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By Lee H. Whittlesey

Long ahead of snowmobiles, paved roads, and SUVs have been brought into Yellowstone nationwide Park, a myriad of businesses provided buggy and level rides throughout the Park, with their drivers telling tales to their passengers. a few of these tales had no foundation in truth, specially these attributed to "Indian legends," yet others got here from the early trappers and fur investors and have been as informational as they have been entertaining.

Lee Whittlesey, Yellowstone nationwide Park historian, has committed years of analysis to those pre-1920 tales advised through the Park's "tour guides," or interpreters. He contains the campfire tales of the investors and trappers, Yellowstone because it used to be portrayed in early photographs and films, the 1st workforce of Yellowstone guidebooks written, and the "fool tenderfoot questions" posed by means of the overdue nineteenth-century travelers. Whittlesey devotes chapters to the 1st nationwide Park interpreters, Philetus "Windy" Norris and G. L. Henderson. each one had his personal type of supply and every awed his respective journey teams. And, ultimately, there are the stagecoach drivers who chauffeured the general public over Yellowstone's airborne dirt and dust roads and engaged their passengers with stories of the good Geyserland.

Today's nationwide Park carrier has taken over the tasks of the "horse and buggy travel publications" yet deepest and concessioner travel courses additionally proportion Yellowstone nationwide Park's many stories.

All writer proceeds from this publication are being donated to the nationwide Park Service.

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