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“If you follow a new track,
there ain’t no way of knowin’

if the man who made it,
knew where he was goin’.”

Wagon Train 03 - Trails

Movin’ West – Photo: U.S. PD


The Oregon Trail
Ezra Meeker
The Oregon Trail Memorial Half Dollar
Beal’s 35th Parallel Trade Route (1857)
Further Information

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Applegate Trail
Fort Hall Idaho, Nevada, California & Oregon ( southern Willamette Valley)
An emigrant trail c. 184o – late 50’s/early 60’s
Mostly coterminous with the California Trail.

Beal’s 35th Parallel Trade Route (1857)
Ft. Smith, AK to Los Angles, CA
E.F. Beal Expedition (1857)
– article, bottom of page

Beckwourth Trail, CA  (1950-55)
From Truckee Meadows (today’s, Sparks, NV)
over Beckwourth Pass through Plumas, Butte, and Yuba counties
to Marysville, CA.
The Originals Index – Landmarks and Registers Beckwourth Pass
Wk. 44, 10/29/1866 – Jim Beckwourth

The Bozeman Trail, MT  (1863-68)

The California Trail
Wk 29, 07/19/1847 – Donner Party
Wk. 22, 06/03/1850 – The Trails – map

The Camp Supply-Darlington Agency Road
Camp Supply to Darlington Agency [Fort Reno] to Fort Sill

The Chaco Road System (Ancestral Southwest Native Americans)
Arizona- Colorado-New Mexico-Utah (very extensive)
Pre-historic to ongoing archeological study and recovery.

The Chisholm Trail 
San Antonio to Abilene
Wk 15, 04/14/1885 – Capt. Richard King

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