Red River Land: History of Travel: Getting to the Homestead

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Homesteaders could take a train part of the way to homestead in the Red River Valley, but after they got off the train, they had to find a way to get to unclaimed land.  These settlers used a variety of methods of transportation from walking to bicycles to wagons to steamboats, and, finally, on their farms, steam-powered tractors.



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Source

Red River Land: Prairie Public & NCCST, Erling Rolfsrud.

Grade Level

3 - 12

Subject Matter

Social Studies, Science

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