Parks & Environment

Historic Images of South-western Alberta

KELLY'S CAMP

KELLY'S CAMP

Bert Riggall photo of Kelly's Camp looking south with Barnaby Ridge in the background.
Kelly's Camp was the site of a petroleum drilling rig in the 1920s where the South and West branches of the Castle Rivers merge

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JOHN GEORGE "KOOTENAI" BROWN with JACK RUSSELL DOG

JOHN GEORGE "KOOTENAI" BROWN with JACK RUSSELL DOG

Mountain Scout & First Warden of Kootenay Forests Reserve and Waterton Lakes National Park

HUNTERS DISPLAYING DEER KILL

HUNTERS DISPLAYING DEER KILL

Three Hunters posing with rifles and their kills, being hung prior to skinning and cutting of meat

CHEEPAYTHAQUAKASOON–
aka “BLUE FLASH OF LIGHTNING"

CHEEPAYTHAQUAKASOON–
aka “BLUE FLASH OF LIGHTNING"

Cree Woman, also known as Isabella Brown, and as "Nechemouse" by Kootenai Brown

KOOTENAI BROWN IN TOURING CAR

KOOTENAI BROWN IN TOURING CAR

Car Issued To Kootenai Brown as the Superintendent of Waterton Lakes National Park

KOOTENAI BROWN ON HORSEBACK

KOOTENAI BROWN ON HORSEBACK

Mountain Scout & First Warden of Kootenay Forests Reserve and Waterton Lakes National Park

KOOTENAI BROWN and JACK SIMONS, w/ JACK RUSSELL DOG

KOOTENAI BROWN and JACK SIMONS, w/ JACK RUSSELL DOG

Kootenai Brown and Jack Simons

ISABELLA BROWN and JOHN GEORGE "KOOTENAI" BROWN

ISABELLA BROWN and JOHN GEORGE "KOOTENAI" BROWN

Kootenai and Isabella Brown in front of the first Waterton Lakes National Park office, also their residence

JOHN GEORGE "KOOTENAI" BROWN

JOHN GEORGE "KOOTENAI" BROWN

Mountain Scout & First Warden of Kootenay Forests Reserve and Waterton Lakes National Park

JOHN GEORGE "KOOTENAI" BROWN

JOHN GEORGE "KOOTENAI" BROWN

Mountain Scout & First Warden of Kootenay Forests Reserve and Waterton Lakes National Park