Fort Fred Steele
   Fort Fred Steele (1868-1886) - Established 30 Jun 1868 by Maj. Richard I. Dodge, 30th U.S. Infantry and named for Col. Frederick Steele, 20th U.S. Infantry. Abandoned 3 Nov 1886 after being transfered to the Interior Department 9 Aug 1886.
   One of three military forts designed to protect the Union Pacific Railroad route through Wyoming.

Fort Fred Steele 1868
   Original military structures at Fort Steele include a commanding officer's quarters, two large warehouses, a powder magazine and a number of smaller structures.

  

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