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            modern scenery in Wyoming, in the Wind River Range (photograph by Ted Wood)               Wyoming statewide links

a few important people

Cheyenne / Laramie County
Casper / Natrona County
Laramie / Albany County
Gillette / Campbell County
Sweetwater County
Sheridan County
Evanston / Uinta County
Riverton / Fremont County
Jackson / Teton County
Yellowstone Park
Cody / Park County

smaller counties & towns

Railroads of Wyoming

Indian Country of Wyoming

reading material



flag of the State of Wyoming           Great Seal of the State of Wyoming           2007 state series U.S. quarter for Wyoming           2010 park series U.S. quarter for Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming

Official Government Links & Info
Wyoming covers 97,814 square miles {253,348 square kilometers}; the population is 576,412 (2012 estimate).
The federal government owns 48% of Wyoming in the form of parks and national forests and wilderness areas.
The state was admitted to the Union on 10 July 1890 {the 44th state}.
The state emblem is the Bucking Horse and Rider; the state sport is Rodeo.
The state motto is 'Equal Rights'; popular names are 'Equality State', 'Cowboy State', and 'Big Wonderful Wyoming'.
The state mammal is the American Bison[ the state fish is the Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarki).
The state bird is the Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta); the state reptile is the Horned Lizard.
The state fossil is the Knightia; the state dinosaur is Triceratops; the state gemstone is Wyoming nephrite jade.
The state tree is the Plains Cottonwood; the state flower is Wyoming Indian paintbrush; the state grass is Western Wheatgrass.
The state coin is the Sacagawea dollar; the state song is "Wyoming" by Charles E. Winter & George E. Knapp.

Official Website of the State of Wyoming
Wyoming's Official State Travel Website
Wyoming's Scenic Byways & Backways
Wyoming Game & Fish Agency [est. 1921]
Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources Agency [] based in Cheyenne, Wyoming
Wyoming Arts Council based in Cheyenne, Wyoming
Wyoming Business Council [est. 1998] based in Cheyenne, Wyoming
Wyoming Business Council 'Business Images Magazine' print or online
Wyoming Business Council's 'Declare Wyoming' Program
Wyoming Road & Weather Conditions   =OR=   in-state call 511, nationwide toll-free is 1-888-WYO-ROAD (1-888-996-7623)

Wyoming Statewide Links
browse travel books about Wyoming U.S.A. at Amazon
Wyoming entry at Wikipedia
Wyoming Territory [1868-1890] entry at Wikipedia

'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's Oregon Trail Page
Wyoming Dude Ranchers Assn. {25 members 2013}
Loaf 'n' Jug convenience stores {div. of Kroger} mostly in Colorado & Wyoming
Northern Broadcasting System [est. 1975] operates in MT, ND, SD & WY
Historic Hotels of the Rockies - 7 members in Wyoming
Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation [est. 1920] based in Laramie, Wyoming
Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo [est. 1886; Aug 2013 = #101] in Douglas, Wyoming
Wyoming Association of Fairs
WW-TF: Wyoming Wildlife Foundation [est. 2001] based in Laramie, Wyoming
Wyoming Beef Council [] based in Cheyenne, Wyoming
Wyoming Wildlife Federation [est. 1937] based in Lander, Wyoming
AllTrans / Mountain States Express - bus transport from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Wyoming 4-H [est. 1913] based in Laramie, Wyoming
State of Wyoming 4-H Foundation
Ultimate Wyoming - print & online travel guides [est. 2003]
NewPages.com's Directory of Independent Bookstores for Wyoming
The Mountain West Digital Library [est. 2001] coördinates with AZ, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT & WY

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union serving New Mexico & Colorado & Wyoming [est. 1907] branch of the National Farmers Union [est. 1902]


A Few Important People
Governor Matt Mead [since 2011; GOP]
Secretary of State Max Maxfield [since 2007; GOP]

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi [since 1997; GOP]
U.S. Senator John Barrasso [apptd 6/2007; re-elected 2012; GOP]
at-large Cong. Cynthia Lummis [since 2009; GOP]

mystery author C.J. Box

traitor Dick Cheney lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

William F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody [1846-1917] helped develop Cody, Wyoming

mountain man John Colter [1774–1813], first European to set foot in Wyoming (in 1806)

actor Harrison Ford lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

biologist-author Joe Hutto lives in Lander, Wyoming
browse books at Amazoncredits at IMDb

author www.jeffekennedy.com

mystery author Lise McClendon
browse books at Amazonauthor's website

artist Jackson Pollock [1912–56] was born in Cody, Wyoming

writer E. Annie Proulx

Matthew Shepard 1976–98], murdered student from University of Wyoming

mountain man Jedediah Smith [1799–1831], first American to reach California from the East

lawyer & author Gerry Spence

Robert R. Wilson [1914–2000], physicist with the Manhattan Project of WWII

Western author Owen Wister [1860–1938]


