted Long, 1991
    • Freighting train in front of Hawke and Nuckolls merchantile in Nebraska City, Nebraska

    • Nebraska City (Neb.); General stores -- Nebraska; Lumber-yards -- Nebraska; Stagecoach stations -- Nebraska; Covered wagons; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract; Many emigrant trains stocked up on supplies in Nebraska City before continuing their journey west. Here a train stops in front of D. Cinnamond's lumber yard, a United States government stage office, and Hawke and Nuckolls store...
    • Nebraska City view of main street - north side

    • Nebraska City (Neb.); Overland trails; Wagon trains; Oxen; Horses; Covered wagons; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Original lithograph of Nebraska City by A.E. Mathews.; Nebraska City was a major supply location for emigrant trains heading west.
    • Emigrants on the trail in Echo Canyon, Utah

    • Echo Canyon (Utah); Wagon trains -- Utah -- Echo Canyon; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Photograph of emigrants on the trail in Echo Canyon, Utah. Man's best friend tried to match his master step for step, but the long journey proved fatal for most four-footed pioneers. Many a dog left his bones to bleach on the western...
    • Fort Kearny

    • Fort Kearny (Neb.); Wagon trains -- Oregon National Historic Trail; American bison -- Nebraska; Watercolors
    • Depicts a wagon train delayed by the pasing of a large herd of buffalo. This is set at Fort Kearny, on the Platte River in central Nebraska.

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