Iron Mountain

Named for a nearby mountain rich in iron ore, this town was once a railroad station and post office. It is most notorious for being the place where hired gun Tom Horn allegedly shot a 13 year-old boy, Willie Nickell, whom he mistook for the boy’s father. Horn paid for the crime at the end of a rope, one of the last hangings in Wyoming. There is still much debate about whether or not Horn really committed the murder.
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