Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Iron Goat Trail: Corea

Artifacts along the Iron Goat Trail near Corea in 2000
Artifacts near Corea in 2000.

Corea, at milepost 1717.77, was once a small town for housing railroad workers. Near Corea, archaeologists found ceramic bowls and domed ovens once used by the railroad workers living here. Some of these artifacts have been intentionally left along the trail for hikers to observe.

Along the trail in this area, the ground has a corrugated surface made by railroad ties being left to rot in place when this line was abandoned in 1929.

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