Petrified Wood Gas Station - Lamar, Colorado
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1
N 38° 05.668 W 102° 37.209
13S E 708690 N 4218971
Quick Description: The Petrified Wood Station (now a Used Car Lot) was the brainchild of W. G. Brown and is located along Hwy 287 (Main St) of the small town of Lamar Colorado.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 3/20/2011 6:32:43 AM
Waymark Code: WMB0HE
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 15

Long Description:
If you like to see the many varied forms of Petrified Wood all in one place then this waymark will be just what you want to see.

Sign on the front of the Building

"Believe It or Not" Ripley
Built of wood turned to stone
150000000 YRS OLD W. G. Brown OWNER

Mr. Brown wanted to attract the business of the cross country traveller as the went through Lamar. His solution was to spend a couple of years collecting then mounting the tons and tons of Petrified wood to form the unique structure which to this day still is a great attraction for the local community.

You can view this unique Petrified Wood structure 24/7.

Address: Address: 501 N Main St, Lamar, CO

Directions: On Main St. just as you enter from the north intersection of routes US 50 and US 287.

Here is a Google Maps Street View LINK
Give it a few seconds to load
Type of Display: Geological

Visit Instructions:
When posting a visit, please provide at least one photo - including yourself in one of of the photos, your GPSr, or a photo different than the default photo.
Also, please provide your impression of the specimen or display.
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Rock and Mineral Displays
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point