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    • Wood and stull cutting

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logging; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Clearcutting; Allen Company (Mont.)
    • Photograph shows a clear cut area on flat ground and extending up to the top of a mountain. Brush piles and cut logs are scattered about the flats. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the photo reads "2." Photo caption reads: Wood and stull...
    • Winter in Bonner in 1925

    • 1925
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber-yards -- Montana; Hotel Margaret (Bonner, Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photo looking into Bonner from the mill site across empty yards. Snow is on the ground. The Margaret Hotel is the large building closest to the empy yards. A number of Bonner houses can be seen behind the hotel and on the left side of the photo....
    • Winter in Bonner after the new ACM office was built

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Buildings -- Photographs; Cities and towns -- Montana -- Photographs; Hotel Margaret (Bonner, Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photograph taken from the mountain across the river from the mill looks down into a smoky valley. The sparsely-treed, sloped mountain behind the tow is part of Bonner Mountain. The Hotel Margaret is near the middle of the photograph, the old...
    • Wilbur Woffe at lumber mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Man wearing gloves is bent over, lifting or moving pieces of lumber. Photo caption reads: Wilbur Woffe.
    • Western Lumber Mill green chain

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmill workers; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber;
    • A large group of men sit or stand in the mill. Cut lumber is in the foreground, and the first row of men are clearly sitting on the lumber. Photo caption reads: Western Lumber Mill green chain.
    • Western Lumber Company, about 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "158". Photo of three men standing outside, near stacks of cut lumber. Emery Mattson and Ed Johnson are standing on the ground, and Charles Kolppa is standing on top of one of the shorter stacks. Photo...
    • 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...
    • Western Lumber Company office

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Office buildings --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "156". Photo shows a one-story brick building with front porch with columns. A man is sitting on the front porch. The building became the River City Grill in 2002. Photo caption reads: Western Lumber Co....
    • Western Lumber Company in winter

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Western Lumber Company; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Photographs; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "152". Photo of the mill taken in winter shows multiple mill buildings and smokestacks. The ground, the roofs of the buildings, and the mountain in the background are all covered with snow. Photo caption...
    • 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...
    • Western Lumber Company about 1915

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photo taken from hill, looking down on the mill. Label in upper left corner reads '147.' Photo caption reads: Western Lumber Company, about 1915.
    • Western Lumber Company

    • 1911
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Forest products industry; Western Lumber Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photograph of Western Lumber Company mill showing mill buildings, logs, and railroad tracks. Photo caption reads: 1911 Western Lumber Co.
    • Western Lumber Company

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs;...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "161". Photo shows four men sitting on what appears to be a wagon, in front of a garage building. Photo caption reads: Western Lumber Co. Right to Left: Oscar Werner, Castonguay, Alfred Hanson, Paul Swanson.
    • 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...
    • Western Lumber Co

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of the mill taken from railroad trestle over the river looking down at logs in river and on chute into sawmill. A large dark building can be seen perpendicular to river with lots of white-framed windows with five smokestacks protruding...
    • West Riverside about 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Western Lumber Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Label in upper left corner reads "124." The Western Lumber Company office building was later converted into the River City Grill in the late 1990s. Photo caption reads: West Riverside about 1915. Western Lumber Co. office and Finn Hall (upper...
    • West Coast Lumberman

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History;
    • Clipped page from West Coast Lumberman magazine, page 52 The name Percy Thibodeau is handwritten at top right. Photo on page of 6 men. Caption: The "Anaconda Copper Mining Co., Lbr. Dept. filing crew. Left to right: Percy Thibodeau, Willis Ross...
    • Water tower

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Fires and fire prevention; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "159". Photo of the water tower at the sawmill. A teepee burner is visible behind it, to the left. The mountain the background is covered with snow. Photo caption reads: The water tower in the photograph...
    • Walter Marks gauging lumber

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Gaging; Measurement; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Photo shows man with a thickness gauge in one hand and a pen in the other, measuring lumber. Photo caption reads: Walter Marks, guaging thickness. (Gauging is misspelled)
    • Walter Marks and Leo Dufresne work at the mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History;Sawmill workers -- Photographs;
    • Walter Marks and Leo Dufresne working on the beam lamination process at the Anaconda Company. Photo caption reads: Left to right -- Walter Marks, Leo Dufresne.
    • View of mill buildings in Bonner from the Margaret Hotel about 1925

