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Ain't no sunshine

Aug 22, 2017 By Daniel Bendtsen Staff Writer, with staff reports

A dazzling sight treated Fremont County residents and thousands of visitors Monday morning when the first total solar eclipse visible in 99 years arrived at ...


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Seconds before totality ended Monday, the eclipsed sun created a dramatic vision above the historic Riverton railroad depot. Clouds cleared in time for a dramatic view in the city.      Photo by Steve Peck

Seconds before totality ended Monday, the eclipsed sun created a dramatic vision above the historic Riverton railroad depot. Clouds cleared in time for a dramatic view in the city. Photo by Steve Peck


Seconds before totality ended Monday, the eclipsed sun created a dramatic vision above the historic Riverton railroad depot. Clouds cleared in time for a dramatic view in the city.      Photo by Steve Peck

Seconds before totality ended Monday, the eclipsed sun created a dramatic vision above the historic Riverton railroad depot. Clouds cleared in time for a dramatic view in the city. Photo by Steve Peck

Four of the estimated 170 airplanes on the ground Monday at Riverton Regional Airport. Monday is believed to have been the busiest day in the airport's history. Photos by Dan Bendtsen

Four of the estimated 170 airplanes on the ground Monday at Riverton Regional Airport. Monday is believed to have been the busiest day in the airport's history. Photos by Dan Bendtsen


Four of the estimated 170 airplanes on the ground Monday at Riverton Regional Airport. Monday is believed to have been the busiest day in the airport's history. Photos by Dan Bendtsen

Four of the estimated 170 airplanes on the ground Monday at Riverton Regional Airport. Monday is believed to have been the busiest day in the airport's history. Photos by Dan Bendtsen

Rich colors enveloped Crowheart Butte 45 miles west of Riverton during the total eclipse period of about 2 minutes 30 seconds. Crowheart had one of the longest totality segments in the nation.														       Photo by Alejandra Silva

Rich colors enveloped Crowheart Butte 45 miles west of Riverton during the total eclipse period of about 2 minutes 30 seconds. Crowheart had one of the longest totality segments in the nation. Photo by Alejandra Silva


Rich colors enveloped Crowheart Butte 45 miles west of Riverton during the total eclipse period of about 2 minutes 30 seconds. Crowheart had one of the longest totality segments in the nation.														       Photo by Alejandra Silva

Rich colors enveloped Crowheart Butte 45 miles west of Riverton during the total eclipse period of about 2 minutes 30 seconds. Crowheart had one of the longest totality segments in the nation. Photo by Alejandra Silva

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