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    • Early modes of transportation, Independence Rock, Wyo.

    • View of covered wagons pulled by oxen, horse-drawn covered wagons, a stagecoach, a Pony Express rider, people on horseback and on foot on the Oregon Trail near Independence Rock on the Sweetwater River in Natrona County, Wyoming. Tepees, a wagon...
    • Independence Rock (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1860-1870.; Split Rock (Natrona County, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • 1932
    • Prohibition, raid in Natrona County, Wyo.

    • Three law enforcement officers stand near a row of confiscated stills in Natrona County, Wyoming. A man wearing a vest, leather gloves, and hat leans on a large still that is lashed on the back of a car. Copper tube is coiled in bundles and two...
    • Natrona County (Wyo.)--1920-1930.; Confiscations--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.; Police raids--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.; Police--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.; Prohibition--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.; Stills...
    • 1925, May 8
    • Platte Bridge Indian battle, 1865

    • View of the Battle of Platte Bridge at Platte Bridge Station (later Fort Caspar), on July 26, 1865, near present day Casper (Natrona County), Wyoming. United States Army troops stand near both ends of the bridge over the North Platte River, to...
    • United States. Army--1860-1870.; Arapaho Indians--War--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.; Cheyenne Indians--War--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.; Dakota Indians--War--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.; Indians of North...
    • 1933
    • Split Rock, Wyo.

    • A wagon train is circled near the Oregon Train, beside the Sweetwater River, in Natrona County, Wyoming. Men on horseback herd oxen from the camp and covered wagons to the river. Shows Split Rock, a granite rock formation.
    • Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1860-1870.; Split Rock (Natrona County, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Cattle--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • [between 1932 and 1938?]
    • Sweetwater River and valley from top of Independence Rock, Wyo.

    • Men, women and a dog sit or stand on Independence Rock in Natrona County, Wyoming. A man uses a hammer and chisel to inscribe letters in the granite. Inscriptions read: "S.R. '49, W.H[?] 1860" and "J.H. 1850." Shows the Sweetwater River, a wagon...
    • Independence Rock (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1860-1870.; Sweetwater Pony Express Station (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Sweetwater River Valley...
    • 1932
    • Pony Express and stage station, Red Buttes, Wyo.

    • A Pony Express rider and a stagecoach leave the Red Buttes station in Natrona County, Wyoming. A lineman works on a telegraph line as a crew, with a mule-drawn wagon, secures the pole in the ground. The station consists of two log buildings with...
    • Stagecoach stations--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.; Bessemer Bend (Wyo. : River bend)--1860-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1879.; Red Buttes (Natrona County, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Linemen--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • 1933
    • Devil's Gate, Wyo.

    • View of Devil's Gate, a narrow gorge cut through a ridge by the Sweetwater River in Natrona County, Wyoming. Covered wagons drawn by horses and oxen crowd the Oregon Trail. Lettering on the canvas cover of a Conestoga wagon reads: "Ohio-Oregon."...
    • Devil's Gate (Wyo.)--1850-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1850-1870.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1850-1870.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1850-1870.; Covered wagons--Wyoming--Natrona County--1850-1870.; Passes (Landforms)--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • 1930
    • Independence Rock, Wyo.

    • Two groups of Conestoga and covered wagons are circled next to the Sweetwater River near Independence Rock, a granite rock formation on the Oregon Trail, in Natrona County, Wyoming. People and campfires are within the wagon circles. A herd of...
    • Independence Rock (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1860-1870.; Split Rock (Natrona County, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Camping--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1929?
    • Independence Rock

    • Ox-drawn wagons approach Independence Rock, a granite rock formation on the Oregon Trail, beside the Sweetwater River in Natrona County, Wyoming. A man with a rifle rides horseback near the wagons. Devils Gate, a gap in a rock formation, is in the...
    • Devil's Gate (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Independence Rock (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1860-1870.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Covered wagons--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1932 and 1938?]
    • Red Buttes, Wyo.

    • A wagon train on the Oregon Trail approaches Red Buttes on Bessemer Bend beside the North Platte River in Natrona County, Wyoming. The Conestoga wagons are drawn by oxen. Wagons circle beside the river in the distance.
    • Bessemer Bend (Wyo. : River bend)--1840-1850.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1840-1850.; North Platte River--1840-1850.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1840-1850.; Red Buttes (Natrona County, Wyo.)--1840-1850.; Covered wagons--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • 1930?
    • Oregon Trail marker

    • View of historic markers and carved and painted names and graffiti on Independence Rock in Natrona County, Wyoming. The metal plaques include one with the history of Independence Rock, three plaques honor the Mormons, the Masons, and Father De...
    • Independence Rock (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1930-1940.; Historical markers--Wyoming--Natrona County--1930-1940.; Inscriptions--Wyoming--Natrona County--1930-1940.;...
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    • Pony rider leaving Red Buttes, Wyo.

