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The Green River, just west of South Pass, was from 1825 to 1840 the site of the annual rendezvous of the mountain men and a main thoroughfare for mountain trappers. It remained an important landmark for emigrants on the Oregon Trail and for Forty-niners on their way to the California gold fields. Following these pathfinders, the Union Pacific Railroad crossed the Green River west of South Pass in 1868, on the last part of its journey to Promintory Point, Utah.

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