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Near Smoot in Lincoln County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Lander Cut-off of the Oregon Trail

 
 
Lander Cut-off of the Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 11, 2015
1. Lander Cut-off of the Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to all Pioneers who passed this way to win and hold the West.

 
Erected 1939 by Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 42° 30.369′ N, 110° 54.489′ W. Marker is near Smoot, Wyoming, in Lincoln County. Marker is on U.S. 89. The marker is located at the summit of Salt River Pass on U.S. Highway 89, south of Smoot, Wyoming. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Smoot WY 83126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lander Cut-off (here, next to this marker); Periodic Spring (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Lander Cut-off of the Oregon Trail (approx. 5.2 miles away); Osmond (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker was previously located on U.S. Highway 89 at the intersection of Forest Dell Road (County Road 155), south of Smoot, WY and at
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the bottom of the Salt River Pass grade.
 
Lander Cut-off of the Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 11, 2015
2. Lander Cut-off of the Oregon Trail Marker
The marker is on the right.
Historic Lander Trail Crossing image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 11, 2015
3. Historic Lander Trail Crossing
This sign is on Forest Dell Road (Lincoln County Road 155) near the previous location of Lander Cut-off of the Oregon Trail marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 11, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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