Volunteers, above, lift off the top of display case during cleaning at the Museum of Fur Trade in Chadron, Nebraska.
It's been over 20 years since I last visited the museum, but with extra time before the Solar Eclipse, I dropped in.
The Museum of Fur Trade is large, with numerous displays on the history of North America. Included are a large collection of antique rifles, other weapons, textiles, tools and clothing.
The museum's brochure states they are, "Dedicated to preserving the history of the first business in North America - the fur trade."
The museum was established in 1949 at the former site of James Bordeaux's trading post. That trading post was established in 1837 by the American Fur Company.
I've posted over 30 images in this flickr album 2017 Museum of Fur Trade.
My thoughts on images past and present.