On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
In search of the Shoshone, Lewis reaches a major fork in the Jefferson River near present Twin Bridges. Behind Lewis, Clark's group pulls the canoes against the current camping near Waterloo, Montana. Clark finds a fresh Indian track.
From the journals...
Saturday 3rd August 1805.
we have to double man the canoes and drag them over the Sholes and rapid places. we have to be in the water half of our time.
Cording up the Jefferson River
Saturday August 3rd 1805.
this evening we passed through a high plain for about 8 miles covered with prickley pears and bearded grass