Pictures from Fairview Station.
Someone poured concrete, marked an "X", and wrote "1875." We're not that easily fooled.
Stone in the shape of Nevada. I win.
Lots of stuff like this around. Don't bother them, they won't bother you.
This is the actual site. It's covered with exciting historical debris.
Many barrel hoops laying about
The following will be photos of exiciting, rusted metal. You may see something cool!
Ooh, is that a square nail?
Lots of hoops....
Hole in cap can lid.
Square nail. Wire (round) nails) came into common use around 1890 so this is probably from before that.
Here's a nice example of a hole in cap can. They were made from 1820-World War I. Thsi seam looks unsoldered. Hmmmmm.
Some bits of glass
The road looking east. I would imagine they spent may a day looking this way at wagons coming in.
Wheeler map showing Fairview Station abandoned
From Stan Paher's Ghost Town Atlas
Our search map, which also shows Ken's suggestion.
Shamberge suggests it was near where he has "Fairfield" marked. We don't think so.
This is one possible route from Sand Springs. But then again, maybe not.
A reproduction of the stations on the Pony Express Route, showing Fairview Station