Old Dip reopens

A new name and menu allow patrons in Medicine Bow to again see the world's largest jade bar and colorful murals

 

Mike Armstrong

Mary Strauch and Erin Pitt behind the jade bar at C-Spear Bar and Grill.

For old timers in Medicine Bow, the C-Spear Bar and Grill location had housed the Diplodocus Bar. The "Old Dip" as it was affectionately known by locals, was famous for it's murals painted by Bill Bennett. Old Dip was also home to the world's largest jade bar.

The 40-foot countertop was carved from a four ton boulder of Wyoming jade which was found in the southwestern part of the state near Rock Springs.

Wyoming is home to some of the largest jade geological deposits in the world.

The Old Dip was named after the remains of the Diplodocus dinosaur, one of the most easily identifiable dino...



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