Buffalo Bone Commerce On The Northern Plains

Bison Anatomy     Bison Ecology     Did you know? (Odd facts)      Bison Parasitology       Bison Speak (behaviors)         Bison Biology      Buffalo Bones Collection   “The miles of bones eventually gave rise to a traffic which became remunerative as there grew up a demand for phosphate for fertilizers and bone black for refining sugar. In 1874 the Santa Fe railroad alone shipped nearly 7,000,000 pounds of bones, which brought as much as $18 a ton crushed.   By LeRoy Barnett “The Buffalo Bone Commerce On The Northern Plains” Bison Bones Collections  A great many … Read more