Overland West

User: lflarson
Dates: 3 May 2017 - 23 May 2017
Duration: 2 weeks, 6 days
URL: https://overlandwest.blogspot.com

Leslie Larson's auto trip re-tracing her ancestors' wagon journey via the California and Lassen trails in 1849

Tuesday 23 May 2017 21:46

  1. National Historic Trails interpretive center
Posted: May 24, 2017, 3:46 a.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 15:11

  1. Big Muddy pond
Posted: May 23, 2017, 9:11 p.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 15:10

  1. Rock in the Glen outside Glenrock where fremont and kit carson camped on july 26, 1842 furing 1st expedition
Posted: May 23, 2017, 9:10 p.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 13:44

  1. Pioneer museum, Douglas WY
Posted: May 23, 2017, 7:44 p.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 13:13

  1. Gleno wy
Posted: May 23, 2017, 7:13 p.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 11:27

  1. 1st view snow covered peaks, bluff above north platte, about 7 miles west of fort laramie
Posted: May 23, 2017, 5:27 p.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 9:15

155 Oregon trail ruts state historic site

Posted: May 23, 2017, 3:15 p.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 8:44

  1. Register Cliff "campground" next to north platte
Posted: May 23, 2017, 2:44 p.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 8:22

  1. RegisterCliff next to Noth Platte
Posted: May 23, 2017, 2:22 p.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 8:21

152 pony express stationnear register rick and just outside of Guernsey wy

Posted: May 23, 2017, 2:21 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 17:49

151 cobblestone inn right on the north platte river

Posted: May 22, 2017, 11:49 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 17:16

  1. Fort platte trading post built by lancaster lupton in 1841
Posted: May 22, 2017, 11:16 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 16:59

  1. Fort laramie
Posted: May 22, 2017, 10:59 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 16:29

  1. Lingle wyoming, known as Rawhide creek by the emigrants
Posted: May 22, 2017, 10:29 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 15:57

  1. Horse creek treaty site
Posted: May 22, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 15:25

  1. Mini Chimney rock
Posted: May 22, 2017, 9:25 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 14:58

146 Robidoux pass octamonument

Posted: May 22, 2017, 8:58 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 14:46

145 apprx lication of Robidoux's trading post

Posted: May 22, 2017, 8:46 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 14:38

  1. Riflesight abd Robidoux roads, route of 49rs
Posted: May 22, 2017, 8:38 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 14:00

  1. Scottsbluff summit
Posted: May 22, 2017, 8 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 12:14

  1. Scottsbluff national monument
Posted: May 22, 2017, 6:14 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 5:57

  1. Scottsbluff ne
Posted: May 22, 2017, 11:57 a.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 13:59

  1. Courthouse and jail rocks historical marker
Posted: May 21, 2017, 7:59 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 13:44

139 Broadwater ne

Posted: May 21, 2017, 7:44 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 13:20

  1. Narcissa whitman historical marker
Posted: May 21, 2017, 7:20 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 13:11

137 frogs head

Posted: May 21, 2017, 7:11 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 13:04

136 lisco

Posted: May 21, 2017, 7:04 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 12:49

  1. Oshkosh
Posted: May 21, 2017, 6:49 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 12:37

  1. Battle of blue water
Posted: May 21, 2017, 6:37 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 12:12

  1. Windlass hill ash hollow
Posted: May 21, 2017, 6:12 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 12:04

  1. Windlass hill, ash hollow
Posted: May 21, 2017, 6:04 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 11:51

  1. On the wat to ash hollow; grand view of the platte
Posted: May 21, 2017, 5:51 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 11:34

  1. Overlooking Lake McCaugheny, where the middle ford of the south platte was located till drowned by the reservoir
Posted: May 21, 2017, 5:34 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 11:17

129 ogalla

Posted: May 21, 2017, 5:17 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 11:20