Cheyenne / Laramie County
City of Cheyenne, Wyoming [est. 1867]
Cheyenne [WY] Area C.V.B.
Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo [July 2007 = #111]
Cheyenne [WY] Cowboy Symposium & Celebration [Labor Day]
Cheyenne Depot & Museum [built 1886-87] http://www.cheyennedepotmuseum.org/
1890 loco #1242 'Old Sadie' donated by UP in 1954 to Lions Park in Cheyenne
Wasatch Railroad Contractors build 15"-gauge steam locomotives in Cheyenne, Wyoming


Casper / Natrona County
www.CasperWyoming.info


Laramie / Albany County
Albany County [Laramie, WY] C.V.B.
http://www.laramietourism.org
http://www.laramiejubileedays.com
VeeBar Guest ranch nr Laramie
http://www.laramiedepot.org/About/RailroadHeritagePark/tabid/72/Default.aspx


Gillette / Campbell County
www.visitGillette.net


Sweetwater County
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweetwater_County,_Wyoming
http://www.tourwyoming.com/
http://www.grchamber.com/ green river chamber
Sweetwater Blues n’ Brews Festival [Aug 2014]
http://www.sweetwaternow.com/ Sweetwater NOW online news service [est. 2013]

Sweetwater County, Wyoming book from Images of America  
"Sweetwater County, Wyoming (Images of America)" [2009]
by Cyndi McCullers & the Sweetwater County Historical Museum

Arcadia Publng 9x6½ pb [8/2009] for $17.20

Sheridan County
www.buffalobilldays.org = Sheridan WY June
www.KingsSaddlery.com = Sheridan
All American Indian Days in Sheridan [1955 = #3]
Sagebrush Cowboy Gathering [Feb] in Sheridan
Historic Sheridan Inn [est. 1893] in Sheridan, WY
Eaton's Guest Ranch [est. 1882, moved 1904] near Sheridan, WY
Blair Hotels The Ranch at Ucross guest ranch & retreat in Sheridan County


Evanston / Uinta County
http://www.etownchamber.com/


Riverton / Fremont County
Cities in Fremont County include Lander {county seat} & Riverton; towns include Dubois, Hudson, Pavilion & Shoshoni; other communities
include Arapahoe, Atlantic City, Boulder Flats, Crowheart, Ethete, Fort Washakie, Jeffrey City, Johnstown, Kinnear, Kotey Place, Lysite,
Miner's Delight, St. Stephens & South Pass City
http://www.fremontcountywy.org/ [est. 1884]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremont_County,_Wyoming
Wind River Visitors Council vacation planning information for Fremont County, Wyoming


Town of Dubois, Wyoming {pronounced 'doo-boyz'}
Dubois, Wyoming Main Street
Dubois, Wyoming Chamber of Commerce
lame Dubois, Wyoming website by Media Insights
DTE: Dubois Telephone Exchange - phone, internet & cable [est. 1930]
Dubois Living History Museum [est. 1970s] and Wind River Historical Center, 909 W. Ramshorn Street in Dubois, Wyoming
Nostalgia Bistro, 202 E. Ramshorn Street in Dubois, Wyoming
National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center [est. 1993], 907 W. Ramshorn Street in Dubois, Wyoming
Welty's General Store [built 1889], 113 W. Ramshorn Street in Dubois, Wyoming
www.AbsarokaRanch.com
www.CMranch.com in Dubois WY {1955}
www.LazyLB.com = Lazy L & B Ranch
www.TCross.com
www.TriangleC.com
www.WyomindBnB-RanchRec.com
www.TwinPinesLodge.com [est. 1934]
Cowboy Cafe on Ramshorn
Kathy's Koffee
www.CafeWyoming.com in Dubois
Lava Mountain Rustic Lodge & Grizzly Cabins at Togwotee Pass 20 miles west of Dubois, Wyoming
The Longhorn Ranch Lodge & RV Resort, 5810 U.S. Highway 26 - three miles east of Downtown Dubois, Wyoming

Blair Hotels Holiday Inn Riverton, 900 E. Sunset Drive in Riverton, Wyoming


Jackson / Teton County
Teton County has a population of 21,294 (2010 census), and includes Grand Teton National Park, the Town of Jackson (county seat), the Jackson Hole
Mountain Resort
, the Snow King Resort, and the communities of Alta, Hoback, Kelly, Moose, Moran Junction, Rafter J Ranch, South Park, Teton Village & Wilson.
Teton County, Wyoming [est. 1921] official website
Teton County, Wyoming entry at Wikipedia
Teton County, Wyoming Public Library [est. 1938], 125 Virginian Lane in Jackson, Wyoming
Teton County Fair [next is July 2014], 305 W. Snow King Avenue in Jackson, Wyoming
Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition based in Jackson, Wyoming

