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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 14
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1982
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6wh2n45
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325496
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6wh2n45

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Title Shockman
Description THE OLD PIONEER WAGON Archibald J. Anderson Fairview, UT 84629 Non-Professional Division Honorable Mention Poetry The old pioneer wagon stood in the yard; Its life had been long and hard, A reminder of the past Unlocked thoughts in memory cast. A story never completely told Of many experienced raw and bold. In silence it now rested, Never again to be severely tested. Wheels now brittle and dry with age Had rolled through stream and endless sage; The tongue had held a steady course, Never deviating from a dedicated source. Through weather good and bad It ever pressed onward, for it had Ajs important journey to make--Home, destination, success at stake, Rugged mountains to cross Behind sturdy oxen and horse, Violent rivers to ford and reach The other side without a breach. Rolling down Emigration Canyon full Of expectation of an end to push and pull, A thousand miles traversed, still A sturdy frame moved with grace and will. Yet another mission to perform, An ancient valley to reform. This time the tongue turned south; Again it was loaded to feed the mouth. The trip was short over uncharted trail That only Indian knew, yet, hail- Sanpete, a beautiful valley, lay ahead With all promise a glorious future said. -29-
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Identifier 043_Shockman.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 14
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325438
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6wh2n45/325438