Author: David Galloway

Nefarious entrepreneur on Yellowstone Lake

E.C. Waters created a nascent business on Yellowstone Lake in 1891 with a prosperous passenger steamship, the Zillah. In 1905, he launched a larger ship (named after himself). Two years later, he was banned from the park because of his belligerent behavior and poor stewardship.

Yellowstone by horse 🐎

Howard Eaton was one of Yellowstone National Park’s most famous and beloved concessioners who introduced hundreds of tourists to the wonders of Yellowstone between 1883 and 1921. His saddle-horse tours contributed to Yellowstone’s popularity during the park’s formative years.

Burning Ground named finalist for another book award!

I am humbled and gratified that Burning Ground, my historical fiction novel set in 1871 Yellowstone, was recently named a Category Finalist for the 2022 Eric Hoffer Book Award.   This recognition follows the previous award of Best Multicultural Fiction book of 2021 by American Bookfest.   [The Eric Hoffer Book Award honors the memory […]