Photo Mural 27
September 14th Thursday [NB:Saturday]1805
"a Cloudy day in the Valies it rained and hailed, on the top of the mountains Some Snow fell. . . . here we wer compelled to kill a Colt for our men & Selves to eat for the want of meat & we named the South fork Colt killed Creek, and this river we Call Flathead River. The Mountains which we passed to day much worse than yesterday the last excessively bad & Thickly Strowed with falling timber & Pine ... Steep & Stony our men and horses much fatigued, The rain [blank]"
The above quote is taken directly from the Gary Moulton, University of Nebraska version of the Lewis and Clark Journals.