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.) -- History; Bonner (Mont.) -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company -- History; Hotel Margaret (Bonner, Mont.); Community gardens -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills...
    • View of the mill, showing a picket fence at the lower edge of the photo, with the garden on the other side of it. The mill is visible past the gardens. Photo caption reads: Bonner, taken from the Margaret Hotel about 1925.
    • View of Bonner, Montana

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Buildings -- Photographs; Cities and towns -- Montana -- Photographs; Clark Fork (Mont. and Idaho); Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Schools -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs;
    • Photograph taken from a mountain looking southwest into the town of Bonner. The photo was taken before Interstate 90 was constructed and shows Bonner Dam, Milltown Dam, school, Kelly Pine Field, Bonner homes, and a large mill building. The...
    • 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...
    • Two women on log jam, early 1900's

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Log transportation; Women -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo shows log jam which fills entire field of view. Two women in light-colored dresses are seated next to each other on a log. Photo caption reads: Two women on log jam north of Bonner in early 1900s. .
    • 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.
    • Timekeeper at early day logging camp in the Potomac area

    • 1912
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Offices -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Employees -- Photographs;...
    • Photo of office, showing man seated in a chair with an empty chair beside him. There is a desk on the wall to his right, with cubbies full of papers. On the wall to his left are shelves with books and other items. Calendar on the wall shows March,...
    • Tie treating

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • Photo of the yard at the mill. Charles H. Richardson is standing in the right foreground, other men are standing either on the ground, on a platform, or on top of a large stack of ties. Photo caption sticker is incomplete. Photo caption reads, in...
    • Three men with stacks of lumber

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber-yards -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company
    • Photo shows Emery Madsen and Ed Johnson standing in front of stacks of boards, and Charles Kolppa sitting on top of a stack. Photo caption reads: Emory Madsen, Charles Kolppa, Ed Johnson.
    • The Western lumber mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of a large, multistory building with conveyor angling down from front of the building; Four smokestacks rise from the roof of an adjoining building. Railroad tracks are visible in the foreground. Photo caption reads: The Western Lumber...
    • The slip at the Western Lumber Company

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "150". Photo shows three men standing on logs in river; a fourth man is visible in the background. Mill buildings, a water tower, and power poles are also visible in the photo. According to the book A Grass...
    • Saw filing room

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies; Files and...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo with number 24 on it. Photo shows large floor-standing machine with wide band-type saw blade running horizontally. In the background, on the left, a man is seen leaning over another machine. Photo caption reads:...
    • Ruins left after 1919 fire at ACM Mill

    • 1919
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Fire losses; Debris; Anaconda Copper Mining Company -- Fire, 1919; Lumber industry -- Fires and fire prevention; Factories -- Fires and fire prevention; Fires -- Montana -- Bonner; Bonner Mill...
    • Photo showing burned wreckage of cook house and bunk house. Teepee burner is visible in background. Photo caption reads: ACM Mill, burned in 1919. In background, #1, cook house, #2 bunk house.
    • Ruins from the 1919 fire at the Bonner Mill

    • 1919
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company -- Fire, 1919; Anaconda Copper Mining Company -- History; Fire losses; Fires -- Montana -- Bonner; Lumber industry -- Fires and fire prevention; Lumber industry --...
    • Photo of ruins after the fire at the Bonner Mill. Photo caption reads: The Bonner Mill burned Jan. 1919. Caption originally read "about 1918"; this was crossed out and "Jan. 1919" was handwritten to replace it.
    • Power plant worker housing north of Milltown Dam about 1915

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Industrial housing; Company towns; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Houses -- Montana -- Milltown -- Photographs
    • Photo taken from above, showing row of houses, each with a fenced yard, and mature trees. Beyond, stacks of lumber are visible. Label in upper left corner of photo reads '149.' Photo caption reads: Houses of power plant workers, just north of...
    • 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...
    • Percy Thibodeau works at the Bonner Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Photograph of man taking measurements of a piece of lumber at the Bonner Mill. Photo caption reads: Percy Thibodeau at the Bonner mill.
    • Paul Michaud and two other men in the saw riling room, ACM Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Saws -- Photographs; Band saws;
    • Three men stand around a saw in the saw filing room of the old ACM mill. Photo caption reads: Saw Filing room In the old ACM Mill prior to the fire of 1918. Left to right - 1. __ 2. Paul Michaud 3. Willis Ross? .
    • Operating the trimmer

