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Joseph Hayes

Joseph Hayes

Joseph Hayes is a writer with an interest in history. He has written for sites such as Atlas Obscura, Gizmodo, and Reason on a variety of subjects including Victorian railways and mental health, Australian ghost pranksters, and the use of artificial limbs as weapons. He is particularly fascinated by technology in history and how it has shaped the human experience.

Zion National Park

When the Park Ranger Was Not Your Friend

Early 20th century National Park Service Rangers were a notoriously rough-and-tumble lot.