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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.


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Toddler Bit by Rattlesnake

CAPPER's Staff

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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