Sweetwater River

Category: Outdoor Scenes


Photo and caption by Robert DeRosa

This section of the river runs by Martin's Cove where members of the Pioneer Matin and Willy Handcart Companies were stranded by a winter storm. Unable to ford the river alone, members of the company were helped by four young men who time and again waded through the freezing water to carry one member after another until all were gotten safely across.

Location: Martin's Cove Wyoming


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