Old Shoe Tree: Incredible Nevada's Landmark

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The world\'s largest shoe tree, which is located along U.S. 50 in Nevada, has become an incredible landmark for travelers to stop and deposit their boots, sneakers, pumps and even roller blades during many decades. This tradition was allegedly originated from a quarreling couple tossing each others\' shoes into the tree on their wedding night and then might be the American Spirit’s greatest embodiment on the highway. Unfortunately, many people will have no opportunity to see the shoe tree because it was cut down by vandals in northern Nevada and fresh sawdust was found on the snow by authorities. Local residents will hold a memorial for the tree on Feb. 13.

 


The Old Shoe Tree stood in the highway known as the Loneliest Road in America

The Old Shoe Tree stood in the highway known as the Loneliest Road in America

 


It is 70-foot cottonwood tree

It is 70-foot cottonwood tree

 


Hundreds of shoes, boots and sneakers were hang on this tree

Hundreds of shoes, boots and sneakers were hung on this tree

 


It became legendary through out the world

It became legendary throughout the world

 


The tree seemed to be a favorable place to throw troubles and furiousness away

The tree seemed to be a favorable place to throw trouble and furiousness away

 


It was chopped out on New Year\'s Eve, 2010-2011

It was chopped out on New Year\'s Eve, 2010 - 2011

 


Besides Nevada’s shoe tree, we also see the shoe trees in Arkansas, the Mud Flat Shoe Tree in California, the Shoe Tree in Michigan, and etc.

 


The Churchill County sheriff\'s office is investigating this issue

The Churchill County sheriff\'s office is investigating this issue

 

 

 

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This article was published on 2011/01/13
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