    • Men, one with a bullwhip, wave to a Pony Express rider as he races away from Red Buttes Station in Natrona County, Wyoming. The station is a log building with a stone chimney and a sod roof. Covered wagons are camped near the North Platte River on...
    • Bessemer Bend (Wyo. : River bend)--1860-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1879.; Red Buttes (Natrona County, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.; Pony Express--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • 1937
    • Pony rider crossing N. Platte at Red Buttes, Wyo.

    • A Pony Express rider and his horse ford the North Platte River in a snowstorm, near Bessemer Bend, in Natrona County, Wyoming. Red Buttes is in the distance.
    • Bessemer Bend (Wyo. : River bend)--1860-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1870.; Red Buttes (Natrona County, Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Fords (Stream crossings)--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.; Horseback...
    • [between 1932 and 1938?]
    • Sweetwater Station, Wyo.

    • View of Sweetwater Station, a stage stop, Pony Express station, and military post for the protection of emigrants, on the Oregon Trail in Natrona County, Wyoming. Shows a stagecoach, a wagon train with covered wagons drawn by oxen, a man on...
    • Independence Rock (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1860-1870.; Sweetwater Pony Express Station (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Forts & fortifications--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • 1933
    • An exciting adventure

    • A stagecoach on the Oregon Trail is under attack by North American Indians in probably Natrona County, Wyoming. Indians ride horseback and fire arrows at the stagecoach. The coach races toward a circle of wagons and settlers with rifles, near...
    • Indians of North America--War--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1860-1870.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Pioneers--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1934
    • West from Devils Gate

    • Two men sit on rock formations at Devils Gate, a natural gap, and look towards the Sweetwater River and the tracks of the Oregon Trail, Natrona County, Wyoming. A covered wagon and people are near the river and mountains are in the distance.
    • Devils Gate (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • [between 1872 and 1878]
    • The Devil's Gate on the Sweetwater

    • Men on horseback watch as a man carries another man piggyback across Sweetwater River in Natrona County, Wyoming. Shows Devil's Gate.
    • Devil's Gate (Wyo.)--1890-1900.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1890-1900.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1890-1900.; Fords (Stream crossings)--Wyoming--Natrona County--1890-1900.; Rivers--Wyoming--Natrona County--1890-1900.; Rock formations--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • 1892
    • Pony Express rider, 1861

    • A Pony Express rider is pursued by mounted North American Indians beside the Sweetwater River in probably Natrona County, Wyoming. The Pony Express rider wears a hat, buckskin jacket, fringed gauntlets, and boots with spurs. He holds a pistol.
    • Indians of North America--War--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.; Pony express--Wyoming--Natrona County--1860-1870.;...
    • [between 1932 and 1938?]
    • The old Oregon Trail on the Trevett [sic] Ranch, near Casper, Wyoming

    • View of the Oregon Trail on the Trevette Ranch in Natrona County, Wyoming; John Trevette stands in the wagon ruts and Charles B. Stafford is on a ridge.
    • Stafford, Charles B.; Trevette, John.; Overland Trails--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1920-1930.; Oregon Trail--1920-1930.; Ranches--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.; Trails & paths--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • 1924, July 27
    • Oregon Trail, Devils Gate

    • View of the Devils Gate, a pass along the Oregon Trail, in Natrona County, Wyoming. Shows a Model T automobile parked near a fence, ranch buildings owned by Tom Sun are in the distance.
    • Devil's Gate (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1930-1940.; Passes (Landforms)--Wyoming--Natrona County--1930-1940.; Ranches--Wyoming--Natrona County--1930-1940.; Trails & paths--Wyoming--Natrona...
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    • East from Independence Rock

    • A man with a notebook in hand leans on granite on a rock formation known as Independence Rock in Natrona County, Wyoming. The rock formation is above the Sweetwater River which meanders through the valley in the distance. The Hayden Expedition team...
    • Independence Rock (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Camping--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • [1871]
    • Devil's Gate on the Sweetwater

    • View of Devil's Gate and the Sweetwater River in Natrona County, Wyoming; shows stock pens on the route of the Oregon Trail.
    • Devil's Gate (Wyo.)--1880-1900.; Oregon Trail--1880-1900.; Overland Trails--1880-1900.; Sweetwater River--1880-1900.; Rivers--Wyoming--Natrona County--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Wyoming--Natrona County--1880-1900.; Trails &...
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • Oregon trail worn in a ledge of rock.

