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    • Bank Electric building construction, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1913
    • Buildings;
    • Located at 505 W. Main. The First National Bank and the Montana Power Company, growing with the town, retained the services of the local firm of Wasmansdorff and Eastman to design the Bank-Electric Building.
    • Bertrand and Laux's store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Joseph Bertrand came to Lewistown in 1887, as an employee of T. C. Power & Bros.; in 1896 he began merchandising for himself. His business may have been in the 200 block on Main Street (north side)
    • Charters, John H.

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    • Pioneers;
    • John H. Charters came from Columbia County, Wisconsin, in 1887. He was employed by the Cruse Cattle Company on the Power River, in Custer County then came to Fergus County in 1889 and filed a claim on land where Grass Range now stands. He married...
    • Construction of the Power Mercantile Co., Lewistown, Montana

    • 1901
    • Power Mercantile Co.;
    • Beginning of the construction of the Power Mercantile Building, 302 W. Main, Lewistown, Montana in 1901. The floor is laid and a partial wall of locally quarried sandstone is on the right side. Part of the Montana Hardware building is on the right.
    • Corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Montana Building is the tall white building (built 1917) on left. The Power Bros Building (built 1901) is the smaller building on the left. It was built by the Croatian Stonemasons from local sandstone. The tall white building on the right...
    • Early Pioneers at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Travois; T. C. Power & Bro;
    • Early pioneers standing in front of T.C. Power Bro. Co. store on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave., Lewistown, Mont. Two people are in front of the store and one person is standing near a covered wagon (may be a Metis cart). One horse is...
    • Erickson, Winifred Shipman

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    • Pioneers;
    • Winifred Shipman Erickson. She was the first teacher to teach in the new school built (1893) on the 500 block of Main Street. She married Nicholas Erickson who was manager of the Power’s Store.
    • Glen Morton

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    • Glen Morton at the dooway of the Warm Springs Power Plant where he worked. The Power Plant supplied electricity to the Kendall Mines.
    • 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 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

    • 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...
    • Huppi, Fred

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    • Pioneers;
    • Fred Huppi was was born Jan 6, 1872 in Switzerland and died Oct 8, 1960. He was custodian at the Bank-Electric Building, Lewistown, Montana in 1925. He was janitor at the Montana Power Co. in 1938.
    • Judith Hardware, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The Judith Hardware, Wholesale and Retail located at 305 W. Main Lewistown, MT was constructed in 1900. The Power Mercantile Co. (built 1884) shows on the far left side.
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains; Power Mercantile Store;
    • “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...
    • Kendall, Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains; Power Mercantile Store;
    • Power Mercantile store Kendall, Montana. “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...
    • Laux, Phillip

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    • Pioneers;
    • Philip Laux was born April 1, 1861 in Hasson Nassau, Germany and died Oct 25, 1946. He came back to Montana in 1885 and worked at a stone quarry near Helena. In 1886 he worked for Charles Lehman as a blacksmith at Cottonwood. In 1890 he went to...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Croatian Stonemasons;
    • View of the north side of the 200 and 300 block on Main Street. A buggy is parked in front of the Blue Goose Saloon. Street is unpaved. The Courthouse tower shows at the far left. The buildings in the 200 block (right to left): Warr Building (built...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of the south side of Main Street. Second Power Mercantile (built 1884) on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Avenue South. The Bank of Fergus County (built 1887) is across the street on the other corner. Next to the bank is the Lewistown Hotel...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Power Mercantile Store;
    • Flood on the 300 block of Main Street. The buildings shown are on the north side of the street.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from 3rd Avenue looking towards the Courthouse. Power Mercantile building (built 1884) is the first building on the left. Hempill's Jewelry Store is the first building on the right.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Postcard photo of Main Street (200-300 blocks). Peter Shannon grocery built 1892 as the Power Mercantile Co (302 W. Main), Judith Hardware (built 1900). The building across from the Shannon Grocery is the Bank of Fergus County (223 W. Main) was...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Parade horses pulling a float at the corner of 3rd Avenue North and Main Street. A part of the Power Mercantile store shows behind the float.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View from the south side of the 200 block on Main Street looking at the north side buildings: Ross Mercantile, Montana Hardware (built 1892). The Power Mercantile building (built 1901) is in the center.
    • Lewistown, Montana future Post Office area.

