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Bayard H. Paine, ca 1900
Photographer: Julius Leschinsky

Before marrying in 1902, Bayard Paine took a train, coach and wagon trip from Grand Island, Nebraska, to Battle Pass, Wyoming. He took copious notes of all things that interested him along the way, from tall tales told by other travelers to the construction of mines in south central Wyoming.

Table of Contents*

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Grace Bentley Paine, 1901
Photographer: Julius Leschinsky
*The journal was written was on the odd numbered pages from front to back
and then on the even numbered pages from back to front. The following
transcript is in chronological order rather than numerical.
created: September 30, 2003 by Karen Keehr
up-dated: September 30, 2003