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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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Moffat County turns 100 years old but memory, spirit of settlers not lost

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.

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