Glencoe
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Title:Glencoe
History:Glencoe Post Office was established on November 23, 1901 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Lincoln County. Maximillian C. Orth was the first postmaster. It was discontinued on May 20, 1904 but re-established on August 28, 1906. It was discontinued again on January 22, 1919 and re-established again on March 11, 1925. It was discontinued for a final time on June 2, 1927 and its mail then handled by the Kemmerer Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) A coal mining town in Uinta County on the Oregon Short Line Railroad. Suburb to Diamondville. Population, 100. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1901-02) An unimportant postoffice in Uinta County. Coal mining the principal industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
County:Lincoln
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Coal mining camp, named by Thomas Sneddon, mine superintendent for the Diamond Coke and Coal company, for the town of Glencoe, Scotland. (WPA)Glencoe Post Office was established on November 23, 1901 in Uinta County prior to the formation of Lincoln County. Maximillian C. Orth was the first postmaster. It was discontinued on May 20, 1904 but re-established on August 28, 1906. It was discontinued again on January 22, 1919 and re-established again on March 11, 1925. It was discontinued for a final time on June 2, 1927 and its mail then handled by the Kemmerer Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) A coal mining town in Uinta County on the Oregon Short Line Railroad. Suburb to Diamondville. Population, 100. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1901-02) An unimportant postoffice in Uinta County. Coal mining the principal industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:Glencoe : spelling out western coal camp history. Wright, Dorothy. [Greybull, Wyo.] : Pronghorn Press, c2005.
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11140826

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