As far as the eye could reach up the valley of the South Platte and as far on the bluffs as we could see was black with buffaloes.
We reached the ridge just as he was descending the divide toward the South Platte, which at this point was very deep and swift.
At that season the South Platte was drained for irrigation in Colorado.
He found little grass for the animals, and after crossing the South Platte on October 15, they began to die or to drop out.
Place every mounted man in your command on the South Platte Route.
Th' South Platte, up thar, is th' 'Rapahoe stampin' ground an' we both know it from one end to t'other.
They did reach, however, an elevated point from which they could distinguish the two forks of the South Platte.
The South Platte is much the most important irrigating stream.
For some time he was in partnership with Sublette in a trading post on the South Platte.
Nothing occurred on the trip to delay or give us any trouble whatever, until the train struck the South Platte River.