Tagged with Cheyenne WY

Fire levels Cheyenne’s Hitching Post Inn

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO A beloved Lincoln Highway landmark, the Hitching Post in Cheyenne, Wyoming, has been destroyed by fire. Various newspapers covered the fire and aftermath, including an initial story by the Caspar Star Tribune. This article in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle recalls some history: The Hitch, as it … Continue reading

A word from Wyoming on windfarms

Former LHA president Randy Wagner always makes clear his opposition to windfarms and their impact on the view along Western roads like the Lincoln Highway, so as an Easterner, I asked him to explain. Below is his response. Windfarms are destroying the natural Western landscape and are bringing to an end the wide open spaces … Continue reading

12 days of blogging the Lincoln Highway out west

Photographers Eric Mencher and his wife Kass have been photographing the Lincoln Highway since 1997. Eric is staff photographer at The Philadelphia Inquirer. They began with Pennsylvania and last year completed the entire length from coast to coast. They’ve just begun another two-week trip that will take them from Wyoming into Utah and Nevada. You … Continue reading

WY ranch may house turbines, garbage, golf

The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle reports that a huge stretch of land west of Cheyenne that includes traces of the Lincoln Highway is being considered for a multitude of projects, from a wind farm to a landfill to a golf course. The Belvoir Ranch has long included the paths of westward travel, from overland immigrants to fiber … Continue reading