There were about two hundred and fifty of these vehicles, each drawn by a single animal, any one of which, from their appearance, might easily have drawn the entire wagon train
when fully loaded.
Lost Wagon Train
Readers' Theater - Writer Pete Peterson and four narrators will share the historical story of the Lost Wagon Train
of 1853, "Hard Way to the Valley," during two presentations this weekend; the 70-minute performances are based on pioneer diaries and memoirs; joining the readers on stage will be 17 life-size pioneer look-alike photos as props; Saturday's performance will be at 2:30 p.m.
Routes out of the city centre are vastly over bussed with vehicles forming wagon train
formations and carrying relatively few passengers.
Born in New York, Lopez started on the New York stage and moved into B-movies and Westerns including "Creature from the Black Lagoon," "The Lone Ranger" and "The Young Guns." He then segued to TV roles in "Zorro," "The Rifleman," "Bonanza" and "Wagon Train
." Usually cast in Hispanic roles, he was also called upon to play Persian in "Omar Khayyam" and a Cossack in "Taras Bulba."
As they come closer to a showdown, they meet almost every typical Western character - bank-robbers, ranchers, railroad workers, a wagon train
, an Indian and a snakeoil saleswoman.
The operation, called Wagon Train
and based on and around Landor Street.
He traded that wagon to a passing wagon train
for passage and meals along the way, and when the wagon train
reached Hangtown, Calif., -- now known as Placerville -- a roaring mining camp east of Sacramento, young John was ready to stake a claim.
A memorial stone for a young man who had drowned crossing the Red River with a wagon train
The first emigrant wagon train
came through in 1843.
CROW - It was going to be a wagon train
- period-piece wagons traversing a back-road route from Yoncalla to Independence to commemorate Oregon's 150th anniversary as a state.
It tells the story of the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857 when Mormons, disguised as Indians, slaughtered a wagon train
on its way to California.
Jacob takes Thunder Heart Woman (above) and their child to visit relatives in Virginia and meets an opportunistic businessman who convinces the family to join his wagon train
. Matthew Settle, Skeet Ulrich, Keri Russell and Matthew Modine star.