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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Ranch houses;
    • View of the Blackfoot River, looking upstream. The valley walls are visible on both sides of the river. Sheep Mountain is in the background. A ranch can be seen between the mountain and the river on the right side of the river. Photo caption reads:...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Early day aerial view of Milltown Dam

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Power-plants -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Low-angle aerial view of dam and powerhouse. Photo caption reads: An early view of the Milltown Dam.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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:...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Log jam in the Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Trestles; Lumber trade; Forest products industry
    • Logs behind boom in the Blackfoot River. The middle bridge is visible, and the photograph was taken looking toward the mouth of the river. Photo caption reads: Log jam in Blackfoot River.
    • 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 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...
    • 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.
    • Logs just north of Bonner

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade; Forest products industry; Lumber and lumbering
    • Looking down the Blackfoot River toward a mill. Photo caption reads: Logs just north of Bonner. Old swimming hole was by pier.
    • MacNamara's Landing

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Barns; Bridges
    • A number of people are engaged in a variety of activities at MacNamara's Landing, about 15 miles up the Blackfoot River from Bonner. The photograph shows a house, a barn, bridges, wagons and carts. Photo caption reads: MacNamara's Landing.
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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)...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Swimmers pose by Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Teenage boys -- Montana; Boys -- Montana; Swimmers; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs
    • Four teenage boys with towels around their waists stand on a rock next to the Blackfoot River. Photo caption reads: Howard Johnson, Bob Sowre, Donald Rooney, Bill Dix.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Two unidentified women pose on the railing of the county bridge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Two women, wearing dresses and heels, stand on the railing of the county bridge in Milltown. The river, tree-lined banks and the mountains can be seen behind the women. A sticker, with the typed number 68, has been added to the upper left corner of...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.

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