Site of the “Treasure Run” Stage RobberyOutlaws haunted the Cheyenne - Deadwood Stage Line during the gold boom in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. By the end of 1877, gold seekers had mined more than ten million dollars worth of gold from the Black Hills, which the stage companies were desperate to protect. In 1877, the Cheyenne - Deadwood stage company purchased a "salamander" iron safe and installed it in one of their stages. The manufacturer's warranty claimed that it could not be opened in less than six days without knowledge of the combination. This specially outfitted stage made weekly "treasure runs" to Cheyenne.
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|Placed By||Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13T E 569036 N 4880842|
|Decimal Degrees||44.07750000, -104.13780000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 4.65', W 104° 8.268'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 4' 39" N, 104° 8' 16.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||307, 605|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near US-85, Newcastle WY 82701, US|
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