Hand-colored photograph depicting a wagon train in disarray. The foreground are stampeding buffalo, Native Americans on horse back with drawn arrows and spears chasing after them, one is on the ground. Three wagons are in the midst of the buffalo, men on the ground with firearms some attempting to calm the oxen, others aiming at the animals. In the middleground one can view a desert type landscape with a riving running through. Background is a range of mountains. White clouds and blue sky above.