My first impression of Wyoming is that it is a rough environment to live in.

The day we crossed the state line we drove into a mass of fog that went on and on.

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Fog

Apparently this is a regular occurrence in the Cheyenne area.

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More fog

I managed to get a few, good photos though.

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One of my faves

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Hwy 80....more fog

Then we got into an area that looked like desert surrounded by mountain peaks to me.

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Snow fences to catch it when it blows sideways across the road

There were many, wooden fences for catching snow when prevailing winds blow it hard enough to make it impossible to see the road.

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Most of the area we drove through was around 8000 feet above sea level.

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One of the signs to relay emergency info to drivers

Sometimes during the winter, highway 80 gets closed down because of snow.

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Turbines that reach far into the sky

Of course, all that wind makes for a great environment to build huge, power producing turbines.

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Sinclair's mascot is this, cute dinosaur

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Sinclair oil refinery

It’s a good place for an oil refinery, too.

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There is a certain rough beauty to Wyoming, but I’m not sure I want to see it in winter.

Until next time, readers,
Drive safely ☺

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