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Eureka in Eureka County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Bartine Outhouse

 
 
Bartine Outhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 24, 2008
1. Bartine Outhouse Marker
Inscription. This historic five-hole outhouse was built for prominent Eureka businessman, Frederick Bartine (1888-1964).

A native of Finland, Bartine immigrated here in 1901. Soon after, he prospered as owner of the Ruby Hill Water Works, the Bartine Ranch, the Bartine Service Station and two mining claims on Willow Creek.

The outhouse itself has had a troubled past. It has been move numerous times and has been the center of a legal dispute. It has now found a home on the site of the old Eureka Barber Shop and is being restored and maintained through private donations.

It remains the only known five-hole outhouse in Nevada.
 
Location. 39° 30.765′ N, 115° 57.644′ W. Marker is in Eureka, Nevada, in Eureka County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 50) and Ruby Hill Avenue on Main Street. Click for map. The Bartine Outhouse is part of an historical display on Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Eureka NV 89316, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eureka Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Eureka Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Eureka Sentinel Newspaper
The Bartine Outhouse image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 24, 2008
2. The Bartine Outhouse
The marker is to the left of the outhouse, note the shadow.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eureka Sentinel Building (about 300 feet away); Charcoal Burners Massacred Aug. 18, 1879 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tannehill Cabin (approx. 0.7 miles away); Eureka (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Eureka Mining District (approx. 3.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Eureka.
 
Additional keywords. outhouse
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Crew Car No. 29 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 24, 2008
3. Crew Car No. 29
Crew Car No. 29 is next to the Bartine Outhouse. It is the only remaining piece of rolling stock from the Eureka & Palisade Railroad.
Crew Car No. 29 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 24, 2008
4. Crew Car No. 29
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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