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You've searched: Jack L. Demmons' Photographs of Bonner, Montana

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    • Cliff removal

    • 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Photographs shows a work site along the river. A lattice of timbers can be seen in the foreground with a headframe on top of the timbers. Tracks lead along the river. A bridge can be seen in the background. A sticker, with a typed number, 139, has...
    • Constructing the Milltown dam

    • 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Construction; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana
    • Men working on constructing the Milltown dam, a timber-crib, rock-filled dam, on the Blackfoot River. The power-plant is to the left of the dam, and mountains can be seen in the background. A sticker, with a typed number, 130, has been added in the...
    • Flooding at the Milltown dam in 1908

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Floods -- Montana; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana
    • Water flows over the Milltown dam during the flood of 1908. Water flows around and under the bottom of the power plant. A sticker, with typed number 135, has been added to the upper left corner of the photograph. Photo caption reads: 1908 flood.
    • Water flowing over the Milltown dam during the 1908 flood

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Floods -- Montana
    • This photograph, looking across the river, was taken during the flood of 1908. A portion of the power plant can be seen with water flowing over Milltown Dam and above ground level of the power plant. The embankment to the road and the mountain...
    • Looking towards the Milltown Dam during the 1908 flood

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Floods -- Montana; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana;
    • Water flows over the Milltown Dam during the flood of 1908. The power plant is surrounded by water. Another building in the foreground is partially submerged. Photo caption reads: Looking east towards the Milltown Dam during the flood of 1908.
    • Milltown bridge flooded by Blackfoot River in 1980

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Photograph shows the Blackfoot River waters flowing over the surface of the Milltown Bridge in 1908. A small logjam is butting up against bridge and one man is climbing across the jam in the left of the pring. Photo caption reads: 1908 flood;...
    • Milltown Dam during 1908 flood

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dam failures -- Montana; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Looking up the Blackfoot River toward the dam. The fast moving water spills over the dam and surrounds the power plant. Trees and utility poles are partially submerged. The south side of dam appears to be missing. Photo caption reads: Missoula...
    • Water flowing over the dam in the 1908 flood

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Floods -- Montana; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana
    • Water flows over the Milltown dam during the flood of 1908. The power plant is surrounded by water. Flow at the dam during the flood was estimated at 48,000 cubic feet per second. A sticker, with typed number 133, has been added to the upper left...
    • Water flowing over the Milltown dam during the 1908 flood

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Floods -- Montana; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana
    • Water flows over the Milltown dam during the flood of 1908. Water flows around and under the bottom of the power plant. Milltown can be seen in the background. The photograph is taken looking upstream, and the mountains on both sides of the...
    • Rock debris left after blast during 1909 Milltown dam repair

    • 1909
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Dams -- Repair; Blackfoot River (Mont.);
    • Photo showing the dam in the background, and a rubble field in the foreground. Photo caption reads: View of work in break taken from bluff after a blast. Note rock in lower right hand corner, 1909.
    • Toe construction to repair the Milltown dam in 1909

    • 1909
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Dams -- Repair; Dams -- Construction -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Construction workers -- Photographs
    • Photo of nine construction workers standing on wooden dam framework. Label in upper left corner reads '142.' Photo caption reads: Repairing the dam in 1909, toe construction. Note excellent tie to old work. Fill being made between openings before...
    • Repairing the Milltown Dam in 1909

    • 1909
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Dams -- Repair; Dams -- Construction -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.)
    • Label in upper left corner reads '140.' Photo caption reads: Repairing the dam in 1909. View of timber work in break behind concrete dam. This was filled with rock and floored over.
    • Milltown Dam with railroad grade and Big Blackfoot Milling Company mills in background

    • 1909-04-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Flour mills -- Montana -- Photographs; Bridges; Hydroelectric power plants
    • Looking up the Blackfoot River at the Milltown Dam and powerhouse. The view shows a railroad grad and bridge, and Milltown can be seen in the background.A sticker, with typed number 131, has been added to the upper left corner of the photograph....
    • Children posing next to house

