In 1867, Union Pacific Railroad survey crews plotted the site for present day Cheyenne near the Crow Creek Crossing in the Dakota Territory.

Here's an interesting photographic retrospective of Wyoming's Capital City over the last 150 years.

The Hall of Wheels Music Hall, circa 1877

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The Bella Union Gold Room in 1877

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Cheyenne native Guy Weedick, who founded the Calgary Stampede Rodeo in 1912

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A Cheyenne banker talks to a customer in the 1940s

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Governor Lester Hunt and actress Janice Paige parade through the streets of Cheyenne in 1947

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The premiere of the movie "Cheyenne" at the Lincoln Theatre in 1947

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The Cheyenne Depot, circa 1971 

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Cheyenne Frontier Days, circa 1991

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Peacekeeper and Minuteman Missiles at Warren Air Force Base in 2001

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The Olympic Flame on display at the Wyoming State Capitol in 2002

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An old farm house just outside of Cheyenne, circa 2007

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