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Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA

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Where is Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA? 

Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Cheyenne is situated on Crow Creek and Dry Creek.Wikipedia

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Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA - Ferguson Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA

Ferguson Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA - Seventeenth Street and Business District
Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA

Seventeenth Street and Business District
Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA - U.S.O. Building
Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA

U.S.O. Building
Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA - Union Pacific Station, Cheyenne, Wyo.
Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA

Union Pacific Station, Cheyenne, Wyo.

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On August 8, 1867, the first charter for the government of the City of Cheyenne was established.

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January 9, 1875 - The temperature at Cheyenne, WY, dipped to an all-time record cold reading of -38 degrees.

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1882 - Cheyenne had its street brightened by Thomas Edison's incandescent street lights.

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News  1882 - July 9 - Ice formed on the streets of Cheyenne, WY, during a rare summer freeze.

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July 9, 1882
News  1889 - A Chinaman named Yet Sing established a wash house over a boiling spring at Cheyenne, W. T.
The slumbering geyser burst forth on the 2d, spouting water over a hundred feet, and the tent in...Read MORE...

1889 - Francis E. Warren was inaugurated Governor of Wyoming on the 9th, at Cheyenne, with military and civic honors.

St Joseph Herald
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April 13, 1889
News  1892 - FROZE ON THE PLAINS. JOHN PIERCE AND SON OF WYOMING DIED IN THE BLIZZARD.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Oct. 22. - [Special to Tribune] - The first report on the loss of life during the...Read MORE...

News  1912 - CROWD IN PANIC WHEN CIRCUS TENT FALLS - YANKEE ROBINSON CIRCUS TENT BLOWN DOWN IN STORM AT CHEYENNE, WYO. - THIRTY SPECTATORS ARE HURT
Over 1,500 People Pinned Beneath the Tent and Panic Ensues - Physicians Say None of the Injured...Read MORE...

1916
Cheyenne, the capital of Wyoming and of Laramie co., is on the eastern slope of the Laramie range...Read MORE...

1930 - May 15 - Ellen Church becomes 1st airline stewardess, United (SF to Cheyenne)

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1947 - May 29 - Cheyenne WY reported a morning low of 16 above zero.

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News  1953 - Engineer, Fireman Run Down in Yards
A Union Pacific railroad engineer and fireman were run over and killed by an engine in the...Read MORE...

1979 - November 19-21 - A blizzard struck Cheyenne, WY, producing a record 19.8 inches of snow in 24 hours, and a record total of 25.6 inches in forty hours. Strong winds created huge drifts stopping all transportation.

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flag  Barney Christopher GRANDPRE (04/21/1920, Conde, South Dakota, USA - 08/26/1999, Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA)
 

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