Five Times More AnimalsLivestock outnumbered emigrants five to one on the Lander Trail. A typical emigrant wagon needed four mules or 4-6 oxen to pull a wagon with up to 2,000 pounds of supplies. Emigrants also brought riding horses, milk cows, beef cattle, and even sheep. Sounds and smells from livestock were a part of camp life. The escape or death of draft animals could lead to disaster.
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|Placed By||Sublette County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, December 10th, 2016 at 1:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12T E 594243 N 4718769|
|Decimal Degrees||42.61560000, -109.85090000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 36.936', W 109° 51.054'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 36' 56.16" N, 109° 51' 3.24" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1398 Paradise Rd, Big Piney WY 83113, US|
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