Man’s Best Friend
John Kithcart kneeling in the brush beside his trusty dog.
*Photographer unknown, taken in the mid-1900s.

Man’s Best Friend

John Kithcart kneeling in the brush beside his trusty dog.


*Photographer unknown, taken in the mid-1900s.

W.O. Bishop and company herding sheep under a cloud filled sky.
*Photographer Unknown, found undated.

W.O. Bishop and company herding sheep under a cloud filled sky.


*Photographer Unknown, found undated.

A photograph of Wes and Bertha Hawks homestead shack and fenced yard.  
*Photographer unknown, dated 1924 or 1925.

A photograph of Wes and Bertha Hawks homestead shack and fenced yard.  


*Photographer unknown, dated 1924 or 1925.

A look inside downtown Gillette’s Montgomery Cafe.  The women seen are (left to right) Belle McClelland, Jackie Knipe, unknown, and Etta Grunke.
*Photographer unknown, dated 1928.

A look inside downtown Gillette’s Montgomery Cafe.  The women seen are (left to right) Belle McClelland, Jackie Knipe, unknown, and Etta Grunke.


*Photographer unknown, dated 1928.

Homesteading on the Plains
Two women and two children alongside their wagons were early homesteaders in Campbell County.
*Photographer unknown, found undated.

Homesteading on the Plains

Two women and two children alongside their wagons were early homesteaders in Campbell County.


*Photographer unknown, found undated.

Frank Olzer - Local Saddle Maker
A group of men gathered outside Frank Olzer’s shop in downtown Gillette.  Olzer was a local saddle maker with a shop located at the corner of 3rd Street and Gillette Avenue.  The following is written on the reverse side of the photo, which was likely taken in the early 1900s: “George Sproul on horse, Babe Gupton putting rope on.”
*Photographer and date unknown.

Frank Olzer - Local Saddle Maker

A group of men gathered outside Frank Olzer’s shop in downtown Gillette.  Olzer was a local saddle maker with a shop located at the corner of 3rd Street and Gillette Avenue.  The following is written on the reverse side of the photo, which was likely taken in the early 1900s: “George Sproul on horse, Babe Gupton putting rope on.”


*Photographer and date unknown.

fromtheplains:

Dry Fork Power Plant, Gillette, WY

fromtheplains:

Dry Fork Power Plant, Gillette, WY

Here’s to Spring
Jean Banister posing beneath a blossoming tree on a spring day.  This photo was likely taken in Gillette and is now part of the Cook-Banister family photo album. 
*Photographer and date unknown.

Here’s to Spring

Jean Banister posing beneath a blossoming tree on a spring day.  This photo was likely taken in Gillette and is now part of the Cook-Banister family photo album. 


*Photographer and date unknown.

The Circus Comes to Town
An elephant and circus workers load a circus train after its brief stop in Gillette.  The elephant and men likely work for the Al G. Barnes Circus, which performed in Gillette September 3, 1935.

*Photographer and date unknown.

The Circus Comes to Town

An elephant and circus workers load a circus train after its brief stop in Gillette.  The elephant and men likely work for the Al G. Barnes Circus, which performed in Gillette September 3, 1935.

*Photographer and date unknown.

W.O. Dunlap

W.O. Dunlap is pictured in his World War I uniform.  Both photographs were likely taken in the 1970s by his grandson George Dunlap, a Gillette portrait photographer.