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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.
Photographed 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.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 89 Uinta Drive, Green River WY 82935, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Overland Stage Station Route (approx. ¼ mile away); The Overland Stage (approx. ¼ mile 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green River.
 
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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 Drive (State Route 530).
 
Sodium Carbonate Brine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 10, 2015
2. Sodium Carbonate Brine Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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