The final installment of HWS's chronicle of her Yellowstone adventure begins at the edge of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Then a photographer takes her picture on Foxey and she visits Yellowstone Lake and the Upper Geyser Basin. Then she starts home. Begin with Part 1 ∞§∞ The lads of our party found great … Continue reading A Tale: Part 6: A Lady’s Visit To The Geysers Of The Yellowstone Park — HWS 1880.
When I received my copy of the fall issue of the Pioneer Museum Quarterly last week, I was delighted to see an article about Charles D. Loughrey, a Bozeman pioneer photographer. I had examined the museum's collection of Loughrey's photographs but didn't know much about him. Jacob Rubow of the museum staff dug through Loughrey's … Continue reading A Tale: Pioneer Photographer Documents Hunting Expedition Near Yellowstone Park — 1889
"A blinding snowstorm which lasted four days overtook the party of four. During this entire time they wandered day and night without shelter, provisions or fire ...."
"Fossum with the most amazing nerve stood there quietly focussing his camera, till the bull was within ten feet, then pressed the button, threw the camera into the soft snow and ran for his life with the bull at his coat-tails."
At the dawn of the Twentieth Century, a self-described hunter-naturalist named William Henry Wright decided to start carrying a camera on his various expeditions. He soon began taking excursions just to photograph animals. After a while, he decided to take on the challenges of photographing grizzlies. Because the grizzlies are shy and tend to be … Continue reading A Tale: Photographing Grizzlies With Flash Powder — 1906