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    • Aerial View of Central Montana

    • 1972-10-18
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    • ERTS (satellite) took this photo from 570 miles in space. The Snowy Mountains are seen in the bottom right, the Little Belt Mountains are in the bottom left and the Judith and Moccasin Mountains are seen in the middle.
    • Branson, Alexander

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    • Barbers;
    • In July 1887, Branson filed a claim for 160 acres on the west fork of Beaver Creek, southwest of Lewistown. Branson completed proving up his homestead on July 11, 1892, and he received patent to 160 acres. He had other land in the same area and...
    • Burke Warehouse, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Wool Industry;
    • It was built by Daniel "Pickhandle" Burke in 1917. When Burke saw the need for such a building, he procured the site and set to work on his plans, little did he realize that years later his warehouse would be the storage place for nine-million...
    • Burke Warehouse, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Wool Industry;
    • It was built by Daniel "Pickhandle" Burke in 1917. When Burke saw the need for such a building, he procured the site and set to work on his plans, little did he realize that years later his warehouse would be the storage place for nine-million...
    • C. F. Little Jewelry Store and Hobensack and Sloan store.

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    • Two buildings on the NW corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave North, Lewistown, Montana. Hobensack and Sloan Hardware Store on the left and C.F. Little Jewelry on the right. Part of the Bon Ton Store is shown on the far left. A stagecoach is traveling...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1902
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • The start of the "open cut" of the Kendall Gold Mining Company. The ore is hauled directly from the open cut to the firest gold mill by man power operated ore cars. View in the "open cut" workings in the huge ore body of the Kendall Gold Mine. The...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1900
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Kendall mine first gold mill, Kendall, Montana. The Kendall Mining District, located in the North Moccasin Mountain Range, produced 450,000 ounces of gold from 1900 through 1942 from ores averaging 0.25 ounce gold per ton. Harry T. Kendall, a...
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • The Little Ben mine, Little Rocky Mountains, taken in 1935. A forest fire in 1936 too 90% of the timber. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Evelyn Coles painting of Little Ben Mill. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Little Ben mine office. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1940
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Little Ben Mill. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Little girl with her doll

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    • Lehman family;
    • Little girl (maybe granddaughter of the Lehman family) sitting on the steps with her doll.
    • Power Mercantile Co., Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting; Power Mercantile;
    • The second Power Mercantile Building (built in 1892) owned by T. C. Power) was located on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave South, Lewistown, Montana. The C. F. Little Jewelry Co. building shows on the right side of the photo, it is on the...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of Reed and Bowles Trading Post (built 1874) located on lower Spring Creek at the end of Joyland Road by Alonzo Reed and John Bowles. The logs for the building were taken from the dismantled Fort Sherman Trading Post that was located between...
    • Sapphire Mine area

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    • Yogo canyon looking at the sapphire fissure.It was located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color
    • Sapphire Mine area.

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    • Looking west up Yogo Canyon. The mines were located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color
    • Sapphire Mine area.

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    • North rim of Yogo canyon looking down to American Mine. It was located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color.
    • Sapphire Mine area.

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    • Thomas Sidwell at the hospital building at the English Mine at Yogo, Montana. It was located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color.
    • Sapphire Mine area.

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    • Yogo canyon opposite side from American Mine. It was located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color.
    • Sapphire Mine area.

    • 1940
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    • American Mine mill at Yogo, Montana. It was located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color.
    • Sapphire Mine area.

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    • American Mine at Yogo, Montana. It was located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color.
    • Sappire mine area.

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    • Boarding house at English Mine, Yogo, Montana. It was located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color.
    • Van Orsdel, William Wesley

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    • Pioneers;
    • Rev. William Wesley “Brother Van” Orsdel came to Montana in 1872. He rode horseback through Montana, preaching the Gospel and always carrying a Bible and a hymnal. Brother Van conducted his first Methodist service at Philbrook near present-day...

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