Westall Monument


Address: W. of the one-time Platte Railroad Station, near Dome Rock on Cty. Rd. 126 along the N. Fork of the S. Platte River

Billy Westall, an engineer on the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad, was killed August 28, 1898 when the engine hit a rock slide and overturned. The granite monument was placed near the site of the accident and named for him.
Quad Map/Date: Platte Canyon, 1965 (1985)
Sec/Town/Range: S25, T7S, R70W
Elevation: c. 7200
Source: Bentley, "The Upper Side of the Pie Crust," pp. 252-253.
Last Modified: Wed, September 20 1995
 


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