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SECTION SE SEt sE9Ifl sE9Iflrc t O TWO 9 rc THE SALT LASE LA ltE Hmtt H11ttALD LD gt3Q > Af t n V ER 31 1905 1905ommg
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11 Wyoming ommg Makes Tremendous Forward ForwarHarvesting StrideHarvesting Stride > I J JHarvesting Y
t Harvesting Alfalfa Grown by Irrigation Qi a14and and Onyon of f t the e North Platte In Wyoming A Wyoming Irrigated Qerdon
FACTS FACSBO ABOUT T WYOMING WYOMINGArea
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Area rea M 97890 square milesArea miles milesArea mUesarea
Area area covered with timber 10000000 acres acresArea a abrcaAre rcs rcsre
Area re subject to Irrigation 10000000 acres acresArea acresJ acresAroa
1 Area subject to entry under United States laws 11 48000000 acres acresArea acresArea acresI
I I Area of coal lands V 20000 200 0 square miles milesHighest mUesHighest milesHighest
Highest grade of soft coal known to man manFathor man4Fathor 4 4Fathor
J 4Fathor Fathor of modern Irrigation law and reclamation act actForemost actForemost actForemost
Foremost in application Carey desert land act actWorlds actWorlds actWorlds
Worlds famous rendezvous for large gamStorehouse game gameStorehouse me R
miner
Storehouse of almost every known mineral mineralLargest mineralLargest al alLargest a
Largest deposits dep stts of iron ore known to the world X TNumerous XNumerous r rNumerous
Numerous large and productive oil fields fieldsNatural fieldsNatural fieldsNatural
Natural gas in commercial quantities quantitiesPopulation quantitiesPopulation quantitiesPopulation
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Population census 05 5 101816 101816Bank 101816Bank 101 101Bank 816
Bank deposits 1 537 11250000 260400 00 00Increase 00Inorease 00Increase
Increase over 1904 1 11 240386406 240386406Deposits 2403864 G6 6 6Deposits
I Deposits per capita capita Ie < 11024 11024States 110 24 24States 24Statos
States bonded debt eo 1 J S 200000 00 00Bended 00Bcnded 00Bonded
Bended debt 13 counties 106414000 106414000School 1 1064144 H140 00 00School
School 8 < 11001 district bonds all countiesTotal counties < 287384 313640 313640Total 03 03Total
Total earnings state government 653163 64State 64 64State 64Sta
State Sta te levy 6 611 110 0mills 0millsTotal mills millsTotal millsTotal
Total valuation all property prop crt assessment returns 4882694065 4882694065Increase 65 65Increase 65Increase
Increase over 1904 < 212999180 212999180Mineral 2L 212900180Mineral > 9OO1 SO SOMineral
Mineral productionCoal production productionGoaltpnsejrtlmatQdr produotionCoaltpn
GoaltpnsejrtlmatQdr Coal Coaltpn tpnSo9t Qltlmot math < nr 5 6J30Gp 6130 30260 ° GO 1539078000 1539078000GolcJ 16390780 00 00Gohj 00Gold
Gold 1u 10000000 10000000Copper 100000 00 00Copper 00I
f
I Copper pounds 2000040 2000000 1 34000000 34000000Silver 3OOOO 00 00SUver 00Silver
Silver 11 2500000 2500000Iron 25000 00 00Iron 00Iron
Iron tons 175000 262500 00 00Building 00Butlaingstoneand 00Building
Building Butlaingstoneand stone and other materials 100000 100 000 0oTotal CO COTotal COTotal
Total value value mineral mineral production for 1905 16218280 00Lxpended 00 00Expended 00Expended
Expended In development and permanent work exclusive of coal coalmining coalNumb coalmining
61000000 61000000Number 610000 00 00Sheep 00Number
mining i
Number Numb and nf value i of f f livestock livestockSheep livestock livestockSheep i v st i
Sheep 3721890 14887820 1488732000Catt 00 00CatUfc 00Catty
Catty Catt 734675 7346 5 14693600 00 00Horses1 00Horses 00Horses
Horses 124612 i + 1 4884480 438448000 438448000Mules 00 00Mules 00Mules
Mules 1247 1 247 6235000 6235000Swine 62350 00 40Swine 00S
Swine S ine 8722 8722 8722000 8722000Total 00 00Total 00Total
Total value livestock In Wyoming at close of 1905 34714870 3471487000Wool 00 00Wool 00Wool
Wool production in 1905 301EOOOO pounds 0036000 00 00Increase 00Increase 00Increase
Increase in n valu over 1904 810000 00Sheep 00 00Sheep 00Sheep
Sheep marketed in 1905 Including lambs 145933 145933Value 145933bVn1ueot 14e333hValue
Value Vn1ueot of sheep and lambs marketed 5837352 683735211Total 00 00Total 00Total
Total value exports of wool and mutton 11873352 UO u0Cattle UOCattle WCattle
Cattle marketed in H1905 221306 221306Value 21300Value l30b l30bValue
Value of cattle marketed 6639000 00 00Horses 00Horses 00Horses
Horses shipped out of the state 43000 43000Value 43000Value 43000Value
Value of horses marketed 1720000 1720000Hogs 00 00Hogs 00Hogs
Hogs marketed 4110 value Clue 4100000 4100000Total 41000 00 00Tctal 00Total
Total value livestock exports including wool 20273352 2027335200Total 00 00Total 00Total
Total value livestock liV crtock wool and mineral exported 54988222 00Total 00 00Total 00Total
Total value agricultural products 1508117700 1508117700Increase 15081177 00 00Increase 00Increase
Increase Over 1904 301100000 301100000Value 3011000 00 00Value ccValue
Value manufactured products 111000000 111000000Value lnOCOO 00Value 00 00Value
Value of farm t m and grazing lands 23179810 2317981000New 00 00New 00New
New canals and extensions miles government and private 1111111 11987 11987Cost 11981Cost 11987Cost
Cost of construction ca atructlon 16969000 00 00Lands 00Lands 00Lands
Lands reclaimed reclrnmedi acres 1177500 1177500Lands 1177500Lands 1177500Lands
Lands segregated acres 440000 440000Lands 440000Lands 440400Lands
Lands leased by the state acres 2170000 2170000Receipts 770000 770004Receipts 770000Receipts
Receipts rentals state lands nnu n 141 141226 s 65Receipts 68 68Receipts CSReceipts
Receipts rentals arid lands 4G91 49100 469100Educational 00 00Educational I IEducational
Educational work total expenditures in state for forl905 1905 292872 39287200 00 00New 00New i
New railways completed In Wyoming during durin 1905 miles 1m ooSn n 100 100R 100n
R Broads under construction at close of year 3i oor miles 1 r 400 400New 400Ne 440New
New Ne railway projected for 1906 miles t 1100
Cheyenne Wyo Doc 30 SOThe The abovefigures above abovefigures abovefl
figures fl ures will give some idea of the pres present prcsnt prescnt ¬
ent nt greatness of the young state of ofWyoming otyoming of ofWyoming
Wyoming and the possibilities for still stillL sUlIgtl1ter stilgreater
L greater prosperity One need but glance glanceat lance lancej