    • 1910
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Photograph of children assembled in yard of house. Two girls in white, three boys wearing matching shirts. Youngest girl sits in chair at center of photograph. Photo caption reads: This picture taken in 1910 by the house along the Blackfoot River...
    • Milltown circa 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Reservoirs; Rivers; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photo looking north from across Milltown dam up the Blackfoot River. The railroad and highway bridge are visible on the left, part of horse barn on the far left and a two-story school and two churches on the far right. Milltown is in the...
    • Western Lumber Co. 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph taken from across the Blackfoot River at train trestle looking towards the Western Lumber Company mill. Railroad tracks, water tower, five smokestacks, the slopes of Woody Mountain above Pine Grove, and saddle of Mount Jumbo are visible...
    • Milltown around 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Clark Fork (Mont. and Idaho); Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photo of Milltown with the junction of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers in the foreground. Part of the railroad bridge is visible on the left. Photo caption reads: Milltown, about 1915, the old Mullan Trail & McCormick Hill can be seen. Label...
    • Ice skaters on frozen river

    • 1920
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Ice skaters -- Montana -- Photographs; Ice on rivers, lakes, etc. -- Montana; Rivers -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph reportedly circa 1920 with nine men wearing ice skates posing on a frozen river, probably the Blackfoot River. Most of the skaters are wearing ties or formal coats. Other skaters are visible further out on the river and the county bridge...
    • Log jam in the Blackfoot River

    • 1925
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Logging; Logs;
    • A log jam on the Blackfoot River, above Heaven Rock, Johnson Creek, completely covers the water. Both banks of the river can be seen with no water visible between the banks. Photo caption reads: Log Jam in the Blackfoot River, spring 1925.
    • Water flowing over Milltown Dam spillway

    • 1927
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Spillways -- Photographs; Power-plants
    • Photo of water flowing over dam spillway; powerhouse is next to the dam, on opposite bank of river. Label in upper left corner of photo reads '144.' Photo caption reads: 1927.
    • Early Day Picnic

    • 1928
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Social participation; Communities -- Montana; Picnics; Montana -- Social life and customs
    • Photograph of a group of people from the Bonner-Milltown area enjoying an early day picnic in 1928. Photo caption reads: An early day picnic in the Blackfoot. People were from the Bonner-Milltown Area. Taken in 1928... On separate caption: Baron...
    • Milltown Near the old Highway Bridge in the 1930s

    • 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.)
    • Photo of Milltown, showing various homes and storefronts. In lower left of photo, the name "Reardon's" is visible on one storefront. Blackfoot River is visible in the background of photo. Photo caption reads: A picture of a portion of Milltown...
    • Accumulated mud and silt in Milltown dam forebay in 1930

    • 1930-10
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Silt; Mud
    • Label in upper right of photo reads '145.' Photo caption reads: View of dam forebay showing accumulation of silt & mud. October 1930.
    • Mill in late 1930's

    • 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph taken from a mountain south of the mill looking into mouth of the canyon. The photo shows a teepee burner, Kelly Pine Field, the Blackfoot River, and the mill yard. Photo caption reads: Late 1930's (note empty yard). Mill was on two day...
    • Dick Bush fishing the Blackfoot River, 1936

    • 1936
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Creels (Fishing); Fishing -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Fishers -- Photographs; Fly fishing -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo of a man fishing along a river. He is holding a fishing rod, wearing a hat, and has a creel hanging from his shoulder. Caption should read "Blue Slide." Photo caption reads: "Dick Bush along the Blackfoot River where the road along the Blue...
    • Orvo and Ellen Elo on the bank of the Blackfoot

    • 1939
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Women -- Montana -- Photographs; Swimmers; Rivers;
    • Man and woman having fun on the bank of the Blackfoot River. The man is facing the camera and the woman's back is to the camera. Both are wearing swim suits. The man is holding a box camera in his right hand. Photo caption reads: Orvo (Honey)...
    • Norman Jacobson and Zeph Space

    • 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Young men -- Montana -- Photographs; World War, 1939-1945; United States -- Army; Soldiers -- United States -- Photographs; Railroad ties; Men -- Photographs
    • Photgraph of Norman Jacobson and Zeph Space, both of the United States Army, wearing thier uniforms and standing on the Blackfoot trestle. Logs can be seen in the river below, and mountains are in the background. Picture was taken during World War...
    • Curtis Lafray

