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gold rush trail and the road to Oregon.

Todd Webb

gold rush trail and the road to Oregon.

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [219]-221.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF593 .W4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5885888M
    LC Control Number63018211
    OCLC/WorldCa1338143

      1. Depart Baker City and drive 23 miles southwest along the Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway (Hwy 7) to arrive at the Sumpter Valley Railroad depot in McEwen by a.m. for the a.m. train to Sumpter. This will give you enough time to purchase your tickets and explore the train up close. Tickets as of press time are $21 round-trip for adults; ages are $12; and children ages 4 and under. Hide Info Cariboo & Gold Rush Trail. Scenic Highway 1 through the dramatic Fraser Canyon leads to the open spaces of the Cariboo Plateau. Route 97 is the main north-south route through the region, but many visitors will want to linger in the many lakes and ranches that stretch to the east.


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