A podcast dedicated to the history of the American West.
28-The Lost Rhoades Mines Part 2: Father and Son
On part 2 of the multi-part episode we discuss the excursions of Thomas Rhoades to Carre Shinob as well as other spanish mines in the Uinta's as well as his son, Caleb Rhoades, and his involvment in retrieving gold for the Mormon church.
27-The Lost Rhoades Mines Part 1:Origins
On part 1 of the multi-part episode we discuss the origins and initial characters of one of the greatest lost mine stories ever told: The Legend of the Lost Rhoades Mines. Tune in to hear about the lore behind these sacred mines cached away in the Uinta Mountain in Northeastern Utah and how the Mormon church could have quite possibly benefited from them.
26-The Ghost Town of Frisco, Utah
On this episode we take a moment to thank all the amazing firefighters who have been diligently battling the flames here in the dry, American West as well as talk about the ghost town of Frisco, Utah.
25-What is the Antiquities Act? Monday Micro Episode
On this Monday Micro Episode we briefly explain what the Antiquities Act is.
24-Dino Discoverers of the American West: Earl Douglas
On this episode we talk about one of the great Paleontologists of the American West, Earl Douglas, who, with the help of President Woodrow Wilson, discovered and preserved one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, the Wall of Bones at Dinosaur National Monument in Northeastern Utah.
23-Monday Micro Episode: What is a Sooner?
On this Monday Micro Episode we ask and answer the question: What is a Sooner?