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1. Fort Davy Crockett, Its Fur Men and Visitors Fort Davy Crockett, Its Fur Men and Visitors January 1952 Article about the history of Fort Davy Crockett, a fur trading post in northwest Colorado in the 1830s. Several fur traders, mountain men, and other visitors of the area of the fort are described from...

2. Fort St. Vrain Fort St. Vrain October 1952 Article about the history of Fort St. Vrain, a fur trading post established on the South Platte River in Colorado by "the Bent and St. Vrain Company" as "a supplement to their famous Bent's Fort on the...

3. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1971 Photo and chapter of the book about Mariano Medina (~1810-1878), a "Mexican Mountain Man" born in Taos (then in Mexico) and moving to Oregon Territory in the 1840s and around Denver in the 1850s as a fur...

4. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about James Craigie (1813-1895), "a Presbyterian humanitarian as well as a fur trader," moving from Scotland to the United States in 1835, "assigned almost immediately to Fort Boise,"...

5. The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West 1968 Chapter of the book about Thomas McKay of Oregon (~1796-1850), a mountain man born in "Indian country" and moving with his father (Alexander McKay, another early fur trapper with Alexander Mackenzie) to...

6. To the Rockies and Oregon, 1839-1842 To the Rockies and Oregon, 1839-1842 1955 Reproduction of a painting by William H. Jackson of an "assembly and departure, in 1841, for the Oregon Trail journey" at Westport, showing wagon trains, steamboat, and tent encampments.