Jackson Hole Area
G.E. Nordell's Jackson Hole, Wyoming Travel & Business Links Page
top of page • Town of Jackson • Teton Village • Wilson • reading material

Jackson Hole [WY] Mountain Resort [est. 1959]
Jackson Hole, Wyoming Chamber of Commerce
Jackson Hole [WY] Directory
'ejacksonhole' Directory for Jackson, Wyoming
symbol for airport  Jackson Hole Airport [est. 1930s] is ten miles north from Downtown Jackson, Wyoming
AllTrans, Inc. / Gray Line Transportation [est. 1973] based in Jackson, Wyoming
Jackson Hole Central Reservations, 140 E. Broadway Avenue in Jackson, Wyoming

Headwaters Lodge & Cabins at Flagg Ranch [WY] between Yellowstone & Grand Teton Parks

Grand Teton National Park [est. 1929]
concessionaire Grand Teton Lodge Company operates four hotels inside Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton Association [est. 1937, renamed 2007] based in Moose, Wyoming
Grand Teton National Park Foundation [est. 1997], 25 So. Willow Street in Jackson, Wyoming
The Murie Center National Historic Landmark in Grand Teton National Park (Moose, WY)

Dornan's Resort & Cabins [est. 1920s] in Moose, Wyoming
GOLD STAR: open year-round for meetings, guest ranch season is Memorial Day thru September  Moulton Ranch Cabins - north & east of Moose Junction, Wyoming
Lost Creek Ranch & Spa [est. 1968], 17820 Old Ranch Road - midway between Moose & Moran in Wyoming

GOLD STAR: working ranch year-round, guest ranch season is June thru August  Moose Head Ranch [est. 1967], 21255 No. U.S. Highway 89 - four miles south of Moran, Wyoming
BLACK STAR: closed during the winter season  John Colter Café Court at Colter Bay Village in Moran, Wyoming
Luton's Teton Cabins, 24000 No. Gun Barrel Flats Road in Moran, Wyoming
Signal Mountain Lodge [est. 1920s] and The Peaks Restaurant in Grand Teton National Park (Moran, WY)
Teton Range Resort & RV Campground - 6 miles east of Moran, Wyoming
The Hatchet Resort [est. 1954], 19980 E. Highway 287 8 miles east of Moran, Wyoming
Togwotee Mountain Lodge & Grizzly Steakhouse - 10 miles east of Moran, Wyoming

Anne Kent Cabins in Jackson Hole [built 1939], on Gros Ventre Road near Kelly, Wyoming
Gros Ventre River Ranch [est. 1950s] east of Kelly, Wyoming
Red Rock Ranch [founded 1916, open 1979], 17760 E. Upper Gros Ventre Road - 13 miles east of Kelly, Wyoming


Yellowstone Park
http://www.nps.gov/yell/
Stage Coach Inn, West Ystn
Lone Mtn Ranch, West Ystn
Roosevelt Lodge at Tower Falls, inside Ystone
West Yellowstone [MT] Chamber of Commerce
Yellowstone National Park travel website by Vertical Media
The Yellowstone Association [est. 1933] is Yellowstone Park's official nonprofit education partner


Cody / Park County
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_County,_Wyoming
Park County [WY] Travel Council


City of Cody, Wyoming ZIP 82414
http://www.cityofcody-wy.gov/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cody,_Wyoming
Cody Country Chamber of Commerce, 836 Sheridan Avenue in Cody, Wyoming
Buffalo Bill's Cody / Yellowstone Country Official Travel Guide to Cody/Yellowstone, Wyoming
Mustang Grill in Cody
Old Trail Town Museum in Cody
Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming
Geyser Brewing Co. :: Restaurant, Brewery and Bar in Cody, Wyoming www.geyserbrewingco.com/
The Terrace Restaurant & Bar. 525 West Yellowstone Avenue, Cody, WY 82414
www.codyenterprise.com/
Jedediah's At The Airport #3, 2101 Roger Sedam Drive in Cody, Wyoming
Yellowstone Gate Media independent, online news site, 104 Bear Creek Road in Cody, Wyoming
Chamberlin Inn [built 1903-10, renovated 2005], 1032 12th Street in Cody, Wyoming
Buffalo Bill Cabins at the Buffalo Bill Village Resort [built 1914], 1701 Sheridan Avenue in Cody, Wyoming
Blair Hotels Holiday Inn Cody, 1701 Sheridan Avenue in Cody, Wyoming
Blair Hotels Comfort Inn Cody, 1701 Sheridan Avenue in Cody, Wyoming
QT’s Restaurant fine dining at the Buffalo Bill Village Resort, 1701 Sheridan Avenue in Cody, Wyoming
Buffalo Bill's historic Irma Hotel [est. 1902], 1192 Sheridan Avenue in Cody, Wyoming
Big Horn Cinemas 4plex, 2525 Big Horn Avenue in Cody, Wyoming
Cody Theatre [], 1171 Sheridan Avenue in Cody, Wyoming
http://www.cowboymusicrevue.com/
Cody Cattle Company’s chuckwagon dinner & live western music show [open June to September]

