Historic photograph of four horses leading covered wagon across barren landscape

The Western Photograph Collection presents 250 images from the American Geographical Society Library. The images selected are those of Timothy H. O’Sullivan (1840-1882) and were taken during the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel, 1867 – 1872 and the Surveys West of the 100th Meridian Expedition, 1874 and other explorations of the early Western territories of the United States.