Sunday, July 21, 2013

Lex Anteinternet: The Oregon Trail in Converse County.

Lex Anteinternet: The Oregon Trail in Converse County.:

Above is an Oregon Trail marker, placed in 1913, south of Douglas Wyoming. The Oregon Trail itself is visible directly behind it, being the strip of green sagebrush that's grown up over it in the prairie.


The white marker on the top of the hill is a marker used to mark the course of the trail.

 



 Looking down on the trail.

 The trail is visible in this photo, across the highway, where it goes up the side of a hill.



Erosion in the path of the trail.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Holscher's Hub: Lahaina Cannons.

Holscher's Hub: Lahaina Cannons.: The Lehaina Cannons, two cannons raised from a sunken Russian warship that went down in 1816 off of Honolulu.  The guns were moved to th...