History of Laramie Commerce

The Rolling Mill & Laramie City

The Union Pacific Rolling Mill was constructed in 1875 to “re-roll” old railroad rails and other metals. The mill employed approximately 100 people, and its presence might have been the springboard for further industrial development in Albany County until it burned down in 1910. The Boomerang reported that a spark from a westbound locomotive caused the fire, while the Republican indicated that … Continue reading The Rolling Mill & Laramie City