The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) historic east–west, large-wheeled
wagon route and .... Fort Vancouver was the main re-supply point for nearly all
Oregon trail travelers until U.S. ...
Plus all the necessary food, clothing and utensils needed for survival. Often
heavy items such as furniture, stoves, pianos would be freighted to the West
different reasons, but most wanted new opportunities and to change their lives for
... Here are some writings about supplies that people used on the Oregon Trail.
Jan 22, 2013 ... The most important part of The Oregon trail provisions was to always have flour.
... Also among flour, other supplies were needed. A typical ...
1993 Oregon-California Trails Association .... Mid-nineteenth century mills did not
have the equipment to do a good job of supplying clean flour or removing the ...
May 21, 2014 ... Well, I'm still traveling along the Oregon Trail with my characters. ... Pioneers
needed goods to survive and thus a way to transport these goods.
The packing of provisions for the long journey on the trail brought many ... They
almost always suggested that, above all else, a good supply of bacon and flour
was ... hatchet, and spade will be needed, with a mallet for driving picket-pins.
The Oregon Trail was an exhausting, sometimes treacherous, 2,000-mile journey
that .... and haul it to Salt Lake City, where supplies of all kinds were needed.
flour, yeast (for bread) pots, pans, bowls clothes(bonnets, overalls, bandannas,
flannel shirts) .... What were the supplies needed for the Oregon Trail?
from the BLM National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center in Baker City,
Oregon ... Supplies in each wagon generally had to be kept below 2,000 pounds
total ... should be taken, and as few cooking utensils as are indispensably