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    • Across Dearborn River toward Steamboat Mountain

    • 1921
    • Dearborn River (Mont.); Sun River Valley (Mont.); Wildfires -- Environmental aspects; Douglas fir; Conifers
    • Across Dearborn River toward Steamboat Mountain, Montana. Plate 26a (July 10, 1921) Fire Group 5: Cool-dry Douglas-fir. Elevation 5000 ft (1524 m). Looking northwest across the Dearborn River towards Steamboat Mountain from a point approximately...
    • Across Dearborn River toward Steamboat Mountain

    • 1981-09-07
    • Wildfires -- Environmental aspects; Dearborn River (Mont.); Douglas fir; Limber pine
    • Across Dearborn River toward Steamboat Mountain, Montana. Plate 26b (September 7, 1981) 60 years later. Camera was moved backward to avoid Douglas-fir and limber pine which screened original view. Scene shows a marked change in tree cover on the...
    • Across Prichard Creek into Reeder Gulch

    • 1897
    • Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Wallace Ranger District (Idaho); Western redcedar; Western hemlock; Abies grandis; Mountain roads
    • Across Prichard Creek into Reeder Gulch. Plate 5a (1897) Fire Group 11: Warm-moist grand fir, western red cedar, and western hemlock. Elevation 3,300 (1,006 m) Camera faces northeast across Prichard Creek into Reeder Gulch near Murray, Idaho, on...
    • Across Prichard Creek into Reeder Gulch

    • 1980
    • Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Wallace Ranger District (Idaho); Conifers
    • Across Prichard Creek into Reeder Gulch. Plate 5b (July 1, 1980) 83 years later. Growth of conifers necessitated placement of camera at lower position. A road now runs along the Prichard Creek bottom. Increased cover of conifers is typical of...
    • Across Smith Creek toward Crown Mountain

    • 1900
    • Rocky Mountains; Lewis and Clark National Forest (Mont.); Douglas fir; Aspen; Willows; Prunus virginiana; Forests and forestry
    • Across Smith Creek toward Crown Mountain on east front of Rockies. Plate 23a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 5300 ft. (1616 m). From the ridge about 5 miles west of Haystack Butte, the view is southwest across Smith Creek toward Crown...
    • Across Smith Creek toward Crown Mountain

    • 1981-09-16
    • Rocky Mountains; Lewis and Clark National Forest (Mont.); Douglas fir; Forests and forestry
    • Across Smith Creek toward Crown Mountain on east front of Rockies. Plate 23b. Slopes below camera point and adjacent terrain as well as near slope are now densely covered by Douglas-fir. View was obtained by cutting screening fir and climbing one...
    • Across Sun River toward Home Gulch

    • 1981-09-08
    • Sun River Valley (Mont.); Sun River (Mont. : River); Conifers; Rivers; Mountains; Forests and forestry
    • Across Sun River toward Home Gulch. Plate 22b. Dense conifer stands now occupy much of the area that was formerly open. Note particularly the band of conifers along the distant ridge at right.
    • Across Sun River toward Home Gulch

    • 1899-07
    • Sun River Valley (Mont.); Sun River (Mont. : River); Douglas fir; Rivers; Mountains; Forests and forestry
    • Across Sun River toward Home Gulch. Plate 22a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 4800 ft. (1463 m). Looking south-southwest across the Sun River toward Home Gulch from upper ridge in Wagner Basin. Effects of past fires are shown as snags...
    • Al Retzlaf and Bob Marshall

    • 1929
    • Marshall, Robert, 1901-1939; United States. Forest Service -- Employees; Men
    • (l) Al Retzlaf, (r) Bob Marshall
    • Alder Gulch above Virginia City, Montana

    • 1981
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Environmental aspects; Alder Gulch (Madison County, Mont.); Juniperus scopulorum; Douglas fir; Wheatgrasses; Shrubs; Trees
    • Alder Gulch 2.2 miles above Virginia City, Montana. Plate 68b (July 28, 1981) 110 years later. The large Douglas-fir in foreground-left (arrow) is the same pictured in the original scene. Regeneration of Douglas-fir and Rocky Mountain juniper on...
    • Alder Gulch above Virginia City, Montana

