Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

A prehistoric land of beasts rock art, mysterious places


My favorite all-time tourism slogan for our state was the short-lived BIG WYOMING, which described our towering mountains, vast high plains, amazing deserts and long distances.

Just about everything about Wyoming over the last 180 million years has also been BIG. Although it was vast, the Wyoming of 180 million years ago sure looked different from today.

Instead of high plains with semi-arid desert lands and towering mountains, that earlier place was wet. Very wet.

Wyoming is a land of giants today. It truly was a land of giants back in its earliest days.

Dinosaurs roamed Wyoming as much as...

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