Image from page 86 of "The Yellowstone national park, historical and descriptive, illustrated with maps, views and portraits" (1905)
Authors: Chittenden, Hiram Martin, 1858-1917
Publisher: Cincinnati : The R. Clarke company
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Lower Falls of the Yellowstone—Original Sketch by Private Moore, a Soloier in the Kscort ov the Expedition of 1S70. HAYXOLDS^ EXPEDITION. 61 18G.J, and was not vigorously resumed for some yearsthereafter. Captain Raynolds report did not appear until18GS, although his map was published several years earlierin order to meet a demand for it by the new settlers inWestern Montana. Nothing transpired in the meantimeto make the general public familiar witli this region, andthe picture here given is therefore substantially correctdown to the date of the celebrated W ashburn expedition. CHAPTER VIII. GOLD IN MONTANA. Among the most fascinating pages of American historyare those which recount the annals of the discoveries ofgold and silver. Xo one can appreciate the magnitude ofthose various movements by a simple perusal of statisticsof the mineral wealth which they disclosed. He must passthrough the mining belts and note how almost every rod ofground, over vast tracts of country, is filled w
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