The water, just before it breaks into spray, has a beautiful green tint, as has also the water in the canyon below. .... The mingling of green water and white spray with the rainbow tints is beautiful beyond description.
A Tale: “Into the Scalding Morass,” Langford — 1870
"As I fell, my right arm was thrust violently through the treacherous surface into the scalding morass."
Views: Yellowstone Park Belongs in Montana
Although most of Yellowstone Park’s land mass lies in Wyoming, most of its early history is in Montana.
A Tale: Naming Tower Fall— Langford, 1870
While the explorers always had be be alert for the dangers of Indians, wild animals, and strange geothermal features, they also found ways to have fun.
Early Yellowstone Entrepreneurs
In case you missed, I've posted a link to my Big Sky Journal article on the first intrepid entrepreneurs who tried to turn a dollar in Yellowstone Park.
A Tale: Little Invulnerable —Langford, 1870
A diminutive horse's perseverance earns him a place in history.
A Tale: Shooting Jake Smith’s Hat by N.P. Langford
A gamblin' man loses his hat trying to replenish his stake.