Cold Springs Station Site

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Cold Springs Station Site
2015-04-02 14 50 07 Stagecoach station ruins at the Cold Springs Stagecoach Station, Nevada.JPG
Cold Springs Station Site is located in Nevada
Cold Springs Station Site
Cold Springs Station Site is located in the US
Cold Springs Station Site
Location 51 miles west of Austin on U.S. Route 50
Nearest city Austin, Nevada
Coordinates 39°23′31″N 117°51′12″W / 39.39194°N 117.85333°W / 39.39194; -117.85333Coordinates: 39°23′31″N 117°51′12″W / 39.39194°N 117.85333°W / 39.39194; -117.85333
Area 120 acres (49 ha)
Built 1861
NRHP reference # 72000762[1]
Added to NRHP February 23, 1972

The Cold Springs Station Site, west of Austin, Nevada, is a historic stagecoach station site that was active during 1861-1869 as a passenger and freight station, and later for freight. Only stone ruins remain. Nearby is the location of the original Cold Springs Pony Express Station Ruins.[2]

Also known as the Rock Creek Stage Station, the site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972; the listing included 120 acres (49 ha).[1][2]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b W.E. Wieprecht, (April 27, 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Cold Springs Station Site / Rock Creek Stage Station" (PDF). National Park Service.  and accompanying three photos from 1970