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    • Workers at the mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Four workers, one unidentified, sit against a building at the mill. The front of an automobile or truck can be seen on the right side of the photo. Photo caption reads: Left to right: ???, Carl (Cullie) Johnson, Joe Jacobson, Tot Sowre.
    • Women on log by Bonner Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Logs;
    • Five women wearing slacks and hats stand on a log near the Bonner Mill. Two of the women are not identified in the caption. Photo caption reads: Left to right - 1. __ 2. __ 3. Mabl Cyr 4. Alma Rooney 5. Edith Rooney.
    • 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...
    • Winter 1936 from the alley behind the Tuirr house

    • 1936-02-13
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Snow -- Photographs;
    • Photo looking down the alley. Deep snow is on the ground and the mountain. Smoke rises from a building down the street. Woody Mountain is in the background. Photo caption reads: Looking down the alley back of Tuirrs house 2/13/36. LaForges lived on...
    • 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 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 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 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

    • 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...
    • 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 with Margaret Hotel, roundhouse, mill, and homes

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

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Windlasses; Children -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Two toddlers in snowsuits play in the snow near a windlass. The Blackfoot River and possibly the mill can be seen in the background, A tree blocks most of the background. Photo caption reads: Nils Hallgren, Carl Berglund, Windlass in back for...
    • 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.
    • Toddlers Leo and Albert Dufresne play

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Boys -- Montana -- Photographs; Children -- Montana -- Photographs; Families -- Photographs
    • Toddlers Leo Dufresne and Albert Dufresne playing outside with the Bonner Mill in the background. Photo caption reads: Leo Dufresne, Albert Dufresne.
    • 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...
    • Thirteen men pose outdoors

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Lubrecht, W. C. (William C.), -1952;
    • Grainy photograph, possibly taken from newsprint, showing thirteen men, many with ties to the mill at Bonner. Photo caption reads: Top row: left to right: 3. Melvin (Mully) Johnson. 4. Guy Weimer. 5. Bill Anderson. 6. L. (Dornie) Dornberger. 7....
    • 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...
    • The Rooneys

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Women -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Four adults stand outdoors in what could be Mill Park near Margaret Hotel. Photo caption reads: Left to right: Carl Rooney, Bob Rooney, Mrs. Rooney, Bill Rooney, Harry Rooney.
    • The old Stylen house

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Milltown; Houses -- Montana -- Milltown
    • Photo of three men standing on either on the front porch or in the yard of a two-story house. The yard is surrounded by a picket fence. Another house is visible to the left of the house, and the mill is visible in the background. Photo caption...
    • The Fuller family

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Women -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • The Fuller family pose in a park-like setting, possibly Mill Park in Bonner. Earl wears a suit, and the women all wear dresses. Some wear hats and wear or carry gloves. Trees and walkways can be seen behind the people. Photo caption reads: The...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Simi Petaja near ACM Dam at Bonner

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company;
    • Woman stands near a dam. Water flows over the dam, and mill buildings can be seen on the other side of the dam. Photo caption reads: Simi Petaja near early day ACM Dam at Bonner.
    • 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.
    • Roland P. and Edmond Fontaine

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Roland P. Fontaine and Edmond Fontaine examine a large tire at a mill home garage in Bonner. You can see the shadow of an unknown persons shadow in the foreground of the photograph. Photo caption reads: Roland P. Fontaine, Edmond Fontaine.
    • 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...
    • Piltzville

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Cities and towns -- Montana -- Photographs
    • An undated photograph taken from a hill looking down into Piltzville. The Piltz home is to right and behind fire station, which is visible in lower forefront. A road runs in the foreground, and utility poles can be seen. A bridge crosses a small...
    • 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? .
    • Painting the "B" for Bonner School on the hillside

    • 1951
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Teenage boys -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber-yards -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph from above the "B" on Bonner Mountain looking down on a group of boys painting the "B". Kelly Pine Field, the highway, and the mill yard are visible in the background. Photo caption reads: 8th grade 1951. Painting the "B" on the last...
    • 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 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...
    • Nils Hallgren, Carl Berglund

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Boys -- Montana -- Photographs; Montana -- History;
    • Photograph of two young boys standing in the snow across from the mill. Photo caption reads: Nils Hallgren, Carl Berglund.
    • 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. .
    • Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Demmons

    • 1926
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Couples -- Photographs; Married people -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of a couple standing in the road in front of an automobile. The large building in the background is possibly the mill. Photo caption reads: Mr. & Mrs. Leslie Demmons.
    • Milltown around 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; School buildings -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; Church buildings -- Montana; Clark Fork (Mont. and Idaho);
    • Photo of Milltown with the Bonner Mill, Catholic church and school in the background. The Clark Fork River just visible in foreground. Photo caption reads: Milltown about 1915. Bonner Mill, school, church in background. Label in upper left...
    • 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 men

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Baptiste Godbout, John Karkaren, Tom Foucher, and John Egan standing outdoors. Photo caption reads: L to R: Baptiste Godbout, John Karkanen, Tom Fouche, John Egan.
    • 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...
    • Mill entrance

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company
    • Looking down a fence-lined street to mill entrance gate with "Anaconda Copper Mining Co." across top. A number of vehicles can be seen near the entrance. The photograph was taken in the summer. Photo caption reads: Entrance to mill.
    • Men standing in street of Boss's Row near mill office in Bonner