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmill workers; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo is taken inside the mill; John Flink is seated at the trimmer. Photo caption reads: John Flink operating the trimmer.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Old Western Lumber Company barn

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Barns -- Montana --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "154". Photo taken in winter, and shows Oscar Peterson standing among logs that are covered with snow. A barn and mountain are visible in the background. Photo caption reads: Old Western Lumber Co. Barn....
    • 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...
    • Old ACM Store and Office

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Company stores -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Employees -- Photographs; Office buildings -- Montana -- Photographs;...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "28." Photo shows seven men standing on porch of store. The porch has six pillars: four pillars in front, two in rear. A horse-drawn wagon, pulled by two horses stands to the left of the men. There is a...
    • Newly installed Bonner Mill debarker

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Barkers (Woodworking machinery)
    • Photograph of a portion of Bonner mill. Several buildings are visible with several sets of stairs to different building levels. A log is sitting on the debarker. Photo caption reads: Picture of the Bonner Mill debarker when it was first installed. .
    • New construction at the Bonner Plant

    • 1962
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Anaconda Forest Products Company; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Color photograph looking up at beams with a man standing on the framework. The cloudless sky is a bright blue. Photo caption reads: New construction at the Bonner Plant, 1962.
    • Mill workers

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History;
    • Photograph of four men in work clothes standing inside Bonner Mill circa 1960. Some equipment and machinery is partially visible behind them. Photo caption reads: Ray Long, Verner Haaglund, Gordon Teague and Jerry Buckhouse.
    • Mill operation

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumbering -- Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs;...
    • Photograph of two men working inside the mill. Large band saw can be seen in front of the men with logs waiting to be fed into it. Photo caption reads: Mill operation.
    • 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...
    • Men at the old Bonner Sawmill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmill workers; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of a large group of largely unidentified men outside the mill. Some men stand on what appears to be a conveyor belt. Train tracks run up to the mill with men standing on the tracks and several men sitting or standing on a small flatbed...
    • Men and horses of the Western Lumber Company

    • 1920
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Draft horses; Horses; Men -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo of nine men and about 14 horses, standing in a line. The men are holding the horses' leads. Mill building and water tower are visible in the background. Photo caption reads: Men and horses of Western Lumber Company, about 1920.
    • Melvin Madsen and W. C. Lubrecht stand by stacks of lumber

    • 1936
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lubrecht, W. C. (William C.), -1952; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Label in upper left corner reads "31." Two men stand on rail tracks at base of lumber stack: Melvin Madsen in plaid work jacket, and W. C. Lubrecht in long coat over suit and tie. There is snow on ground. Photo caption reads: "1936. Left to right -...
    • Louie Knopp

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Photo shows man feeding a board into a machine. There are stacks of boards in the background. Photo caption reads: Louie Knopp.
    • Looking toward Missoula from mountain

    • 1932
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company
    • Photo may have been taken from "B" on Bonner Mountain. Photo overlooks old school, both churches, lumber yard, all of Milltown, and Western Lumber mill across river (with full yard -- pre 1932?). Milltown Dam and Mount Jumbo saddle are in far...
    • 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.
    • Logging sled

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Horse-drawn vehicles; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Snow; Log transportation
    • Four horses pull a logging sled along a snow-covered road. The driver sits on the logs. No photo caption.
    • Logging in Greenough, Montana

    • 1926
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Log transportation; Logging; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Two horses and men move cut logs in a logging operation. At the top of the photo, a handwritten caption says "Greenough, Montana 1926." No photo caption.
    • 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. .
    • Log pond and slip at Western Lumber Company

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "151". Photo of Western Lumber Company, showing logs floating in the pond in the foreground. Slip and mill buildings are visible. Photo caption reads: Log pond & slip.
    • Log landing at ACM mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Forest products industry; Log transportation -- Photographs; Logging railroads;
    • Logs are stacked on railroad cars. The tracks are against a tree-covered hill. Photo caption reads: Log landing at ACM mill with old log jammer in the background.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Log jam in Bonner in 1908

    • 1908-06-14
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Anaconda Copper Mining Company -- History; Bonner (Mont.) -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Log...
    • Photo shows mill in background; river in foreground is completely covered by logs. Handwritten across the top of the photo: "Log jam, Bonner, Mont., June 14, 1908"; label in upper left corner of photo reads "13." Typed photo caption reads: 1908 log...
    • Log drive above Bonner