j at n the bank deposits and the value of ofWar ofhC o oit
War hC it exports of coal iron gold old copper coppersr4ver coppers
sr4ver s fiver sheep wool cattle horses hogs hogsAnd hogsAYld hogsarid
And the th value of the agricultural and andmanufactured andmanufaotured anc ancmanufactured
manufactured products to become thor thoroughly thoroughlyconvlnced thoroughly ¬
oughly oughlyconvlnced convinced that Wyoming now nowranks nowranks nowt
t 1 ranks with her sister states of the west westIn westIn westn
In n wealth and general prosperity The Thebanks Thebanks Thebanks
banks of the state show how deposits of over
11000000 and this with a population of ofless ofless 01less
less than 102000 which is a per capita capitadeposit capitadeposit capitadeposit
deposit Of over 110 for every man wo woman woman woman ¬
man and child in the state This show showring showIng showing
ing surpasses that of any an other state stateIn statein stateIn
In the union The wonderful showing shQw1ngin shQw1nginbank hibank in inbank
bank deposits is accounted for by the theunusual theunusual theunusual
unusual returns from the livestock In Industry Industry Industry ¬
dustry supplemented by the mining and andagricultural andagricultural andagricultural
agricultural industries and manufactur manufacturing ¬
ing which brought to the miner mlnerstaelt mlnerstaeltman stock stockman stockman ¬
man and manufacturer a total of 66179
399 Wyoming produced this handsome handsomereturn handsomereturn handsomereturn
return during durlngtll the year just closing and andit andit andIt
it Is only fair falrfo to presume that the state statewill statew11l statewill
will do even better during the year justdawning just justdowning justdowning
downing downingWyomings downingWyomings dawningWyomings
Wyomings chief Industry at present presentIs
Is the t e raising of livestock and wool but butthe butt110 buttlra
the mining industry and Irrigated Jrrig ted agri agriculture agriculture agriculture ¬
culture are crowding crow l1 g closely clo ly upon the theheels theheels theheels
heels of tho livestock interests and inthe in inthe inthe
the end one or both will win out outRallroad outRallroadBulJdlng outRailroadsBuliding
RallroadBulJdlng Rallroad BulJcUng to Mines MinesIn
In mining Wyoming did not make as astnuoh asmuoh astnuoh
tnuoh progress during 1905 as in the pre previous pre10U8 preVIeu9 ¬
vious year ear A vast amount of developlnent develop development development ¬
ment work was done especially in the theGrand theGrand theGrand
Grand Encampment South Pass Doug Douglas Douglas Douglas ¬
las and Copper Mountain fields but butthero butthero butthere
thero was not the same activity as in inthe inthe inthe
the previous year oar The reason for this thiswas thiswas thiswas
was duo to the fact that two of the theleading theleadin theleading
leading camps anticipate early railway railwaycommunication railwaycommunication railwaycommunication
communication rather rathorthan than to the lack lackof lackof lackof
of transportation such as has been the theexcuse theexcuseformfiny theexcuse
excuse excuseformfiny formany for many years Grand GrnndEncamp GrnndEncampment Encamp Encampment Encampment ¬
ment looks forwardto forward to the early com completion completion comletion ¬
pletion letion of two lines of railway connect connectr connectIng connectng
r A i L IJIL 4t IJIM world worldBnd worldand jMij3 jMij3and
Ing ng the district with the putside
and the Copper Mountain Mountn1nW district trlct Is Isawaiting Isowalt1ng isawaiting
awaiting the arrival arrivnlof of a branch road roadnumerous roadwhic1 roadtyhich
whic1 will run within a taw miles of the thenumerous thenumerous
numerous mlles With railroad rt hoAd cpmmu cpmmunication c cgrnmunicatlon > l11mu l11municat1on
nication t1e t e mines of these the ecamPf3 camps will willbe willbe willbe
be developed on alarge a large scale sC lcp and many manynew manynew manynew
new properties will be opened Antlcl Antlclwill Antlclrating Anticipating
rating the arrival at the raIlroads which whichWill whichwill
will mokeshippingpropositionsof mnkeehlpl1lng make shipping VNPositlona ot many manya manyproperties manyproperties
properties that t cGLntlot n1ot ROW bo worked at ata
a 0 profit eastern syndicates are making makingbelnff makinheavy makingheavy
heavy Investments aId preparations are arebeing arebeing
being made for t r acUvb work Vi rt In brief briefWyoming briefWomlng briefWyoming
Wyoming mines mih B outsideofcool outside tslde of coal mines winosand minesand minesand
and nossibly pO siblY one gold mine at South SouthSM3irui SouthPass SouthPass
Pass and tld the Iron mines of the Sunrise Sunrisetr1ct SunriseI
have amounted to very little littleuntl1 littleuntil
I district
SM3irui tr1ct iicia MW r i iuntil
until noW for the very good reason reasonthat reasonthataU that thatall thatall
all were locate 1o itt Pr l remote moW from ronr lines of ofrailway orrailway ofrailway
railway and without wU1 ut transportation fa facilities faclUties faduties ¬
duties the returns would not warrant warrantJ warrantthe warrantthe
the outlay But now with the prospect prospectt
of J > f the early completion comp letion of two addinal addi addiTml nddlnal
nal lines ofrailway ot rJ ai lway way across the state stateous stateom stateom
om east o westl west one from north to touth tof
uth and ° wlttithSbuilding wltlilft1i8b lldlng of hums immeous r rous
f ous south feeders eeder tt0 n Wle Cvert era11 > a l Itf J dawning d wnl 1g for forr
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the mining Industry of Wyoming fronwhich from fromwhich
which we may expect great things during dur during ¬ I Iing
ing tho next few years yearsImmense yearsImmense pears pearsImmense
Immense Coal and Iron Deposits DepositsWyoming DepositsWyoming DepositsWyoming
Wyoming has no less than fifteen large largecoal largecoal largecoal
coal mines and twenty smaller ones oneswith oneswith oneswith
with a total production annually of over
6000000 tons and experts say the th coal coaldeposits COMdeposits co codeposits
deposits of the state have scarcely been beentouched beentouched beertouched
touched as yet pet New mines are boing beingopened boingopened boingopened
opened In all parts of the state and in inside Inside inside ¬
side of a few years the production will willbe willbe willbe
be double what it Is today todayWyoming tOda tOdaW todayWyoming
