The charming little town of Greybull was
named after a white or gray buffalo (bison) that used to roam the
vicinity. Just to the north of Greybull is a treasure trove of fossils
from the eras of the dinosaurs.
distance drawing of Greybull in the early 1900s. Looks more like a
northeastern US industrial town of the era, doesn't it? I don't know
what requires all the smokestacks. Maybe there was some artist's
is Greybull Avenue (in Greybull) in the 1930s. Looks a lot like the
other Wyoming towns of the era, doesn't it? They almost seem inter-
is apparently 6th Avenue, though I thought it was Greybull Avenue.
In the lower left corner of the first photo, you can see the label
"Greybull Avenue - Corner 6th Street. From this photo, the
first was taken from the cross street, out of the picture to the
left, and looking in somewhat the same direction as this one.
Perhaps it's labeled wrong - I think the road the photographer is
standing on here is Greybull Avenue. Anyone know for sure? My next
trip to Wyoming will verify this for me. This photo is out of the
we are in almost the exact same spot 15 - 20 years later (roughly).
Note the new facade on Big Horn Drug. The McLean Motors sign hasn't
changed, and the building to the left also had has a facelift,
although not as much of it has changed as Big Horn Drug. The bar in
the corner of the building now sports a neon sign.
water plant in the first half of the twentieth century. Neat looking
building, isn't it? I think the power house was elsewhere, with this
being the water pumping station.
More info later.