This volume of the AnimasLa Plata series begins with an overview of Native American (Ute and Navajo) habitation, early Spanish exploration, and Euroamerican mining, homesteading, and ranching in Ridges Basin and Wildcat Canyon areas. This is followed by a description and discussion of historic features and sites and associated artifacts documented in the project area. This discussion integrates the descriptive and historical components of this volume into a narrative of local and area history.12 NITRO CLUBaquot; was recorded at Site 5LP502. ... The ranching assemblage included barbed wire, fence staples, horseshoes and a horseshoe nail, harness leather ... Dodgea#39;s Ring-locked Barb barbed wire was reported at Site 5LP502, and Dodge- Washburna#39;s Barb barbed wire was present at Sites 5LP187 and 5LP502.
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