Craig Pass Closed for the Season; Mammoth to Norris Closed Sept. 14-30
The road linking West Thumb and Old Faithful is closed for the season—traffic should detour through West Thumb, Lake, and Canyon. The road from Mammoth to Norris is closed for two weeks—traffic should detour over Dunraven Pass. More »
Willys/Howe Fire Trucks
This vehicle features a "Jeep" pick-up chassis and cab manufactured by Willys Motors, Inc., with fire equipment added by Howe Fire Apparatus Company. Equipment includes a front mounted pump (500 gal. per minute Waterous Model CF-3), 150 gal. capacity water tank, hoses, and fire extinguisher. Red lights are mounted on top of the cab and left front fender.
YELL 131735-1 Willys/Howe fire truck in the museum collection.
YELL 131735-2 One of the Yellowstone Willys/Howe fire trucks similar to the vehicle in the museum collection showing how it might have appeared prior to modification.
YELL 131735-3 Another view of a Willys/Howe "Pumper" taken during the 1988 fires in
Did You Know?
Prior to the establishment of the National Park Service, the U.S. Army protected Yellowstone between 1886 and 1918. Fort Yellowstone was established at Mammoth Hot Springs for that purpose.