Historical Photos of the American West.

lonely wagon travelling

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If you believe in that image of the lonely wagon travelling through the prairies, you got it wrong. Those wagons travelled on trails in enormous groups, sometimes dozens and dozens of them.

THE FIRST AND THE LAST

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Imagine being one of the lasts in that trails and having to drink the water the first left all contaminated or feeding your animals with whatever the other animals left.