May 282019
 

During the Indian Wars in the 1800s, Wyoming was a battleground as the Plains Indian tribes fought to preserve their lands and their way of life from ever increasing encroachment by white settlers. In response to repeated attacks on wagon trains, in 1867 the United States Army built Fort Fetterman eleven miles northeast of present-day […]

Hell’s Half Acre

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 102018
 

When an old cowboy searching for stray cattle wandered into a 150 foot deep canyon in the middle of the Wyoming prairie and looked around him at the rugged landscape of alkali marshes, ominous caves, and steep cliffs, who can blame him for thinking he had stumbled into Hell’s half acre. From his perspective, it […]