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    • Kendall, Montana.

    • 1907
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1896-1897
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1920
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1883
    • Maiden, Montana; Freighting;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Great Northern Railroad depot, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Railroads;
    • A group of citizens gathered to say goodbye to World War I soldiers. In 1912-1913 the Great Northern constructed a branch line from Moccasin to Lewistown. The Great Northern depot was located at the intersection of 1st Avenue North and Fairgrounds...
    • Marching band on Main Street, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1888
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • A marching band is parading down the middle of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. This scene shows the 400 block of Main Street from 4th Avenue with the Choice Grocery Store, the Crowley Stable and other buildings on the right-hand side of the...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • A parade on Main Street of Lewistown as seen from the south side of the 400 block. The Day House (with the balcony) was located on the corner of Main Street and 4th Ave. North. It was moved from Reedsfort to this location until 1908 and then it was...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1883
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • A residence, laundry and a boarding house. “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe”...
    • U. S. Gypsum Plant at Heath, Montana

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    • Aerial view of U. S. Gypsum plant at Heath, Montana was located 10 miles southeast of Lewistown, Montana. The land was purchased in 1916. Construction began in 1921.
    • Charlie's Body Works, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana; Auto Repair; Blacksmith Shops;
    • Also known as Baker and Son's Blacksmith Shop. It was located at 301 W. Janeaux. It was built in 1907 and collapsed in 2013.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Arro oil refinery; Lewistown, Montana

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    • Arro Oil;
    • Arro Oil Refinerery is shown from the air. It was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. The refinery started in 1921.
    • 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...
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Bank of Fergus County (built in 1904) located at 223 W. Main. It was used by the bank until they moved across Main Street to 224 W. Main in 1917.
    • 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.
    • 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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    • 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...
    • Moccasin, Montana;

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    • Moccasin, Montana; Basin Lumber Co.;
    • Basin Lumber Co. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Berg Sawmill

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    • Lumber Industry;
    • Berg Sawmill located on the middle fork of Beaver Creek.
    • Gilt Edge, Montana

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    • Bird's eye view of the town. Located northeast of Lewistown, Montana on Ford’s Creek. It was an early gold mining camp and had a post office in 1894. The mine closed down in 1912.
    • 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.
    • Bourke Implement, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1975
    • Buildings;
    • Bourke Implement was located on the corner of 4th and Janeaux, Lewistown, Montana. The building was built around 1902-03.
    • Brice Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Hospitals;
    • Brice Hospital. It was built by George W. Taylor between the years 1914 and 1917 and completed in 1919. The Brice Hospital was an impressive two-story red brick structure with a day-lighted basement and rooms on the third floor (attic). It was...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • Bridge leading into the trading post. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail...
    • Brooks block, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Brooks building is located at 207 W. Main. It was originally built in 1913. Side of the building being refurbished by Valach Construction
    • 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.
    • Red River Carts on 5th Avenue, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Metis; Red River Carts;
    • Carts are in front of Dr. W. F. Hanson's office located on 5th Avenue South 1 block east of Main Street. George T. Bach and his sister Emily are on the front porch. The house on the far right is Frank Moshner's and next to it was the Methodist...
    • St. Leo's Catholic Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Father Vermaat;
    • Catholic Church (built in 1887) located on the corner of Miller and Watson streets. Father James Vermaat is on the front steps. It was used until a new church was built on Broadway Street in 1915.
    • Catholic Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Catholic Church (built in 1887) located on the corner of Miller and Watson streets. It was used until a new Catholic Church was built on Broadway Street in 1915.
    • CCC Camp at Lewistown, Montana

    • 1938
    • Lewistown, Montana; Civilian Conservation Corps;
    • CCC camp located at the fairgrounds in Lewistown, Montana.
    • Gas Station, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
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    • Central motor sales, 1953, located on the corner of 3rd Avenue South and Janeaux Street. Formerly called the Grease Spot.
    • Lehman Co, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Charles Lehman Co, located on the corner of Main Street and 5th Avenue North. It was built in 1892-1893
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Millinery; Grocery Stores;
    • Choice Grocery Store and Post Office located on the NE corner of Main Street and 4th Ave South, Lewistown, MT. Also shows a millinery shop.
    • Moccasin, Montana

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    • Moccasin, Montana; Christian Church;
    • Church built in 1913. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • City Hall and Spring Creek, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Spring Creek;
    • City Hall and fire station (built 1904), Lewistown, Montana, located at 308 4th Avenue South. The view of the building is from Spring Creek which meanders around the building from the southeast side.
    • 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.
    • Geraldine, Montana

