Four kids pose near Gillette’s Hotel Newell, which was located near the intersection of 2nd Street and Warren Avenue. From left to right: unidentified, Miles Davis, unidentified, Ollie Ricks Crane on horseback.
Stoping work for a moment, Bert Harrod is seen sitting on a tractor surrounded by Earl Camblin, Henry P. Kinnamen and his nephew Mr. Squires, who was a traveling salesman for an implement company. A historical record shows a Mr. Squires lived in Lusk, WY in the early 1930s. The plow pictured was made by the Rock Island Plow Company, which went out of business in 1931.
Two civilians are seen helping the 10th Cavalry pack and transport supplies needed for a long campaign in the Powder River Basin. This photo was taken in northern Campbell County sometime in November 1906 by T.W. Tolman for Collier’s Magazine.
Dub Meek of Upton, Wyoming, Mike Reardon, and Edward B. Armstrong showing off their well groomed mustaches and skull collection. You may recall seeing Armstrong in our November post about lawmen in northeast Wyoming.
On October 14, 1962, Interstate 90 between Gillette and Buffalo, Wyoming was officially opened for travel. Chair of the Wyoming Highway Commision Harold Del Monte, Mayor OW Lusher (Buffalo), and Mayor Denzil J Dalbey (Gillette) cut a ceremonial ribbon while a group of men and children look on. In the background, EW Record is standing next to a radio broadcast microphone.