The Miles

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The Miles
Description special prayer to thank the Lord for his inspiration, and guidance and none was more thankful than Ap. At the end of the day, Will counted the notches and recorded the miles traveled. He erected signs on the trail for those to follow, such as this one on a cedar post: From Winter Quarters 295 miles Camp all well, William Clayton He published the "Emigrant's Guide," which helped many pioneer companies in their journeys across the plains. When the U.S. Geological Surrey measured the miles the pioneers traveled, they found Clayton's measure-nents only 60 ft, in error, Appleton Milo Harmon returned to Winter Quarters for his family. He traveled over the same route again on a mission to England and home. He helped settle Salt Lake City and Dixie. He died in Holden, Utah, at the age of 57- EPILOGUE As I approached my destination, I passed the Dixie Cotton Mill, converted, now, to a reception center and theater, Ap had built that building. He had traveled these miles. I wonder how long it took him? What would he think if he could ride beside me? In his journal William Clayton described the Odometer: The whole machinery consists of a shaft about eighteen inches long placed on gudgeons, one in in the axel tree of the wagon near which are > six arms placed at equal distances around it, and in which a cog works which is fastened on the hub of the wagon wheel, turning the shaft once around at every six revolutions of 106
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323877
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