Our lonely and amazing roads provide vital links to citizens

 


Last week, we took our time cruising through that amazing labyrinth known as Wind River Canyon between Shoshoni and Thermopolis.

The narrow towering walls staring down on you (sometimes through the sunroof) can make a person feel pretty small.

It took Mother Nature millions of years to carve that gorge through the Owl Creek Mountains, sometimes gouging out less than an inch a year. Over time, you get this impressive cut in the mountains.

And how important is this cut? It is a primary route for folks trying to get north or south through west, central Wyoming. And when it is closed, well, i...



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