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Platte Timber - An Encircling Belt 130 Miles Long and 12 Miles Wide

Reflections from files of the Platte Valley Lyre

 


Reprint of this story from the February 7, 1889 issue of The Platte Valley Lyre brought to you courtesy of Grandma’s Cabin, Encampment, Wyoming. Preserving History - Serving the Community.

Platte Timber - An Encircling Belt 130 Miles Long and 12 Miles Wide

Tributary to the great valley of the upper Platte is a timber growth which in magnitude, excellence, variety, and ease of access, is unsurpassed in the Great West. This timber growth follows the course of the mountain chains encircling the valley of the Platte and form a belt one hundred and thirty miles long by twelve wide. In this b...



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