Oregon Trail pioneers lower wagons down mountain in Cascades
From a memoir by Oregon Trail pioneer Ezra Meeker, in a section describing the challenges of blazing a way through the Natches Pass in the Cascade range in 1853. Accompanying text notes that one rope and three steer hides were used to lower 29 wagons down a mountainside. Image date: ca. 1922. ..
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