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Learn about the railroad


Learn about the history of the railroad in Wyoming at an upcoming presentation at Rock Springs Library.

Historian Greg Nickerson will present his program “Wyoming, the Railroad State” tonight at 6 at the Rock Springs Library, 400 C Street. This Wyoming Humanities Council event is free and open to the public.

The railroad is responsible for the Wyoming residents know today. The construction of the Union Pacific in 1868 gave rise to the towns, the geography of settlement, the economy and even the politics of Wyoming. When the Chicago Burlington and Quincy built across the northern part...

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