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Yellowstone History: Gibbon Falls

gibbon falls circa 1910 from to geyserland oregon short line brochure

Falling 84 feet along the Gibbon River, Gibbon Falls has been a perennial delight for Yellowstone National Park visitors since the 1880s.

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Yellowstone History: Heart Lake

heartlakefrommountsheridanynp1965

Heart Lake, in the loosest sense possible, does resemble a heart, although not an anatomical one.

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Yellowstone History: Corkscrew Bridge

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For a brief time, the Corkscrew Bridge helped define Yellowstone’s East Entrance road.

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Yellowstone History: The Golden Gate Viaduct

Postcard of Golden Gate;Frank J Haynes;No date

For most of the 20th century, the Golden Gate viaduct was hailed as one of the premier engineering feats in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone History: 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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Yellowstone History: March 1, 1872

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Today is March 1, which means it’s time to wish Yellowstone National Park a very happy 144th birthday!

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