Books and Magazines to Read Online about the Hanna Basin
The Hanna Basin is small in area, but huge in history. To learn more about the Hanna Basin, access the publications listed below. The publications are available to read online without charge.
Notebooks from Bob Leathers
The Hanna Miner: At The Bottom of the Mine, is a history about the Hanna Basin coal miner. The notes were compiled during the search for my own family of coal miners located in the Hanna Basin. The purpose for collecting, preserving and sharing my notes on this website is to help others connect to their past and to provide accurate and reliable information about the Hanna Basin to interested readers. I invite you to explore how the Hanna Basin came to be and how it touched the lives of many. (Bob Leathers)
The Employes' Magazine is a monthly publication devoted to the interests of the employees of the Union Pacific Coal Company and Washington Union Coal Company and their families. It will contain items of current news, personal notes about employees and their families, together with articles dealing with the coal mining industry, the personal safety of the men engaged in mining a first consideration. Employees are not only invited, but urged to write articles for the magazine, which should be typewritten on one side of the sheet only, addressed to Editor, Employes' Magazine, Union Pacific Coal Company, Rock Springs, Wyoming.
Good clear photographs suitable for reproduction are especially desired, all cartoons and drawings must be in black India ink. The magazine will be distributed free to all employees of the Union Pacific Coal Company and Washington Union Coal Company. (Atlanta E. Hecker, Editor)
James Thatcher published the book The Union Pacific Railroad Company which contained significant early history about what was to become the Hanna Basin, Carbon County and the State of Wyoming.
An information loaded book, The Union Pacific Coal Company was published by the Mining Congress Journal. The publication was a series of articles describing the Union Pacific Coal Company's coal mining operations in the Hanna Basin and State of Wyoming.