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Tuesday 27th. Some hills to go up and some to go down. Reached Big Sandy about 3-o’clock, crossed and drove to the bank and camped again.
Saturday 17th. Over a rough road to-day through a long canyon. When we came out of this we had a fine view of the Cascade Mountains, the snow capped peaks of Mt. Hood and Mt. St. Helens. The highest is … Continue reading
Thursday the 15th. This morning is as cool as a November morning and the cloaks and overcoats are not uncomfortable. Nine miles and we come to the forks of the road and Cedar Spring, the left leading to Rock Creek, … Continue reading
Saturday Sept. 10. Drove 15 miles today and camped on the Umatilla again.
Friday 9th. Traveled 7 or 8 miles when we struck the river, down it 8 miles to where the road finally leaves the Umatilla River, where we camped for the night.
Thursday 8th. Another hard drive over mountains and through timber again, found a good spring 4 miles from camp. Late afternoon brought us to some springs at the foot of the mountains where we camped. Drove 15 miles to-day.
Tuesday 6th. Left camp early this morning for a hard days drive to Lees Encampment 21 miles over a rough road through heavy timber. This is the first drive through timber all day since we left the states. Reached Lees … Continue reading
Monday 5th. Started this morning up a long hill and down hill and over hills and a rough road to Grand Round River 12 miles camped here in a beautiful grove of pine and fir timber.
Sunday 4th. Laid by till after dinner, then drove 8 miles and camped.