Maids at camp
Maids at one of the Wylie Camps, eight semi-permanent camps established throughout the park, for visitors of modest means.Photographer unknown, circa 1908.
Soldiers on horses in front of Mammoth Hotel. Still standing today, the hotel retains a wing of rooms built in 1911.Photographer unknown, circa 1910.
Several soldiers — some on horseback, some standing and others sitting on the ground — practice their skills at Gardiner Rifle Range. Photographer unknown, circa 1910.
Ski patrol at Canyon.Photographer unknown, circa 1910.
At Fort Yellowstone, soldiers complete drills near quarters for bachelor officers. Photographer unknown, circa 1910.
During the Mammoth Parade, officers stand at attention and rehearse guard drills. Photographer unknown, circa 1911.
Up and over
Military personnel watch as Sergeant Henry A. McCartney jumps over high fence. Photographer unknown,1911.
The firing of the sunset gun on Capitol Hill at Fort Yellowstone. Possibly the last-ever firing of the cannon, it signaled the end of army protection of Yellowstone.Photographer unknown,July 4, 1916.
For Bears Only
Ranger Naturalist Walter Phillip Martindale poses on horseback near the "Lunch Counter: For Bears Only" at Old Faithful, southeast of the upper Hamilton Store. Photographer unknown, circa 1921 to the mid 1930s.
James McBride, chief ranger of Yellowstone National Park, and a motorcycle with a side car.Photographer unknown, circa 1921.