In 1901, a Casper newspaper ran this account of a 140-mile stagecoach trip from Casper to Thermopolis. The journey lasts a night, a day and another night. Rough roads make sleep impossible. But the food is pretty good and the service friendly at the ranches along the way.
Historian Tom Davis grew up on a farm west of Greybull and now makes his home in Cody. He is fascinated by Wyoming’s transportation history. His book, Glimpses of Greybull’s Past: A History of a Wyoming Railroad Town from 1887 to 1967, won an award in 2004 from the Wyoming State Historical Society.