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Log driving; Rivers
    • Logs fill the Blackfoot river just above Bonner. The road and buildings can be seen on the east side of the river. Photo caption reads: Log drive.
    • Loading logs at the old mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumber-yards -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of logs channeled off of main river being fed up chute into sawmill. A teepee burner, half of the mill dam and a few houses are also visible in photo. Photo caption reads: Old mill showing log loading.
    • Laminated beams

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Laminated wood; Wooden beams; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo shows a stack of laminated beams in a large mill building. No photo caption.
    • John Nagle on lumber stack

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Photo shows John Nagle using a machine on the top of a beam. Photo caption reads: John Nagle. Worked 28 years at the plant. Retired 1972.
    • Jeff Demmons

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.) -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs;...
    • Studio portrait of man wearing dress suit and hat, standing next to a printed backdrop of an ornate fireplace. His right hand is resting on the back of a chair. Handwritten photo caption reads: Jeff Demmons, ACM river boss, early 1900's.
    • Jack Erkkila holds a cross saw

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Saws
    • Young man, wearing a shirt under bib overalls, stands alongside head-high cross saw on bank of the Blackfoot River near the mouth of the river. He stands near a log on a stand. A number of logs are on the othe side of the river.Photo caption reads:...
    • Jack Ailport with lumber stack

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Photo shows man standing at far end of long stack of lumber. Photo caption reads: Jack Ailport.
    • Jack Ailport inspects lumber

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Laminated wood; Wooden beams; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Man stands next to a stack of lumber, looking at a triangular tag. The letters 'A I T C' may be seen in the center. Caption below photo reads: Jack Ailport. Label above photo reads: Anaconda Company beam lamination process.
    • Hotel Margaret and early mill in Bonner

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Bonner (Mont.) -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.) -- History; Hotel Margaret (Bonner, Mont.) -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Hotels...
    • Photo taken from side of mountain looking down on Bonner. The Margaret Hotel and gardens are in the foreground. The old mill with smoke rising from stacks is in the background. Houses are seen to the right and left of the Margaret Hotel. A sticker...
    • Hot pond

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Milltown -- Photographs; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Lumbering -- Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Log driving;
    • Photograph of man walking on logs that are floating in the hot pond of the mill at Bonner. Various buildings can be seen behind him along with a large pile of logs. A log loader can be seen in the background along with a railcar full of logs. Photo...
    • Hauling blanks

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Horse-drawn vehicles -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • A two horse team is hitched to a wagon loaded with blanks. Two men sit on boards on the wagon. There is snow on the ground, and stacks of lumber can be seen in the background. No photo caption.
    • Hank Claus and the set works at the mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs;
    • A man, working with mill machinery, can be seen on the left side of the photo. The face of another man is visible behind a large log on the right side of the photo. Two logs are in the photo. The log on the left has been cut. Photo caption reads:...
    • 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:...
    • Gunnar Iverson on lumber wagon

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Horse-drawn vehicles; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumbering -- Montana -- History
    • Photo shows lumber wagon pulled by two white horses. The wagon is filled with 3 tall stacks of boards, secured with a chain. Gunnar Iverson sits atop the stack, holding the reins of the horses. Photo caption reads: Gunnar Iverson.
    • Gardens at Bonner

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Gardens -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Community gardens -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Two men and one woman stand in the middle of the garden, too far away to identify. Mill buildings are visible in the distance. Black smoke pours from a smokestack in the background. Photo caption reads: Gardens at Bonner. Identity of individuals...
    • Earliest photo of Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph showing mill pond, a building with a smokestack, stacks of lumber, and a rail line or conveyor line entering building. Photo taken from river across and southward to base of sparsely-treed Bonner Mountain. Photo caption reads: Earliest...
    • Donkey logging operation

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Machinery; Logging -- Equipment and supplies; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of logging operation utilizing a steam donkey to haul and load logs onto railcars. One log is hoisted into the air with two men standing on it. Two men are operating the steam donkey, four men are facing camera and one man stands near...
    • Don Ruby in the old ACM jammer

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Close up of a steam jammer sitting in log yard. Photo caption reads: Don Ruby in the old ACM jammer.
    • Denny Pleasant and two other men

