Western Union F.A.Q.

The project of congressmen involved the construction of lines with the length of two thousand miles in 10 years. Western Union handled the government task within 112 days. The secret of Sibley was simple: he used the tactics of the "Western Union". In the 80's of Nineteenth century, Western Union was repeatedly tried capture by the railroad tycoon Jay Gould. He worked with Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the first phone. In the early forties of the 20th century, Western Union has used the first time a commercial intercity microwave transmission system. 1970 - a new service called «Western Union Mailgram» was introduced - delivery of messages by mail on the next day. Sibley, the founder of Western Union, did not build a new telegraph lines, and persuaded the other players to join. American Telegraph Company, however, still had to buy it.

List of Places in United States, Caribou Co.




Name Address Phone
FAMILY DOLLAR #6586 in Soda Springs 152 S 3rd E Soda Springs, ID 83276 208-547-0800
US BANK #3648 in Soda Springs 189 S Main Soda Springs, ID 83276 208-547-3363