Around the World in Eighty Days - Chapter 31 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 31 Summary

The travelers find themselves stranded in the desert at Fort Kearney, when Fix confronts Fogg with a proposition. He has been approached by a local man to utilize a vehicle, which can transport them to Omaha. Fogg is immediately interested and goes to view this vehicle, which is called a sledge. The sledge is a flat bed car with a sail attached to it like a ship. The sledge has room for several passengers and uses the power of the wind to move over the frozen prairie on the tracks. Fogg and his party make a deal with the owner of the sledge, and continue their journey to Omaha. The group arrives in Omaha several hours later, just in time to catch a train on its way to Chicago. The travelers quickly make up for lost time, but arrive in New York forty-five...

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