Merry Christmas From Wyoming: 10 Historic Holiday Images From the Cowboy State [Gallery]
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas here in Wyoming. To celebrate the season, here's a look back at ten historic holiday photos from the Wyoming State Archives.
Streamers and banners adorn the mess hall at Fort D.A. Russell in Cheyenne, circa 1910.
Downtown Rawlins lighs up with holiday cheer in 1934.
Dutchess, a Springer Spaniel from Cheyenne looks up at her new litter of eight puppies, hung in stockings above the fireplace.
These Christmas candles decorated the streets of downtown Cheyenne in the 1950s.
Santa needed a stronger sleigh to navigate those windy Wyoming nights.
This girl opens her presents on Christmas Day in the 1920s.
Santa posing with his favorite reigndeer while visiting Rawlins in 1934.
Snowy roads in Sheridan were no match for Santa's sleigh in the early 1930s.
The 20th Infantry enjoys Christmas dinner at Fort D.A. Russell in 1928.
A bear in a Santa suit decorates the tree at Wyoming Tribune Eagle editor Tracy McCraken's house in the 1950s.