    • 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Soldiers -- United States -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; World War, 1939-1945; United States -- Army; United States -- Armed Forces
    • Photo of a man wearing a United States Army uniform, standing in front of a log cabin. Photo caption reads: Curtis Lafray at the family home in the Blackfoot north of Bonner during World War II.
    • Fifth grade class, 1942

    • 1942
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Boys -- Montana -- Photographs; School children -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; School children -- Montana -- Photographs; Students -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; Students -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photo of ten boys standing outside. Bonner mill and Blackfoot Canyon are visible in the background. Photo caption reads: Left to Right - 1. Bill Demmons, 2. Bob Lerch, 3. Edward Walters, 4. Glen Hultgrin?, 5. Donald Rooney, 6. Gilbert Fornal, 7....
    • Bonner School Staff - 1943

    • 1943
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Schools -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of three woman and one man standing at steps of school, camera looking north up towards Blackfoot River, pine trees and Kelly Pine field grandstands are visible in the background. Steps to school are visible behind and to right of the...
    • Bonner Mill Dam washed out in 1948

    • 1948
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dam failures -- Montana
    • Water washes through a gap in the Bonner Mill Dam. Photo caption reads: A portion of the Bonner Mill Dam washed out in 1948.
    • High water at the Bonner dam during May 1948

    • 1948
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of heavy river flow at the Bonner Dam. Photo caption reads: High water at the Bonner dam during May, 1948.
    • River crew prepaing to dislodge debris at the Bonner Dam, 1948

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph shows four men in a bateau in the middle of the Blackfoot River. The front three are standing, fourth man sits holding pole attached to plank extending from riverbank. Front man in boat clutches cable mounted to pulley attached to a...
    • Arne Karkanen dislodging debris at the Bonner Dam, May, 1948

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Photograph shows man standing alone in bateau in the middle of the Blackfoot River, using a pole to dislodge debris downriver of his boat. A pile of lumber is visible on the opposite bank of the river. Photo caption reads: Arne Karkanen trying to...
    • Dislodging debris at the Bonner Dam, 1948

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs;
    • Two men are visible standing on wooden structure in the middle of the Blackfoot River. Large pile of floating debris can be seen in left of image. A pile of lumber is visible on bank of river in the background. Photo caption reads: Rivermen trying...
    • Debris at Bonner Dam, May 1948

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Photograph shows two men holding a piece of lumber while standing on a platform in the middle of the Blackfoot River. A large pile of debris is visible in the left of the photograph, with a pile of lumber on the bank of the river behind the men....
    • Two men work at breaking up log jam near the Bonner Mill

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- Blackfoot River Valley -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of two men in the middle of a river attempting to dislodge a log jam. Logs are visible piled on riverbank behind the men. Photo caption reads: High water at the Bonner Mill, May of 1948. Arne Karkanen is at the left with the pike pole.
    • Bonner Mill 1950

    • 1950
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- Blackfoot River Valley -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Lumber; Lumber industry; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photo of mill buildings with logs in the Blackfoot River in foreground. Handwritten across top: "Bonner Mill 1950".
    • Bonner, early 1950s

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Cities and towns -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Trestles;
    • Photograph looking down into Bonner and the Blackfoot River. The photograph shows the road along the river, train tracks, and a trestle. The mill can be seen in the photograph as well as town buildings. Mountains can be seen in the background. Logs...
    • Filming of the movie Timberjack in the Blackfoot during the early 1950's

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Blackfoot River Valley (Mont.); Men -- Photographs; Freight cars -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Motion pictures -- History -- 20th century; Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Motion...
    • Color photo of seven unidentified men standing in brush below railroad track. There is one flatcar visible on the track. The film was released in 1955. Photo caption reads: Filming of the movie Timberjack in the Blackfoot during the early 1950's.
    • Filming of the movie Timberjack at Bonner and in the Blackfoot in the early 1950s

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Motion pictures -- History -- 20th century; Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Motion pictures -- Pictorial works; Motion picture locations -- Montana -- Photographs;...
    • Blurry color photograph taken outdoors shows a Shay locomotive, with steam and smoke. Crowds of people are around it. High weeds in the foreground. Some house roofs are visible behind engine. The motion picture was released in 1955. Photo caption...
    • Bonner Mill in 1962

