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Midway Station Site
Nearest city Rawlins, Wyoming
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1850 (1850)
NRHP reference No. 78002819
Added to NRHP December 6, 1978

The Midway Station Site is a former way station on the Overland Trail in Carbon County, Wyoming. Built in 1850, the station was on a heavily traveled stage and emigration route, halfway between Saratoga and Walcott, providing its name. Nothing remains of the station beyond depressions in the earth. The site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 6, 1978.

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