    • View of the Oregon Trail in Natrona County, Wyoming; shows wagon ruts and an elderly man with a cane, identified as Ezra Meeker.
    • Meeker, Ezra, 1830-1928.; Aged persons--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.; Trails & paths--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1920-1930.; Oregon Trail--1920-1930.; Overland Trails--1920-1930.
    • 1923, August 20
    • Old Oregon Trail

    • Ezra Meeker sits in a wagon rut on the Oregon Trail in Natrona County, Wyoming; the elderly man was a pioneer trail blazer.
    • Meeker, Ezra, 1830-1928.; Aged persons--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1920-1930.; Oregon Trail--1920-1930.; Overland Trails--1920-1930.; Trails & paths--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.
    • 1923, August 20
    • Devils Gate on the Sweetwater

    • A view of the Sweetwater River and Devils Gate rock formation in Natrona County, Wyoming. Men with horses are on the rivers edge. A man stands on the rock formation.
    • Devil's Gate (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Wyoming--Natrona...
    • 1871?
    • "The Trough" of the Oregon Trail

    • View of ruts from the Oregon Trail beside a gravel road in Natrona County, Wyoming. The road is near a shallow pass. Snow and sagebrush cover the ground and probably the Wind River Range is in the distance.
    • Natrona County (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1930-1940.; Dirt roads--Wyoming--Natrona County--1930-1940.; Trails & paths--Wyoming--Natrona County--1930-1940.
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    • Old Oregon Trail in foreground

    • View of Oregon Trail ruts and an oiled dirt road near Devils Gate in Natrona County, Wyoming. A Model T is parked near a wire fence. Snow covers the ground.
    • Devil's Gate (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1930-1940.; Passes (Landforms)--Wyoming--Natrona County--1930-1940.; Trails & paths--Wyoming--Natrona County--1930-1940.
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    • Union Pacific diesel 1441 extra west between Emkay and Lynch, 11:40 A.M.

    • View of a Union Pacific freight train led by diesel locomotive 1441 in Natrona County, Wyoming. The consist includes boxcars and gondola cars.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1950-1960.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1950-1960.; Diesel locomotives--Wyoming--Natrona County--1950-1960.; Railroads--Wyoming--Natrona County--1950-1960.
    • 1954 April 10
    • A view on the Sweet Water near Three Crossings

    • A man with a rifle stands by a grave marker enclosed in a wooden picket fence in Natrona County, Wyoming; the gravestone reads: "B.T. Killed by Indians." Tents and the Sweetwater River are in the distance.
    • Natrona County (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Rivers--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.; Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1878]
    • Hooper's Spring

    • Men sit and stand in a frame gazebo with a conical roof and drink water from Hooper's Spring near probably the Sweetwater River on the Oregon Trail, Natrona County, Wyoming. Their horses are nearby.
    • Natrona County (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Gazebos--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.; Springs--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.
    • [between 1872 and 1878]
    • Old Oregon Trail cut in solid rock near Splitrock, Wyoming

    • View of the Oregon Trail in Natrona County, Wyoming; shows wagon ruts cut into rock.
    • Natrona County (Wyo.)--1920-1930.; Oregon Trail--1920-1930.; Overland Trails--1920-1930.; Trails & paths--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.
    • 1923, August 20
    • Old Oregon Trail, west of Casper, Wyo.

    • View of the Oregon Trail, in Natrona County, Wyoming; shows a field of dry grass.
    • Oregon Trail--1920-1930.; Overland Trails--1920-1930.; Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.; Trails & paths--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.
    • 1924, September 14
    • Old Oregon Trail, between Independence Rock and Devil's Gate

    • View of the Oregon Trail in Natrona County, Wyoming; Ezra Meeker and other men stand in the wagon ruts.
    • Meeker, Ezra, 1830-1928.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1920-1930.; Oregon Trail--1920-1930.; Overland Trails--1920-1930.; Trails & paths--Wyoming--Natrona County--1920-1930.
    • 1923, August 20
    • Independence Rock

    • Two men, one on horseback are near Independence Rock, Natrona County, Wyoming.
    • Independence Rock (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.
    • 1870
    • West from Devil's Gate

    • Two men sit on rock formations at Devils Gate, a natural gap, and look towards the Sweetwater River and the tracks of the Oregon Trail, Natrona County, Wyoming. A covered wagon and people are near the river; mountains are in the distance.
    • Devils Gate (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Sweetwater River (Wyo.)--1870-1890.; Passes (Landforms)--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Wyoming--Natrona County--1870-1880.; Geological and...
    • [1870]
    • Jackson Lake of the Teton Mtns.

