This book attempts to pay tribute to the men and women of Wyoming's coal camps who are gone but not forgotten. It reflects part of the history of Wyoming coal mining and deals with the tenacity of pioneers attracted to an area to seek a new life.
0. Introduction 1. Wyoming Coal Mining: The Early Years 2. The Troubled Years, 1875–1890 3. Statewide Expansion,1880–1900 4. The Coal Age, 1900–1920 5. The Economic Pendulum, 1917–1945 6. Booms and Busts, 1945 to the Present