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Backroads Usa EP:3 The Oregon Trail To The North West

From the middle of the 19th century, more than 400,000 men and women in search of a better life followed the trail to Oregon. From Missouri to the Pacific coast, months on the road in harsh conditions in the kind of wagons immortalized in westerns. For the last third of the way, the path split: the northerly route led towards Oregon where farmers set up home; the southerly route led to California, which attracted gold miners and adventurers...

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