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Rock Springs in Sweetwater County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Beneath This Monument

 
 
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By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
1. Beneath This Monument Marker
Inscription.
Beneath This Monument
Coal Was First Mined
In This District

Site Of
Union Pacific No. 1 Mine
A.D. 1868
Erected September 17, 1938

 
Erected 1938.
 
Location. 41° 35.19′ N, 109° 13.248′ W. Marker is in Rock Springs, Wyoming, in Sweetwater County. Marker is on S. Main Street east of C Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in Railroad Park between the Rock Springs Coal Welcome sign and the railroad depot building. Marker is in this post office area: Rock Springs WY 82901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rock Springs Coal Welcome Sign (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Springs Coal (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Spring Stage Station Site (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tipples and the Reliance Coal Mines (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Reliance Tipple (approx. 5.8 miles away); Women and the Reliance Mines (approx. 5.8 miles away); Landscapes of Power (approx. 10.3 miles away); Eskridge Draw (approx. 13.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rock Springs.
 
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Beneath This Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
2. Beneath This Monument Marker
Beneath This Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
3. Beneath This Monument Marker
Located in Railroad Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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