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Near Dayville in Grant County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Haystacker

 
 
Haystacker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2020
1. Haystacker Marker
Inscription.  This haystack was built on-site from mail order hardware and locally-milled lumber. A hay buck was used to push hay onto the fork. Horses pulling a cable attached to the fork life the load. Tripping a lever near the base released the hay.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture.
 
Location. 44° 33.341′ N, 119° 38.632′ W. Marker is near Dayville, Montana, in Grant County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 19 near U.S. 26. The marker is located on the Cant Ranch property. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32651 Oregon Highway 19, Dayville OR 97825, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lifeblood of a Ranch (within shouting distance of this marker); Wool Bag Stand (within shouting distance of this marker in Oregon); Shearing the Sheep (within shouting distance of this marker in Oregon); Welcome to the John Day River (within shouting distance of this marker in Oregon); James Cant Ranch Historic District
Haystacker and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2020
2. Haystacker and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named James Cant Ranch Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); On the Road of History (about 400 feet away); An Oregon Fossil Rush (approx. ¼ mile away in Oregon). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayville.
 
Haystacker image. Click for full size.
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3. Haystacker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 16, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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