Mammoth Hot Springs in Park County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
The Corps also improved life at Fort Yellowstone by constructing a hydroelectric power plant, which provided electricity for the Fort's buildings, and developing a water system. Other contributions included landscaping, and installing street lights and concrete sidewalks.
This building was constructed in 1903 and served as the headquarters for the Corps of Engineers until 1918.
Inset photo captions: 1) Steam Roller purchased by the Corps in 1916, 2) Rangers in front of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's building (1929). Many of the first employees of the National Park Service were hired from the ranks of Fort Yellowstone troopers.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 44° 58.613′ N, 110° 42.025′ Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yellowstone National Park WY 82190, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Road Builders (here, next to this marker in Wyoming); Elk Rut (within shouting distance of this marker in Wyoming); The Parade Ground (within shouting distance of this marker in Wyoming); Fort Yellowstone National Historic Landmark (within shouting distance of this marker in Wyoming); Welcome to Historic Fort Yellowstone (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line in Wyoming); From Soldier to Ranger (about 400 feet away in Wyoming); a different marker also named From Soldier to Ranger (about 400 feet away in Wyoming); The Drill Field (about 500 feet away in Wyoming). Click for a list of all markers in Mammoth Hot Springs.
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