    • 1962
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • View looking to the southeast into Bonner. The Blackfoot River can be seen at the base of the mountain in the foreground. Smoke from teepee burner rises into the air. The interstate and the big green buildings at the mill were not yet built at the...
    • Blackfoot Valley in 1963

    • 1963
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River Valley (Mont.) -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- Blackfoot River Valley -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of two men measuring a pine tree in a forest setting. The trunk of a large ponderosa pine can be seen next to the men in the center of the photograph. Other types of pine trees are visible in the open forest. Photo caption reads:...
    • Inspecting ice damage to Milltown Dam in 1968

    • 1968-04
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Mud; Dams -- Effect of ice on
    • Photo shows two workers standing on section of dam. Label in upper left corner of photo reads '146.' Photo caption reads: Section of flashboards taken out by ice in March 1968. Also shows mud deposit above dam. April 1968.
    • Earl and Ada Fuller's cabin

    • 1970
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lakes -- Montana -- Photographs; Log cabins -- Montana -- Photographs; Vacation homes -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo showing lake in foreground ; cabin, boat house, pine trees visible in photo ; tear mark at right angle across and down middle of original picture. Photo caption reads: The Earl and Ada Fuller cabin at Marshall Lake in the Blackfoot.
    • Crossing the Blackfoot River in the early days

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Horse-drawn vehicles
    • Five men stand in an uncovered, horse-drawn wagon in the middle of the Blackfoot River. Photo caption reads: Crossing the Blackfoot River in early days.
    • Old Western Sawmill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Western Lumber Company; Blackfoot River (Mont.);
    • Photograph of a sawmill showing several buildings, four smoke stacks, a water tower, a teepee burner, and a conveyor going from the mill pond to the second story of one of the buildings. The mountains in the background are pale, probably as a...
    • Woman in front of Blackfoot Ranch home in the Blackfoot Valley

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Photographs
    • An unidentified woman stands in from of a two-story, unpainted house. Another building can be seen on the right side of the photograph behind the house. Photo caption reads: Home at the Blackfoot Ranch in Blackfoot Valley.
    • Posing by the Mullan Monument at the confluence of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Mullan, John, 1830-1909 -- Monuments -- Montana; Women -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Four women stand in front of the fence surrounding the monument. Railroad tracks, a teepee burner, and smokestack can be seen in the background between the monument and the mountains. The monument was later moved into Missoula at intersection of...
    • Four fishermen display their catch

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Montana -- Social life and customs; Fishing -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.)
    • Four fisherman standing in a boat on the Blackfoot River showing off their catch. Photo caption reads: Left to right: Charles Johnson, Armand Dufresne, Oscar Shoholm, Klas Johnson.
    • Thorvald and Arnold Mickelson along the banks of the Blackfoot

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Brothers -- Montana -- Photographs; Boys -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo of two young boys sitting together on a large rock overlooking the Blackfoot River. Photo caption reads: Left to Right: Thorvald and Arnold Mickelson along the banks of the Blackfoot River.
    • Early view of the Bonner ACM Dam

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company;
    • Picture of dam with buildings in background. Photo caption reads: Early day view of the Bonner ACM Dam at Bonner.
    • Unidentified students and teacher in classroom in a Blackfoot Valley school

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; School children; Rural schools -- Montana
    • Students and teacher sit at desks in a classroom with stove in the foreground. A small bell sits of the teacher's desk at the front of the room. Photo caption reads: Early day picture of school house 1 mile west of Blackfoot Ranch in Blackfoot...
    • Log jam north of Bonner

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Women -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry --...
    • Photo of two women wearing light-colored dresses and hats, standing or sitting on logs in the river. Log jam stretches into the background of the photo. Photo caption reads: Two women in early days on log jam north of Bonner.
    • On the trestle

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Two women stand on train trestle, most likely across Blackfoot River. Photo caption reads: On the trestle. Hannah Anderson, Hazel Beadle.
    • Early day steam shovel

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • An unidentified man stands at door of steam shovel, with smoke rising from the smoke stack. The steam shovel sits in a shallow pit. Several young people stand in the shovel bucket, which is several feet off the ground. Photo caption reads: Early...
    • Potomac logging camp

