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Old Yellowstone: History of Chittenden Bridge

Yellow buses on Chittenden Bridge;Frank J Haynes;No date

Modern day visitors to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone may take it for granted they can just drive between each rim. It wasn’t always so.

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Old Yellowstone: History of the Roosevelt Arch Cornerstone

Roosevelt Speaking At Cornerstone Laying Ceremony 1903

April 24, 1903: Gardiner, Montana had its “big day” with the laying of the Roosevelt Arch cornerstone.

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Old Yellowstone: President Theodore Roosevelt’s 1903 Trip

Roosevelt Camp in Yellowstone 1903

President Theodore Roosevelt’s visit to Yellowstone in 1903 is an integral part to his mystique and legend.

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Old Yellowstone: History of Early Tourism

Tourists wading in Great Fountain;Photographer unknown;1908

Yellowstone National Park and tourism go hand-in-hand, for better or for worse.

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Old Yellowstone: Birth of a National Park

liberty_cap_Moran

March 1, 1872 – birthday of Yellowstone National Park.

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Old Yellowstone: History of Great Fountain Geyser

great fountain geyser july 2015

As the only predictable geyser in the Lower Geyser Basin, Great Fountain Geyser has a history of prominence in Yellowstone National Park.

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Old Yellowstone: The Misadventure of Truman Everts

Artwork from the Scribner's Monthly article, "Thirty-Seven Days of Peril"

October 10, 1870: Truman Everts was found in Yellowstone National Park after being lost for over a month.

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Old Yellowstone: History of Grotto Geyser

grotto_geyser_2015

Grotto Geyser is, hands-down, one of the most unusual thermal features in Yellowstone National Park.

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Old Yellowstone: History of Echinus Geyser

echinus 1976

Looking at Echinus Geyser today, you may question why it warrants the name of “geyser.”

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Old Yellowstone: History of Yellowstone Fire Management

firefighting_1988

Yellowstone fire management has seen many changes over the years, stemming from evolving knowledge and changes in federal protocol.

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