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Old 04-01-2008, 08:25 AM
 
Location: Dickinson, North Dakota
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Old 04-01-2008, 08:28 AM
 
Location: Dickinson, North Dakota
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Old 04-01-2008, 02:35 PM
 
Location: Indiana
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Awesome pics PsykoKustomz

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Old 04-02-2008, 02:01 PM
 
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Terrific pictures everyone. Thanks for sharing. I'm glad lovethewest got this thread going for us...
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Old 04-02-2008, 04:02 PM
 
Location: South Dakota
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I haven't scanned all the photos of the Oregon Trail across Wyoming...but here are a few:

Deep ruts in Guernsey, Wyoming. Emigrants walked next to their wagons and wore a rut of their own - I am standing in the rut they walked.



Another angle of the Deep Ruts, Guernsey, Wyoming:

http://img527.imageshack.us/img527/3456/la2f5ce4a202261abc694e4jo2.jpg (broken link)

Alvah H. Unthank was 19 years old when he arrived at Register Rock in Guernsey, Wyoming and carved his name (his nephew and grand-son carved their names underneath):



Just a week later, Alvah succumbed to cholera and was buried next to the ruts outside of Glenrock, Wyoming:

http://img527.imageshack.us/img527/4122/ld40b7dcc81046028218d77si6.jpg (broken link)

Swale on hill outside of Esterbrook, Wyoming:


Last edited by HighlandLady; 04-02-2008 at 04:07 PM.. Reason: needed to post the photos
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Old 04-02-2008, 04:12 PM
 
Location: South Dakota
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This is the Council Bluff Cutoff - discovered just a few years ago - Casper, Wyoming



Oregon Trail swale, Devil's Gate, Wyoming. Often sagebrush will not grow where the trail runs...



Ruts leading to the Sweetwater River, Wyoming:



Parting of the Ways...outside of Farson, Wyoming:

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Old 04-02-2008, 04:14 PM
 
Location: South Dakota
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Last of them - for now

These last three are all of the South Pass area:





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Old 04-03-2008, 06:42 AM
 
Location: Indiana
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Highland Lady! Those were awesome! It helps me visualize the area as I read my Oregon Trail book. Thank you so much! I wish I could see it in person now!
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Old 04-07-2008, 05:53 PM
 
Location: Sheridan, Wy
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Wonderful photos!
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Old 04-07-2008, 10:05 PM
 
Location: South Dakota
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Thank you for allowing me to share!! To some this subject may not be to their liking, I am very honoured you allowed me to post here. I have more images of Wyoming - historical and otherwise - but do not want to take up all the space here!
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