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Ten men, some in office clothes, some not stand in the street. The photograph was probably taken near Boss's Row at the mill office in Bonner. One man is unidentified. Photo caption reads: Left to right - 1. John Magnusson 2. Bill Leibel 3. __ 4....
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Looking down into Bonner toward Missoula

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Bridges; Buildings -- Photographs; Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company;
    • An oblique-angle view of the Bonner area from the mouth of canyon, looking generally west toward Missoula. Landmarks in the photograph include Heaven Rock, the Milwaukee trestle, both dams, and Mount Jumbo. Photo caption reads: Mill looking toward...
    • 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.
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • LaForge men (3 generations)

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Three men of different generations in dress suits, hats, and jackets stand on brick pavement. Photo caption reads: L to R: John LaForge, George LaForge, Clifford LaForge. (An article in the online Missoulian by Kim Briggeman, dated August 14, 2012...
    • Jim Johnson using a push-mower to mow a park in Bonner

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Cities and towns -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • A man, wearing a hat, uses a push mower to mow a park in Bonner. A dog sits at his feet. Part of the mill can be seen in the background. Photo caption reads: Jim Johnson.
    • 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.
    • Inside the mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs;
    • Two men partially obscured by machinery and logs, inside the mill building. Photo caption reads: Sawyer John McKay, Setter George Lehman.
    • 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...
    • Huckleberry pickers show the results of their effort

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

    • 1948
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs;
    • Close-up view of the top of the dam. Water is spilling over the top. Brush and other debris are caught in the dam. Photo caption reads: High water going over the Bonner dam, 1948.
    • High water at the Bonner Mill Dam

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Dam failures -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo showing water breaching the dam. Photo caption reads: High water at The Bonner Mill Dam, May 1948.
    • High water at the Bonner Mill

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dam failures -- Montana -- Bonner -- History; Rivers -- Montana -- Photographs; Railroad tracks -- Montana -- Photographs; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.) -- History
    • Photo shows water nearly as high as the railroad tracks in the left of the photo. Logs and other debris are visible in the water. Photo caption reads: High water at the Bonner Mill, May, 1948.
    • High water at Bonner Dam

    • 1948
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs;
    • View of the dam from upstream. Water rushes over the top of the dam. Several men are working to remove debris from the dam. Photo caption reads: High water at the Bonner Dam, 1948. Rivermen attempting to free debris at the dam.
    • Helen Walter Cyr and Hazel Beadle Karkanen

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Helen stands on the low peg of a telephone pole leaning against Hazel. Both women wear dresses and hats and carry small bouquets. The Bonner Mill can be seen in the background. Photo caption reads: Helen Walter Cyr; Hazel Beadle Karkanen.
    • Hazel Splann with Frank and Mildred Dufresne

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; School buildings -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs
    • Potograph of Hazel Splann, Frank Dufresne, and Mildred Dufresne sitting in the teacher's lounge at Bonner School. The mill is visible through the window behind them. Photo caption reads: Hazel Splann, Frank Dufresne, Mildred Dufresne.
    • 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:...
    • Hammond Mill

    • 1894; 1895; 1896
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Incinerators; Sawmills;
    • Smoke is rising from a teepee burner at the Hammond Mill. Workhorses, two hitched to a loaded lumber wagon with three men standing on top of the load, the railroad tracks, and wood-frame mill buildings can be seen. Photo caption reads: Old mill.
    • Gunnar Iverson

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Horse-drawn vehicles; Lumber
    • Gunnar Iverson sits on a lumber wagon loaded with boards in front of a building, possibly at the mill. A team of two white horses is hitched to the wagon with an unidentified man holding the horses' reins. Photo caption reads: Gunnar Iverson.
    • Girls group photo

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Girls -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • A group of young girls standing in the mill yard with the canyon in background. Photo caption reads: Front row - 1. Edith Ranstrom, 2. Darlene Miller, 3. Nina Petroff. 2d row - 1. Donna Karkanen, 2. Winnifred Thibodeau, 3. __, 4. Beverly Pine....
    • 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...
    • Gardens

    • 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Gardens -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Looking across a large garden toward what appears to be a mill. The valley, with mountains rising on both sides, is in the background. Photo caption reads: Gardens near Anaconda Mill in Bonner. (between WWI & WWII). .
    • Fred Farmer at the ACM gas pump

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Automobiles -- Photographs; Service stations -- Montana -- Photographs; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Company stores -- Montana; Texaco Company
    • Photo shows a man with a pencil behind his ear and wearing a shop apron and sleeve protectors pumping gas into a car. The gas pump has Texaco markings on it, and is under some type of shelter or roof. Buildings and parts of the mill are visible in...
    • Frank and Pauline Inman

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; World War, 1939-1945; United States -- Navy; Married people;
    • Photograph of Frank and Pauline Inman taken near the mill. Frank is wearing his Navy uniform. Photo caption reads: Frank and Pauline Inman.
    • Fifth grade class, 1942

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

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.); Women -- Montana -- Photographs; Dogs
    • Photo shows two women standing outside. The woman at the right of the photo is holding puppy, while an older dog sits at her feet, looking up. A picket fence is behind the women. The Bonner Mill is in the background. Photo caption reads: Emma and...

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