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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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....
    • 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, 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

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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 Company paycheck

    • 1921
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Checks -- Photographs; Wages; Western Lumber Company
    • Photo of paycheck issued to Otto Carlson by the Western Lumber Company in Milltown, Montana. The check was in the amount of $55.68, and was issued on April, 5, 1921. It was signed C. H. Richardson (for Charles H. Richardson, manager of the mill)....
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • C.H. Richardson

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Western Lumber Company; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Executives -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Milltown -- Photographs
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "157". Photo of older man sitting outside in a wicker rocking chair. He is wearing a striped three-piece suit and a bowler hat. He is holding a cane. There is a large shrub to his left, and behind him...
    • Blacksmiths shop

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Blacksmithing -- Equipment and supplies; Western Lumber Company
    • Photograph of two men standing by anvil inside a blacksmith's shop. A variety of tools are visible in the background. The man on left has his left foot resting on base of anvil and an elbow resting on his leg. Other man stands with hands behind...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Dancing in Riverside Park

    • 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Milltown -- Photographs; United States -- Army; World War, 1914-1918; Dance;
    • Three couples dance in the the park. The women are wear dresses and hats. The men wear World War I-era military uniforms. The photo is similar to a photo on another panel. I the background, pine trees, buildings and the water tower from Western...
    • Unidentified World War I soldiers who helped guard railroad bridges near Milltown and Bonner

    • 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Soldiers -- United States -- Photographs; United States -- Army; Western Lumber Company;
    • Two unidentified soldiers in uniform stand on railroad tracks. The soldier on the left holds a drawn saber. A handwritten notation in large letters across top of the photograph read "We feel desperate." The mill with smokestacks is visible in the...
    • Robert Coonrod, president of the Western Montana Council of Boy Scouts with five scouts

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Boys -- Montana -- Photographs; Boy Scouts -- Montana -- Photographs; Boy Scouts of America -- Western Montana Council
    • Photo caption reads: Robert Coonrod, President of W. Montana Council of Boy Scouts, 1. Rick Sherwood, 2. Joe Finneman, 3. Mark Wittman, 4, Greg Wittman, 5. Ken Hamma. (Five boys some wearing scout uniforms with adult ; in gym with cinderblock wall)...
    • Man with two horses

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company
    • Man wearing hat and striped suspenders holds lead ropes for two dark horses. An unidentified building is in the background -- perhaps the old Western Lumber Company barn. Photo has no caption.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Plowing snow

    • 1936
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Snow; Snowplows; Antique and classic trucks -- Photographs; Icehouses; Sawmill workers -- Photographs;...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "160". Photo shows Carl Johnson standing next to a truck with a snowplow blade fitted to the front. The back is loaded with lumber. There is snow on the ground. Buildings are visible behind the truck. Photo...
    • 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.
    • The Swedish Missions Church

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Church buildings -- Montana -- Milltown; Lutheran church buildings -- Montana; Men -- Montana -- Milltown; Women -- Montana --...
    • Photo of church building, with approximately 20 adults and children standing on the front steps. According to the book 'A grass roots tribute: The story of Bonner, Montana,' the Swedish Community Church was a Lutheran church built in the early...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...

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