1st Edition

Forgotten Frontier A History Of Wyoming Coal Mining

By A. Dudley Gardner Copyright 1989
    255 Pages
    by Routledge

    256 Pages
    by Routledge

    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