    • 1871
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Environmental aspects; Alder Gulch (Madison County, Mont.); Juniperus scopulorum; Douglas fir; Wheatgrasses; Wildfires -- Environmental aspects
    • Alder Gulch 2.2 miles above Virginia City, Montana. Plate 68a (1871) Fire Group 5: Cool-dry Douglas-fir. Elevation 6000 ft (1829 m). An east-northeast view up Alder Gulch 2.2 miles above Virginia City, Montana. Placer mining following discovery of...
    • Alder Gulch above Virginia City, Montana

    • 1871
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Environmental aspects; Alder Gulch (Madison County, Mont.); Juniperus scopulorum; Douglas fir; Wheatgrasses; Wildfires -- Environmental aspects
    • Alder Gulch 2.2 miles above Virginia City, Montana. Plate 68a (1871) Fire Group 5: Cool-dry Douglas-fir. Elevation 6000 ft (1829 m). An east-northeast view up Alder Gulch 2.2 miles above Virginia City, Montana. Placer mining following discovery of...
    • Bannack, Montana

    • 1880
    • Bannack (Mont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Logging -- Environmental aspects; Cercocarpus ledifolius; Sagebrush; Conifers; Grasses; Cities and towns
    • Bannack, Montana. Plate 49a. Mahogany Fire Group. Elevation 5,800 ft (1,768 m) Northeast view of Bannack City, Montana. The open slopes above town support sagebrush/grass. Dark shrubs on near ridge are curlleaf mountain mahogany. Patchy...
    • Bannack, Montana

    • 1981-05
    • Bannack (Mont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Cercocarpus ledifolius; Riparian plants; Cottonwood; Willows; Cities and towns
    • Bannack, Montana. Plate 49b. Mature cottonwood, willow, and other riparian vegetation now dominate Grasshopper Creek bottomland, while Bannack is a remnant of its former self. Mahogany stands have increased in density on deep soils, as have...
    • Bear Creek Ranger Station with Madison Range

    • 1979
    • Madison Range (Mont.); Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Douglas fir; Aspen
    • Bear Creek Ranger Station with Madison Range in background. Plate 61b (August 29, 1979) 43 years later. Openings formerly occupied by aspen are now dominated by Douglas-fir. Where aspen have not been in competition with conifers, aspen stands have...
    • Bear Creek Ranger Station with Madison Range

    • 1936
    • Madison Range (Mont.); Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Douglas fir; Aspen
    • Bear Creek Ranger Station with Madison Range in background. Plate 61a (1936) Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 6400 ft (1951 m). Looking south-southeast toward the Madison Range from a bench above the old Bear Creek Ranger Station,...
    • Beaver Creek near Nelson, Montana

    • 1980-07-24
    • Landscape photography; Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Douglas fir; Understory plants;
    • Beaver Creek 3.2 miles downstream from Nelson, Montana. Plate 29b. Douglas-fir regenerated following the late 1800's fire. Understory vegetation, including mountain maple, snowberry, buffaloberry, serviceberry, and currant, has since deteriorated...
    • Beaver Creek near Nelson, Montana

    • 1900
    • Landscape photography; Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Douglas fir; Conifers; Understory plants;
    • Beaver Creek 3.2 miles downstream from Nelson, Montana. Plate 29a. Fire Group 4: Warm-dry Douglas-fir. Elevation 4000 ft (1220 m). The camera faces due south across Beaver Creek at a point 3.2 miles downstream from Nelson, Montana, on Helena Ranger...
    • Belt Ranger Station

    • 1929; 1930; 1931
    • Belt (Mont.); Lewis and Clark National Forest (Mont.); Forest fires; Ranger stations
    • Belt Ranger Station. Plate 40a (Ca. 1930) Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 5,100 ft (1,555 m) Looking west-southwest toward the Belt Creek Ranger Station, Lewis and Clark National Forest. Open slopes behind station support shrubs,...
    • Belt Ranger station

