Near Sinclair in Carbon County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Bridge Tender's House
Restored by the Wyoming Recreation Commission in 1983, the one and one-half story, clapboard-sided structure was probably built before 1887. The replacement of steam by diesel locomotives in the mid-1900's (sic) eliminated the necessity for a bridge tender and the house was abandoned.
Erected by Wyoming Recreation Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Transcontinental Railroad marker series.
Location. 41° 46.614′ N, 106° 56.746′ W. Marker is near Sinclair, Wyoming, in Carbon County. Marker is on County Route 347 near Interstate 80, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sinclair WY 82334, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Railroad and River (a few steps from this marker); Brownsville and Benton (a few steps Carbon Timber Company (a few steps from this marker); A Well Traveled Sawmill (a few steps from this marker); Town of Ft. Steele (a few steps from this marker); Image of Fort Fred Steele (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rock Springs Massacre (about 300 feet away); Major Thomas Tipton Thornburgh (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sinclair.
More about this marker. The Bridge Tender's House is located on the south side of the railroad tracks near where County Road 347 passes beneath the railroad bridge.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.