Disaster at the Colorado : Beale's wagon road and the first emigrant party

Across north-central New Mexico and Arizona, along the line of Route 66, now Interstate 40, there first ran a little-known wagon trail called Beale's Wagon Road, after Edward F. Beale, who surveyed it for the War Department in 1857. This survey became famous for employing camels. Not so well kn...

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Main Author: Baley, Charles W.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Logan Utah State University Press ©2002©2002, 2002
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Summary:Across north-central New Mexico and Arizona, along the line of Route 66, now Interstate 40, there first ran a little-known wagon trail called Beale's Wagon Road, after Edward F. Beale, who surveyed it for the War Department in 1857. This survey became famous for employing camels. Not so well known is the fate of the first emigrants who the next year attempted to follow its tracks
Item Description:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002
Physical Description:xi, 216 pages illustrations, maps
ISBN:9786613266873
9780874214376
0874214386
1283266873
9781283266871
6613266876
0874214378
9780874214383