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Torrington in Goshen County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Oregon Trail

 
 
Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 8, 2016
1. Oregon Trail Marker
Inscription.  
To all the pioneers
who passed this way
to win and hold
the West

 
Erected 1931 by Citizens of Torrington.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Trail series list.
 
Location. 42° 2.874′ N, 104° 11.034′ W. Marker is in Torrington, Wyoming, in Goshen County. Marker is on CanAm Highway (Route 85) near East 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 CanAm Highway, Torrington WY 82240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Empire, Wyoming: African American Community Building in the West (a few steps from this marker); Ben Trout Homestead Shack (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Oregon Trail (approx. half a mile away); Cold Springs (approx. half a mile away); Stuart’s 1812-13 Astorian Party Campsite
Oregon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 8, 2016
2. Oregon Trail Marker
The marker is in from of the orange caboose.
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(approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Oregon Trail (approx. 7.3 miles away); “If I Should Die Before…” (approx. 9 miles away); a different marker also named Oregon Trail (approx. 9.3 miles away in Nebraska). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Torrington.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located next to the South Torrington Railroad Depot.
 
South Torrington Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 8, 2016
3. South Torrington Railroad Depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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