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Near Rock Springs in Sweetwater County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Eskridge Draw

 
 
Eskridge Draw Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, June 15, 2014
1. Eskridge Draw Marker
Inscription.
Named in honor of Edward Deen Eskridge 16, who was lost on Feb. 15, 1963 after a car accident that fatally injured his brother Richard, 15. His last tracks were found about 3 miles down this draw.

This tragedy inspired the founding of the Rock Springs Motorized Search and Rescue Unit on Feb. 23, 1963.

This monument dedicated to Edward and Richard Eskridge by the Rock Springs Motorized Search and Rescue Unit on Feb. 23, 1969.
 
Erected 1969 by The Rock Springs Motorized Search and Rescue Unit.
 
Location. 41° 44.81′ N, 109° 21.719′ W. Marker is near Rock Springs, Wyoming, in Sweetwater County. Marker is on Fourteen Mile Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rock Springs WY 82901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Landscapes of Power (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Reliance Tipple (approx. 10.1 miles away); Tipples and the Reliance Coal Mines (approx. 10.1 miles away); Women and the Reliance Mines (approx. 10.1 miles away); Rock Spring Stage Station Site
Eskridge Draw Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, June 15, 2014
2. Eskridge Draw Marker
(approx. 12 miles away); Rock Springs Coal (approx. 13.3 miles away); Beneath This Monument (approx. 13.3 miles away); Rock Springs Coal Welcome Sign (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rock Springs.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2015, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2015, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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