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    • Sawtooth Mountains

    • Mountains; Lakes & ponds;
    • A view of glacial lakes looking down from the Sawtooth Mountains. Robert W. Limbert took hundreds of photographs during his explorations of the Sawtooth Mountains.
    • Lost Sheep

    • Sheep; Volcanic rock;
    • Caption from one of Robert Limbert's scrapbooks: "One morning we sighted a band of sheep which had got lost and true to a homing instinct had endeavored to get back to their home range on the shortest possible route. The result was they were in...
    • Chicago Policemen with Robert W. Limbert

    • Police; Handguns;
    • While visiting Chicago on a publicity tour, Robert W. Limbert and two police officers inspect their revolvers. Limbert was rumored to have challenged Al Capone and other Chicago gangsters to a gunfight after the 1929 St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
    • Indian Bath Tub

    • Springs; Rock formations
    • Hot spring water flows into Hot Creek into what Robert W. Limbert called the "Indian bath tubs" while exploring the Bruneau Valley in 1921.
    • Limbert Family

    • Family; Dogs;
    • Margaret Limbert sits in the grass with her three children, from left to right: Robert, Margaret, and Grace. Teddy the family dog moves in the foreground.
    • Ida Limbert

    • Needlework; Handicraft;
    • Robert W. Limbert's mother, Ida, sits and performs needlepoint while wearing an apron. Ida moved in with Robert's family after her husband Jesse died.
    • Senator William E. Borah

    • Horses; Chaps; Legislators; Log cabins;
    • Robert W. Limbert photographed Senator William Borah during a visit to Idaho. Senator Borah holds the reins of his horse in front of an unidentified log cabin.
    • Taxidermy Shop Interior

    • Taxidermy; Stores & shops; Wicker furniture
    • Interior view of Robert W. Limbert's taxidermy shop. Furniture includes two wicker chairs and a desk. The shelves below the trophy heads hold smaller sculpted works.
    • Alice Lake

    • Lakes & ponds; Mountains;
    • Alice Lake, approximately 23 miles from Redfish Lake Lodge. The Sawtooth Mountains reflect a mirror image in the lake.
    • Grand Mogul (Great Mogul)

    • Mountains; Trees;
    • The Great Mogul (now known as Grand Mogul), a 9,733 foot peak at the south end of Redfish Lake. Named by Robert W. Limbert, he described the peak as "a great white granite dome which rears its head a few miles above the upper end of Big Redfish...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art;
    • Robert W. Limbert visited Map Rock and other petroglyphs located between Murphy and Melba, Idaho, "on the road from Nampa to Givens Hot Springs." Limbert visited the petroglyphs after Doc Hisom showed him Kodak prints that he took of the area in...
    • Lava Fields

    • Volcanic rock; Rifles;
    • An unidentified man crouches down to explore the ripples of the lava fields. He holds a shotgun in his right hand while touching the ripples with his other hand.
    • Craters of the Moon, Amphitheater Cave

    • Caves; Stalactites & stalagmites; Explorers;
    • Five male explorers rest in the cave that explorer Robert W. Limbert named Amphitheater Cave. Limbert described the cave as being "explored for half a mile underground until we came across apparently fresh bear tracks when we turned around and came...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art; Rifles
    • Robert W. Limbert visiting Map Rock and other petroglyphs located between Murphy and Melba, Idaho, "on the road from Nampa to Givens Hot Springs." Limbert visited the petroglyphs after Doc Hisom showed him Kodak prints that he took of the area in...

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