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Published by F.A. Thorpe in Glenfield .
Written in English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published (B59-12952), London, Collins, 1959.

Statementby Frank C. Robertson.
SeriesUlverscroft large print series, western
The Physical Object
Pagination(4),311p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20143473M

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"Wagon Trails and Waggin' Tails"- A novel by R. L. Peters. On your trip west prepare to witness a cattle stampede, a buffalo hunt, a wolf attack, several deadly river crossings, rustlers in the night, a late summer blizzard in the mountains, and more. Books shelved as wagon-train: Raveled Ends of Sky by Linda Sandifer, Beyond the Horizon by Connie Mason, Heartbreak Trail by Shirley Kennedy, Sunset Embr. Enjoyed reading a good, clean, Christian love story from a wagon train trail to Santa Fe. Look forward to reading the rest of the series. I was disappointed that the reviews from has given away too much information about the character involved and the plot of the story. I won't be reading any more reviews. Please don't give us the details!/5(). The main story shows that a wagon of settlers trails for Wyoming. The children, women, and men on the trail seem to be dependent on men like Michael ‘Whip’ Holt, the wagon scout, for their survival. Holt has the reputation of not being beaten by any beast or any man. Therefore, the settlers tend to trust him blindly for protecting them.

Throughout the trail’s existence, numerous accidents were caused by negligence, exhaustion, guns, and animals. Wagon accidents were the most common, with both children and adults sometimes falling off or under wagons and being crushed under the wheels. “A little boy fell over the front end of the wagon during our journey. National Oregon/California Trail Center North 4th Street Montpelier, Idaho () The trail, blazed by Peter Lassen while leading a wagon train of pioneers to California in , was used by thousands of goldseekers and emigrants for nearly a decade. Cherokee Trail, a.k.a. Evans Northern Cherokee Trail Coming Soon! Mormon Trail, a.k.a. Mormon Pioneer Trail, and also North Bank Trail We show the Mormon Trail starting at.   These ruts are not so obvious to the untrained eye—the site is a swale, or a sunken trail eroded into the hillside, caused by wet wagon wheels coming out of the Big Blue River.

During the Mexican–American War, the wagon to California road known as Cooke's Wagon Road, or Sonora Road, was built across Nuevo Mexico, Sonora and Alta California from Santa Fe, New Mexico to San crossed what was then the northernmost part of Mexico. During the California Gold Rush the routes to California used were increased by the Siskiyou Trail from Oregon. Shootings, drownings, being crushed by wagon wheels, and injuries from handling domestic animals were the biggest accidental killers on the Trail. Any one of these four causes of death claimed more lives than were lost to sharp instruments, falling objects, rattlesnakes, buffalo .   Oregon Trail Endangered On the trail of the top 10 most endangered sites found along the Oregon Trail from Independence, Missouri, to Oregon City, Oregon. J Candy Moulton I have spent years traveling overland trails in the West; some might say I have an obsession for traveling three miles an hour in a covered wagon. The tire became loose on a wheel of the next to the last wagon in a freight train, the men stopped to tighten it, while the rest of the train moved on, not thinking of danger, and was out of sight in a few minutes. An hour later some of the men came back to see what kept them. There they were - dead and scalped - horses gone, and wagons on fire.