Gold Fever: The Journal of J. C. Hagenbuch, Part 2

Klamath River Skiff Banks Detail
Detail of a photo of two men with a skiff along the Klamath River, 1905. Credit: Oregon Historical Society

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  1. Robert Hagenbuch says:

    Very interesting! I wonder how he (they) knew how many miles they traveled each day. Any ideas?

    • Andrew Hagenbuch says:

      This is a great question, and I have wondered this myself! I believe they must have had a map with them and were guessing how far they traveled using it. Days where they didn’t pass a town or notable point of interest seem to be off in terms of mileage. On those days, I did some guessing as to where they camped.

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