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River Valley (Mont.); Shay locomotives; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- Blackfoot River Valley -- Photographs; Timekeeping; Steam...
    • Photo shows Shay engine pulling caboose and flatcar, taken at an angle from the rear of the train. Three men are on the flatcar: two seated and one standing. Kenneth Ross is one of the men on the flatcar. Another man is standing on the ground next...
    • Unidentified teacher and students in Blackfoot Valley school classroom

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; School children; Teachers -- Montana; Rural schools -- Montana
    • Nine students and one teacher stand in front of a blackboard that has rows of five-digit numbers written on it. Pictures line the walls at the top of board. The teacher stands in back on left and is half a head shorter than the girl in middle of...
    • Early 1900's-vintage Case steam tractor

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Tractors -- Montana -- Photographs; J.I. Case Threshing Machine Company
    • Color photograph of a green Case tractor with red-spoke wheels. Two 1960s vintage automobiles are visible in the background. Photo caption reads: Old steam tractor, purchased from Ernest Wills in the Blackfoot, 1908.
    • Edward Akin

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Man wearing a suit and hat sits on a large rock in the hills ; possibly at Heaven, lower Blackfoot Mountains. Photo caption reads: Edward Akin.
    • Five men stand on log barge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logging -- Equipment and supplies
    • Photograph featuring five men standing above a river amongst cut logs. Various logging tools are held by the men, one saw, three cant hooks and one peavey. River is most likely Blackfoot River. Photo caption reads: Left to right: 1. __, 2. Me'Me...
    • Picnic In the Blackfoot

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Photograph of sixteen people standing outdoors with cases of Coca-Cola bottles on picnic table in foreground. Trees are visible in the background. Photo caption reads: Picnic In the Blackfoot. Left to right 1.____ 2.____ 3.____ 4. ____ 5. Marian...
    • Earl Fuller of the Hellgate Lions Club in fundraising outfit

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lions International; Men -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • A man in costume stands on hill. He wears a vest, a giant lamp on head, holds a broom under each arm, and has a whisk broom on his wrist. He holds a package of light bulbs. Photo caption reads: Earl Fuller on the day that he and Ada traveled...
    • Ranchhand in the Blackfoot Valley near Potomac

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Ranch life -- Montana
    • A ranch hand, holding a rifle, stands in front of a corral. Three horses, one of which is saddled with the reins dragging on the ground, stand near the man. Forested mountains are in the background of the photograph. Photo caption reads: Ranchhand...
    • Swimming hole

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Children -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Swimmers; Bathing suits
    • A group of children in swimsuits stand on top of a wood and rock pier. At least one child is in the river. The highway is visible in background. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the photo reads "218." Photo caption reads: Man at far...
    • Swimmers on the Milltown Bridge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Swimmers; Bathing suits; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Boys -- Montana -- Milltown -- Photographs; Bridges;
    • A group of unidentified young boys sit on and in front of the bridge railing looking south. The Blackfoot River can be seen in the background. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the photo reads "219." Photo caption reads: Swimmers posing...
    • View of Bonner with Margaret Hotel, roundhouse, mill, and homes

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Hotel Margaret (Bonner, Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Looking down into into the valley. The photograph shows the roundhouse at the modern-day post office, and three cars of Blackfoot train in the foreground. The Margaret Hotel is in the center of the photograph. The mill and teepee burner are in the...
    • Sam Resurrection

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Indians of North America; Salish Indians -- Montana
    • Photograph of Sam Resurrection. Photo caption reads: Chief Martintail "Sam Resurrection" he sold whitefish in gunnysacks in winter of 1908. Poker Jim also did the same. Every fall the Indians and their horses camped up the Blackfoot to hunt deer...
    • Western Lumber Company with logs along bank of streetcar right-of-way

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Forest products industry; Industrial chimneys; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber-yards -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Looking across the river to the old mill. Logs are in the water, and the mill is in the background. Smoke can be seen rising from the mill. Mountains are in the far background. Photo caption reads: Old view of the Western Lumber Company, with logs...
    • At Camp 9 in the Blackfoot

