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Green River in Sweetwater County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Sodium Carbonate Brine

 
 
Sodium Carbonate Brine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 10, 2015
1. Sodium Carbonate Brine Marker
Inscription.
Where sodium carbonate brine was discovered in 1896, which was the fore-runner of the present sodium chemical industry in this area.

 
Location. 41° 31.152′ N, 109° 27.834′ W. Marker is in Green River, Wyoming, in Sweetwater County. Marker is on Uinta Drive (State Highway 530) near East 4th South Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 89 Uinta Drive, Green River WY 82935, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Overland Stage Station Route (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Overland Stage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Green River City Hall - 1942-1954 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Riverside Swimming Pool (approx. 0.4 miles away); Norm Nevills & A.K. Reynolds - 1940's (approx. 0.4 miles away); The French Trio - 1938 (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Ashley - 1825 (approx. half a mile away); Major Wesley Powell and Party (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Green River.
 
More about this marker. This maker is located on the grounds of the Sweetwater County Maintenance Yard. Access is by way of an unnamed side road on the left and before the bridge over Green River while heading south on Uinta
Sodium Carbonate Brine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 10, 2015
2. Sodium Carbonate Brine Marker
Drive (State Route 530).
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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