I found this article about the 1955 plane crash at Medicine Bow Peak. I remember hearing about this while living in Laramie but didn't know much about it. I thought it might be interesting to the rest of you.
How It Ended at Medicine Bow Peak: A deadly airplane crash in 1955 put Laramie, Wyoming, on the national radar screen, briefly. One man never forgot Flight 409 and made sure future generations would remember it, too. By Julianne Couch, The Daily Yonder.