    • 1979-09-13
    • Belt (Mont.); Lewis and Clark National Forest (Mont.); Forest fires; Ranger stations
    • Belt Ranger Station. Plate 40b (September 13, 1979) About 49 years later. Camera is positioned lower on slope to allow a less-obstructed view. Conifers on slope behind Ranger Station are predominately Douglas-fir. Lodgepole pine are also present....
    • Blackfeet Reservation, Montana

    • 1898; 1899; 1900
    • Great Blackfeet Reservation (Mont.); Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Mont.); Mountains; Trees; Snow; Indian reservations
    • Blackfeet Reservation, Montana.
    • Blacktail Deer Creek above Whiskey Springs

    • 1981-06-23
    • Blacktail Deer Creek (Beaverhead County, Mont.); Landscape photography; Forest fires
    • Blacktail Deer Creek 1.5 miles above Whiskey Springs. Plate 54b (June 23, 1981) 53 years later. Flat effects of heavy livestock grazing. Sagebrush stand on toe slope at left has expanded down slope. In distance, aspen have matured in canyon...
    • Blacktail Deer Creek above Whiskey Springs

    • 1928-09-29
    • Blacktail Deer Creek (Beaverhead County, Mont.); Landscape photography; Forest fires
    • Blacktail Deer Creek 1.5 miles above Whiskey Springs. Plate 54a (September 19, 1928) Fire Group 5: Cool-dry Douglas-fir. Elevation 7,000 ft (2,134 m) The camera faces east-southeast at a point on upper Blacktail Deer Creek approximately 1.5 miles...
    • Blake Creek on south side of Big Snowy Mountains

    • 1909
    • Lewis and Clark National Forest (Mont.); Rivers; Mountains; Canyons; Ponderosa pine; Douglas fir; Shrubs; Forests and forestry
    • Blake Creek on south side of Big Snowy Mountains. Plate 44a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 6,100 ft. (1,860 m) Looking north-northwest up Blake Creek at a point 1 mile above forest boundary on south side of Big Snowy Mountains, Lewis...
    • Blake Creek on south side of Big Snowy Mountains

    • 1980-08-20
    • Lewis and Clark National Forest (Mont.); Rivers; Mountains; Canyons; Douglas fir; Conifers; Forests and forestry
    • Blake Creek on south side of Big Snowy Mountains. Plate 44b. Camera was moved left of original point to avoid trees that screened early view. Regeneration of Douglas-fir has resulted in a landscape dominated by conifers. The rock outcrop visible...
    • Bob Marshall

    • 1931
    • Marshall, Robert, 1901-1939; United States. Forest Service -- Employees
    • Photo portrait in natural surroundings. Text on photo reads: 'Oomik Polluk.'
    • Bob Marshall

    • 1928
    • Priest River (Idaho); Marshall, Robert, 1901-1939; Priest River Experiment Station (Priest River, Idaho); United States. Forest Service -- Employees
    • Bob Marshall, probably at Priest River Ranger Station, Idaho.
    • Bob Marshall at Priest River Station

    • 1928
    • Priest River (Idaho); Marshall, Robert, 1901-1939; Priest River Experiment Station (Priest River, Idaho); United States. Forest Service -- Employees
    • Priest River (Idaho) Ranger Station. Bob Marshall is 2nd from upper left.
    • Boothill above Virginia City, Montana

    • 1924
    • Virginia City (Mont.); Cemeteries; Plummer, Henry Amos, -1864; Sepulchral monuments; Mountain big sagebrush; Grasses
    • Boothill above Virginia City, Montana. Plate 67a ( 1924) Sagebrush/Grass Fire Group. Elevation 5800 ft (1768 m). The camera faces north from Boothill above Virginia City, Montana. Graves are those of five members of Henry Plummer's infamous road...
    • Boothill above Virginia City, Montana

