On the way to buffalo range

By "The Cowboy" Jim Gray

First-hand accounts of early travels over the plains of Kansas are always of interest.

“On the 3rd day of September 1873,” John Hannibal Trautwine set out on a buffalo hunt with his neighbors, Alex Weaver and Thomas Fall. The three left Weaver’s home on Elm Creek in the eastern part of Lyon County, Kan., at 9 a.m.

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