An alarm Crow Indians Their appearance Mode of approach Their vengeful errand Their curiosity Hostility between the Crows and Blackfeet Loving conduct of the Crows Laramie's Fork First navigation of the Nebraska Great elevation of the country Rarity of the atmosphere Its effect on the wood-work of wagons Black Hills Their wild and broken scenery Indian dogs Crow trophies Sterile and dreary country Banks of the Sweet Water Buffalo hunting Adventure of Tom Cain the Irish cook
The Black Hills, or Mountains, now began to be seen at a distance, printing the horizon with their rugged and broken outlines; and threatening to oppose a difficult barrier in the way of the travellers.
In the course of a day or two more, the travellers entered that wild and broken tract of the Crow country called the Black Hills, and here their journey became toilsome in the extreme.
The Nebraska, in its passage through the Black Hills, is confined to a much narrower channel than that through which it flows n the plains below; but it is deeper and clearer, and rushes with a stronger current.
It was a prodigious trip, but delightful, of course, through the Rockies and the Black Hills
and the mighty sweep of the Great Plains to civilization and the Missouri border - where the railroading began and the delightfulness ended.
The next day arrived a deputation of braves from the Cheyenne or Shienne nation; a broken tribe, cut up, like the Arickaras, by wars with the Sioux, and driven to take refuge among the Black Hills
, near the sources of the Cheyenne River, from which they derive their name.
Bleak and black hills
lay on every side of them, compensating in some degree for the additional toil of the march by the sense of security they imparted.
The ship laboured without intermission amongst the black hills
of water, paying with this hard tumbling the price of her life.
"You are at the Admiral Benbow, Black Hill
Cove, my good man," said I.
For the most odious weeks I had been a licensed digger on Black Hill
Flats; and I had actually failed to make running expenses.
The South Dakota and Wyoming utilities, operating as Black Hills
Energy, will support the Renewable Ready programme with the power generated by the new Corriedale wind farm.
Working with Lehigh, Black Hills
helped design a new version of the Xtreme Penetrator specifically for a line of pistol ammo that ultimately was called Honey Badger.