    • 1980-07-09
    • Virginia City (Mont.); Cemeteries; Plummer, Henry Amos, -1864; Sepulchral monuments; Mountain big sagebrush; Wheatgrasses
    • Boothill above Virginia City, Montana. Plate 67b (July 9, 1980) 56 years later. Grading and remonumenting graves resulted in displacement of soil in foreground. Note change in location of grave markers. Near slope shows a marked increase in the...
    • Bozeman Pass on Interstate 90

    • 1981
    • Bozeman (Mont.); Mountain passes; Railroad tracks; Outcrops (Geology); Trees
    • Bozeman Pass on Interstate 90 about 6 miles east of Bozeman, Montana.
    • Bradley Creek Drainage south of Norris, Montana

    • 1901-08-20
    • Norris (Mont.); Limber pine; Freight and freightage; Horse-drawn vehicles; Juniperus scopulorum; Aspen; Willows
    • Bradley Creek Drainage four miles south of Norris, Montana. Plate 69a (August 20, 1901) Fire group 1: Dry limber pine. Elevation 5200 ft (1585 m). A north-northwest view in Bradley Creek drainage on U.S Highway 287 approximately 4 miles south of...
    • Bradley Creek drainage south of Norris, Montana

    • 1981-07-29
    • Norris (Mont.); Pastures; Aspen; Conifers
    • Bradley Creek drainage four miles south of Norris, Montana. Plate 69b (July 29, 1981) 80 years later. Foreground is in fenced pasture. Aspen clone at left has regenerated from suckers. Conifers are more dense, and skunkbrush on lower slope at...
    • Broadway Avenue, Missoula

    •  
    • Missoula (Mont.); Missoula (Mont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Supermarkets; Streets; Automobiles; Service stations; Sentinel, Mount (Missoula County, Mont.); Safeway Stores, Inc.
    • West Broadway, looking east toward Safeway, Missoula, Montana.
    • Broken logging truck on Broadway Avenue

    •  
    • Missoula (Mont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Logging truck accidents; Service stations; Stores, Retail; Apartment houses
    • Logs on logging truck pulled off the trailer and dumped on East Broadway in downtown Missoula, Montana. In front of H. Earl Clack Service Station. The photo also shows the Stop-N-Shop and Watson Apartments.
    • Butchering in shop at Browning

    •  
    • Badger Creek Land & Livestock Co.; Butchers; Livestock -- Carcasses
    • Butchering in shop at Browning, Badger Creek. Montana. Two men stand beside a carcass. One of the men holds a knife.
    • Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific electric motors

    • 1960-02-14
    • Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railway Company; Anaconda (Mont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Electric locomotives; Railroad cars; Strikes and lockouts
    • Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific electric motors, out of service by labor strike, Anaconda, Montana.
    • Camp in the woods

    • 1922; 1923; 1924
    • United States. Forest Service; Camping
    • Three men at a camp in thick forest, there is a United States Forest Service pack hanging in the foreground. Likely in Montana.
    • Camp kitchen and dining room at headquarters

    • 1912
    • Lumber camps; Kitchens -- Employees; Camps -- Food service;
    • Camp kitchen and dining room at headquarter's logging camp on Arkansas Creek near Potomac, Montana. Kitchen crew posing. Pitchers can be seen hanging on ceiling, wooden benches and tables can be seen. Place settings are visible on some of the...
    • Campfire Lodge Resort in Madison River Canyon

    • 1981-07-15
    • Madison River (Wyo. and Mont.); Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Douglas fir; Aspen; Bromegrasses; Epilobium angustifolium; Madison River Valley (Wyo. and Mont.)
    • Campfire Lodge Resort in Madison River Canyon. Plate 72b. Structures made it necessary to move camera to left of original position. Canyon bottom shows evidence of having been cultivated earlier. Smooth brome and fireweed comprise a significant...
    • CCC building fences

    • 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Montana
    • Workers for the Civilian Conservation Corps building fences in Montana, possibly in the Ninemile area.
    • CCC building fences

