Box Car School


Address: Near S. Platte Hotel on a siding of the narrow gauge RR tracks

The remodeled two-room boxcar had a large wood and coal heater and no water. Students supplied water from the North Fork of the South Platte River nearby. It operated as a school from 1941-1944 with the pupils attending the one at Buffalo Creek after the closing.
Quad Map/Date: Platte Canyon
Sec/Town/Range: S25, T75, R70W
Elevation: 6000
Source: Moynihan & Waters, "Mountain Memories," p. 153.
Last Modified: Wed, November 28 2012
 


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