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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 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 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 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 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

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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 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 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.
    • W.C. Lubrecht and H.F. (Jack) Root

    • 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lubrecht, W. C. (William C.), -1952; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Two men wearing business clothes stand in a yard in front of a fence. Photo caption reads: Left to right: W.C. Lubrecht and H.F. (Jack) Root. .
    • 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...
    • View of Bonner Mill from hotel (1925)

    • 1925
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Community gardens; Incinerators; Forest products industry
    • The view from the hotel shows the gardens beyond a picket fence with the sawmill and teepee burner beyond that and mountains in the background. Photo caption reads: Bonner taken from hotel, circa 1925.
    • Vern Anderson and Leo Dufresne with the mill's scarfing machine

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Vern Anderson and Leo Dufresne working the scarfing machine at the mill. Photo caption reads: Left to right -- Vern Anderson, Leo Dufresne (Scarfing machine). .
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Two men stand on log pile

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Forest products industry; Logging -- Equipment and supplies
    • Oscar Peterson and an unidentified man stand on a log pile in the snow and holding what appear to be axes. Photo caption reads: Left to right: Oscar Peterson.
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • Teens in field

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Photographs; Young women -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo showing two young women standing together in a vacant field. In the distance, a fence, a shed, and stacks of lumber are visible. Photo caption reads: Aili Wiemer, Elmi Erkkila (Kuney).
    • Six men and a boy pose in front of a building

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Boys -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Six men stand or lean against white building. Trig, a boy with his hands on his hips, stands in front of two men. Photo caption reads: Oscar Werner, Adolf Olson, ?, a setter at mill Gus Swanson, a machinist at mill Trig Bergseth Albert Anderson,...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Retiring employees Guy Trenary, Willis Ross, Jack Root, and Ben Rae

    • 1957-08-01
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Four men, all wearing suits and ties, pose indoors. There is a curtain behind them, and an American flag is barely visible on the left side of the photo. A label attached to the upper left corner of the photo reads "42." Photo caption reads: All...
    • Repairing the Milltown Dam in 1909 after the 1908 flood

    • 1909
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair
    • Photograph showing detail of timber work for Milltown Dam repair. A sticker, with typed number 138, has been added to the upper left corner of the photograph. Photo caption reads: 1909, Repairing the dam. Pockets were cut in the rock for timbers,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Percy Thibodeau and Dave Mahoney

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.);
    • Two men shake hands in the mill. One man is presenting a paper to the other. Photo caption reads: Percy Thibodeau, Dave Mahoney.
    • 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 mill (1891-1892)

    • 1891
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Water pours over the top of the mill dam. The view is from downsteam. Photo caption reads: Old mill (1891-1892)
    • Old mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills; Lumber trade;
    • View of a lumber mill showing buildings, two smokestacks, and, in the foreground, horses hitched to wagons. One of the wagons is loaded with boards, and a man stands on the boards. The other wagon appears empty, and two men sit on the wagon. The...
    • 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...
    • Olaf (Ole) Halgren, Ed Berglund, Frank Halvori, and an unidentified man on green chain

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Photographs;
    • Four men stack lumber on the green chain inside the sawmill. Photo caption reads: Left to right: Olaf (Ole) Halgren, Ed Berglund, ____, Frank Halvori.
    • 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 pose at work

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of ten men in a workshop. Five of the men wear hard hats, four of the men wear soft hats, and one man is not wearing a hat. All are in work clothing except for Jim Connelly who wears a suit jacket over a plaid shirt. Photo caption reads:...
    • 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 -...
    • Marvin Troutwine working construction at the Bonner Plant in 1962

    • 1962
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Cranes, derricks, etc.; Anaconda Forest Products Company;
    • A man stands on top of building being constructed with a crane towering behind him. Deer Creek and Kelly Pine Field dugout are in the background. Marvin blocks the view of the school. Photo caption reads: Marvin Troutwine at Bonner during new plant...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Long-time Anaconda Forest Products employees Raymond and Clifford Hintz on their retirement day

    • 1967
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Forest Products Company; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Two men pose in front of a wall with a shelf. There is a lunch box and a long piece of pipe on top of the shelf. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the photo reads "45." Photo caption reads: Raymond and Clifford Hintz retiring in 1967 from...
    • 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.
    • 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 in cedar forests

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logging; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Saws -- Photographs; Cedar;
    • Two men in woods cut trees. One man is using a crosscut saw. The other man is standing on a the tree that is being cut. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the photo reads "1." Photo caption reads: Early day logging in cedar forests.
    • 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 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 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.
    • Loading logs at Bonner Mill

    • 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Log transportation -- Photographs; Logging -- Machinery; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Logs; Logging railroads;
    • Anaconda Forest Products Lumber Jack loader placing logs on train car. There is one man visible inside loader and one man standing next to front wheel of loader, both wearing hardhats. Possibly taken in the 1960s. "Bonner Mill" handwritten on...
    • Load of logs from the Bitterroot

    • 1893
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Log transportation -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Six men stand on top of logs or on the ground next to a sled loaded with large logs in a forest. The logs are stacked six high on a sled that is being pulled by a team of four horses. Snow on the ground. Photo caption reads: West Fork of...
    • 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, George Neff, and Ron Dix

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logging -- Equipment and supplies; Logging -- Machinery; Logging -- Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Milltown -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of three men in trench coats and hats standing in front of a Wagner Lumber Jack LJ 3-30 circa 1960. ANACONDA is painted on the side of the LumberJack. Photo caption reads: Jack Ailport, George Neff and Ron Dix.
    • 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.

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