    • View of Jackson Lake (elevation 6025 feet), Carbon & Natrona counties, Wyoming with Tetons in background; photograph of a photograph attributed to McClure.
    • Carbon County (Wyo.)--1900-1920.; Jackson Lake (Teton County, Wyo.)--1900-1920.; Natrona County (Wyo.)--1900-1920.; Teton Range (Wyo. and Idaho)--1900-1920.; Lakes & ponds--Wyoming--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Views at Fort Caspar dedication

    • People sit in the shade during a dedication ceremony at Fort Caspar in Casper (Natrona County), Wyoming. Cars are by the log buildings; a water tower is in the distance.
    • Fort Caspar (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Dedications--Wyoming--Casper--1930-1940.; Forts & fortifications--Wyoming--Casper--1930-1940.; Historic sites--Wyoming--Casper--1930-1940.; Spectators--Wyoming--Casper--1930-1940.
    • 1936 July 26
    • Found in excavating at Ft Casper [i.e. Caspar]

    • View of artifacts found at Fort Caspar in Casper (Natrona County), Wyoming. Shows harness and farrier's tools including a fish plate (from a freighter wagon), a hame and short tug, an axe, a coupling iron, a spoon, a glue pot, a yoke iron, part of...
    • Fort Caspar (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Archaeology--Colorado--Fort Caspar--1930-1940.; Equipment--Colorado--Fort Caspar--1930-1940.
    • 1936 March 23
    • Devil's Gap, Sweetwater rocks, Sweetwater River, Oregon Trail

    • View of Devil's Gate and the Sweetwater River valley in Natrona County, Wyoming; shows stock pens of the Tom Sun ranch on the route of the Oregon Trail.
    • Devils Gate (Wyo.)--1880-1900.; Oregon Trail--1880-1900.; Overland Trails--1880-1900.; Ranches--Wyoming--1880-1900.; Rock formations--Wyoming--1880-1900.; Trails & paths--Wyoming--Devil's Gate--1880-1900.
    • [between 1880 and 1900?]
    • CB&Q train, engine number 2808, engine type 4-6-2

    • Train #30; 6 cars, 45 MPH. Photographed: near Natrona, Wyo., July 3, 1932.
    • Locomotives--1930-1940.; Railroads--Trains--Pictorial works--1932.; Railroad locomotives--Wyoming--Natrona.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.
    • 1932
    • Oregon Trail monument

    • View of the Oregon Trail monument on Center Street in Casper (Natrona County), Wyoming; also shows parked cars and a brick depot of the (probably) Colorado and Northwestern Railroad.
    • Casper (Wyo.)--1920-1930.; Oregon Trail--1920-1930.; Overland Trails--1920-1930.; Monuments & markers--Wyoming--Casper--1920-1930.; Railroad stations--Wyoming--Casper--1920-1930.; Streets--Wyoming--Casper--1920-1930.; Trails &...
    • [between 1920 and 1925?]
    • Near Casper, Wyoming

    • View of the restored log barracks and military compound at Fort Caspar in Casper (Natrona County), Wyoming. Tipi frames, a grave marker, a flagpole, a well, and a carriage are in the compound.
    • Fort Caspar (Wyo.)--1930-1940.; Forts & fortifications--Wyoming--Fort Caspar--1930-1940.; Military facilities--Wyoming--Fort Caspar--1930-1940.
    • [between 1937 and 1940?]
    • Old Platte bridge, Wyo., 1866

    • View of a wooden bridge over the North Platte River, on the Oregon Trail, at Fort Caspar near present day Casper (Natrona County), Wyoming. A wagon train, with ox-drawn covered wagons, crosses the bridge. North American Indian and white men with...
    • Fort Caspar (Wyo.)--1860-1870.; North Platte River--1860-1870.; Oregon National Historic Trail--1860-1870.; Bridges--Wyoming--Fort Caspar--1860-1870.; Log buildings--Wyoming--Fort Caspar--1860-1870.; Pioneers--Wyoming--Fort Caspar--1860-1870.;...
    • 1932

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