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    • Geraldine, Montana;
    • Community Church at Geraldine Montana. Located in Chouteau County
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Springs Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Construction of water tank. Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Construction of water tank.
    • Masonic Temple, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North. Cook-Reynolds Real Estate men. The Masonic Temple in Lewistown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is associated with events that reflect significant settlement patterns in the growth of...
    • Masonic Temple, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1909
    • Masonic Temple; Cook-Reynolds Co;
    • Corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North. The Masonic Temple in Lewistown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is associated with events that reflect significant settlement patterns in the growth of Montana and in the development...
    • Masonic Temple, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Masonic Temple; Chamber of Commerce;
    • Corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North. The Masonic Temple in Lewistown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is associated with events that reflect significant settlement patterns in the growth of Montana and in the development...
    • Masonic Temple, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Masonic Temple, Lewistown, Montana;
    • Corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North. The Masonic Temple in Lewistown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is associated with events that reflect significant settlement patterns in the growth of Montana and in the development...
    • Masonic Temple, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Cook-Reynolds Co.;
    • Corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North. The Masonic Temple in Lewistown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is associated with events that reflect significant settlement patterns in the growth of Montana and in the development...
    • Masonic Temple, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Masonic Temple; Chamber of Commerce;
    • Corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North. The Masonic Temple in Lewistown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is associated with events that reflect significant settlement patterns in the growth of Montana and in the development...
    • Masonic Temple, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Masonic Temple; Argus Printing and Supply; Chamber of Commerce;
    • Corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North. The Masonic Temple in Lewistown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is associated with events that reflect significant settlement patterns in the growth of Montana and in the development...
    • Masonic Temple building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Golden Montana Co.;
    • Corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North. The Masonic Temple in Lewistown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is associated with events that reflect significant settlement patterns in the growth of Montana and in the development...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Culver studio building.“Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located...
    • Dark Horse Stables, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Stables;
    • Dark Horse Stables located on the corner of 5th Avenue and Janeaux Street, Lewistown, Montana. A sign over the entryway reads: Baled Hay for Sale.
    • Presbyterian Church.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Dedication ceremony. Located at the corner of Watson and 5th Avenue south. Built in 1912.
    • Reedsfort Post Office Dedication, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1931-09-17
    • Daughters of the American Revolution;
    • Dedication of the Reedsfot Post Office by the DAR. David Hilger (near the car) is speaking The first post office in Central Montana was built in 1880 and named Reedsfort after its first postmaster, Alonzo S. Reed. It was built by Mose LaTray and...
    • Ed Wright Land Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Ed Wright;
    • Ed Wright Land office located on the corner of Janeaux Street and 4th Avenue South. The Family Theater was located on the right hand side of this building. The building was constructed in 1903.
    • Pinkley Stables, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Elkhorn Stable was owned by J.E. Pinkley and was located on the north side of the 100 block on Main Street, Lewistown, Montana.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Elmer Turner. Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.
    • Saxl, Emil

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    • Pioneers;
    • Emil Saxl was born in Bohemia, Austria, January 21, 1874. In 1896, he arrived in Montana coming overland from Casper, Wyoming to Lewistown, Montana. Mr. Saxl, a violinist and Fred Peterson, a cello player, formed a partnership, and opened a music...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • Entance door.The Reed and Bowles Trading Post and the County Farm are located in the same area on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the...
    • Methodist Church.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Epworth League Convention, 1909. Building was located at the corner of 5th and Broadway. The Fergus County Courthouse shows on the left background
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Exterior of part of the Three Forks Cement Plant. The mine entrance is shown on the right. The Hanover gypsum mine located 9 miles NW of Lewistown, Mt began in 1914. Later the Three Forks Cement Co. bought the mine and built a plaster plant (1916)...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Exterior of part of the Three Forks Cement Plant. The mine entrance is shown on the right. The Hanover gypsum mine located 9 miles NW of Lewistown, Mt began in 1914. Later the Three Forks Cement Co. bought the mine and built a plaster plant (1916)...
    • Gebo Coal Mine

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    • Coal mines;
    • Exterior of the Gebo Coal Mine near Lewistown, MT located on upper SpringCreek (Brewery Flats).
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Exterior of the Hanover Post Office and the Hanover Mercantile Company located in the same building at Hanover, MT. A bus is parked in front of the building. The town was built for the employees of the cement plant which was located across the...

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