Farm and Home

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Covered Wagon Sheltered Family From Cattle Stampede

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A roar warns young woman of impending doom, as she and child hide in covered wagon.

Rattlesnake Skin a Sign of a Real Pioneer

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Rural schoolteacher kills rattler, then saves rattlesnake skin and rattlers.

Cash for Buffalo Bones

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A load of buffalo bones netted settler a couple of dollars.

Herding Livestock Attracted Gray Wolves

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Recollections include herding livestock across Nebraska to Colorado.


Toddler Bit by Rattlesnake

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Covered wagon train stops for meal and toddler is bit by a rattlesnake.

Events Centered Around Buffalo Hunts

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Blizzard only one strange occurrence during buffalo hunts.

Deserted Homestead Was Home to Big Panther

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Pioneer family moves to a homestead with a desert cabin that proved to be a big panther's sleeping spot.

Making Camp Ends Quickly Because of Snake Den

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Different campsite a necessity after covered wagon awakens snake den.

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