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Power to the past

Energy companies partner to support historic cabin relocation


October 17, 2018

Photos courtesy Rocky Mountain Power

The Como Bluff Fossil Cabin in its current location. The historic cabin will be moving to Medicine Bow soon.

Rocky Mountain Power, in partnership with Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company, is proud to announce a combined grant of $20,000 to relocate the historic Como Bluffs Fossil Cabin to downtown Medicine Bow. Each company provided $10,000 for the project.

The cabin, built by Thomas Boylan in 1932 as a US 30 roadside attraction, is located five miles east of downtown Medicine Bow and made entirely of fossilized bone. Historic records indicate Boylan used around 5,800 dinosaur bones to construct the cabin that weighs 102,166 pounds.

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