Bismarck to Deadwood Stage Trail
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358
N 46° 27.520 W 101° 13.155
14T E 329585 N 5147403
Quick Description: This 240 mile route from Bismarck to Deadwood was authorized by the Territorial Legislature in 1877.
Location: North Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 7/5/2006 8:17:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMGHG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators
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Long Description:
The first stages moved over this route on 11 April 1877, carrying 68 passengers. There were 26 Concord Stages and 200 teams comprised the rolling stock. One way fare was $23.00. This route carried hundreds of passengers and tons of freight until about 1880 when a closer route for immigrants from Pierre, SD was completed by the same company. This new route reduced the traffic over this route to 3 stages per week until the railroad replaced the stagecoaches.
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