Carriage House, Stables and Chicken Coop

Carriage House, Stables and Chicken Coop (HM1PFJ)

Location: Fort Bridger, WY 82933 Uinta County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 19.126', W 110° 23.407'

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This set of buildings completed the holdings of the Post Trader. The first board and batten building with the large double doors served as the carriage house. Judge Carter owned several animal-drawn vehicles which lent an air of wealth to the isolated frontier outpost. He also constructed a stable next to the carriage house for his teams, as well as for use by the Pony Express for the little more than a year that this service kept a station at Fort Bridger. A tack room connected to the stables, as did a crude low wooden shelter for such stock as milk and beef cows. Adjacent to this shelter is the frame chicken coop. The Carriage House is the largest of these buildings at 21 feet by 16 feet 3 inches while the enclosed stable measures 12 feet 9 inches by nearly 16 feet. None of these structures stand more than 10 feet high.
Placed ByLions Club, Lyman, WY
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Date Added Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 551044 N 4574323
Decimal Degrees41.31876667, -110.39011667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 19.126', W 110° 23.407'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 19' 7.56" N, 110° 23' 24.42" W
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Area Code(s)307
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-80BUS, Fort Bridger WY 82933, US
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