American Auto Trail-Lincoln Highway (Medicine Bow to Walcott Junction WY)

American Auto Trail-Lincoln Highway (Medicine Bow to Walcott Junction WY)

This travel route follows U.S. Highway 30, originally known as the Lincoln Highway, across the rolling prairies of southern Wyoming from Medicine Bow west to Walcott Junction. From Medicine Bow, the travel route traverses the western side of the Laramie Plains, accompanying the Union Pacific Railroad on its way to Promontory, Utah, and a connection with the Central Pacific. The historical background along the way includes Native American history, lives of the early settlers and coal miners, and the development of the early Western novel.

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