Category Archives: history of the west

Bureau of Land Management and General Land Office Records – Another Free Resource!

BLM and GLO records – another Free resource! Continue reading

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The U. S. Camel Corps: How a Camel Fought in the Civil War

The U.S. Army, Jefferson Davis and a Camel named “Old Douglas”. Continue reading

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Free Resources: New York Public Library on Flickr

Free Resources! New York Public Library on Flickr Continue reading

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4 Members of the Muir Family Killed in Scofield, Utah Mine Disaster

The Scofield Mine was opened in 1878 and was owned by the Pleasant Valley Coal Company which owned many mines in Utah and Wyoming at that time. They mined approximately 60% of the coal coming out of Utah in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Continue reading

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