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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.
    • Andersonville, Montana

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    • Early gold mining town in the Judith Mountains near Lewistown, Montana.
    • Arro Oil Refinery on Spring Creek, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1940
    • Arro oil refinery;
    • Arro Oil Refinery is shown in the distance. It was located on Lower Spring Creek, Lewistown, MT. Railroad track in the foreground, Spring Creek is next to the railroad track with a bridge crossing over it. The Moccasin Mountains are in the...
    • Barnes-King Gold Mine

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    • Barnes-King gold mine was located in the North Moccasin Mountains near Lewistown, MT. The Barnes-King Development Company mined the area in 1901-1925. The mine is on the left side of the photo and 4 cars are in the middle.
    • Big Sky Bible College

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    • Big Sky Bible College;
    • It was located in the Judith Mountains. The college bought the area in 1973. It was originally used by the air force
    • Big Sky Bible College

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    • Big Sky Bible College;
    • It was located in the Judith Mountains. The college bought the area in 1973. It was originally used by the air force
    • Big Sky Bible College

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    • Big Sky Bible College;
    • It was located in the Judith Mountains. The college bought the area in 1973. It was originally used by the air force.
    • Camp Kiwanis, Judith Mountains, Montana

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    • Kiwanis;
    • Camp Kiwanis (started before 1925) was located in Ruby Gulch in the Judith Mountains near Lewistown, Montana.The camp was started for the purpose of enabling children who were ill to beathe the fresh mountain air.
    • Children in school yard, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1888
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    • Lewistown Main Street. The first school house is on the right side with school children in yard next to the school. A fence surrounds the school and yard. Main Street is in front of the school. Judith Mountains are in the background.
    • Clark, Jesse D.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Jesse D. Clark was born Dec 13, 1867 in Indiana and died Nov 25, 1957. He moved to Lewistown in 1885 and took out a homestead in the Snowy Mountains. He had a sawmill on East Fork. His first wife was Verna Logan who he married in 1906 but they...
    • Clark, Mary Dundom

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    • Pioneers;
    • Mary Dundom Clark was born in Three Forks, Montana Territory September 16, 1874. She grew up on a ranch near the South Moccasin Mountains. Mary Dundom married John Clark around 1895. They built a ranch near Moore, Montana and they had two children.
    • Colver, Charles P.

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    • Pioneers;
    • In 1879 Charles P. Colver left Wisconsin and came up the Missouri River to Montana. He settled in Prickley Valley near Helena and ran a freight line into Helena with three yoke of cattle and a wagon. In 1881 his brother Fred T. Colver joined him...
    • Early Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana
    • Looking north up Main Street of the gold mining town of Maiden in the Judith Mountains. Montana Street is in the foreground.
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Fort Maginnis in the distance with the Judith Mountains in the background. The fort existed 1880-1890.
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Forts;
    • Fort Maginnis in the distance with the Judith Mountains in the background. The fort existed 1881-1890.
    • Fowler, Donald

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    • Pioneers;
    • Donald Fowler was born Feb 23, 1850 near Ross shire, near Inverness Scotland and died Mar 9, 1932. He was married to Annie W. McLennan in 1876. He was county assessor in 1898 and 1900. He came to America in 1876 and to Montana in 1880 and went into...
    • Gilt Edge Church, Gilt Edge, Montana

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    • Gilt Edge, Montana; Churches;
    • The town of Gilt Edge (established in 1890's) was named after the Gilt Edge mine (located in the Judith Mountains, a short distance from Lewistown, Montana) which was the first mine to use the cyanide process in mining gold.
    • Gilt Edge Gold Mine, Gilt Edge, Montana

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    • Gilt Edge gold mine was located in the Judith Mountains near Lewistown, MT. The mine existed in 1893 and was one of the first to use the cyanide process on a large scale. The mine reached its peak in 1908-1909.
    • Gilt Edge, Montana

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    • Located southeast of the Judith Mountains near Lewistown, Montana.
    • Glen Morton constructing his homestead

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    • Glen Morton worked at the Warm Springs Power Plant which supplied electricity to the Kendall Mines in the Moccasin Mountains in Montana.
    • Gold Mines in Montana

