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Will Sheneman Log Overnight Stops

Seattle, Washington to Marysville, Ohio

June 18 - August 10, 1896

Riding a 1895 Fowler Truss frame bicycle with 25 pounds of gear
 

Date

Destination

Miles

Expenses

June 18, 1896 Left Seattle, Washington

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June 18 Black Diamond 40.75 $0.68
June 19 Easton 55.00 $0.75
June 20 Above Winas Valley, camped 51.25 $1.60
June 21 Yakima Indian Reservation 68.25 $0.85
June 22 Columbia River with ferryman, Pendleton, Oregon 43.00 $0.25
June 23 "Webfoot's" cabin 33.25 $1.20
June 24 Near Meacham in Blue Mts. 50.00 $1.50
June 25 Through LeGrand, Oregon, Ranch near Burnt Canyon 48.50 $0.95
June 26 Bunked on porch at Ranch 75.50 $0.95
June 27 Colony, near Payette, Idaho 61.75 $0.95
June 28 Boise, Idaho 47.00 1.76
June 29 Mountain Home (bike repair) 46.75 $12.55
June 30 Camped beside RR track (Cyclometer broken) ------ $0.75
July 1 90 miles by train to Pocatello 157.00 $6.50
July 2 Soda Springs (shoes $2.00) 64.75 $4.25
July 3 On Dempsey Trail, near Wyoming-Idaho line 91.75 $1.00
July 4 Slept in Engine room 48.25 $0.70
July 5 Green River, Wyoming 31.00 $0.65
July 6 Stayed at Section House 77.00 $1.25
July 7 40 miles by train to Rawlins (crossed Continental Divide) 24.00 $4.75
July 8 Lost (Cyclometer broken) ------ $1.50
July 9 Laramie 114.75 $1.35
July 10 Cheyenne 61.50 $1.35
July 11 Bushnell 57.00 $2.10
July 12 Lodge Pole, Nebraska 73.50 $0.95
July 13 North Platte 11.25 $4.15
July 14 Cozad 63.25 $2.05
July 15 Alda 69.75 $1.20
July 16 Schuyler 94.00 $1.05
July 17 Omaha (Fowler Agency) 70.50 $0.95
July 18 Council Bluffs, Iowa 6.00 $3.30
July 19 Dunlap 62.00 $0.75
July 20 Jefferson 83.00 $1.20
July 21 Stayed in barn 1 mile E. of Nevada 59.00 $0.50
July 22 Marshalltown (Fowler Agency) 31.00 $1.00
July 23 Rain in Marshalltown 0.00 $1.60
July 24 Marshalltown 0.00 $1.45
July 25 Chelsea 37.00 $1.50
July 26 Norway 37.50 $0.50
July 27 Dixon, Illinois 47.00 $1.40
July 28 At Paw Paw, at William Daily's 36.50 $0.15
July 29 Chicago (Fowler Agency) 47.00 $1.95
July 30 Chicago (Fowler new wheel) 0.00 $1.00
July 31 Chicago 0.00 $0.75
August 1 Chicago Heights 29.50 $1.00
August 2 Morocco, Indiana 45.50 $1.45
August 3 Lafayette 69.00 $1.75
August 4 Indianapolis 71.00 $1.15
August 5 Indianapolis 39.50 $1.20
August 6 Richmond with Will B. Sheneman 73.50 $0.60
August 7 In Richmond 0.00 $0.00
August 8 In Richmond 0.00 $0.30
August 9 Springfield, Ohio 68.00 $0.60
August 10 Urbana, N. Lewisberg, Broadway, at Manuel's about 1:00 49.00 $0.00

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