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1844 - Francis Emroy Warren was born. He served as a U.S. Senator from Wyoming from 1890-1893 and 1895-1929. He served as the first Governor of Wyoming.

1868 - Fort Fred Steele was established to guard the men that were building the Union Pacific Railroad across southern Wyoming against Indian attacks.

1908 - In Cheyenne, Thomas A. Cosgriff and his associates were granted a franchise for an electric railway. The first car ran on August 20, 1908.

Wyoming Quotes

"In and about the Grand Canyon the rocks are nearly tinged a brilliant yellow."
- Captain Jones, who visited the Upper Yellowstone River in 1873

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