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    • New Year Gold Mine;
    • The New Year Mining camp was located in the Judith Mountains near Lewistown, MT. The mine existed in the 1880's and 1890's and used the cyanide process.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining;
    • The Kendall, the North Moccasin, and the Barnes King are three famous old gold mines in Fergus County, Montana. Located adjoingingly in the North Moccasin Mountains, they cover the mineral zone for a distance of three miles on its outcrop. Of these...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; 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 prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Spotted horse mine.The Spotted Horse Mine was discovered in 1880 by "Skookum" Joe Anderson. He shipped a considerable amount of high-grade ore at that time from the old discovery shaft. It is the belief that the mine was then sold to Perry McAdow...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Maginnis Mine and Mill. was first located by "Skookum Jo" Anderson in 1881.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Tail Holt Mine was discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Spotted horse mine. The Spotted Horse Mine was discovered in 1880 by "Skookum" Joe Anderson. He shipped a considerable amount of high-grade ore at that time from the old discovery shaft. It is the belief that the mine was then sold to Perry McAdow...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • The original Barnes-King company was almost entirely composed of men who lived in Fergus county; men who put their money and ef¬forts into the enterprise and lived to see their faith justified. This property was developed by the use of open pit and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • The Tail holt mill north of Maiden, Montana. TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Kendall mine.The Kendall, the North Moccasin, and the Barnes King are three famous old gold mines in Fergus County, Montana. Located adjoingingly in the North Moccasin Mountains, they cover the mineral zone for a distance of three miles on its...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Spotted horse mine workers. The Spotted Horse Mine was discovered in 1880 by "Skookum" Joe Anderson. He shipped a considerable amount of high-grade ore at that time from the old discovery shaft. It is the belief that the mine was then sold to Perry...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1908
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Kendall Gold Mining Co. The Kendall, the North Moccasin, and the Barnes King are three famous old gold mines in Fergus County, Montana. Located adjoingingly in the North Moccasin Mountains, they cover the mineral zone for a distance of three miles...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • The original Barnes-King company was almost entirely composed of men who lived in Fergus county; men who put their money and ef¬forts into the enterprise and lived to see their faith justified. This property was developed by the use of open pit and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • WHISKEY GULCH and BIG SIX MINES: Located in the mid and late 1890's. A. S. Wright, promoter of the New Year Mine took over the Whiskey Gulch in 1900 or 1901. He interested some local and St. Paul capital; a mill was built in 1902; later the Big Six...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Barnes-King Mine. Kendall, Montana. The Kendall, the North Moccasin, and the Barnes King are three famous old gold mines in Fergus County, Montana. Located adjoingingly in the North Moccasin Mountains, they cover the mineral zone for a distance of...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few years later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining;
    • Horse drawn ore train which hauled the gold ore from the north end wokings of the Barnes-King Mine over a trestle across Dog Creek Canyon, then through a mile-long tunnel to the main shaft of the mine at the head of Kendall's Main Street. Mine...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Perry Decker and Marjorie Wieglenda pushing while Montana Wieglenda rides in a mine car. The mine was discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few years later....
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana; Spotted Horse mine;
    • The Spotted Horse Mine was discovered in 1880 by "Skookum" Joe Anderson. He shipped a considerable amount of high-grade ore at that time from the old discovery shaft. It is the belief that the mine was then sold to Perry McAdow for $5,500.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Collar mill. Discovered and located in the early spring of 1881 by C. C. Snow, Eugene Irvine, F. T. "Pony" McPartland, John R. Kemper, and Charlie H. Bessie. This mine vas situated at the western end of and at the foot of Florence Peak.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • New Year Mine. The New Year mine is on the north side of the range west of Maiden, Montana in the Judith Mountains. Several claims were located in New Year gulch in the early 1880's. The mill for the mine was built in the late 1890's. The New Year...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1902
    • Gold Mines; 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 prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims...
    • 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...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Kendall mill.The Kendall, the North Moccasin, and the Barnes King are three famous old gold mines in Fergus County, Montana. Located adjoingingly in the North Moccasin Mountains, they cover the mineral zone for a distance of three miles on its...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Barnes-King mine;
    • Barnes-King mine. The Kendall, the North Moccasin, and the Barnes King are three famous old gold mines in Fergus County, Montana. Located adjoingingly in the North Moccasin Mountains, they cover the mineral zone for a distance of three miles on its...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall.
    • Kendall mine and hoist house. The Kendall, the North Moccasin, and the Barnes King are three famous old gold mines in Fergus County, Montana. Located adjoingingly in the North Moccasin Mountains, they cover the mineral zone for a distance of three...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • New Kendall mine 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 prospector and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • The interior of the Spotted Horse Mill near Maiden, Montana in the Judith Mountains. About 1886 to 1890. Machinery from old Collar Mill. Mrs. McAdow, wife of the original owner is the lady in the picture.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Spotted horse mine and mill. The Spotted Horse Mine was discovered in 1880 by "Skookum" Joe Anderson. He shipped a considerable amount of high-grade ore at that time from the old discovery shaft. It is the belief that the mine was then sold to...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Maginnis Mine near Maiden, Montana. The Maginnis mine was first located by "Skookum Jo" Anderson in 1881.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Maiden, Montana. Spotted Horse, pre 1902 Looking north east. The Spotted Horse Mine was discovered in 1880 by "Skookum" Joe Anderson. He shipped a considerable amount of high-grade ore at that time from the old discovery shaft. It is the belief...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Maginnis Mill. The Maginnis mine was first located by "Skookum Jo" Anderson in 1881.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • New Year mill. The New Year mine is on the north side of the range west of Maiden. Several claims were located in New Year gulch in the early '80s
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Whisky Gulch mill. WHISKEY GULCH and BIG SIX MINES: Located in the mid and late 1890's. A. S. Wright, promoter of the New Year Mine took over the Whiskey Gulch in 1900 or 1901. He interested some local and St. Paul capital; a mill was built in...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Maginnis Gold Mill; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Smith's Outfits with Spotted Horse Ore at Maginnis Mill.
    • Gold mining in Montana.

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    • Gold Mines; Judith Mountains;
    • Cumberland Mill above the Spotted Horse Mine.
    • Hawthorne School, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hawthorne School (built 1899 demolished 1918). It was located between 2nd and 3rd Avenue North on Evelyn Street. A few homes are to the right of the school were built by James Corcoran. The Moccasin Mountains are in the distance.
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Many buildings of the town of Hilger, Montana located 15 miles north of Lewistown. The Judith Mountains are in the background.

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