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Buford in Albany County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Tree in the Rock

 
 
Tree in the Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
1. Tree in the Rock Marker
Inscription.
This tree was growing out of a crevice in the rock when the Union Pacific Railroad built its original main line fifty feet south of this rock in 1868.
The fence and cable were provided by the Union Pacific Railroad Co. at the request of the Historical Landmark Commission of Wyoming.

 
Erected by Historical Marker Commission of Wyoming.
 
Location. 41° 8.017′ N, 105° 20.81′ W. Marker is in Buford, Wyoming, in Albany County. Marker is on Interstate 80 at milepost 332, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buford WY 82052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tree Rock (here, next to this marker); Lonetree on the Laramie Range (a few steps from this marker); Sherman Mountains (a few steps from this marker); Ames Monument (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 2.7 miles away); Pyramid on the Plains (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Sherman Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Purple Heart Trail (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buford.
 
More about this marker. The Tree in the Rock is located in Wyoming at a median
Tree in the Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
2. Tree in the Rock Marker
pullout near Mile Post 332 on Interstate 80.
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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