  1. Slough and wild rose rd near p gray grave
Posted: May 21, 2017, 4:20 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 11:19

  1. Lower ford of south platte river
Posted: May 21, 2017, 4:19 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 10:34

  1. Probable location of p gray grave, about 2 miles from lower crossing of south platte river
Posted: May 21, 2017, 3:34 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 10:23

125 west oregon trail rd near Hershey

Posted: May 21, 2017, 3:23 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 10:21

  1. South platte river crossing near where p gray died, still a campground area!
Posted: May 21, 2017, 3:21 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 18:31

123 box elder canyon wildlifr area near where p gray died

Posted: May 20, 2017, 11:31 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 17:03

122 cottonwood springs

Posted: May 20, 2017, 10:03 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 16:59

121 plain view ne near where p gray died sand hills

Posted: May 20, 2017, 9:59 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 16:45

120 Brady aling the Platte....

Posted: May 20, 2017, 9:45 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 16:02

  1. Chief turkey leg and band of cheyennes wreck west bound union pacific freight train
Posted: May 20, 2017, 9:02 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 15:00

118 dawson county historical museum

Posted: May 20, 2017, 8 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 10:45

117 archeay monument kearney

Posted: May 20, 2017, 3:45 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 10:32

  1. Platte river near fort kearney
Posted: May 20, 2017, 3:32 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 9:06

115 fort kearney state historical park

Posted: May 20, 2017, 2:06 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 16:50

114 kearney

Posted: May 19, 2017, 9:50 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 16:22

113 Harold Warp pioneer Village

Posted: May 19, 2017, 9:22 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 15:08

112 crane trust & nature visitor center

Posted: May 19, 2017, 8:08 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 13:10

111 hastings ne

Posted: May 19, 2017, 6:10 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 12:42

110 fairfield ne

Posted: May 19, 2017, 5:42 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 12:31

  1. Big Sandy creek
Posted: May 19, 2017, 5:31 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 12:13

  1. Shickley ne
Posted: May 19, 2017, 5:13 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 11:55

  1. Ohiowa nebraska
Posted: May 19, 2017, 4:55 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 9:13

  1. Homestead national monument of america
Posted: May 19, 2017, 2:13 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 16:11

  1. Big blue river
Posted: May 18, 2017, 9:11 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 15:49

  1. Marysville ks
Posted: May 18, 2017, 8:49 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 14:35

  1. Alcove Spring
Posted: May 18, 2017, 7:35 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 14:15

  1. 6 miles from alcove spring
Posted: May 18, 2017, 7:15 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 13:58

  1. Frankfort ks
Posted: May 18, 2017, 6:58 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 13:04

100 Scott spring

Posted: May 18, 2017, 6:04 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 13:00

099 Rock Creek crossing and camp

Posted: May 18, 2017, 6 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 12:27

  1. Antelope creek road
Posted: May 18, 2017, 5:27 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 12:07

  1. Paxico ks
Posted: May 18, 2017, 5:07 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 12:06

096 union town/herbert Reinhard green mrmorial wildlife park appears non-existent now. Was emigrant camp #21

Posted: May 18, 2017, 5:06 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 10:57

  1. Kansas museum of history
Posted: May 18, 2017, 3:57 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 10:47

  1. Pottawatomie Mission, Topeka
Posted: May 18, 2017, 3:47 p.m.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 15:18

  1. Lecompton Kansas, territorial legislative capitol
Posted: May 17, 2017, 8:18 p.m.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 12:05

  1. National Frontier Trails Museum, Independence
Posted: May 17, 2017, 5:05 p.m.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 11:35

  1. Lewis Bingham Waggoner Estate
Posted: May 17, 2017, 4:35 p.m.

Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:57

  1. Wayne city landing overlook, independece
Posted: May 16, 2017, 10:57 p.m.

Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:18

  1. Rice tremonti home; photo includes slave cabin to the right
Posted: May 16, 2017, 10:18 p.m.

Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:11

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Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:10

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Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:09

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Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:07

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Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:06

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Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:04

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Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:03

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Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:01

Posted: May 16, 2017, 10:01 p.m.