Wyoming W omlng has the largest known do deposits doposits doposits ¬
posits of iron ore in the world One of oftheso ofthese ofthese
these deposits is located at Sunrise inIaramie in inLaramie inIaramle
Laramie county and another near Raw Rawlins RawUns Rawlins
lins in Carbon county and there are areothers arcothers areothers
others At the present resent time the entire entireoutput entireoutput entireoutput
output Is shipped out of the state but butthe butthe butthe
the time is not far distant when ben steel steelworks pteelworks teel teelworks
works will be established in the state stateand stateand stateand
and the raw material manufactured intothe into intothe Intothe
the finished product at home thus fur furnishing furnishing furnishing ¬
nishing labor for thousands of men and andIncreasing andIncreasing andIncreasing
Increasing the demand for the states agricultural ag agricultural agricultural ¬
ricultural products productsAmong productsAmong productsAmong
Among the minerals found in Wyoming
In addition to coal iron copper silverand silver silverand sUverand
and gold are the following Bituminous Bituminousshale Bituminousshate Bituminousshale
shale volcanic ash graphite asphaltum asphaltummanganese asphaltummanganese asphaltummanganese
manganese ores epsom salts building buildingstones buUdlngstones buildingstones
stones of all kinds Including marble and andonyx andonyx andonyx
onyx gypsum plaster of paris natural naturalplaster naturalplaster naturalplaster
plaster clays tin salt quartz glass glasssand glasssand glasssand
sand mica feldspar sulphur bismuthaluminum bismuth bismuthaluminum bismuthaluminum
aluminum tale natural pigments semi semiprecious semiprecious semiprecious ¬
precious stones asbestos soda lime limastone limestone limestone ¬
stone hematite platinum uranium iri iddlum iridlum iridium
dlumThe dlum diumThe dlumThe
The oil Industry has shown a 0 steady steadydecline steadydecl1ne steadydecline
decline since the year 1903 when there therewas therewas therewas
was great eat activity in five or six fields fieldsDevelopment tleldsDevelopment fieldsDevelopment
Development work was carried on the theEast thepast thepast
past year car and a number of wells brought broughti
East In n i in the Uinta county fields the Salt SaltCredit SaltCr SaltCreek
Credit Cr cI fields in Natrona county and also alsoin alsoin alsoin
in the Pope Agio fields in Fremont Fremontcounty Fremontcounty I
county and ar < l the Bonanza fields of BIg Big1Horn BIgHorn Bi BiHorn
Horn county The oil interests have met metwith met metwith me mewith
with the same difficulty that has fol followed tollowed followed ¬
lowed the mining Industry Industrylack lack of rail railroad railroad railroad ¬
road facilities facllitiesend and nd like the mining isnow is isnow I Inow
now Waiting the building of railroads railroadsthrough ratlroadsthrough railroadsthrough
through or to the vicinity of the fields fieldsof fieldsot fieldsof
of operations to begin work on a large largescale largescale largescale
scale scaleIn scaleIn scaleIn
In the Salt Creek fields fi lds the BelgoAmerican Belgo BelgoAmerican BelgoAmerican
American company brought in several severalnew severalnew severalnew
new wells and the output of the Cas Casper CasJwr Casper ¬
per refinery Was Increased materially In InUnta InUinta InUinta
Uinta county a number of independentcompanies Independent Independentcompanies IndependentcompanJes
companies brought in wells but few fewshipments fewshipments fewshipments
shipments were made madeIn madeIn madeIn
In the Douglas fields work has been beencarried beenoarrled beencarried
carried on steadily and during tho year yearlarge year1l1rge yearlarge
large quantities of natural gas were en encountered encountered encountered ¬
countered counteredDuring counteredDuring counteredDuring
During the coming year car the oil intereats Inter Interests Interests ¬
ests will expend more money than last lastyear lastyear lastyear
year and it is expected that at the close closeof closeof closeof
of 19Q6 the oil industry will take an Im Important Important important ¬
portant place among the other Industries Industriesof
of the state stateBut stateBut stateBut
But Irrigation and prospective railroad railroadbuilding railroadbuilding railroadbuilding
building now occupy the center of tho thostage thostage thestage
stage in Wyoming W omlng for great things are oreanticipated areanticipated areanticipated
anticipated from both bothTwo bothTwo bothTwo
Two National Irrigation Projects ProjectsTwo ProjectsTwo ProjectsTwo
Two of the largest irrigation projects projectsundertaken projectsn projectsundertaken
undertaken n rtaken by the United States are > lo 10M
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cated In Wyoming Wyomingthe the Shoshone in innorthern innorthern innorthern
northern Wyoming and the Pathfinder Pathfinderenterprise Pathfinderenterprise Pathfinderenterprise
enterprise In southeastern Wyoming The Theretaining Theretaining Theretaining
retaining dam of the former will be thelargest the thesum thelargest
largest in the world and will cost a vastsum vast vastsum
sum of money Surveys for both pro projects projects projects ¬
jects were completed last year pear and ac actual actual actual ¬
tual construction work was commenced commencedduring oommencedduring commencedduring
during the year just closing closingTho closingThe closingThe
The Shoshone project Involves the con construction construction construction ¬
struction of a dam 310 feet in heightIt height heishtIt
It will be built a distance of sixty feet feetfrom feetfrom feetfrom
from the bed of the stream to bedrock bedrockand bedrockand bedrockand i
and will therefore be 250 feet high on onthe onthe onthe i
the lower side It will have a base 108 108feet 108feet 108feet
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feet long at the base and ISO feet long at atthe atthe atthe I
the top The spillway will empty into a atunnel atunnel atunnel
tunnel whioh will be driven through a asolid aBoUd asolid
solid mountain of granite a distance of
400 feet through which the water will willfind w1l1find willfind i
find its way back into the Shoshone 8hosboneriver Shoshoneriver Shoshoneriycr
river The first canal or high line canal canalas canaJps canalas
as it is known will be taken out at the thedam thedam thedam
