Laramie History

Travel Back in Time on the Wyoming 'Treagle Train'
This weekend, thousands of Wyoming football fans will follow the 'Cowboy Caravan' on Interstate 80 from Cheyenne to the Mountain West Conference Championship in Laramie.
Unfortunately, most of them will never experience a proud Pokes tradition called the "Treagle Train"...
Wyoming's First Car: The Remarkable Story of Elmer Lovejoy
When his family first moved to Wyoming in 1884, Elmer Lovejoy already had the need for speed. By the age of 12, Lovejoy was working for the family business; a bicycle shop in downtown Laramie.
As word slowly spread about the invention of a new gasoline powered automobile in 1886, Lovejoy set out…