Pawnee Rock ~ George Sibley’s “remarkable rocky point” Tempting though it may be to imagine early Santa Fe trail surveyors as a grim, distance-obsessed lot, pressing across the plains in sixty-six foot increments while their lagging chainmen whined and complained, there was more to life on the trail than measured miles and weary feet. Survey […]

via Analog traveling, Part 2 ~ Landmark and Lifemarks — The Task at Hand

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