1912 Idaho, Elk Imports

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Title

1912 Idaho, Elk Imports

Subject

Elk
Horses
Meadows
Snow
Wagons
Winter

Description

"What started out as a great adventure turned into a much larger challenge when men and horses undertook to transport a herd of elk. It would have been a huge undertaking in good weather but March, 1912, was fickle. Where snow was needed for easier going, it melted and where it wasn't wanted, it fell. Here they are pulling toward St. Anthony, Idaho, coming in after a grueling trip over Teton Pass, Wyoming." "A storm over Teton Pass proves 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, Ida. from Jackson Hole, Wyo. and on to Joseph, Ore. in March, 1912. From Joseph the animals were hauled to Billy Meadows in the Chesnimnus unit of Wallowa County. This was the first of several such imports of elk into the area."

Creator

Finley, W.L.

Date

1912-03

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

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Identifier

2007.3.1453

Spatial Coverage

Idaho

Provenance

Grace G. Henderson Springfield, Oregon