Fort Caspar Restoration – Casper WY

Description

The WPA performed structural renovation and historic restoration work at this site. From the Casper, Wyoming website: “In 1936, Casper citizens and the Works Progress Administration reconstructed Platte Bridge Station using sketches made by Caspar Collins and others in the 1860s. Reconstructions of the Mormon ferry and a section of the Guinard bridge are also part of the site.”

Source notes

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Work Projects Administration, Information Service, Primary File, 1936-42, Box 15, Folder 290-B. 

Casper, Wyoming website

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee - wpatoday.org on July 28, 2015.

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Location Info


14 Fort Caspar Rd.
Casper, Wyoming 82604

Coordinates: 42.836413, -106.370802

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