The story of early days in the Big Bend country breaking trails, rush of miners, coming of cattlemen, making homes, pioneer hardships in the Big Bend country by Lewis, William S.

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Published by W.D. Allen in Spokane, Wash .

Written in English

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  • Washington (State) -- History

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Other titlesBig Bend country
Statementas told by William S. Lewis
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination35 p., [2] leaves of plates
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14507158M

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The Big Bend of the Rio Grande A Guide to the Rocks, Landscape, Geologic History, and Settlers of the Area of Big Bend National Park In the early days large herds of cattle moved about on a free range, dependent upon the location of grass and water; herds were driven in both directions across the Rio Grande without regulations.

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