Buffalo Bill Cody Beer [est. 2011] in Cody, Wyoming


Heart Mountain, Wyoming
Internment camp for Japanese-Americans during WWII; opened August 1942; reached maximum
population of 10,767 internees in January 1943; closed in November 1945.
Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation [est. 1996]
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center [est. 8/2011]

Lone Heart Mountain novel by Estelle Ishigo  
"Lone Heart Mountain: A Novel" [1972]
by Estelle Peck Ishigo

self-publd pb [1972] out of print/used
'Days of Waiting' won Oscar for Best Documentary Short    Oscar-winning "Days of Waiting" documentary short film  "Days of Waiting" documentary short [indep 1988]
Artist Estelle Peck Ishigo was one of the few Caucasians to be interned with 110,000 Japanese-Americans in 1942; she refused to be separated from her Japanese-American husband and lived with him for four years behind barbed wire at Heart Mountain Camp in Wyoming. During that time she recorded the rigors and deprivations of camp life in sketches and watercolors that form a moving portrait of the lives of the internees – the struggle to keep their health, dignity, and hope alive. From the Center for Asian American Media; co-produced, written & directed by Steven Okazaki; featuring Estelle Peck Ishigo; won Oscar for Best Documentary Short, won Peabody Award
Farallon Films color DVD [2000] for $19.95
credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipediaofficial movie site
Remembering Heart Mountain Essays book edited by Mike Mackey  
"Remembering Heart Mountain: Essays On Japanese American Internment In Wyoming" [1998]
Edited by Mike Mackey

Endeavor/Western History Publns 9x6 pb [6/1998] for $20.85
Heart Mountain Concentration Camp  "Heart Mountain: Life In Wyoming's Concentration Camp" [2000]
by Mike Mackey

Endeavor/Western History Publns 9x6 pb [4/2000] for $15.95
Colors of Confinement / Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration book by Bill Manbo & Eric L. Muller  "Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration In World War II" [2012] by Eric L. Muller, Photographs by Bill Manbo [1908-92]
65 splendid color photographs of the Heart Mountain camp, with three scholarly essays
and an essay by a fellow internee

Kindle Edition from Univ NC Press [8/2012] for $19.49
Univ NC Press 9¼x10¼ hardcover [8/2012] for $25.25


Smaller Counties & Towns of Wyoming
Wyoming has only 23 counties, which are, in order of population: Laramie*, Natrona*, Campbell*, Sweetwater*, Fremont*, Albany*, Sheridan*,
Park*, Teton*, Uinta*, Lincoln, Carbon, Converse, Goshen, Big Horn, Sublette, Platte, Johnson, Washakie, Crook, Weston, Hot Springs & Niobrara
{asterisk indicates covered in sections above}

Big Horn County
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area in Big Horn County, WY & Big Horn County, MT
Natural Trap Cave fossils site in Bighorn Canyon Park, Wyoming

Carbon County

Converse County

Crook County

Goshen County
www.goGoshen.com

Hot Springs County

Johnson County
internet service provider Visionary Communications [est. 1994], 7 No. Main Street in Buffalo, Wyoming
http://www.buffalobulletin.com/
Ta Guest Ranch, 28623 Old Highway 87, Buffalo, WY
Paradise Guest Ranch, 473 E. Us Highway 16, Buffalo, WY
South Fork Mountain Lodge & Outfitters - 16 miles west of Buffalo, Wyoming

Lincoln County
Star Valley Chamber of Commerce
AllTrans / Mountain States Express - bus transport from Salt Lake City thru Star Valley to Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Silver Star Communications [est. 1926] in Lincoln County, Wyoming and Teton & Caribou Counties in Idaho
Flying Saddle Resort north of Alpine, Wyoming
Box Y Lodge & Guest Ranch south of Alpine, Wyoming

Niobrara County

Platte County

Sublette County
Sublette County Historical Society Inc
Pinedale [WY] Travel & Tourism Commission
Museum of The Mountain Man [est. 1990], 700 E. Hennick Street in Pinedale, Wyoming

Washakie County

Weston County



Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo [est. 1886; Aug 2013 = #101] in Douglas, Wyoming
The Historic Elk Mountain Hotel in Elk Mountain, WY
South Pass City Historical Site south of Lander
real? Lana's Cafe in Lander
www.LanderBrewFest.com - Real Western Beer [June 2012]
www.LuskWyoming.com
Flying V Cambria Inn near Newcastle [built 1923-28]
Anna Miller Museum in Newcastle WY
www.SaratogaChamber.info
Lazy Spring Ranch near Shell in north central Wyoming
The Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch [est. 1992], 3170 Road 40 ˝ near Shell, Wyoming
Crossed Sabres Ranch in Wapiti WY

