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  • Collection: Eastern Oregon University Historical Photographs

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"Mar. 1912. Bulls, cows and calves take a stretch at the Joseph railroad terminal corral after their ride from Wyoming and Idaho. The bulls' horns had been sawed off to prevent injury to themselves or to their handlers."

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"Mar. 1912, Lostine Crowds. The little town of Lostine, at the foot of the the famous Eagle Cap Wilderness area, turned out enmasse to view the boxcar of elk on their way to the northeastern corner of the state of Oregon."

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"March 1912 - Heavy going on way to Billy Mdws. Drivers of the wagons thought it was heavy-going here but fount it much worse later on. Each crate held three elk, horses were doubled up, as shown here, when needed because of steep pitch in the road,…

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"March 1912 - Deepening snow on way to Billy Mdws." A wagon train carrying crates of Elk find it hard going as the snow gets deeper.

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"March 1912 - Elk on way from Jackson Hole, Wyo. to St. Anthony, Ida. (and Billy Meadows). Makeshift sleds, or 'Go-Devils' were used for the last eight miles of the trip to Billy Meadows. Crates had been built on wagon beds so were hoisted as a unit…

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"March 1912 - Transferring crates from wagons to homemade sleds on way to Billy Meadows. Ready to proceed --- Block and tackle were thrown over the limb of a huge Ponderosa pine tree and the men provided the muscle to transfer the crates from wagons…

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"Mar. 1912. Nearing Billy Meadows the snow was so deep often times the horses' backs were barely visible above the deep cuts. The sleds were in almost constant danger of tipping over. The trip took much longer than had been planned but all the elk…

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"Mar. 1912, Crowds visiting Elk at Wallowa. The scene at Wallowa was typical of stops near Baker and at La Grande, Elgin, Wallowa, Lostine and Enterprise. Schools were dismissed for a half-day to permit students to join the throngs viewing the big…

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"A storm over Teton Pass, Wyoming, provides a challenge to man and beast. It was just the beginning of a long trek for 15 Rocky Mountain elk on their way to St. Anthony, Idaho, from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and on to Joseph, Oregon in March of 1912.…

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"Chief Joseph's widow, To-Ka-Ma-Po" She looks very old here. She is using a walking stick, but amazingly, she has a large bundle of sticks for fire kindling on her back.
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