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Wyoming History

1908 - In Cheyenne, the first car of the newly franchised electric railway ran during the Frontier Day celebration.

1988 - In Yellowstone National Park more than 150,000 acres were burned in a firestorm. This day was later dubbed "Black Saturday."




Wyoming Quote

The 'Texas Trail' was the highway over which a tide of cattle was moved from Southwestern and Western Texas to the northwestern states, including Indian Territory, Kansas, Western Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming Territory, North and South Dakota and Montana."
- U.S. Senator John B. Kendrick on December 10, 1916


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