dam which will be located just below belowthe belowthe belowthe
the forks of the North and South Sho Shoshone Shoshone Shoshone ¬
shone This canal will run a distance of
2000 2 000 feet in a 3 tunnel through solid rock rockthe rocktho rockto
the tho passage being known as the Corbett Corbetttunnel Corbetttunnel Corbetttunnel
tunnel immediately after leaving the thedam thedam thedam
dam The distance from the dam to the themouth themouth themouth
mouth of the canyon is three miles and andin andIn andin
in traversing this distance the high line linecanal linecanal linecanal
canal will pass through tunnels aggre aggregating aggreEJDttng aggrogating ¬
gating gating one mile in length The water isfinally is isfinally lafinally
finally carried back into the river channel chan channel channel ¬
nel and will flow down to tho diversion diversionpoint diversionpoint diversionpoint
point near Corbett a distance of sixteen six sixteen sixteen ¬
teen miles Tho total length of this canal canalwill oanalw1ll canalwill
will be twentytwo miles and Its waters waterswill watersw111 waterswill
will irrigate a tract of 20000 acres At AtEaglesnest AtEaglesnest AtEaglesnest
Eaglesnest it will be divided into three threemain threemain threemain
main laterals for the irrigation of 20000 20000acres 20000acres 20000acres
acres north of Ralston RalstonThe RalstonThe RalstonThe
The low canal heads in the Shoshone Shoshoneriver Shoshoneri Shoshoneriver
river ri ver sixteen miles below the dam site siteor siteor siteor
or near Corbett station A low diversion diversiondam diversiondam diversiondam
dam will be put In n at that point The Thefirst Thefirst Thefirst
first section will be a tunnel three and andonehalf andonehalf andonehalf
onehalf miles long through sandstone sandstoneand sandstoneand sandstoneand
and will be lined Below the tunnel the thewater thewater thewater
water will enter the lowline canal which whichwill whichwill whichwill
will extend to Frannie a distance of
fortytwo miles irrigating 80000 acres acresThe acresThe acresThe
The government engineers aspect tohave to tohave tohae
have water in the Corbett canal in n 1907This 1907 1901This 1007This
This canal will cover 100000 acres below belowCody belowCodY belowCody
Cody The total length of the canal will willbe w1llbe willbe
be eighty miles and will cost 1000000The 1000000 1000000The 1000000The
The high line canal will have a total totallength totallength totallength
length of seventyeight miles it wlU wlUcover wlUcover willcover
cover 55000 acres and will cost S oOOOOO 2500000Another 2600000Another oOOOOOAnother
Another canal twentyfive twenty flve miles long longand longand longand
and costing 200000 will reclaim 80000 80000acres 80000acres 80 80acres
acres acresThe acresThe
The big Shoshono reservoir willim willimpound will impound Im
pound 660000 acrefeet or 24000000000 24000000000cubic 24000000000cublo 24040000000cubic
cubic feet of water sufficient to reclaim reclaim2SOOOO
2SOOOO acres of land landThe landThe
The total cost of the project fpHows fpHowsDam f flows nowsDam flowsDam
Dam and auxiliary structures 315730 315780Corbett 315730Corbett I5780Corbett
Corbett tunnel S54000 S ooo twentyfivemile twentyfivemilecanal o ocanal
canal 200000 high line canal 2500000 52500000Corbett 2500000Corbett 2500000Corbett
Corbett canal 1000000 Total 4215730 U2l57aoLands 4215730Lands 4215730Lands
Lands under the Shoshone project can canbe onnbe canbe
be reclaimed at an average cost of o oper 80 80per 0 0per
per acre which considering the Ideal Idealclimoto Ide de declimate J Jclimate
climate and the richness and productive productiveness ¬
ness of the soil is very cheap cheapWhat oheapWhat cheapWhat
What Pathfinder Scheme MeansThe Means MeansThe MeansThe
The Pathfinder project comprises comprlsesmonster JO JOmonster a amonster
monster dam on the Platte river three threemiles threemHes threemiles
miles below the mouth of th tho Sweetwaterriver Sweetwater Sweetwaterriver Sweetwatcrriver
river This dam will be 200 2 feet high higheighty higheighty higheighty
eighty feet long at the bottom and 175 175feet 17tfeet 1 1feet >
feet long at the top ana trill bo locatebetween located locatedon locatcdbetween
between granite walls wallsAin Ain in Po narroW oan oanyon cauyon
yon on It will have a 144foot baso and athickness a athickness nthickness
thickness of sixteen feet on top It will willbo willbo w1 w1bo
bo an arch dam and will cost cos approxi approximately npproqmately rtppro rtppromately ¬
mately 500000 There Will be 53000 cubic cubicuu oubloyards cubicyards
yards of masonry and 6000 yar ar of rock rockexcavations rockexcavations
excavations The be b < 1 of the a Stream ts tson ison
on bedrock ueuruuiv tn and v vsink It its is not necessary tel tosink telsink
sink the dam as in tho case BSe with the theShoshone theShoshone theShoshone
Shoshone dam Over 40000 barrels of cement ce cement cement ¬
ment from the railroad at Casper to the thedam thedam thedam
dam site will alone cost 120000 There Therewill Thoewill Therewill
will be 400 00 pounds of lament sa ent to the bar barrel barrel barrel ¬
rel and the material will be e laid down downin
in Casper at a cost of L60 to Uncle Sam Samwhile Samwhile Samwhile
while the material at the dam sUe willcost willcost will willcost
cost In excess of J4EO per barrel or orabout nrabout Orabout
about 180000
0The The Pathfinder reservoir will store I IJOOOOOO
000000 0 acrefeet or 43560000000 cubiofeet cublq cublqfeet cublQteet
feet of water and the reservoir wilMiave wilMiavea will have havea havea
a shore line of over 150 miles The fcater stpterwill wterwtu fcaterwill
will back up the Sweetwater and North NorthPlatto NorthPlatte NorthPlatte
Platte river valleys The flow of thePlatte the thePlatte thePlatte
Platte river is 1800000 acrefeet acreteetpOf jjer year yearand y yearand ar arand
and less than ten months time will be berequired bareQuJred berequired
required tofill to fill the big reservoir During Duringordinary DuringordInary Duringordinary
ordinary seasons the flow of water over overthe overtho overthe
the spillway will be sufficient for all allneeds allneeds allneeds
needs but in short seasons the regular regularflow regularflow regularflow
flow of the Platte will be augmented by bywater bywater bywater
water from the big reservoir as it is isneeded 15needed isneeded
neededThe needed neededThe neededThe
