History of the trails from Dodge City Kansas to points in Oklahoma and Texas used primarily for trade from 1880 through the turn of the century.... no more than ru- mor and gossip, the people served by the wagon trails believed the old ruts would give one more service. ... Wilburn folks believed the line would follow the Jones and Plummer, at least through Ford and Meade counties. The citizens of Bloom, fifteen miles east of Wilburn, were as strongly convinced that the same Chicago, Nebraska, Kansas ... The conviction was shared with the town boomers in Ashland, who also supported the plat- ting of Deep Hole as the logicalanbsp;...
|Author||:||C. Robert Haywood|
|Publisher||:||Prairie Books - 2006-01-01|