Tuesday 16 May 2017 17:00

  1. Blue ridge original overland trail segment starts here...
Posted: May 16, 2017, 10 p.m.

Tuesday 16 May 2017 16:43

  1. Santa fe trail city park ; disappointing; no historical markers and could not find ruts thatare supposedly here
Posted: May 16, 2017, 9:43 p.m.

Tuesday 16 May 2017 16:41

  1. Westport watering hole and center of Westport business district--be sure to update manually with correct gps from photo
Posted: May 16, 2017, 9:41 p.m.

Tuesday 16 May 2017 7:28

  1. Drury outside Independence Missouri
Posted: May 16, 2017, 12:28 p.m.

Monday 15 May 2017 14:39

095 iowa sac & fox Mission historical site

Posted: May 15, 2017, 7:39 p.m.

Monday 15 May 2017 14:22

  1. Kansas glacial mounds, west beyond the Missouri river, California trail
Posted: May 15, 2017, 7:22 p.m.

Monday 15 May 2017 13:23

  1. Riverfront, the wide Missouri, jump off point for the majority of 1849 emigrants
Posted: May 15, 2017, 6:23 p.m.

Monday 15 May 2017 10:43

  1. Patee house Museum StJoseph
Posted: May 15, 2017, 3:43 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 21:59

  1. Drury in outside st joseph
Posted: May 15, 2017, 2:59 a.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 21:18

  1. Marysville
Posted: May 15, 2017, 2:18 a.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 20:23

  1. Clarinda
Posted: May 15, 2017, 1:23 a.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 20:23

  1. Red oak sanitarium st powell school for the deaf
Posted: May 15, 2017, 1:23 a.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 18:26

  1. Avoca iowa
Posted: May 14, 2017, 11:26 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 18:11

  1. Harlan iowa
Posted: May 14, 2017, 11:11 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 17:59

  1. Defiance iowa
Posted: May 14, 2017, 10:59 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 17:44

084 denison iowa

Posted: May 14, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 17:30

  1. Kiron iowa
Posted: May 14, 2017, 10:30 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 16:36

  1. Possible location of storm lake canning company and barker farm
Posted: May 14, 2017, 9:36 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 16:34

  1. Storm Lake
Posted: May 14, 2017, 9:34 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 14:46

  1. Barn quilts of Sac County
Posted: May 14, 2017, 7:46 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 14:33

  1. Rockwell city
Posted: May 14, 2017, 7:33 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 14:07

  1. Fort Dodge iowa
Posted: May 14, 2017, 7:07 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 13:38

  1. Blairsburg Iowa
Posted: May 14, 2017, 6:38 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 11:20

  1. Iowa state capitol
Posted: May 14, 2017, 4:20 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 10:25

  1. Des Moines Wayer Works park
Posted: May 14, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 15:54

  1. Newton ia
Posted: May 13, 2017, 8:54 p.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 15:41

  1. Grinnell
Posted: May 13, 2017, 8:41 p.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 15:21

  1. Grace Methodist church brooklyn
Posted: May 13, 2017, 8:21 p.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 15:13

  1. Alfred and sophia Barker; ada barker; Elizabeth susannah barker; Everett barker gravesite
Posted: May 13, 2017, 8:13 p.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 14:12

  1. Mannat home Brooklyn
Posted: May 13, 2017, 7:12 p.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 12:28

  1. Brooklyn iowa
Posted: May 13, 2017, 5:28 p.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 12:03

  1. Williamsburg Iowa
Posted: May 13, 2017, 5:03 p.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 11:52

  1. Oxford iowa
Posted: May 13, 2017, 4:52 p.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 9:59

  1. Mark twain overlook, Muscatine iowa
Posted: May 13, 2017, 2:59 p.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 22:32

