February 18, 2011
Bert Schroder posed with his wife, Addie, and son Frank, in front of their home for photographer Lewis Hellebust in this image from 1910. The homestead was located three miles west of Craig, near the present day Pine Ridge area on Moffat County Road 210.
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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.