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Pine Bluffs in Laramie County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Old Texas Trail

 
 
Old Texas Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
1. Old Texas Trail Marker
Inscription. Over this trail from distant Texas, passed the greatest migration of men and cattle in the history of America.

In Memory
of the pioneer cattlemen who passed this way on the Old Texas Trail 1866 to 1897. This plaque placed by the Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming 1948.

This monument sponsored by the Lions Club of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming Stock Growers Association, and the Family of Captain D.H. and J.W. Snyder, Texas Trail drivers who brought the first herds of Texas cattle to Wyoming in 1866.
 
Erected 1948 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
 
Location. 41° 10.964′ N, 104° 4.194′ W. Marker is in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, in Laramie County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and Market Street, on the right when traveling east on Lincoln Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pine Bluffs WY 82082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Geology Shaping History (approx. 0.6 miles away); Corner Common to Nebraska and Wyoming on the Colorado State Boundary (approx. 12.6 miles away in Colorado).
 
More about this marker.
Old Texas Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
2. Old Texas Trail Marker
The marker was designed and built by Erickson Memorial Co., Denver Colorado, Wayne D. Gordon, designer.
 
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Old Texas Trail Marker (Back) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
3. Old Texas Trail Marker (Back)
View to east along Lincoln Highway (US 30) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 6, 2013
4. View to east along Lincoln Highway (US 30)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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