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Near Dugway in Tooele County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Black Rock Station

 
 
Black Rock Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Sandra Uecker, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service/Public domain, June 16, 2021
1. Black Rock Station Marker
Inscription.  
No. 90
Erected Aug. 23, 1940
Blackrock Station
Pony Express 1860-61

St. Joseph, Mo. — Sacramento, Cal.
Also overland stage & freight route
1858 — 1868
This monument constructed by
enrollees of U.S. Grazing Division,
C.C.C. Camp G-116, Company 2529

Note: The above is a replica of the marker placed in 1940. However, no records prior to 1862 show a station here. This includes the 1861 Pony Express schedule. In 1862, this new station was built by the Central Overland Stage & Freight and used by others.
 
Erected 2017 by Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association • Tooele County Tourism Tax Grant (sponsor) • Settlement Canyon Chapter, Sons of Utah Pioneers (sponsor). (Marker Number 90.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 39° 
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52.684′ N, 113° 16.291′ W. Marker is near Dugway, Utah, in Tooele County. Marker is on Pony Express-Overland Stage Trail, 0.9 miles west of Lincoln Highway 1, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Pony Express-Overland Stage Trail, Dugway UT 84022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Black Rock Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Sandra Uecker, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service/Public domain, June 16, 2021
2. Black Rock Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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