The first canal below the Pathfinder Pathfinderdam Pathfinderdam Pathfinderdam
dam will be known asthe os the Casper canal canalThis canalThis canaLThis
This will bo eightythree miles long will willirrigate w11lIrrigate willirrigate
irrigate 30000 acres mostly in in Natrona Natronacounty Natronacounty Natronacounty
county and will cost approximately 450 450oo0
000 000Douglas 000lhe oo0Thesecond
Thesecond lhe second oanst eana Win be known < tis the theDougI theDouglas
Douglas DougI s canal This will be seventy setrentymiles seventymllea seVentymUes
miles long 1 n will cost 400000 and nndwtll will re reclaim 1ec1n reclai ¬
clai claim c1n 29000 acres mostly In Converse Conversecounty Conversecou
county countyThe cou
couT The T 6 third tbl d will wl i be the Gpshen qosh sh n Hole Holecanal IiOl9cana1 bl blcanal
canal which will be 200 miles es long and andwill do dowill nd ndw111
will reclaim 250000 acres aorOBmostly mostly in innorthern innorthern innorthern
northern Laramle county This canal canalwill canalwtu canalwill
will cost 13075000 13075000The pOl500Ihe 2475000She
The Fort Yaromie canal will be the thenext thenext thenext
next and will be 123 miles long costing
2500000 and irrigating 149000 acres o owhich of ofwhich ofwh1
which wh1 h all is to Laramle county except exceptSO
SO 80005 000 acres which is in Nebraska Nebraskaand 1e raska raskaShe
Tho She Into tat tato canat can will be the next nextond nextnd
and nd this will S1 1 be nino ninetyfive yYhro miles long longIt longIt I c 1 1It
It will cost 4000000 and will reclaim 30000 30000acres 30000acres 30 30acres
acres in Wyoming and 100000 acres in inNebraska InNebraska inNebraska
NebraskaContracts Nebraska NebraskaContracts NebraskaContracts
Contracts have been let for r the first firstfortyfive firsttortyfivo firstfortyfive
fortyfive miles tn11 s of o this cattat cttna and Jt i iexpected IB IBexpected IIJexpeoted
expected the project will be completein completed completedin compl ted tedin
in time to run water through It during duringthe duringtho duringthe
the coming summer summerCoat summerCost summerCoat
Coat Win Reach 11 O0OjOOO 11OOQOOOThe 111OflOOE > O0OjOOOThe O OThe
The Pathfinder project contemplates contemplatesthe
the he construction of numerous dams at atthe atthe atthe
the headgates of the several canals tun ¬
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i 1M M1 aplof of WiY Wyoming m I ng ShoYlng SliowingRallroadExtensions RallroadJ Extenslons1UJ1 Under er Wayand Wa sand Projected ro ected ectedA
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nets flumes etc etc The total coalof cost costproximate costot
ot aam sam tunnels canals etc will ap approximato approximate
proximate 11000000 11000000Numerous llOOOOOONumerous 11000000Numerous
Numerous enterprises have been un undertaken undertaken undertaken ¬
dertaken by private capital and among amongthe amongthe amongthe
the more important is tho Oregon Ba Basin Basin Basin ¬
sin project in Big B Horn county in the thonorthern thenorthern thenorthern
northern part of the he state This project projectcontemplates projectcontemplates projectcontemplates
contemplates the reclamation of 215000 215000it m 000 000acres DO DOacres
acres at an cstlmatbd cost of 800000 but butit huiit
it is known that these figures are very verylow verylow verylow
low and that when the work is com completed oompleted completed ¬
pleted more than a million and a quar quarter QUl1rter quarter ¬
ter dollars will have been spent Theproject The Theproject Theprojeot
project contemplates taking water fromthe from fromtho tromtho
tho south fork of the Shoshone river riverThe riverThe riverThe
The canal will be twentysix miles long longand longand longand
and will empty into Oregon basin a nat natural natural natural ¬
ural reservoir site This canal will be beone beone beone
one of the largest ever constructed for Irrigation ir irrigation irrigatlon ¬
rigation purposes and will be sixty feet feetwide feetwide feelwide
wide on the bottom and eighty feet wide wideon wid widon widFon
on top It will be ten feet deep and andwill andw111 andwill
will carry 2000 cubic feet of water persecond per p psisecond r rsecond
second The Oregon basin reservoir will willstore willstore willstore
store 600000 acrefeet of water or about
21750000 cubic feet The total length ofCanals of ofcanals otanals
canals under this enterprise will be oe 200 200miles 20 20miles
miles A large force of men and teamswith teams teamswork teamsl
with a huge steam shovel are now a awork t twork
work on the diversion canal and approx approximately approxImately approximately ¬
imately 25000 2 OOO is being expended each eachmonth eachmonth eachmonth
month The promoters hope hO e to place placewater placewater placewater
water on the lands during the coming comingsummer comIngsummer comingsummer
summer
Profit of Agriculture AgricultureAgriculture AgricultureAgriculture AgricultureAgriculture
Agriculture both irrigated and dry dryfarming drytarming dryfarming
farming flourished during ribs past yearand year yearand yearand
and during the coming season fully one onethird onpthird onethird
third greater acreage will be cultivated cultivatedDuring cultivatedDuring cultivatedDuring
During the past year Wyoming produccecwheat produced producedWheat prodtuedwheat
Wheat 1240790 bushels barley 98468 bushels bush bushels bushels ¬
els rye 84154 84J54 84 154 bushels timothy 87316 tons tonsof tonSoats tonsoats
oats 28Ga 2863337 7 bushels alfalfa 663t025 SG8 025 tons tonsnat1ve tonstfative
nat1ve hay 2S0946 tons The tohii tOtal value valueof valueof
of these products was 10081177 and this thisfloes thisdoes thisdoes
does not include the thousands of tons tonsof tonsat tonniof
of potatoes cabbage cabb e onions peas beans beanscorn beanscorn beanscorn
corn pumpkins squashes s uhshes sugar beets beetecarrots beetscarrots beetscarrots
carrots etc which whit yield handsome re returns returns returns ¬
turns in n this state It Is safe to saythat say saythat saythat
that the total valuation of Wyomingagricultural Wyomings Wyomingsagricultural Wyomingsagricultural
agricultural products aggregated 516000000 516000000The U5000OOOThe 15000000The
The livestock industry despite the dis disappearance disoppearnnC8 dlsappearance ¬
appearance of the big herds continues to togrow togrow to toow