  1. Stephanie & Blaine Braught home, Joy Illinois
Posted: May 11, 2017, 3:32 a.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 16:03

  1. Just crossed the wide Mississippi at Muscatine
Posted: May 10, 2017, 9:03 p.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 15:34

  1. Turn off for Muscatine
Posted: May 10, 2017, 8:34 p.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 15:21

  1. West Liberty Iowa
Posted: May 10, 2017, 8:21 p.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 14:22

061 Brooklyn Iowa

Posted: May 10, 2017, 7:22 p.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 14:07

  1. Grinnell Iowa
Posted: May 10, 2017, 7:07 p.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 13:25

  1. A little west of Mitchellville Iowa
Posted: May 10, 2017, 6:25 p.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 12:47

  1. Somewhere in or near Des Moines
Posted: May 10, 2017, 5:47 p.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 11:42

  1. Menlo Iowa
Posted: May 10, 2017, 4:42 p.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 11:26

056 Adair Iowa in the pelting rain

Posted: May 10, 2017, 4:26 p.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 10:42

055 near Sheltby iowa at rest stop

Posted: May 10, 2017, 3:42 p.m.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 10:14

  1. Near Council Bluffs Iowa
Posted: May 10, 2017, 3:14 p.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 19:02

  1. Lincoln
Posted: May 9, 2017, 12:02 a.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 17:12

  1. Mormon island state recreation area
Posted: May 8, 2017, 10:12 p.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 16:41

  1. Kearny
Posted: May 8, 2017, 9:41 p.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 15:23

  1. North platte
Posted: May 8, 2017, 8:23 p.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 12:25

  1. Ogallala walmart gas
Posted: May 8, 2017, 6:25 p.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 11:48

  1. Ovid colorado on way to nebraska
Posted: May 8, 2017, 5:48 p.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 10:30

  1. Columbine school Fort Morgan
Posted: May 8, 2017, 4:30 p.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 9:57

046 Fort Morgan

Posted: May 8, 2017, 3:57 p.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 9:10

045 outside Boulder, intersection with I 76 Easy

Posted: May 8, 2017, 3:10 p.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 8:29

  1. Boulder
Posted: May 8, 2017, 2:29 p.m.

Sunday 7 May 2017 12:26

  1. Sue and ken's home, Frisco
Posted: May 7, 2017, 6:26 p.m.

Sunday 7 May 2017 11:49

  1. Vail Colorado
Posted: May 7, 2017, 5:49 p.m.

Sunday 7 May 2017 11:25

041 eagle colorado

Posted: May 7, 2017, 5:25 p.m.

Sunday 7 May 2017 10:45

  1. New castle colorado
Posted: May 7, 2017, 4:45 p.m.

Sunday 7 May 2017 9:41

  1. Palisade. Ver appropriate name
Posted: May 7, 2017, 3:41 p.m.

Sunday 7 May 2017 9:33

  1. OutsideGrand Junction. Erosion on a massive scale (with the obligatory road sign)
Posted: May 7, 2017, 3:33 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 16:27

  1. Grand junction
Posted: May 6, 2017, 10:27 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 15:35

  1. Westspring utah
Posted: May 6, 2017, 9:35 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 15:01

  1. Thompson Springs
Posted: May 6, 2017, 9:01 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 14:37

  1. Green river
Posted: May 6, 2017, 8:37 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 13:46

  1. Devil's canyon
Posted: May 6, 2017, 7:46 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 13:45

  1. Salt wash view area/early Castle Valley
Posted: May 6, 2017, 7:45 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 13:15

  1. Emery on the way toGreen River utah
Posted: May 6, 2017, 7:15 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 12:28

030 outer Richfield utah

Posted: May 6, 2017, 6:28 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 10:14

