1910-1920: McNulty Family Photo Collection
Albert Film - Hanna Basin Adventurer
Compiled by Bob Leathers
Paul McNulty and the Hanna Basin Museum are interested in any information or comments from the viewers about this collection of photos. If anyone should identify a person or persons in the photos or recognize the area the pictures were taken please let us know at HannaBasinMuseum@gmail.com and the website will pass the information on to Mr. McNulty.
Hanna, Carbon County, Wyoming
Website note: Engine #709 parked at the Hanna Depot in 1912. Steam engine. It was built by Alco Brooks in 1906. Builder's Number 39931. Configuration 4-6-0.
Film (Briggs) Family
Hanna's North Country, Leo, Shirley Basin, and Medicine Bow, Wyoming
Website Note: Leo is located about 42 miles north of Hanna via the Hanna Draw Road. County: Carbon. Latitude/Longitude: 421501N/1064812W Elevation: 6073 ft. Feature Type: Locale, Post Office. History: Leo Post Office was established on December 13, 1883 with Volney M. Street as postmaster. It was discontinued on October 15, 1952 after which its mail was handled by the Hanna Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices) Small town and postoffice in Carbon County, 42 miles north from Hanna, the nearest railroad point. Stockraising the leading industry. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11)
Picture #5 website note: Medicine Bow is located 20 miles east of Hanna. County: Carbon Latitude/Longitude: 415344N/1061217W Elevation: 6565ft. Feature Type: City/Town, Post Office, Railroad Siding/Station History: Medicine Bow Post Office was established on January 4, 1869 in Laramie County prior to the formation of Carbon County. J. N. Moses was the postmaster. (Wyoming Post Offices) The people of Medicine Bow voted for incorporation of the town on June 26, 1909. (Carbon County Journal July 17, 1909, page 4) Postoffice and incorporated town on the Union Pacific Railroad in Carbon County. A center of the sheep and cattle industry; some farming; shears about 70,000 sheep each year. Good school. (Wyoming State Business Directory, 1910-11) Location of The Virginian Hotel. (WSL)
Website note: Picture #137 does not have a description. When compared to picture #123 above, however, it appears it is another picture of the West Family.
Hanna's South Country, and Elk Mountain, Wyoming
Picture #7 website note: Milo is located near Elk Mountain in Carbon County. Elevation: 7546 ft. Another name for Milo was Widdowfield. The Milo Post Office was established as the Widdowfield Post Office on June 15, 1895. Its name was changed to Milo Post Office on March 15, 1909. It was discontinued on February 15, 1922 after which the mail was handled by Elk Mountain Post Office. (Wyoming Post Offices)