" I saw the tips of a pair of mighty antlers, and I peered over the crest with my rifle at the ready. Thirty yards off, behind a clump of pinyons, stood a huge bull."
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
"You might go out ... when the snow is deep upon the range and shoot blacktail deer till you were sick of slaughter."
"He stood without betraying the slightest sign of fear or hesitation; but, as if searching with proud disdain for the intruder that had dared to invade his solitude."