Wyoming Work and Play

Today I complete my first broom here at the Territorial Prison.  Back in the 1890s, the good conduct prisoners produced brooms on an assembly line here.  The profit from the brooms helped support the prison and line the prison Lessee’s pockets (if he was lucky). I calculate the profit that might be generated on the […]

Pardon Us, Please??

When Matt and Sherry agree to join me here in Laramie, I am not sure Sherry expects the trouble she will experience trying to keep Matt out of a Wyoming Prison.  First Matt is sentenced to hard labor making brooms here in Laramie.  Next he finds himself behind bars in the Wyoming State Pen in […]