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber camps;
    • Photograph of four men sitting on a hillside while wearing aprons. Possibly cooks at a logging camp. Photo caption reads: Left to right: 1. (blank) 2. (blank) 3. (blank) 4. Youngquist at Camp 9 in the Blackfoot.
    • Blackfoot River near the Chaffey homestead

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs
    • Photo shows the river, full of logs, with a long pile of logs on the bank at the left side of the photo. A homestead is visible on the opposite bank. Photo caption reads: Blackfoot River near the old Chaffey homestead, and a short distance from the...
    • Rafting the Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Teenage boys -- Montana -- Photographs; Fishing -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Rafts;
    • Three unidentified teens stand on a wooden raft in a shallow channel on the Blackfoot River. The raft and boys are about 15 feet out from brush-covered bank. The boy on the left mans the steering pole at the back of the raft. The boy on right holds...
    • Ice fishing on the Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Fishers -- Montana -- Photographs; Ice fishing -- Montana; Creels (Fishing); Fishing rods
    • Photo of three ice fishermen, sitting or kneeling on the snow, each holding a fishing rod. A creel is on the ground between Pearl and Kenny, with several fish on the snow in front of Pearl. Photo caption reads: Left to right: Paul Lizotte, Pearl...
    • Blackfoot River north of Bonner, 1900s

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Log transportation -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of a logjam on the Blackfoot River with snow-capped mountain in background. Photo caption reads: View of the Blackfoot River just north of Bonner in the 1900's.
    • Relaxing under the Milltown bridge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Teenage boys -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photo of two teenage boys. One is standing in the river, and the other is on the dock. Taken near the dock under the Milltown Bridge. Photo caption reads: Left to right: 1. Walter Hook 2. Ernest Lizotte.
    • Dumping large rock from Blackfoot River into hole in Milltown Dam (1 of 5)

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair;
    • Image shows found men standing in a snowy landscape watching a large rock being hoisted onto a wooden pallet. Photo caption reads: At Left, K.B. Frye (leftmost of 2 captions). Main caption reads: "Series of five pictures show the loading of a...
    • Wilbur Lehman as a boy near old Mullan Road

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Rivers; Mullan Road
    • Boy, wearing an old-fashioned boy's outfit, stands on a rock in Milltown where I-90 is today. The Milltown Dam, overlook, and reservoir are in background, downstream. Photo caption reads: Wilbur Lehman. Old Mullan Road was to his left.
    • Walter Hook and Orv Kinonen relax by Black Bridge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Teenage boys -- Montana -- Photographs; Bridges; Swimmers;
    • Two teenage boys by the by the river and a bridge. Walter Hook stands laughing on river bank holding something. Orv wears swim trunks and lies on on his back on plank diving board. An unidentified boy is in the water holding onto the diving board,...
    • Dumping large rock from Blackfoot River into hole in Milltown Dam (2 of 5)

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair;
    • Photograph of five men in snow with a large rock being hoisted onto wooden platform. Two men are up on sled with right hands resting on rock which has a chain around it and is attached to a hoist above. The second man from the left is K. B. Frye,...
    • Dumping large rock from Blackfoot River into hole in Milltown Dam (3 of 5)

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair;
    • Photograph shows man with mustache standing next to large rock which has been dropped onto wooden sled for transportation. A large strand of chain is visible around rock. Photograph reportedly taken near base of damn, spillway is visible to right,...
    • Log jam on the Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logs; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry;
    • Photograph taken from a mountainside looking up the Blackfoot valley and down at the river which is choked full of logs. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the photo reads "7," and a round sticker is attached to the upper left corner of...
    • Cornelius DeWit with his son Cornelius on horseback

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Fathers and sons -- Montana -- Photographs; Horses; Horsemanship
    • Photo of a father and son. The son is riding a horse bareback, and the father has a hand near the rein. Photo caption reads: Cornelis deWit with Cornelius deWit on horseback.
    • Flock of sheep up the Blackfoot

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Photograph of man with shepherd's crook and dog with flock of sheep in an opening in a forest with trees in background. Photo caption reads: A herd of sheep up the Blackfoot.
    • Dumping large rock from Blackfoot River into hole in Milltown Dam (4 of 5)