grow ow rapidly and stockmen are amassinglarge amassing amassinglarge amassinglarge
large fortunes The table at the head of ofthis of ofthis atthis
this article shows the number of sheep sheepcattle sheepcattle sheepcattle
cattle horses and swine marketed during duringthe durIngthe duringthe
the year which withe with e production of over
30000000 80 000 pounds of wool netted the stockmen stock stockmen stockmen ¬
men of Wyoming Wyomingovcr over 20000000 20000 000 Of Ofsafe Ofcourse 01course
course this was not clear gain b 1 it t it is issate ksafe
safe to say that more than onehalf one plf of ofthis ofthis ofthis
this amount was net profit During Dur ng the theof thepast thepast
past few months hundreds of thousan thousanof thousand thousandof
of breeding ewes ewes have been imported to toWyoming toWyomlng tcoming
Wyoming oming and another year ar the increasewill increase increasewill inoreasewl1l
will more than double the exportations exportatiqnsduring exportationsduring ex ortatione ortationeduring
during the past year year There is little dan danger danger danger ¬
ger o or of the range becoming overcrowdedhowever overcrowded overcrowdedHowever over crowded crowdedhowev
However howev r for the flockmasters can at any anyi anytime ny nytime
i time cut down their r holdings 3orthe lor ttho feed feeders feeders feedera
ers will handle all that tho range man mandoes mandoes mandoes
does not wish to hold holdTho holdThe holdThe
The year 1906 will bo a banner one In Inthe Int11e inthe
the livestock industry of Wyoming and andas andcspec andof
cspec especially ally In sheep and wool wo wopected of It is e epeete ex >
peete pected that t tc In 1006 ryomlng r will become becometho
tho c banner sh sheep p and wool state where whereas
as she is now seco second d to Montana Wyo Wyoming Wyonllng W o omin ¬
ming min now leads Montana ontana in n the number numberMontana numberof num numof
of SheQD s aD and lambs orl the range ran but butMontana butMenStana
Montana MenStana produced Pfo oduced uce 1 about 3000000 pounds poundsmore poundsmore po ands andsmore
more wool in 1S05 Another year the twotates two twostates twotate8
states will bo about even in wool pro production production ro ¬
duction duction with the chances favoring Wyo Wyoming W 1 1ming roo o oming ¬
ming of taking the lead leadNew leadNew leadNew
New Railroads Coming Cominggreat Comingwyoming ComingWyomin
wyoming Is now anticipating with much muchpleasure muchpeasu
pleasure peasu the early comIng otseC6ral of several line lineof UnoaQf
Qf ra1lroad re road find with the railroads n agreat ngreat
great deal of additional development davelopmentgrowth developmentgrowth developmentgrowth
growth Increase in population and great greater greater greater > ¬
er prosperity During the past six months monthsmany monthsmany monthsninny
many rumors of prospective railroadbuilding railroad railroadbuilding reUroadbuUding
building have filled the air and as no noone noone noone
one except tho directors of the several severalroads severalroads severalroads
roads interested know tho plans it is isimpossible IsimpossIble isImpoasib1o
impossible to tell exactly oily ly what Wll t this this or orthat orthat orthat
that railroad will do Wyoming omin has been beenfilled beenfUled beenfilled
filled with surveying corps for or several severalmonths severalmonths severalmonths
months and lines o of survey ore being beingrun beingrun beingrun
run In nit directions < Several outfits are arestill areatm arestill
still in the field although surveying at atthis atthis atth1s
this season of the year is very ve difficultand difficult difficultand difficultand
and expensive But this Only illustrates illustratesthe llustratesthe
the great haste of the roads to carry carryout catTyout carryout
out their plans and get everything in inreadiness inreadiness inreadiness
readiness for work of construction early earlyIn
In tho spring That Wyoming is to be bethe bethQ beth
the th scene of great activity in railroad railroadbuilding MllroadbUlldlng trail ad adbuildittg
building during 1006 Is certa certain n an and at atthe atthe atthe
the close of the year there wf will 1 be many manyhundreds manyhundreds manyhundreds
hundreds of miles of new railway to bo boadded boadded beadded
added to the mileage in this state stateThere stateThere stateThere
There are now being built In n the state statefive statetlve statefive
five lines of railway and one piece of ofrood ofrow ofroad
rood was completed during the past year yearthe Yimrthe ear earthe
the branch of the Colorado Colora o Fuel Iron Ironcompany Ironcompany ron ronampany
company running from Sunrise in Laramie Lara Laramie Laramie
mie county count a distance of thirteen miles milesto mJlcsto milesto
to the Chigao iron mines minesWork minesWork minesWork
Work was started d during the summer summeron
on the Northwesterns extension from fromCasper fromCasper fromCasper
Casper west and the grade has been beencompleted beencom beencompleted
completed com leted to tho new town of Shoshoni Shoshoninear Shoshoninear Shoshoninear
near the Wind River reservation Rails Railshave RnUahave Railshave
have been laid over ov r twothirds of the thedistance thQdistance th thlistanco
distance from Casper Cns r to Shoshoni ci cithe and andthe qn qnthe
the track will be laid lai and trains running runningto runnin runninto
to Shoshoni S oshonl in a few weeks This rood roodwill roadwill d dwill
will be e built on to Lander in the springfad spring springand spnnSand
and from rom that point pushed hed on across acrossthe acrossthe lCro s sthe
the state to a connection eonneet n with tho Ore Oreson Oreon Oregon
gon on Short Line in Idaho and possibly to toalt fuSalt togait
Salt alt Lake City and the Pacific coast A Abranch Abranch Abranch
branch will be built in the spring sp rlnEr from fromShoshoni fromShoshonl from3hoshonT >
Shoshoni 3hoshonT northward to ThermopolJs ThermopolJsThe lhermopatJsThe s sThe
The Northern Pacific has about com ooinletod completed OOtneted ¬
pleted eted a branch line from Red Lodge LodgeMont Lodgeonto Lodgevnt
Mont onto southwest to some valuable v luable coal coalfields cOalields coaltelds
fields near Clark Wyo
Line Ine Into Big Horn Basin BasinTho BasinThe
The Chicago Burlin Burlington ton Quincy Isnow is isnow
now building a line from om Frannie on onits onIts onits
its TalucaCody line south to Thermopo Thermopolls
