The Middlegate Shoe Tree

Just east of the quirky roadhouse known as Middlegate Station, a 70' tall shoe-bedecked cottonwood tree on the side of Highway 50 was the king of sole.


Sagebrush and Rust

Seen in the sagebrush: an old car, rusted past the point of recovery as an antique, adds a human accent to the landscape.


Middlegate Station

In 1859 the overland stage built the first Middlegate Station to provide a rest stop for the passenger and freight lines crossing the area.