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Eclipse watching in Pine Bluffs


August 24, 2017

Scott Schulte

Stew Fornstrom, Lisa Kukowski, Debbie Morgan and Brenda Armstrong all take a break from working at the Pinebluffs Gravel to enjoy Monday's eclipse.

Some street lights turned automatically on, birds chirped in confusion and radio stations played songs like Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon." This was part of the fun late Monday morning as the 2017 total eclipse made its way over Pine Bluffs.

"It's not something that happens every day," said Stew Fornstrom, an employee at Pine Bluffs Gravel where they celebrated the eclipse with a potluck lunch.

Looking north from Pine Bluffs, it was nearly complete darkness. Casper had been ground zero for the eclipse, being completely shaded in darkness.

"It looks like what we'd see as a storm would...

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