Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Each of the stalls has a bin for hay and a basin for water. Judging from this, it appears that the horses had more privacy than enlisted men. Hmmm... What does that tell you?
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
One large room served as sleeping, eating, and recreational space for many men. And, if you're thinking that the beds look reasonably sized, it's because each of them was designed to sleep two.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
What surprised me was that they stored their saddles in their rooms.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
The actual fort was dismantled and its buildings used in the construction of Fort Fetterman, but the site was of enough importance that the buildings were reconstructed as a WPA project during the Depression.
Although the WPA used historically accurate building techniques, one decidedly non-historic element has been added: an electric meter.