|Across the Fence: Places near forgotten|
|November 08, 2012 M. Timothy Nolting|
An illustration of the Adam Gunderson farm and mill, from Compendium of History, Reminiscence, and Biography of Nebraska by Alden Publishing Company, Chicago 1912
In the autumn of 1885 through the spring of 1886 long caravans, from the east, lumbered westward in canvas covered wagons pulled along by plodding teams of oxen. Among those who traveled were grangers searching for new lands where crops could be grown, livestock raised and families could prosper. Alongside the Great North River, the ribbon of wagons followed the shallow tributary on a trek that stretched from St. Louis, Missouri to Oregon, Califo...
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