Green River Star -

By David Martin

Trona byway opens


The Trona Trail Historic Mine Byway is officially open for business after a short dedication ceremony took place May 30.

The trail is the fourth mine byway designated in Wyoming and was created through a program initially started by the Wyoming Legislature in 2005. The city and trona are deeply connected. The world’s largest deposit of trona is located west of Green River and the first soda ash well was drilled within the city itself.

“I think it’s very appropriate because we’re known as the ‘Trona Capital of the World,’” Green River City Councilman Ted Barney said.

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