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Superior Coal Mines, School Building Foundation, Horse Thief Canyon, South Superior, Sweetwater County, WY



B&W Photos

HB1308747
Southwest View Of Structure M

HB1308748
Northwest View Of Structure M


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Item Title


Location
Horse Thief Canyon, South Superior vicinity, WY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WY-51-M
Significance: Structure M consists of the foundation of a large building. The foundation is located atop a small south to north trending finger ridge which extends into the Horse Thief Draw. The structure is located approximately 1/2 mile northwest of Superior. The foundation is square in shape with its overall dimensions being 40 feet 4 inches on a side. The foundation consists of rough cut sandstone slabs bonded with cement. Two openings were noted in the foundation. One is a stairway landing to a doorway in the north side. The stairway descends through a passage lined with sandstone blocks to a doorway. The door has been removed and the passage is full of scrap lumber from the walls and roof of the building. The second opening is along the east side of the foundation. It is a small window 2 feet 0 inches in length and 1 foot 9 inches high. The frame consists of three 2 inch x 4 inch boards fastened to the sides. All glass has been removed.

Subjects
Ruins
Schools
Sandstone Foundations


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTHWEST VIEW OF STRUCTURE M. FOUNDATION
2. NORTHWEST VIEW OF STRUCTURE M. FOUNDATION


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