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    • Empty field is where the Post Office would be built in 1931. The area is between Broadway St. and Washington St. on 3rd Avenue North. The buildings on the left are the backside of the Power Mercantile building.
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Power Mercantile Store. Moore, Montana was named after a Mr. Moore of Philadelphia who rendered financial help to Richard A. Harlow when he was building the Jaw Bone Railroad from Harlowton to Lewistown. Moore’s first post office opened in 1904....
    • Morton, Glen

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    • Glen Morton was born at Hopeville, Iowa, in 1888. In 1909 Morton arrived in Lewistown on the old Jawbone Railroad. The next day he climbed aboard a Nelson Stage Coach bound for Kendall where he got a job at T. R. Matlock's general store. The...
    • Parade on Main Street

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    • Parades;
    • Lewistown Furniture Company float in parade in front of the buildings on the north side of the 300 block on Main Street. Stafford Harness shop shows in the background. The building on the far right is the Power's Store.
    • Power Mercantile Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The second Power Mercantile building (built 1884) was located at 301 W. Main, Lewistown, MT. Signs on the building read "Power Mercantile Co. Dealer in General Merchandise." "Groceries, Clothing and Dry Goods" "Furniture, Boots and Shoes and Men's...
    • Power Mercantile Co., Lewistown, Montana

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    • Located at 302 W. Main and was built in 1901 by the Power Mercantile Co. The Power Mercantile Co. was started by T.C. Power when he bought out Francis Janeaux's Trading Post in 1883. This was the 3rd building called Power Mercantile.
    • 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...
    • Power Mercantile Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Power Mercantile Building, 302 W. Main, Lewistown, Montana. The letters, P M Co - 1901 are carved in the stone parapet. Built of sandstone from a local quarry.
    • Power Mercantile Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The first T. C. Powers business was established in Lewistown by T.C. Power of Fort Benton in 1883 after Francis Janeaux, early day Lewistown businessman transferred his buildings and merchandise to Power in settlement of a debt. It was located on...
    • Power Mercantile Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Mercantile Stores;
    • The second Powers building was built in 1884 and was located at 301 W. Main. Powers as the store was commonly called, was managed by N.M. Erickson, until his death in 1894. Erickson was responsible for getting a post office designation for...
    • Power Mercantile, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Mercantile Stores;
    • The 3rd Power’s store was finished in 1902 and located at 302 W. Main. The main structure was built in 1901 of native sandstone, with additions in 1908 and 1913.
    • Power Mercantile, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Mercantile Stores;
    • Located at 301 W. Main. The second Powers building was built in 1884 and was located at 301 W. Main. Powers as the store was commonly called, was managed by N.M. Erickson, until his death in 1894. Erickson was responsible for getting a post office...
    • Power Mercantile.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 302 W. Main Street. Photo taken in 1913.
    • Power Mercantile.

    • 1900-1909
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 302 W. Main Street. Photo taken in 1904.
    • Power Mercantile.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Parade float in front of Power Mercantile, 302 W. Main Street.
    • Power Mercantile.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Power Mercantile parade float.
    • 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...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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 still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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 still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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 still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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 still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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 still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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 still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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 still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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 still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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 still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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 still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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 still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Steam tractor on Main Street, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Steam tractor in the middle of the 300 block of Main Street. The buildings in the background are on the north side of the street. They include (right to left) the Power Mercantile (1901), The Bon Ton (1893), unidentified, Stafford Harness (1890),...
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • Water turbine. 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...
    • 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...

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