• Chimney Rock was an important emigrant landmark in western Nebraska

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Donner Springs and Pilot Peak in the west desert of Utah.

This spring provided the first source of fresh water for emigrant wagon trains after traveling the long hard, waterless drive across nearly 100 miles of Utah Desert. It is named in honor of the ill-fated Donner-Reed party which stopped at the springs on their way to California in the fall of 1846. More...