February 18, 2011
Lou Wyman, center right, talks with former Moffat County Commissioner Neil McCandless, left, on the second floor of the Museum of Northwest Colorado near an exhibit displaying images from early in Moffat County’s history.
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David Moffat never stepped foot inside the county that would eventually bear his name. In fact, the industrial tycoon wasn’t much concerned with the area. Rather, he merely wanted his railroad to pass through Craig on its way to Salt Lake City. But, the endeavor left Moffat nearly broke and halted the line in Craig.