lls The grade has been completed to toWorland toVorlW1d toWorland
Worland and the Mormon graders are arerushing arerushing arerushing
rushing work from that point on south southIt southIt southIt
It is proposed to have trains running runninginto rwmlnginto runninginto
into Thermopolis by Ju June ne 1 next This Thislino Thisline Thisline
line will bo about 200 miles in length le h and andwill andw111 andwill
will open a rich country to settlement settlementThe settlementThe settlementThe
The Saratoga Encampment company com puny
has constructed twelve miles of grade on onIts onits
its line from Walcott to Saratoga and andGrand andGrand andGrand
Grand Encampment Ei1c mpment and contracts callfor call callfor callfor
for the completion of the line b by April 1 1This 1This 1This
This road is s being built by in Independent Independentcapital Independentcapital ependent ependentcapital
capital but it is isnsserted asserted that it will willform willform willform
form a part of the Denver Yellowstone Yellowstonei YellowstonePacific YellowstonePacific
i Pacific which is to be b built from Den ¬
k
ver to Seattle Tho TheSaratoga Saratoga tSanttogamont Encamp Encampmont Dnoampmont
mont will open a rich nm1 tiRrloultural turoJ and fwdstook i istock t
stook raie1n raising section and will 11 tan t the theTho therlch therfeh
rlch Grand Encampment mining d1str1et d1str1etlh9 strieL strieLTAg
TAg union Pacific has had surveyors servo ors in ictthe ina Intho
the field fie d and announces onnounc a that 1t tvf will 1 uUci twtlda
0 a line from Walcott Wol to O Boratofira Sarato D and En Enve Dncampmcnt Encrunpmcnt
crunpmcnt to b > l t tl a Saratoga 84 84ncnmpzn
nncampillent ncnmpzn t fin nix road wID bey beytended a atended
tended on into Hog g PMk in Colo Co1orndo Co1orndowhore o ohere
whore here thero are rich ftel fields ds of COllr whiol whfchve whiolhave
have ve long been coveted by the Union UnionPacific UnJonPacific UnionPacific
PacificThe PacificThe Pacific PacificThe
The Laramie Hahns Peak eak Pacific Poclfiowhich Pacificwhich PecUlowhlob
which has boon graded gr ed to Centennial 1 a adistance tl e edistance
distance of thirty miles from om Larainlo Larainlowill LUnmo LUnmow Laramlowill
will w ll1Btanbce 11 be e completed to Grand and Encamp Encampment EnOlU11Pmont Enoaaipment ¬
ment during the comin coming year It is re reported repo1ed reported ¬
ported that the Union Pacific PD 1ffQ ha has takenover taken takenover takenover
over the enterprise and will give ve it fi finanolal tinanolal finanoial
nanolal backing backingExtension backingExtensIon backingExtension
Extension of 0 Burlington BurlingtonAmong BurlingtonAmong BurlingtonAmong
Among the projected loads is tho thopremised thoprcmised thepremised
premised extension of the Burlington Burlingtonfrom Burlingtonfrom Burllngtonfrom
from Guernsey across the state to SaltLake Salt SaltLake SaltLake
Lake City General Manager Holdrego Holdregoof Hol Holdregoof rego regoot
of the Burlington n announced from Omaha Omaharecently Omaharecently Omaharecently
recently that this extension will be built builtjust bulitjust builtjust
just as soon as the work can be done doneThe doneThe I IThe
The Burlington Burlin on and Unlpn Pacific are oranew arenow arenow
now engaged enga a in a construction war in inwestern inwestern
western Nebraska The former Is s build building bUUdIng building ¬ k
ing up the Platte valley valle from fro Broken BrokenBow BrokenBow BrokenBow
Bow to connect with Its AllianceGuern AllianceGuernsey ¬
sey line at Bridgeport and the Union UnionPacific UnionPacific j jPacific
Pacific is building a line from North NorthPlatte NorthPlatte NorthPlatte
Platte Neb up the Platte river and on onthe onthe
the opposite side of the stream from the theBurlington th thBurlington theBurlington
Burlington It has not been announced announcedjust announcedjust announcedust
just ust where where this line is going but it ise11evedit is isbelieved isbelteved
believed e11evedit it t will u be a completed as far as asGuernsey osGutrnsey asGuernsey
Guernsey and Sunrise in the iron fields fieldsof fieldsof fieldsof
of Northern Laramie county as soon aspossible as aspossible aspcssible
possible so the overland can get some of oftho otthe ofthe
the iron traffic and the rush of busi business business business ¬
ness that is bound to come with the thocompletion thecompletion thecompletion
completion of the Goshen Hole Fort PortLaramie FortLar8n FortLaramle
Laramie Lar8n e Interstate and other canals canalsunder canalsunder canalsunder
under the Pathfinder project and the theresultant theresultant theresultant
resultant settlement of several hundredthousand hundred hundrelithousand hundredthousand
thousand acres of land It is reported reportedthat reportedthat reportedthat
that from Guernsey the Union Pacific Paclfipwill Pacltle PacltlewUl Pacificwill
will push on in a northwestern north western direction directionto
to a connection with the Northwestern NorthwesternCasperLander a aCasperLander s sCasperLander
CasperLander line lineThe UneThe lineThe
The Union Pacific also also proposes to ex extend extend extend ¬
tend its WalcottHog Park line on in ina inanorthwesterly Inanorthwesterly a anorthwesterly
northwesterly direction toward the Wind WindRiver WindRiver WindRiver
River Indian reservation the Popo Agie AgieOil Agi
011 fields and the Yellowstone park and andto midto andto
to a connection with the Northwesterns NorthwesternsCasperLander NorthwesternsCasperLander NorthwesternsCasperLander
CasperLander line which will undoubt undoubtedly undoubtedlY undoubtedly ¬
edly be extended on west into Idaho I aho arid acidUtah aridUtah andUtab
Utah UtahIn UtabIn UtahIn
In addition to the building bull buildin ingot of the above abovementioned abovementioned abovementioned
mentioned new lines die union nion Paclficproposes Paclfip Paclfipproposes Pnclfioproposes
proposes to build over seventyfive miles milesof milsof mileb milebof
of second or double track in Wyomingduring Wyoming Wyomingduring WyornlnidurIng
during the coming year The work has hasbeen I1nsbeen hasbeen
been authorised author ed and some of the con contracts controots contracts ¬
tracts have been let There will be bE t tmt1es two twomiles o omiles >
miles between Hermosa Junction and anaDale andDale andDale
Dale Creek and the balance of the dotOle dou douHanna double >
