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Tag Archives: Yellowstone Place Names: Mirrors of History

Yellowstone History: Lone Star Geyser

lone star geyser detroit publishing company postcard 1900_1909

Although it’s one of the most popular thermal features in Yellowstone National Park, the origins of Lone Star Geyser are somewhat obscure.

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Yellowstone History: Black Growler Steam Vent

stereograph black growler_whose steam kills trees and whose roaring startles tourists_Underwood & Underwood 1901

Black Growler Steam Vent doesn’t get much press these days, but it was once held up as a preeminent feature in the Norris Geyser Basin.

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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: Bechler River

bechler river 1964 RG Johnsson

Cutthroat trout, cascading waterfalls: the Bechler River system in remote Yellowstone National Park seems to have it all.

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Yellowstone History: Lost Lake

1878 preliminary geo map of ynp

In spite of its name, Yellowstone’s Lost Lake is remarkably easy to find.

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Yellowstone History: The Cottage Hotel

cottage hotel date unknown

By most estimates, the Cottage Hotel in Yellowstone National Park ranks low on the list of lost Yellowstone landmarks.

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