Crabb, Richard. Empire On The Platte.
Cleveland, Ohio World Publications Stated first Edition Hard Cover
With research by Burt Sell. Dust jacket with mylar, X-library with pocket and usual markings and stamps, good+ condition. Illustrated pastedowns of Nebraska 1867, illustrated by Ernest L. Reedstrom, black and white illustrations and photos, CR 1967, 373 pages with index. The Platte River's watershed covers one-half of Nebraska. The Platte Story could also be called The Nebraska Story. A story of the longhorn steer, the Chisholm Trail, cattle ranching on the Plains, sheriffs, rustlers, robbers, and bitter war between the cowmen and homesteaders - from the Civil War to the 1880's.