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The fifth program in the Fort Fred Steele 150th Anniversary Celebration Series focuses on the Union Pacific Railroad, from 1 – 4 p.m.July 21 on the grounds of the fort.

The Union Pacific Railroad rolled into Wyoming late in 1867 and laid tracks through many Wyoming communities in 1868, including Laramie, Hanna, Rawlins, Rock Springs, Green River and Evanston.

Celebrations and events are planned in each of these Wyoming communities, including the 150th Union Pacific Railroad Celebration at Fort Steele on July 21. Join our guest speakers as they explore the feat of this transcontinental railroad.

Cake and refreshments will be served. For more information call Steve Horn, 307-320-3013 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Other programs during the summer-long series are titled Mining in Carbon County: A Storyboard Walk, Aug. 4; State Parks on I-80: A Storyboard Walk. Aug. 18; and Tie Hacks, Sept. 1.

Fort Fred Steele is located at Exit 228 on I-80 east of Rawlins.

For more information call Steve Horn, 307-320-3013 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

   
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