Albin Bar > Albin, WY
Altitude Chophouse & Brewery, 320 So. Second Street in Laramie, WY http://www.altitudechophouse.com/
Antelope Bar & Grill - Located just off I-80 east of Cheyenne > Hillsdale, WY
Bear Tree Tavern & Cafe > Centennial, WY = http://www.beartreetavernandcafe.com/
www.bittercreekbrewing.com/ Bitter Creek Brewing microbrew pub 604 Broadway St, Rock Springs, WY 82901
Branding Iron Liquor Lounge > Greybull, WY
Bright Spot on Highway 20/26 > Hiland, WY
Drake's Lounge> Casper, WY = http://www.casperhi.com/
El Toro's in Fremont County > Hudson, WY
4 Corners Bar > Lovell, WY
Golden Spike Restaurant & Lounge > Rawlins, WY
Hank's Roadside Bar and Grill > Wright, WY
High Stakes Grill > Evanston, WY
Horseshoe Bar > Casper, WY
LaBonte Bar [est. 1914] in Douglas
Lander Brewing Company, 128 Main St. Lander, WY = http://www.landerbar.com/brewing.php
Leiterville Country Club > Sheridan, WY
Library Restaurant & Brewing Co. [est. 1994] > Laramie, WY = http://www.library-odwyers.com/
Michael's Bar & Grill in historic downtown Evanston, WY
The Mint Bar [est. 1907] in Sheridan, WY
Ponderosa Bar & Lounge > Green River, WY
Pony Bar & Grill > Sheridan, WY = http://www.theponygrillandbar.com/
Pour House Saloon > Rock Springs, WY
Pub on the Main Street in Lusk
Roost Tavern & Grill > Pavillion, WY
Roosters Old Western Bar > Glendo, WY
Sagebrush Saloon & Café > Osage, WY
Shadows Brewing Co. + Shadows Pub & Grill > Cheyenne, WY = http://www.shadowspub.com/
Snowy Mountain Brewery and Pub in Saratoga, Wyoming = http://www.saratogaresortandspa.com/
Tavern on the Creek > Buffalo, WY
Third Street Bar & Grill > Laramie, WY
TJ's Bar and Grill > Casper, WY
Uncle Charlie's Grill & Tavern [est. 1976] > Cheyenne, WY
Wind River Brewing Co. in downtown Pinedale, Wyoming = http://www.windriverbrewingco.com/

Railroads of Wyoming
listing of surviving steam locomotives in Wyoming
'list of Wyoming railroads' page at Wikipedia
TrainWeb / Tourist Railways / Wyoming website got hacked {2017}
U.P. Railroad Shortline Railroad Profiles for Wyoming

Wasatch Railroad Contractors build 15"-gauge steam locomotives in Cheyenne, Wyoming
Wasatch Railroad Contractors YouTube channel

there is no Amtrak passenger service in Wyoming (2014)

                 

1890 Union Pacific 4-6-0 steam locomotive #1242 is on display at Lions Park in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
1903 Union Pacific 2-8-0 steam locomotive #533 was donated in December 1958 to City of Rawlins, Wyoming.
1903 Union Pacific Harriman 2-8-0 steam locomotive #6535 is on display at LaBonte Park in Laramie, Wyoming.
1914 Union Pacific 0-6-0 steam locomotive #4420 was donated in June 1958 to City of Evanston, Wyoming.
1923 Union Pacific {former LA&SLRR) 2-10-2 steam locomotive #5511 is stored at UP engine house, Cheyenne, Wyoming
1941 Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 'Big Boy' articulated steam locomotive #4004 is on display at Holliday Park in Cheyenne, Wyoming
1943 Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 'Challenger' articulated steam locomotive #3985 is 'out of service' at UP engine house, Cheyenne, Wyoming
1944 Union Pacific 4-8-4 steam locomotive #838 is stored at UP engine house, Cheyenne, Wyoming
1944 Union Pacific 4-8-4 steam locomotive #844 is operational & used for excursions at UP engine house in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Coal Country / On The Powder River Line  "Coal Country: B.N.S.F. and U.P. On The Powder River Line"
140 minutes of recent footage on the double-track line from Donkey Junction near Gillette
and south to Orin Junction west of Casper.

Highball Prodns widescreen color Blu-ray [2013] for $34.95 via Amazon third party
Highball Prodns widescreen color DVD [2013] for $29.95 via Amazon third party

                 

Bighorn Divide and Wyoming Railroad (BDW) http://www.bdwrail.com/

BNSF Railway (BNSF)

Chicago and North Western Railway [1903-1972]
Chicago and North Western Transportation Company [1972-1995]

Colorado and Southern Railway [1898-1981]

Colorado and Wyoming Railway [1899-1980]

Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad (DME) subsidiary of Canadian Pacific

Laramie, North Park and Pacific Railroad and Telegraph Company [1880-1900]
Laramie, North Park and Western Railroad [1924-1951]

North and South Railway [1923-1935]

Oregon Short Line Railway [1882-1889]
Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway [1889-1897]
Oregon Short Line Railroad [1897-1987]

Saratoga and Encampment Railway [1905-1928]
Saratoga and Encampment Valley Railroad [1928-1951]

Union Pacific Railroad

Wyoming Colorado Railroad [1987-2007]
Wyoming trackage scrapped in 2007; the division in the state of Oregon is still in operation.

