Douglas in Converse County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Good Roads Club
In 1918, the "Good Roads Club" voted to become the Douglas Chamber of Commerce. One of the first projects was enlisting moral and financial support for the development of Yellowstone Highway, our west entrance into Douglas.
Yellowstone Highway for years was lined with large boulders painted yellow to mark the trail to Yellowstone Park.
Erected by Douglas Chamber of Commerce.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
Location. 42° 45.536′ N, 105° 23.242′ W. Marker is in Douglas, Wyoming, in Converse County. Marker is on Brownfield Road (County Route 61) near West Center Street (Business Interstate 25), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 Brownfield Road, Douglas WY 82633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Fremont, Elkhorn & Missouri Valley Railroad Passenger Depot (here, next to this marker); Douglas Railroad Interpretive Center (here, next to this marker); Fairmont Motor Car (a few steps from this marker); Union Pacific Railroad Baggage Car (a few steps from this marker); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) Dining Car (a few steps from this marker); Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) 4-8-4 Steam Locomotive #5633 (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicago & Northwestern Railway (C&NW) Steel Sheathed Wooden Day Coach (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) Wooden Caboose (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Douglas.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Douglas Railroad Interpretive Center which also houses the Douglas Chamber of Commerce and the Converse County Tourism Board. The marker is mounted on the side of the historic Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Depot.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 12, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.