Washed Out by the Floods - An Incident of Cabin Life in the West. MONTANA - HOMESTEADING.

Washed Out by the Floods - An Incident of Cabin Life in the West.

Cary (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 09-18 1875.
Single-page black and white wood engraving with modern hand-color, from Harper's Weekly of September 18, 1875; sheet size approx. 11 x 16 inches. Line of light soiling in lower margin just coming to edge of image, otherwise good condition. Accompanying text on separate sheet. "The scene is at Fort Peck, a wild, solitary settlement on the Missouri River, in the territory of Montana. The water rose six feet in twenty-four hours, and threatened to sweep every thing before it. The cabin was so near the bank that to save it whole was impossible, and the next best thing was to saw it in two. Item #32718

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