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2016 Marks Centennial of Automobile Travel in Yellowstone

Visitors beside tents & model A's;Photographer unknown;No date

The National Park Service’s centennial isn’t the only big milestone this year. 1916 was also the first full season a new mode of transportation was allowed in the Park—the automobile.

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Book Review: Through Early Yellowstone by Janet Chapple

through early yellowstone title

Traveling through early Yellowstone was a far different affair than it is today.

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Yellowstone History: Electric Peak

electric peak a superb landmark of the north side 1920 national parks portfolio robert sterling yard JE Haynes photo

It’s a marvelous sight, seeing Electric Peak crest on the horizon.

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Savages Reunite At Old Canyon Lodge Site

Photo by Liz Kearney

A handful of former Yellowstone employees who last worked together in the mid-to-late 1950s met up this week at Lake Lodge for a reunion.

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Yellowstone History: Lower Hamilton Store

klamer's store upper geyser basin from reau campbell 1914 guide

Visitors to the Upper Geyser Basin, be they veterans or neophytes, would do well to check out the General Store located on the way to Castle Geyser.

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Yellowstone History: Larry Matthews and Larry’s Lunch Station

Larry's Lunch Station

Larry Matthews is one of the most colorful and charming personalities in Yellowstone National Park history.

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PBA Galleries To Auction Volume of Rare William Henry Jackson Photos

hot springs gardiner river WHJ

This October, San Francisco’s PBA Galleries will be auctioning off a book of rare William Henry Jackson images.

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Yellowstone History: Bear Feeding

grizzly bears at feeding ground at canyon park in yellowstone george a grant 1939

Once upon a time, bear feeding was as popular (if not more so) than geyser watching in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone History: President Harding Visits The Park

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July 1, 1923: President Warren G. Harding stood at Shoshone Point in Yellowstone National Park, and proposed to make history.

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Yellowstone History: Thomas Wolfe Visits Yellowstone National Park

Courtesy of Pack Memorial Public Library, Asheville, NC

June 27, 1938: novelist Thomas Wolfe stood with arms akimbo watching Old Faithful erupt. Three months later, he was dead.

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