  1. Joseph cemetery
Posted: May 6, 2017, 4:14 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 9:54

  1. Mountain pass leading into Joseph utah
Posted: May 6, 2017, 3:54 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 9:22

027 beaver utah

Posted: May 6, 2017, 3:22 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 9:07

  1. Fremont wash, presumably named after a reststop by John c Fremont in the 1840s
Posted: May 6, 2017, 3:07 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 8:42

  1. Parowan utah
Posted: May 6, 2017, 2:42 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 8:26

024 just putside Cedar City utah

Posted: May 6, 2017, 2:26 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 7:43

  1. Walmart warehouse outside st george
Posted: May 6, 2017, 1:43 p.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 7:23

022 leaving st. George

Posted: May 6, 2017, 1:23 p.m.

Friday 5 May 2017 11:36

021 st george, Clarion inn

Posted: May 5, 2017, 5:36 p.m.

Friday 5 May 2017 11:11

  1. Virgin river gorge. Gorgeous, with a freeway running thru it
Posted: May 5, 2017, 5:11 p.m.

Friday 5 May 2017 9:51

019 Mesquite

Posted: May 5, 2017, 4:51 p.m.

Friday 5 May 2017 9:18

  1. Leaving Moapa (Ute?) indian Reservation. Series of enorseries of in Normas billboards featuring spa resorts pizza and steaks quite a contrast to the crying Indian advertisement of a few years ago and Lady Bird Johnson's nightmare.
Posted: May 5, 2017, 4:18 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 17:25

Las vegas, nice studio room in posh very Las Vegas home

Posted: May 5, 2017, 12:25 a.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 15:06

017 Baker about 70 miles more to Las Vegas. Gas at $3.69; they v Have you over a barrel, so to speak

Posted: May 4, 2017, 10:06 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 13:41

016

Posted: May 4, 2017, 8:41 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 13:12

  1. In the middle of the mojave desert. Joshua trees
Posted: May 4, 2017, 8:12 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 12:12

014 cesar chavez national monument

Posted: May 4, 2017, 7:12 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 11:56

013 cesar chavez memorial garden

Posted: May 4, 2017, 6:56 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 11:49

012 keene in the tehachapi mtns. Cesar chavez preserve area

Posted: May 4, 2017, 6:49 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 10:42

  1. Gone today; steak tomorrow. America's beef fattening feedlot. Notice giant piles of manure
Posted: May 4, 2017, 5:42 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 10:32

010 wasco Way and I5

Posted: May 4, 2017, 5:32 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 9:43

009 I5 @ road to Paso Robles

Posted: May 4, 2017, 4:43 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 9:14

  1. I5 Dams or Trains
Posted: May 4, 2017, 4:14 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 8:54

007 middle nowhere on I5; political signs

Posted: May 4, 2017, 3:54 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 8:14

  1. The drudgery of I -5 begins. Intersection with Mercy Springs Road--must be some history there
Posted: May 4, 2017, 3:14 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 7:53

005 san luis reservoir, Pacheco Pass; never seen it so full, so beautiful

Posted: May 4, 2017, 2:53 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 7:34

  1. Back side Cor state park, Pachco Pass
Posted: May 4, 2017, 2:34 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 7:15

  1. Hwy 152 east gilroy
Posted: May 4, 2017, 2:15 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 6:31

002 Paneras Cupertino

Posted: May 4, 2017, 1:31 p.m.

Wednesday 3 May 2017 15:54

Home Sweet Home

Posted: May 3, 2017, 10:54 p.m.

Overland West

User: lflarson
Dates: 3 May 2017 - 23 May 2017
Duration: 2 weeks, 6 days
URL: https://overlandwest.blogspot.com

Leslie Larson's auto trip re-tracing her ancestors' wagon journey via the California and Lassen trails in 1849

How fun to track your travels! Safe and wondrous journey.

What a great idea it is to re-trace your ancestors’ wagon journey.
Please drive with utmost care!