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Trek to explore old crossings


Photo courtesy of Ken Olson

The first Pick Bridge across the North Platte near Pick Ranch headquarters.

Perils and joys of crossing the Upper North Platte River by Indians, explorers, emigrants, settlers, ranchers, or families in the late 1800s will be related to those attending the Saratoga Museum "Crossings of Platte at Pick" trek Saturday, Sept. 6, at historic Pick Ranch north of Saratoga.

Trekkers are to meet by 8:30 a.m. at the Saratoga Museum for the day-long excursion. High profile vehicles are recommended, and those attending are asked to car-pool. Persons should take plenty of water, a lunch and walking stick. Appropriate clothing and hiking boots are recommended.

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