When Thomas Edison traveled to Wyoming on the Union Pacific to view an eclipse
(Source: Casper Star-Tribune, August 20, 2017)
CASPER, Wyo. — In the late nineteenth century, a total solar eclipse passed over the western United States, stretching from Montana Territory to Texas. The spectacle, in the summer of 1878, drew people from across the country, including a competitive band of scientists and astronomers. One of those scientists, the famed Thomas Edison, sought to view the event from the Wyoming Territory.
Full story: Casper Star-Tribune
Monday, August 21, 2017
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