Ole track will ba put in Lookout 0Hanna O OHanna
Hanna and Point of Rocks to toSprings Rook RookSpringS Roe RoeS
Springs S rings Eventually the Union Paolfto Paolftowill Pnoltfuwill
will 11 double track Its entire line in Wy Wyoming WYoming Wyoming ¬
omingThe oming omingrhe
The Burlington has also planned aU llo to toonsiderable do doconsiderable dbonslderable a
considerable work in the state in Addi Addition pddtIon ¬ =
Ion non to the building buildin of the branch Ufrom UfromFrannie rom romJrrannt8 rorAFranaie
Frannie to Thermppolis and the extant extantslon en enlon eniQn
lon from Guernsey to Salt Lake City CityOne Olt OltOne Cityn6
One n6 of their projects pro1ec is the building ofa ofaline of ofUna ti tiline
line from rom a 1 point between Cheyenne ana anathat arieSterling anderl
Sterling erl ng on the CheycnneHoldrege Un Unwestward llnestward
westward estward to Fort Collins and then thooCnorthwesterly thennorthwesterly
northwesterly In the ho extreme south soathportion southportion
portion of WYoming ru runnin nnlnt fiouth o oGrand f fGrand
Grand Encampment with a branth ran to tothat tOthat
that place and a ± id continuing on to tsais tsaisLake Salt SaltLake alt altLake
Lake This line with the th buildingof building of the thethe th thGuernseySalt theGuernseySalt
GuernseySalt Lake extension will willthe s1O s1Othe
the Burlington twp tW direct r t utes tee from fromthe rorn rornLake
the east and southeast to SaltIs Salt SaltColo Lake It ItIs
Is also proposed to build from Lyons LyonsColo 7 7Colo
Colo northward through Wyoming Wyomingcrossing Wyomingcrossing WYomingcrossing
crossing the GuernseySalt Lake exten extenwiliIgive extension extenion
sion ion and connecting with the FrannieThermopolis Frannle FrannleThormopolls
Thormopolls line at a Thermopolls This Thiswill Thiswill
wiliIgive will give the Burlington a 0 short cut from fromDenver fremDenver frontDenver
Denver and the southwest to the north northern northwest northsest ¬
west via ia its BIlUngs Billin line and the North Northern Northm
ern m Pacific conne conneOregon connection connectionOregon Conn on onOregon
Oregon Short Lines Campaign CampaignThe
The Oregon Short Line I is to be repra reprasented repr6sented reproented
sented in the railroad construction < onstrucUon campaign cam camPa1gu camppalgn ¬
paign and will build a 0 line from Idaho IdahoJqto Iil Yda iO o ofqto a aqto
Jqto the Jacksons Jac1 ons Hole country of west western westem west westjrn ¬
ern Wyoming ing Surveyors S1JIY S coops are re now Inthj In th thfleI he heof
field fleI andthe a1td the route roe a baa not n of beeh decided decideduepn ded ecl c4 c4u cs
uepn uepngreat u 1 on n n1he
1he onhe he Colo Colorado o Southern has aa Ilann Ilanngreat lanned lannedtreat
great things for Wyoming i ito ahd propoBeI propoBeIto ro acs acso
to o build bulldfrom from Wellington Gc Gcenno Cola to Che Cheenne he hemae
mae to connect with the CheyenneNorthern Cheyenne CheyenneNorthern CheyenneNorthern <
Northern and from Orin Junction the Una Unai unawill lingwill
i will be extend extended through ouSh Douglas and ou outo onto oilo
to o Buffalo and S Sheridan erldan inWyoming in Wyoming mrom1n andpossibly and andSouthern 1d 1dpossibly
possibly through Montana to the aritish Britiahaosseesions aritishpossessions
possessions thus gr gilng Ing the Colorado CQIoradoSouthern ColoradoSouthern
Southern a direct line from the BrltlsQ Britlsl3possessions BrltlsQpossessions BrlttSl1possessions
possessions to the Gulf of ofMexicO ofMexicOThe Mexico MexicoThe MastedThe
The Chicago Milwaukee et St Paul Paulwhich Pnulwhich Paulwhich
which heretofore has not invaded in aded Wyonj Wyontng Wyonjing wYoming
ing ng proposes to do so atonce ot on e and a a linehas lI line llneaas e ehas
has aas been b en surveyed su eyod fromHeodwood from Deadwood B D Dand Dt1rough Dirough
thb thbYeh9
t1rough no ern WyoMing touch1ng touchin tHo tHonorthorn
northorn edge ot the Yeh9 Yell 1wstona ws tone Far Farand ar arhe >
and passing t pass > in ing g on to t tr the th he Pacific PacificWith Pa fiv northw s sVJth sr
With R r Ith the building o ot this road Wyoming Wyomingwill WYCm Vyominrw1l1 ng ngwill
will have four lines of transcontinental transcontinentairailway t1anscontlnenttt1rallway transcontinentalallway
railway vis the Union Pacific the Chi Chicago CMctgo Chigo ¬
Northwestern the Burlington and andthe aridthe andthe
cago go
the Chicago Chi o Milwaukee 8 St PaulThese Paul PaulThese Paultthesa
These through throu th ough h lines with th the north and anflsouth and80UtJi andsouth
south connections > ns of o the Burlington BurlingtonNorthwestern BurlingtonNorthw Burlingtonhorthwestein
Northwestern Northw ateaon and Colorado Southern Southernwill Southernwill Southe Southewill
will give Wyoming a e network networ of roads roadsand ro roe roetad dfI dfIand
and will open up p to development almost
every section of ofThe
The Denver Yellowstone Pacific1aat Pacific1aatto Pacific Jut Jastto Jutto
to be mentioned here but far from being beingthe beIngthe beingthe
the least important Is to be built from fromDenver fromDenver fromDenver
Denver to Seattle From om Denver tho Una Unawill Unew1U linowill
will run between the Colorado South Southern Southern Southern ¬
ern and Union Pacific to Fort Collln8 Collln8Prom Col11nProm Collin8Prom
Prom Fort Collins itjwlll it will run northwest northwestA northwesterly northwestOrly
erly A lr through + V iioV > North WnrH WnrHoampment Park to Grand FA FAoampment I Ioampment
oampment where wh Xo I Ithe it will connect withthe with witbthe
the Saratoga Encampment and from fromWalcott tromWalcott fromWalcott
Walcott it will be extended in a northwesterly north northwesterly northwesterly ¬
westerly direction skirting the southwastcorner southwest southwestcorner southweStcorner
corner of the Yellowstone Park and pass PJ1SSIng passing ass assing ¬
ing on northwesterly to toSeattle Seattle Much Muchhas Muchhas nob nobhas
has been written and said about this thisIroad thisroad thisroad
Iroad road One report has It that the Bur Burllngton Burlington Butlington
lington is behind the project while whlleother an another an another ¬
other story Is to the effect that inde independent Ind Indpendent indendent ¬
pendent 1 endent capital caJ > ltal is belilnd be itlnd indthe the comnaruc co

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