Updated to correct that Buford is in Wyoming, not Montana.NEW YORK ( MainStreet) -- Investing in stocks and bonds is chicken feed compared with the newest rage: investing in your own small town. That's the idea behind an auction to buy a Wyoming town with its own trading post, wireless tower and main street.
|A tiny Wyoming town with its own trading post, wireless tower and main street goes up for auction April 5.|
- The Buford Trading post, an income-producing convenience and fuel store.
- U.S, Postal Office boxes and a Union Wireless cellular tower with lease (also income-producing).
- Five buildings, including a three-bedroom home, a 1905 schoolhouse (used as an office), a garage and a 1900s cabin (used as a tool shed).
- Approximately 10 acres.
- A parking area previously used by an overnight shipping company for nighttime trailer switches.