Phelps Ranch – Barn and Blacksmith Shop

Address12 mi. S. of Buffalo Creek on Hwy. 126, W. side of road.
QuadDeckers, 1954 (1984)
SectionS19, T9S, R70W
Elevationc. 6850
SourceState Inventory Form #76-30-69, Connie Fahnstock, 1976, Hiwan Homestead Museum Library.
Initialdate1998-07-15 00:00:00-06
Latestdate2012-12-10 00:00:00-07
HistoryBuilt c. 1890, the barn and blacksmith shop are what remains of this ranch. The 20'x30' barn is constructed of vertical hand hewn timbers with a tin roof and a slant roofed side shed. The blacksmith shop is a 10'x12' log and board construction building, but the chinking has disappeared.