Looks like your chance of knocking me on the head has gone down Salt River.
No other attempt was ever made to establish navigation on Salt River.
It was in the valley of the Salinas (Salt River called Buenaventura in the old maps,) and the haunt of marauding Indians.
We continued on the most direct route into Salt River valley.
At noon we reach the Salt River, twenty-two miles up, which is one of the most marvellous salt deposits in the world.
The Salt River and the Cabaritta, also in the south, are navigable by barges.
We live in the beautiful valley of Salt River, which is a branch of the Gila.
Beyond, the Salt River gleamed with a keen brightness like steel.
I now went home to Salt River to visit my children and prepare for the trip to Mexico.
I could write a book on the doings of Salt River labors, but have not room in this for more than a few items.
a tidal river, 1650s; as a proper name, used early 19c. with reference to backwoods inhabitants of the U.S., especially Kentucky. U.S. political slang phrase to row (someone) up Salt River "send (someone) to political defeat" probably owes its origin to this, as the first attested use (1828) is in a Kentucky context.