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Snow Chi Minh Trail discussion set


November 29, 2017

Western Wyoming Community College will host author and archivist John Waggener, in a historical discussion of Interstate 80 connecting Laramie and Walcott Junction on Friday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m., in room 1302.

Waggener is an archivist at the University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center and writer of the book “The Snow Chi Minh Trail: The History of I-80 Between Laramie and Walcott Junction.”

The 77-mile stretch of highway got its nickname “Snow Chi Minh Trail” from long-haul truckers negatively referencing the Ho Chi Minh Trail, in Vietnam.

The perilous mountain roadway in Vietn...

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