Wyoming Railway [1909-1953]

Indian Country of Wyoming
Wyoming's population is 2.4% Native American (2010 U.S. Census).

The Wind River Indian Reservation [est. 1868] is shared by the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes.


Reading Material About Wyoming
browse travel books about Wyoming U.S.A. at Amazon

307 Magazine [est. 2010, digital only from 12/2014]
307 Magazine
{quarterly}

online subscription
via iTunes or Google Play

magazine website

Wyoming Lifestyle Magazine [] subscription
Wyoming Lifestyle
Magazine

subscribe directly
4 issues/year for $12.00

magazine website

Wyoming Wildlife Magazine [] subscription
Wyoming Wildlife
Magazine

subscribe at Amazon
12 issues/year for $12.95

{ out-of-date }
Wyoming Game & Fish
Dept. website

Ultimate Wyoming Atlas & Travel Encyclopedia
The Ultimate Wyoming Atlas & Travel Encyclopedia
2nd edition 11x8½ pb [2007]
out of print/overpriced!

1st edition 11x8½ pb [2003]
out of print/used

Ultimate Wyoming website

Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce Explorer vacation planner
Jackson Hole
Explorer Magazine
annual print
vacation planner

available from Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce
for $3.95 s/h

magazine website

Jackson Hole Magazine subscription
Jackson Hole
Magazine

subscribe directly
Summer & Winter issues
for $15.00

publisher website

Teton Valley Magazine and Teton Home & Living Magazine subscriptions
Teton Valley
Magazine &
Teton Home & Living
Magazine

subscribe directly
5 issues/year
from $12.00

publisher website


Ishawooa, Wyoming Trilogy by Mark Spragg
An Unfinished Life
http://www.amazon.com/Unfinished-Life-Mark-Spragg/dp/1400076145
http://www.amazon.com/Unfinished-Life-Mark-Spragg/dp/1573229938/
The Fruit of Stone
Bone Fire: A novel [3/2010]
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0307474356

facsimile dustjacket for Zane Grey's Western novel 'Wyoming'  "Wyoming" [magazine serial 1932; Harper & Brothers book 1953]
by Zane Grey [1872-1939]

'Tender foot' Andrew Bonning heads West to make his fortune and meets and falls for feisty Martha Ann only to discover that she is claimed by the dangerous Tex McCall, so Andrew has to stand up to McCall in the only way that the men of Wyoming know!
HarperCollins mass pb [3/92] out of print/30+ used
Pocket mass pb [2/87] out of print/40+ used
Walter J. Black 7½x5½ hardcover [1960] out of print/used

"Wyoming: A Guide to Its History, Highways, and People [orig 1941, rev 3/1981]
by Federal Writers' Project and T. A. Larson
http://www.amazon.com/Wyoming-Guide-History-Highways-People/dp/0803268548/

Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming book by Donald B. Robertson  "Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History, Volume 2: The Mountain States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming" [1971] by Donald B. Robertson
Taylor Publng 11¾x9 hardcover [1971] out of print/used

"Casper Country: Wyoming's Heartland [4/1987] by Jean Mead
http://www.amazon.com/Casper-Country-Jean-Mead/dp/0871087383/

"Teton Country Anthology [6/1990] Edited by Robert W. Righter
http://www.amazon.com/Teton-Country-Anthology-Robert-Righter/dp/0911797734/

"A Yellowstone Album: A Photographic Celebration of the First National Park [8/2000] by Lee H. Whittlesey
http://www.amazon.com/Yellowstone-Album-Photographic-Celebration-National/dp/1570981485/

"Gerry Spence's Wyoming : The Landscape [10/2000] by Gerry Spence
http://www.amazon.com/Gerry-Spences-Wyoming-Landscape-Spence/dp/B0000632IT/

"Summer of Fifty-Seven: Coming of Age In Wyoming's Shining Mountains" [11/2002] by Stephen C. Joseph
http://www.amazon.com/Summer-Fifty-Seven-Wyomings-Shining-Mountains/dp/0865343675/

"Deep West: A Literary Tour of Wyoming [6/2003] by Michael Shay, Linn Rounds & David Romtvedt
http://www.amazon.com/Deep-West-Literary-Tour-Wyoming/dp/0971472572/

