Pine Bluffs Rest Area, Interstate 80, Wyoming

This image is unusual in that it shows not a scenic, historic or cultural location, but the typical rest stop of the Interstate highway system. These were built for long distance travelers to have a place to stop, walk their pets, use a toilet, or eat a picnic meal while on their journey.

C25227 – Color Photo by Ruth Shroyer

The description states:

Rest Area along Interstate 80 at Pine Bluffs, Wyoming.

–This location is more elaborate than most, including such amenities as semi-private, covered tables and a children’s playground with equipment, as well as lighting for evening activities.

The automobiles indicate this card dates from the 1960s.

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