Reflections from the files of the Saratoga Sun

Price of coal, Hanna fire, Cashier to retire and Shively’s celebrates 70 years

100 Years Ago

December 23, 1920

Local Railroad Wants to Quit, and Applies to Public Utilities Board

The recent rumors to the effect that the owners of the local railroad contemplated discontinuing service on the S. & E. line were not without foundation, is evident by an item appearing in the Wyoming Tribune of last Friday, as follows:

“It is reported that the Saratoga & Encampment Railroad has communicated a desire to the public service commission to go out of business because of the prohibitive price of coal. This railroad had never been a financial success, because of the expense of ope...

 

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