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair;
    • Photograph shows two men standing, with one man up against large rock and another off to the right side. Large chain is around the rock and hoisting it into the air. Wooden sled is visible beneath rock. Photo caption reads: Harry McCann. K.B. Frye.
    • Montana Power dam in Milltown

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Buildings -- Photographs; Montana Power Company
    • The photograph, taken looking to the northeast, shows an oblique view of the Milltown Dam and surrounding area. The dam across the Blackfoot River is seen in the foreground. Duck Bridge is toward the top of the photograph. Hand-printed on the...
    • Hammond Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo of mill site, including mill buildings, piles of timber, and smoke or steam from milling operations. Mountain is visible in the background. Photo caption reads: Hammond Mill. Circa 1894-1896. Across photo on bottom, original caption reads:...
    • Senia Petaja in open field

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo shows woman standing in open field ; mouth of Blackfoot Canyon is visible in background. She is wearing a checkered coat and plaid skirt. Photo caption reads: Senia Petaja.
    • Western Lumber Company dinkey

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Equipment and supplies
    • Western Lumber Company dinkey no. 1 with four men on board and cut logs in foreground. Photo caption reads: 4 men: Western Lumber Company dinkey. It hauled logs along the streetcar tracks to the landing upriver from the highway bridge, and on the...
    • Bonnie Jean Wisherd

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Teenage girls -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Studio portrait of a school-aged girl. Photo caption reads: Bonnie Jean Wisherd.
    • On the Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Boats and boating; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Women -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Four adults, all wearing hats, sit in a rowboat below Mill Dam. The boat is perpendicular to the shore in the middle of river. A teepee burner and other mill buildings can be seen near the river bank. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the...
    • Huckleberry pickers show the results of their effort

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Women -- Montana -- Photographs; Children -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of a group of people sitting behind an automobile showing off buckets of huckleberries that they picked. Four adults and two children pose for the photograph while another man is behind the wheel of the automobile. Portions of the mill...
    • Logs in Blackfoot River destined for Clarks Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Log transportation -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company
    • Photo shows river in the foreground, with logs floating on it. Stacks of logs line the shore, and in the background is a train pulling cars loaded with logs. Photo caption reads: Logs In Blackfoot River for Clarks Mill.
    • Gerda Carlson

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Girls -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; School children -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; Schools -- Montana -- Bonner -- History;
    • Photograph of a young girl standing outside with Bonner School and the mouth of Blackfoot Canyon in the distant background. A few trees are visible around her and two pieces of lumber are on the ground behind her. Photo caption reads: Gerda Carlson.
    • Western Lumber Company and the old Black Highway Bridge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Western Lumber Company; Blackfoot River (Mont.)
    • A bridge crosses a river with logs floating in the river. There is snow on the ground and what appears to be ice in the river. Photo caption reads: Looking to the southwest towards the old Western Mill and the old Black Highway Bridge.
    • Dumping large rock from Blackfoot River into hole in Milltown Dam (5 of 5)

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair;
    • Action shot of large boulder being dumped off of wooden platform into water behind dam structure. Snow is visible on the ground and water can be seen coming through spillway of dam. No photo caption.
    • Old Blackfoot road

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Roads; Dirt roads
    • Photo taken down a dirt road, running alongside a river. There is a steep, rock-covered hillside to the right of the road. Photo caption reads: The old Blackfoot road, just north of the Blue Slide area.
    • View of Bonner Mill from the air

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Hotel Margaret (Bonner, Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumbering -- Montana -- History
    • Aerial photo take upriver of the mill with river in foreground and up the right side of the photo. Logs are floating on the river. Hotel Margaret is visible in the upper left of the photo. There are no grandstands at the baseball field, indicating...
    • Old flour mill and power plant, about 1900

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Flour mills -- Montana -- Photographs; Power plants -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Blackfoot River is in foreground of photo; there are some logs floating in the lower left of the photo. The old flour mill (which burned down in 1904) is shown on the left, and the power plant on the right. Photo caption reads: About 1900. Old...
    • Logging crew

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logging; Men -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of a group of loggers, 29 men and one child. Men are posed in front of a pile of logs. Photo caption reads: A logging crew up the Blackfoot. .

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