Along the way the stagecoach overturned sending hundreds of wild cats free in the prairie.Phatty was able to retrieve many of the cats, and he delivered them to the girls in Deadwood, selling them for - each.
In 1989, Cheyenne was seriously injured in a car accident when she crashed a Jeep she was driving after her father refused to allow her to visit him while he was filming The Freshman in Toronto.
The monument was built around 1881 at the highest point along the transcontinental route in the railroad town of Sherman.
In later years, Union Pacific moved the tracks south and the town disappeared.
What is the 60' tall granite pyramid out in the middle of the prairie along I-80 west of Cheyenne?
Ames Monument was built as a tribute to Oliver and Oakes Ames, two brothers who were leaders in the construction of the trans-continental railroad.