(Sheridan, Wyo.) — It's getting close to Christmastime ... and if you squint, it almost looks like Otto Ernst, longtime Sheridan businessman, is sitting atop a reindeer instead of an elk in this photo. The photo, according to the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum
, was taken on Main Street in Sheridan in
the early 1900s. It was featured on a postcard titled "The Way They Ride in
The same elk appears in several Sheridan photos, according to the Museum,
and this photo in particular is making rounds online again.