"The Spirit of Yellowstone [6/2003] by Judith L. Meyer & Vance Howard
http://www.amazon.com/Spirit-Yellowstone-Judith-L-Meyer/dp/157098395X/

"Wyoming Wild and Beautiful [6/2003] by Fred Pflughoft
http://www.amazon.com/Wyoming-Wild-Beautiful-Fred-Pflughoft/dp/1560371412/

"Old Faithful Inn: 100th Anniversary [6/2003]
http://www.amazon.com/Old-Faithful-Inn-100th-Anniversary/dp/0965392406/
http://www.amazon.com/Faithful-Yellowstone-National-Lodges-W-W-West/dp/0965392449/
http://www.amazon.com/Old-Faithful-Inn-100th-Anniversary/dp/0965392473/

"Industrializing the Rockies: Growth, Competition, and Turmoil in the Coalfields of
Colorado and Wyoming, 1868- [10/2003] by David A. Wolff
http://www.amazon.com/Industrializing-Rockies-Competition-Coalfields-1868-1914/dp/0870817477/

"The Black Hills Yesterday and Today [10/2006] by Paul Horsted
http://www.amazon.com/Black-Hills-Yesterday-Today/dp/0971805334/

"Men to Match Our Mountains" [5/2007] by Wyoming's former Chief Game Warden Jay Lawson
chronicles the life histories of the most colorful outdoor men and women of early 20th Century Wyoming
all proceeds donated to the Wyoming Wildlife Foundation's Wildlife Forensics Fund
http://www.amazon.com/Men-Match-Our-Mountains-Lawson/dp/1932636323/

"Laramie (WY) (Images of America) [7/2007] by Charlie Petersen and The Laramie Plains Museum
http://www.amazon.com/Laramie-Images-America-Charlie-Petersen/dp/0738548979/

"Sheridan (Images of America) [1/2008] by Pat Blair, Dana Prater & Sheridan County Museum
http://www.amazon.com/Sheridan-Images-America-Pat-Blair/dp/0738548219/

"Cody (Images of America) [5/2008] by Lynn Johnson Houze
http://www.amazon.com/Cody-Images-America-Johnson-Houze/dp/0738548359/

"Green River (Images of America) [6/2008] by Terry Del Bene, Ruth Lauritzen, Cyndi McCullers
and Sweetwater County Historical Museum
http://www.amazon.com/Green-River-Images-America-Wyoming/dp/0738548197/

"Pinedale (WY) (Images of America) [10/2008] by Ann Chambers Noble
http://www.amazon.com/Pinedale-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738558834/

"Rock Springs (Images of America) [10/2008] by Russel L. Tanner & Margie Fletcher Shanks
http://www.amazon.com/Rock-Springs-Images-America-Wyoming/dp/0738556424/

"Cheyenne, 1867-1917 (Images of America) [4/2009] by Nancy Weidel
http://www.amazon.com/Cheyenne-1867-1917-WY-Images-America/dp/0738558931/

"Yellowstone Treasures: The Traveler's Companion to the National Park [4/2009] by Janet Chapple
http://www.amazon.com/Yellowstone-Treasures-Travelers-Companion-National/dp/0970687338/
http://www.amazon.com/Yellowstone-Treasures-Travelers-Companion-National/dp/0970687303/

"Adventures in Yellowstone: Early Travelers Tell Their Tales [4/2009] by M. Mark Miller
http://www.amazon.com/Adventures-Yellowstone-Early-Travelers-Their/dp/0762754141/

WY's Green River valley & oilmen: The Legend of Colton H. Bryant [4/2009] by Alexandra Fuller
http://www.amazon.com/Legend-Colton-H-Bryant/dp/0143115375/

"Buffalo (WY) (Images of America) [5/2009] by Gil Bollinger & Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738569097/

"Sweetwater County (Images of America) [8/2009] by Cyndi McCullers and Sweetwater County Historical Museum
http://www.amazon.com/Sweetwater-County-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738569232/

The Light In High Places / Wyoming Wilderness book by Joe Hutto  "The Light In High Places: A Naturalist Looks at Wyoming Wilderness, Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep, Cowboys, and Other Rare Species" [2009]
by Joe Hutto

Kindle Edition from Skyhorse Publng [11/2009] for $11.99
Skyhorse Publng 9x6 hardcover [11/2009] out of print/used

"Fort Laramie (Images of America) [5/2010] by Starley Talbott
http://www.amazon.com/Laramie-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738580538/

"Douglas (Images of America) [5/2010] by Linda Graves Fabian, Carol Price Tripp,
Arlene Ekland-Earnst & Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum
http://www.amazon.com/Douglas-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738580597/

"Gillette (Images of America) [6/2010] by Mary Kelley and Campbell County Rockpile Museum
http://www.amazon.com/Gillette-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738580260/

"Sundance (Images of America) [8/2010] by Rocky Courchaine and Pam Thompson
http://www.amazon.com/Sundance-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738581097/

