First Automobiles in the Park
(YELL 90073-1) 1917 seven-passenger White Motor Company limousine or touring car in the park's museum collection.
(YELL 90073-2) Close up of the Yellowstone Park Transportation Company logo located on both sides of the vehicle. The bear in the center was based on a photograph taken by the legendary Frank J. Haynes, one of
(YELL-2012) A newly acquired image in the park's photo archives shows a seven-passenger touring car which is probably the same automobile in the park's collection (the number "753" is visible below the company logo) parked in front of YPT Co. headquarters in Gardiner, Montana. The stagecoach on "exhibit" is almost identical to an example in the collection.
Did You Know?
The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.