American Disasters - Great Wyoming Disasters
Reviewed Resources for Students and Teachers
Great American Disasters State by State
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These pages do not begin to cover all the disasters that have taken place in every state. There is also controversy over what constitutes and defines a "great" disaster from any other kind. All disasters are "great" to those directly involved in them.
So these pages are a mix of "great" and "not so great" disasters. The major disasters are all covered in the larger sites I have linked to as resources and the rest are related items of interest.
For example, you might not find a particular major disaster on this list, but it may be included in a site such as gendisasters.com, which is one of the resources found here.
This is an excellent place to begin your research. The links found here lead to an ever widening amount of information. Good luck in your efforts.
Casper, WY Flood, Jul 1891 __ Article about the Casper Flood. - From gendisasters.com - http://www.gendisasters.com/data1/wy/floods/casper-floodjul1891.htm
Evanston, WY Almy Mine Explosion, Mar 1881 __ Article about this mine disaster causing 37 deaths. - From Stu Beitler/gendisasters.com - http://www3.gendisasters.com/wyoming/1887/evanston,-wy-almy-mine-explosion,-mar-1881