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Historical Markers in Superior, Wyoming

 
Clickable Map of Sweetwater County, Wyoming and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Sweetwater County, WY (86) Carbon County, WY (60) Fremont County, WY (111) Lincoln County, WY (30) Sublette County, WY (48) Uinta County, WY (59) Moffat County, CO (8) Daggett County, UT (2) Summit County, UT (9)  SweetwaterCounty(86) Sweetwater County (86)  CarbonCounty(60) Carbon County (60)  FremontCounty(111) Fremont County (111)  LincolnCounty(30) Lincoln County (30)  SubletteCounty(48) Sublette County (48)  UintaCounty(59) Uinta County (59)  MoffatCountyColorado(8) Moffat County (8)  DaggettCountyUtah(2) Daggett County (2)  SummitCounty(9) Summit County (9)
Superior is in Sweetwater County
      Sweetwater County (86)  
      Carbon County (60)  
      Fremont County (111)  
      Lincoln County (30)  
      Sublette County (48)  
      Uinta County (59)  
      Moffat County, Colorado (8)  
      Daggett County, Utah (2)  
      Summit County, Utah (9)  
 
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1Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Superior — Immigrants
The people who moved into Superior were from diverse ethnic backgrounds. They came from Austria, Slovenia, England, Wales, Scotland, Germany, Italy, Japan and Greece. Other nationalities loved (sic) and worked in various Superior communities . . . Map (db m92210) HM
2Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Superior — Opening the Mines
Prospecting revealed that Seams Nos. 3, 1, 7, and 13, the latter also known as the Van Dyke Seam, were of sufficient thickness to justify the development of mines. Preliminary railroad surveys were made up the long canyon from Thayer Junction on the . . . Map (db m92213) HM
3Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Superior — Prospecting
In 1900, while prospecting was being carried on in the vicinity of Cumberland, Morgan Griffiths, Gus Paulsen and a party of prospectors went northeast from Rock Springs to prospect in Horse Thief Canyon, since outcrops of a promising deposit of coal . . . Map (db m92216) HM
4Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Superior — SuperiorIn Dedication
This monument is dedicated to the miners who worked here and especially to those who lost their lives. It is also a monument to the living -- those who ave remained and exemplify the men and women whose independent character created this community. . . . Map (db m92235) HM
5Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Superior — Town Development
This map shows the location of the Union Pacific coal mines and coal camps built in the years between 1906 and 1910. The town of South Superior is purposefully left off this map. It was not owned by Union Pacific Coal Company and in this time . . . Map (db m92212) HM
6Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Superior — UnionsThe Union Hall
Unions were established in the Wyoming coal fields for several reasons. In part, they developed due to the dangers found underground in coal mines, the lack of fair wages and the fact that coal companies often controlled a man's life from cradle to . . . Map (db m92217) HM
7Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Superior — Working in the Mines
Men and machines became the rule within the Superior Coal Field. While mules and horses were used in the early years, by the late 1930's, most of the mines had mechanized loaders, conveyors, and cutters. The cutters under-cut the coal, the loaders . . . Map (db m92211) HM
 
 
Jan. 28, 2022