The photograph shows an illustration in an unidentified publication, artist’s rendition of fur trappers (“mountain men”) with Indians in the American West in the early 19th century.
This is an excerpt from a Mormon newspaper in 1858. The section discusses how six mountain men had to trek through several snow storms, and discusses their opinion on other current events at the time of its release.
The photograph shows a trading store in the early 1900s. Trappers and Mountain Men could bring in fur or other items they collect to trade with local town people.
The photograph shows a monument of Trappers and Mountain Men from the 1920s. The monument is located at This is the Place Heritage Park, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Peter Skene Ogden’s Fur Trappers route. Peter Skene Ogden’s map of the Great Salt Lake and the Snake River country. It also shows Ogden’s route of 1828-29, the year he discovered the Humboldt River of Nevada. The Great Salt Lake and Bear River can be seen at the lower right-hand corner if you put the side marked “north” at the top. Carl Wheat, Mapping the Trans-Mississippi West