Old Faithful Geyser
...is not so faithful.
Visited 21 June 2019.
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Old Faithful
Old Faithful is here.
Old Faithful
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Hundreds of people brave the cold to watch Old Faithful erupt. The benches on the right fill up fast.
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Grandpa and Noah patiently await Old Faithful to blow on a cold day.
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View to the left of Old Faithful.
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Grandpa taking video when he thought Old Faithful was about the erupt.
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A smaller geyser erupted first.
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It gave a fairly good show.
Lesser geyser blew before Old Faithful
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Lesser geyser blew before Old Faithful
Lesser geyser blew before Old Faithful
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Old Faithful is getting ready. But it still would be another 25 minutes or so, long after the predicted time of eruption.
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A number of these "splashes" occurred while waiting for the actual eruption. Each time visitors were disappointed.
False Alarm
Everyone thought, "This is it!" but it wasn't. This was a 3:54 p.m. local time.
False Alarm
4:07 p.m. local time
Finally, about 4:07 p.m. local time, Old Faithful starts to boil.
4:07 p.m. local time
4:08 p.m. local time.
4:08 p.m. local time.
4:08 p.m. local time.
4:09 local time.
4:09 local time.
4:09 local time.
4:10 p.m. local time
4:10 p.m. local time, this time in earnest.
4:10 p.m. local time
Splashing and steam.
A lot of splashing and steam.
Splashing and steam.
At last!
At last!
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Thar she blows!!!
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4:11 p.m. local time.
4:11 p.m. local time. Still going.
4:11 p.m. local time.
Full Video of Eruption (4:11)
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4 Minutes, 11 Seconds.
Full Video of Eruption (4:11)