Details for Fort Worth Stock Yards Entrance (Atlas Number 5439002033)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439002033


Marker Number 2033
Atlas Number 5439002033
Marker Title Fort Worth Stock Yards Entrance
Index Entry Fort Worth Stock Yards Entrance
Address 100 block E. Exchange St.
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 654676
UTM Northing 3629074
Subject Codes animals; agriculture, general; Business topics, general; cattle, cattle industry topics
Marker Year 1985
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location 100 block of E. Exchange St., Fort Worth (2 markers on portal columns on either side of street)
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Spanning Exchange Avenue, this gateway to the Fort Worth Stock Yard was completed in 1910. Constructed by the Topeka Bridge & Land Co. for the Fort Worth Stock Yards Co., it was a significant feat of concrete work for that era. The columns are 22 feet high and 13 feet in circumference. The sign is 36 feet long and 4 feet high. The entrance is a significant landmark in this historic area of Fort Worth. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1985.