This small log cabin, measuring 11 by 18 feet, looks out of place on the front lawn of the Northeastern Nevada Museum. It is the only surviving
Vertical logs form the walls, which are topped by smaller logs placed perpendicularly to support the slightly sloped shed roof. Two posts inside the building also support the sod-covered roof. An exterior stone chimney stands at one end of the cabin. The only opening into the building is the front entrance, centered in the main facade. Although many Pony Express stations consisted of rudimentary cabins for shelter, they were critical to the survival of the route during its eighteen months of existence in 1860 and 1861.