"Old Yellowstone Days [8/2010] by Paul Schullery & Lee H. Whittlesey
http://www.amazon.com/Old-Yellowstone-Days-Paul-Schullery/dp/0826347525/

"Lander (Images of America) [11/2010] by Carol Thiesse, Traci Foutz & Joe Spriggs
http://www.amazon.com/Lander-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/073858150X/

"WYOMING (Images of America) [12/2010] by Norma Lewis, Jay de Vries, Harold Voorhees & Joanne Voorhees
http://www.amazon.com/WYOMING-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738584142/

"Big Horn City (Images of America Series) [5/2011] by Judy Slack, Bozeman Trail Museum and Big Horn City Historical Society
http://www.amazon.com/Horn-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738581569/

"Superior and South Superior (Images of America Series) [6/2011] by Frank Prevedel and Sweetwater County Historical Museum
http://www.amazon.com/Superior-South-Images-America/dp/0738581895/

"Big Piney and Marbleton (Images of America) [10/2011] by Ann Chambers Noble
http://www.amazon.com/Marbleton-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738575887/

"Grand Encampment (Images of America) [4/2012] by Candy Moulton and Terry A. Del Bene
http://www.amazon.com/Grand-Encampment-Images-America-Moulton/dp/0738588822/

"Coal Camps of Sweetwater County (Images of America) [4/2012] by Karen Spence McLean & Marjane Telck
http://www.amazon.com/Sweetwater-County-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738593060/

"South Pass City and the Sweetwater Mines (Images of America) [4/2012] by Jon Lane & Susan Layman
http://www.amazon.com/South-Sweetwater-Mines-Images-America/dp/0738588938/

"Goshen County (Images of America) [5/2012] by Vickie Zimmer
http://www.amazon.com/Goshen-County-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738593028/

"Dubois and the Wind River Valley (Images of America) [5/2012] by Norma Williamson
http://www.amazon.com/Dubois-River-Valley-Images-America/dp/0738593087/

"Fort Yellowstone (Images of America) [6/2012] by Elizabeth A. Watry and Lee H. Whittlesey
http://www.amazon.com/Yellowstone-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738593141/

"Weston County (Images of America) [11/2012] by Shelly Ritthaler & Mike Jording
http://www.amazon.com/Weston-County-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738595446/

"Yellowstone Yesterday and Today [11/2012] by Paul Horsted, Bob Berry & Lee H. Whittlesey
http://www.amazon.com/Yellowstone-Yesterday-Today-Paul-Horsted/dp/0971805369/

"Casper (Images of America) [4/2013] by Con Trumbull & Kem Nicolaysen
http://www.amazon.com/Casper-Images-America-Con-Trumbull/dp/0738599638/

"Empire of Shadows: The Epic Story of Yellowstone [5/2013] by George Black
http://www.amazon.com/Empire-Shadows-Epic-Story-Yellowstone/dp/1250023203/

"The Lost World of Fossil Lake [6/2013] by Lance Grande

"Cheyenne Frontier Days (Images of America) [6/2013] by Starley Talbott & Linda Graves Fabian
http://www.amazon.com/Cheyenne-Frontier-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/073859640X/

"Coal In Campbell County (Images of America) [8/2013] by Mary Kelley and the Campbell County Rockpile Museum
http://www.amazon.com/Campbell-County-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/1467130176/

"Outlaw Tales of Wyoming: True Stories of The Cowboy State's Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats" [9/2013] by R. Michael Wilson
http://www.amazon.com/Outlaw-Tales-Wyoming-Infamous-Cutthroats/dp/0762772379/

"Black Ice" novel [Simon & Schuster 10/2014] by Becca Fitzpatrick 9781442474260

"The Virginian (1929)
"The Lawless Nineties (1936)
"The Old Wyoming Trail (1937)
"The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)
"In Old Cheyenne (1941)
"The Virginian (1946)
"Green Grass of Wyoming (1948)
"Wyoming Mail (1950)
"The Longhorn (1951)
"Rancho Notorious (1952)
"Rails Into Laramie (1954)
"White Feather (1955)
"Wyoming Renegades (1955)
"Revolt at Fort Laramie (1957)
"Laramie TV series (1959–1963)
"The Virginian TV series (1962–1971)
"The Night of the Grizzly (1966)
"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
"Pioneer Woman (1973 TV Movie)
"Heartland (1979)
"Michael Cimino's Heaven's Gate" epic Western [United Artists 1980]
"Anatomy of a Hate Crime (2001 TV Movie)
"Johnson County War (2002 TV Movie)
"The Laramie Project (2002 TV Movie)
"The Matthew Shepard Story (2002 TV Movie)
"Miracle at Sage Creek (2005)
"Brokeback Mountain (2005)
"Taking Chance (2009 TV Movie)
"Longmire TV series (2012– )
"The Hateful Eight (2015)


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