By Liz Wood 

Trekking along pioneer trails


Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of stories about pioneer trails passing through the Platte Valley and Wyoming.

Sagebrush has grown over much of the evidence of the pioneers crossing the bluff towards the Platte River.

Traveling 14 to 20 miles per day, the pioneers migration across the high desert must have seemed endless 145 years ago.

Bob Randall, one of the historians to talk Saturday explained some of the pioneers traveled north of Elk Mountain, some through Pass Creek and others traveled through Oberg Pass.

Pass Creek is between Elk Mountain and Coad Mountain; Oberg pass...

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