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Photograph taken in the lumber mill showing Denny Pleasant, Armand Dufresne, and an unknown man. Photo caption reads: Left to right - 1. Denny Pleasant 2. Armand Dufresne? 3.____. .
    • 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....
    • Construction of new Bonner plant in 1962

    • 1962
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Buildings -- Photographs; Anaconda Forest Products Company; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Color photograph showing two men working on building frames, amid construction of big green plywood buildings. A chip train can be seen in the background. Photo caption reads: New construction at Bonner Plant, 1962.
    • Company store and office

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Company stores -- Montana -- Photographs; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "27." Photo is taken from the south; Bonner Mountain and peaks are in the background. Photo shows the store and office building, with a white fence in from of most of it. Young trees are visible between...
    • Clyde Jammer

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Forest products industry; Logging -- Equipment and supplies; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Log transportation; Logging railroads
    • A "jammer" with a load of logs sits on railroad tracks. Photo caption reads: Clyde "Jammer".
    • Clarence Haaglund and cut-off saw

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Saws; Sawmill workers;
    • A laborer monitors a large saw cutting a log. Photo caption reads: Clarence Haaglund and cut-off saw.
    • Charlie Oxford logging operation in 1938

    • 1938
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Logging; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry;
    • A girl stand behind two large logs. There is snow on the the ground and a mountain in the background. Photo caption reads: 1938. Charlie Oxford logging operation near Turah. Norma Oxford standing behind logs.
    • Carl J. (Collie) Johnson and John McCloskey, sawyer

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Sawmills --...
    • Photo taken inside mill, showing large machine being operated by a man. On far left of photo, the face of a second man can be seen. Photo caption reads: Carl J. (Collie) Johnson on rig and John McCloskey, sawyer. Handwritten on caption label: East...
    • Bonner Mill interior in the 1950s

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies...
    • Photo shows interior of mill building and a large milling machine. Squared-off cut logs are being fed into a machine. One mill employee is standing in the center of the photo, loading a log into the machine. No photo caption label, but "Bonner Mill...
    • Bonner Mill in the 1950s

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies; Saws -- Photographs
    • Photo shows interior of mill building, with machine trimming logs. There are four untrimmed logs loaded and awaiting trimming. Handwritten on upper center of photo margin: Bonner Mill 1950's. No photo caption label.
    • 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...
    • Bonner Mill debarker

    • 1958
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade -- Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo of mill yard showing timber, teepee burner, debarker, railroad tracks carrying a crane car. There is snow visible on the mountain in the background. Photo caption reads: Bonner Mill Debarker 1958.
    • Bonner Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana; Sawmills -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- History; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo taken from an oblique angle view into the valley, looking upriver to the northeast. Photo shows teepee burner, a large portion of the log yard, and the river in the background. Photo caption reads: Bonner Mill.
    • Bonner before 1910

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Jumbo, Mount (Mont.) -- Photographs; Sentinel, Mount (Missoula County, Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber-yards -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Label in upper left corner reads "25." Photo shows homes set somewhat haphazardly along logged-over flat that is now Bonner. It is unclear which is Bonner House. Hundreds of lumber stacks fill the open flat. Pine-lined river-bank can be seen in the...
    • Bonner and Milltown, Montana

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Blackfoot River Valley (Mont.); Clark Fork (Mont. and Idaho); Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Mullan Road;
    • Looking northeast across the Clark Fork River into Milltown and Bonner and up into Blackfoot River Valley. Milltown is in the foreground with two bridges crossing the Blackfoot River at Milltown near the confluence of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork...
    • Bonner / Milltown area about 1915

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Western Lumber Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Power-plants
    • Photo taken from above, at a distance, showing the mill, houses and the power plant. Label in upper left corner of photo reads '148.' Photo caption reads: Bonner, Milltown, power plant houses, Western Lumber Company, West Riverside, about 1915.
    • Bonner - Late 1800's

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Buildings -- Photographs; Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana; School buildings -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber camps
    • Ptograph showing a schoolhouse in a frontier lumber camp. The view is looking up the canyon. The background appears very smoky. Photo caption reads: 1st schoolhouse - with bell tower, far rear. Bonner - Late 1800's.
    • 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.
    • Ben McMurray at Bonner Mill slip

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Forest products industry; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmill workers; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • A sawmill employee guides logs onto the slip. A handwritten note on the photo caption states that this is the west slip. Photo caption reads: Ben McMurray at one of the slips at the Bonner Mill.

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