Rock Springs in Sweetwater County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
A Tragedy Remembered
The community responded remarkably. Special thanks to the City and Police Departments of Rock Springs, Sweetwater County Sheriff's Department, Wyoming Highway Patrol, Memorial Hospital staff, doctors and nurses and all the citizens of Rock Springs. Their support and concern will leave a mark forever in the hearts of the grateful and grieving survivors, and families of the victims.
The Names of the passengers in the Bus
Al Krza Bill Wenneborg Carl Klein Henry Hafner Josephine Gilpin John Lucchi Larry
Plaque donated by United Steel Workers Local 13214
Erected by FMC Corporation and United Steel Workers Local 13214.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is February 3, 1961.
Location. 41° 35.198′ N, 109° 13.233′ W. Marker is in Rock Springs, Wyoming, in Sweetwater County. Marker is on South Main Street east of C Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker and monument are located in Railroad Park, on the east side of the Rock Springs Railroad Depot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 South Main Street, Rock Springs WY 82901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the "Charlie Smith" (here, next to this marker); Rock Springs Coal (a few steps from this marker); Beneath This Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Springs Coal Welcome Sign (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Spring Stage Station Site (approx. 1.3 miles away); Oil Derrick (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tipples and the Reliance Coal Mines (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Reliance Tipple (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rock Springs.
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