Gillis Springs

Also known as Sargent's Well (and possibly Winwon Station), Gillis Springs was a station on the Wadsworth-Columbus Freight Route. This Freight Route was active from 1873-1882 and served as a connection from the Southern Pacific Railroad in Wadsworth to Candelaria, Marietta, Columbus and the surrounding region. The trip was about 130 miles and took eight days to complete (each way).

Wadsworth-Columbus Freight Route, 1873-1882
MidwayGillis SpringsBenton's Fort