Aspentunnel
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Title:Aspentunnel
Other Names:Aspen
History:Aspentunnel Post Office was established on February 28, 1922 with Edward J. Johnson as postmaster. It was discontinued on January 31, 1950 and its mail then handled at the Akwenasa Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) A new postoffice and station in Uinta County, on the Union Pacific Railroad, 16 miles east of Evanston, the county seat and nearest banking point. Population 35. Altitude 7,163 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
County:Uinta
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:Named for the Union Pacific Railroad tunnel through Aspen Mountain. (Annals of Wyoming 14:3)Aspentunnel Post Office was established on February 28, 1922 with Edward J. Johnson as postmaster. It was discontinued on January 31, 1950 and its mail then handled at the Akwenasa Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) A new postoffice and station in Uinta County, on the Union Pacific Railroad, 16 miles east of Evanston, the county seat and nearest banking point. Population 35. Altitude 7,163 feet. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1922)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Link:Search Wyoming Places
Document ID:11141673

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