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View of the remains of Ketchum and Mitchell, burned alive in Custer County, Nebraska, December 10, 1878

"Plymale, a Pioneer's Home, 1880."

Bird's eye view of Miles City, c.s. of Custer County, Montana 1883.

Henry Pointer, West Union, Custer County, Nebraska.

J.C. Tobias and family in front of their sod house near Sargent, Nebraska.

David Hall's railroad camp at West Union - surveying from Sargent to Brewster, Nebraska.

J.C. Tobias family in front of sod house, Sargent, Nebraska

Conners family, near Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

The Barrett Family, near West Union, southwest Custer County, Nebraska

James Ash at Gates, Custer County, Nebraska.

Burlington Railroad surveyors west of Sargent, Nebraska, working through a man's cornfield

"Nebraska Gothic," the John Curry sod house near West Union, Nebraska

Ira Sturdevant, Gates, Custer County, Nebraska.

Ernie Peerin, Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

Westerville, Custer County, Nebraska

Old William Marsh homestead near Genet Post Office, Custer County, Nebraska

Cattle on the Middle Loup River on the Cal Snyder Ranch, Milburn, Custer County, Nebraska

Stephen Leep, near Jefferson, Custer County, Nebraska.

Rev. William McCaslin house, known as the "Preacher Home," in Rose Valley near Clear Creek, Custer County, Nebraska.

"Old timer", Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

Emigrants at the Gates P.O., Custer County

Hart and Co. drilling a well on Cliff Table in Custer County, Nebraska

Lanterman, south of Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska.

Ledbetter's Dug Out, Merna, Custer County, Nebraska.

Scott Hannah, bachelor at Dale, Custer County, Nebraska.

Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

E.E. Whaley Hardware & Groceries, Boots & Shoes, Post Office, West Union, Nebraska.

The George Ankeney family who lived 15 miles north west of Sargent at Cummings Park, Custer County, Nebraska

Ex-judge Chas R. Mathews of New Helena, Nebraska, in front of a log building that was one of the first buildings in the county and served for a time as New Helena's post office.

Vegetable exhibit at Custer County fair, Broken Bow, Nebraska

Family in front of the sod house of J.E. Evans, Sargent, Nebraska.

J.W. Rodgers, northeast Custer County, Nebraska.

Newton Sims on Victoria Creek (New Helena), Custer County, Nebraska

Al Thomas, Merna, Custer County, Nebraska.

Horse back riders.

Henry (Hank) Orvis, West Union, Custer County, Nebraska.

William Conley's sod house, Custer County, Nebraska.

Joseph Exley (Ehley), West Union.

J.D. Ream's early day soddy northwest of Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska.

William Milburn family, Milburn, Custer County, Nebraska.

East Custer County, Nebraska

Farm scene, Custer County, Nebraska.

Livestock, east Custer County, Nebraska.

William Stallings home near Nemo Post Office, Custer County, Nebraska.

Family in front of the Gustavison house at Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska

Jorns family of Dry Valley, Custer County, Nebraska

J.L. Cobb house, Jefferson, Custer County, Nebraska

Jacob Johnson, New Ortello Valley, Custer County, Nebraska

James Pierce Home [old Somerford Post Office (Somerford)] on Sand Creek.

Major Ellison, founder of old Algernon, Custer County, Nebraska.

Rev. William McCaslin house, known as the "Preacher Home," in Rose Valley near Clear Creek, Custer County, Nebraska.

"Just Sitting" Custer County, Nebraska.

Ab Butcher on Solomon Butcher's picture wagon on the Middle Loup River getting material for Custer County Book.

Anne (or Ame) Gandy and family in front of their home in Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska.

G.R. Russom family in front of their sod house in Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska. Russom was an old settler and one of the prominent men in Custer County.

Farm scene, New Helena, Custer County, Nebraska.

James Kelley Store at Dale, five miles from Merna, Custer County

Clark Miller, old mill and mill pond at Westerville, Custer County, Nebraska

Burow family near Merna, Nebraska

Two small children wading in Jack Roath Lake near West Union, Nebraska.

Custer County, Nebraska.

William Pfrehm, 4 miles west of West Union, Nebraska.

Ole Johnson and Family, Round Valley, Custer County, Nebraska.

"Stillman Gates, Gates P.O."

Thomas Jefferson. Butcher's first house, West Union, township, Custer County, Nebraska

Grand Army of the Republic picnic at West Union, Nebraska

William Moore, Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

"Everything We Hold Dear" east Custer County, Nebraska

"I.N. Butler sod house on Middle Loup River near Jefferson, Nebraska, ca. 1886."

Page Family sod house near Gates Post Office, Custer County, Nebraska.

"Everything We Hold Dear" east Custer County, Nebraska

E.H. Peters (or C.H. Peters), West Union, Nebraska.

C.P. Foote, Merna, Nebraska, Sheriff of Custer County

Camp on B & M grade west of Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

Newbecker sod house near Sargent, Nebraska.

Washington Brumbaugh and family in Dry Valley near the old Brumbaugh Post Office four miles southwest of Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

C.D. Pelham house at Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska.

Charles Chapman, Custer County, Nebraska.

Jim Gates threshing crew near Gates P.O., Custer County, Nebraska.

Eva Reynolds, Custer County, Nebraska.

Garniss, Dry Valley, Custer County, Nebraska.

"Ready to go Visiting" Custer County, Nebraska.

Horse back riders.

Jean Marsh, West Union, Custer County, Nebraska.

Robert McCarty family, Dale Valley, Nebraska

Huckleburry or Hucklebury sod house, Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska.

Doaks (Butcher's Camp) for the Burlington and Missouri Railroad graders, west of Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

Joe Harris, West Union, T.P., Custer County, Nebraska

Henry Groff, West Union, Custer County, Nebraska.

Jordan, Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska.

C. Brown, Sargent, Nebraska.

Morrison residence on Victoria Creek near Merna, Custer County, Nebraska.

Chetron family in front of their sod house, West Union, Custer County, Nebraska.

"William McKee, West Union, T.P., 1886."

Dr. Crawford, Merna, Nebraska, one of the pioneer doctors in Custer County.

Andy Howland, south West Union, Custer County, Nebraska.

The Barrett Family, near West Union, southwest Custer County, Nebraska

C.N. Buck, north Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska.

"Mat Swan, N[orth] W[est of the] Old Jefferson, Custer County, 1886."

J.D. Semler, near Woods Park, Custer County, Nebraska.