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What was the Mississippi river like during the 1880's?

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2010-09-20 18:18:42

The Mississippi was the highway up to the Rockies. At this time

gold rush made thousands flee to the mountains in search of gold.

The river would be full of paddle steamers but also many wrecks as

the Mississippi is and was notorious to navigate.

The Mississippi was the highway up to the Rockies. At this time

gold rush made thousands flee to the mountains in search of gold.

The river would be full of paddle steamers but also many wrecks as

the Mississippi is and was notorious to navigate


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