Tag Archives: Montana

Richardson’s Curios and Cabins, Cooke City, Montana

This image shows the gift shop and likely reception desk for the Richardson’s Cabins, located just outside Yellowstone National Park in Montana.

Intermountain Tourist Supply, Inc., Salt Lake City 1, Utah

The caption states:



Indian Jewelry, Montana Moss Agate, On U.S. Highway 12, near northeastern entrance to Yellowstone National Park.

— Cook City is better understood to be a village or settlement, even today, as the population is only a few hundred and the locale is not incorporated as a town or city.

This card likely dates from the 1950s.

Stage Coach Inn, West Yellowstone, Montana

Shown in the image below is a view of the faux-Tudor style Stage Coach Inn, located at the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

Kodachrome Reproduction by Mike Roberts Studios Berkeley 2, Calif.

The caption states:



Coffee Shop — Bar — Lounge — Sport Shop. A Summer and Winter Resort Hotel. Big Game Hunting and Winter Sports. “The Trout Fisherman’s Paradise”

— As indicated by the link to the business, this hotel is still in operation at the original site and with the original structure after more than 70 years.

The cars in this image place the card from the 1950s.

Republic Mountain, Cooke, Montana

This image shows the imposing bulk of Republic Mountain as it looms over the small community of Cooke, Montana. This town is located across the Wyoming-Montana border.

Genuine Natural Color Made by Dexter Press, Inc., West Nyack, N.Y.

The caption states:

#4122 – Cooke, Montana and Republic Mountain. Cooke is the north east entrance to Yellowstone Park on the Beartooth Highway (U.S. 12)

— The village of Cooke is home to various sorts of winter sports due to its proximity to the mountains that surround it.

This card likely dates from the 1940s.