    • 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Montana
    • Workers for the Civilian Conservation Corps building fences in Montana, possibly in the Ninemile area.
    • CCC clearing land

    • 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Montana
    • A worker for the Civilian Conservation Corps works clearing land in Montana.
    • CCC clearing land

    • 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Montana
    • Workers for the Civilian Conservation Corps work clearing land in Montana, possibly in the Ninemile area.
    • Clearwater River from Gilfillian Creek

    • 1982-09-01
    • Clearwater River (Idaho); Forest fires; Wildfires; Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Conifers; Shrubs;
    • Clearwater River from Gilfillian Creek. Plate 1b. Camera point was moved about 30 feet to the left to avoid screening trees, while other trees were cut to obtain a less obstructed view. Conifers now dominate slope on the opposite side of the...
    • Clearwater River from Gilfillian Creek

    • 1941-08
    • Clearwater River (Idaho); Forest fires; Wildfires; Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Junipers; Western redcedar; Abies grandis; Conifers; Shrubs;
    • Clearwater River from Gilfillian Creek. Plate 1a. Fire Group 11: Redcedar/grand fir. Elevation 2,700 ft (823 m) Looking northeast up the North Fork of the Clearwater River from the outlet of Gilfillian Creek. Conifers and shrubs are in an early...
    • Close-up of rock outcrop on Blake Creek

    • 1909
    • Outcrops (Geology); Sandstone; Fergus County (Mont.); Canyons; Douglas fir; Forests and forestry
    • Close-up of rock outcrop on Blake Creek. Plate 45a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 6,100 ft. (1,860 m) Close up view of rock outcrop shown in previous plate. The presence of Douglas-fir regeneration and the condition of snags suggest...
    • Close-up of rock outcrop on Blake Creek

    • 1980-08-20
    • Outcrops (Geology); Sandstone; Fergus County (Mont.); Canyons; Douglas fir; Forests and forestry
    • Close-up of rock outcrop on Blake Creek. Plate 45b. This view was offset approximately 100 yards south of original point to avoid Douglas-fir which screened original view. The dense Douglas-fir stand now almost totally obstructs view of rock...
    • Clyde Fickes and Carl Willis packing shakes

    • 1908; 1909
    • Horses; Ranger stations; Pack animals (Transportation); United States. Forest Service -- Employees
    • Clyde Fickes and Carl Willis packing shakes, near Kalispell, Montana. Two men stand in front of two horses loaded with wood slats. Building visible behind the horses.
    • Coal-Mine Rims four miles south of McLeod, Montana

    • 1981-07-20
    • Sweet Grass County (Mont.); Grasses; Limber pine; Sagebrush; Juniperus communis
    • Coal-Mine Rims 4 miles south of McLeod, Montana. Plate 80b. Camera point does not precisely duplicate original. Scene shows strong encroachment of sagebrush on the flats and some encroachment on the near slopes. Common juniper and limber pine have...
    • Coal-Mine Rims four miles south of McLeod, Montana

    • 1908; 1909; 1910
    • Sweet Grass County (Mont.); Grasses; Limber pine; Sagebrush; Juniperus communis
    • Coal-Mine Rims four miles south of McLeod, Montana. Plate 80a. Juniper Fire Group. Elevation 5000 ft. (1524 m). Looking northwest at the Coal-Mine Rims area on State Highway 298, four miles south of McLeod, Montana. Perennial grasses predominate in...
    • Columbia Mountain and Teakettle Mountain

    • 1981-08-28
    • Montana; Mountains; Wildfires; Forest fires; Forests and forestry; Trees; Fir
    • Columbia Mountain (left) and Teakettle Mountain, Montana. Plate 9b. Photograph taken from ground level through haze caused by wildfires. Valley floor and mountains in distance are now largely covered by dense stands of lodgepole pine and...
    • Columbia Mountain and Teakettle Mountain

    • 1935-08-24
    • Montana; Mountains; Coram Experimental Forest (Mont.); Flathead National Forest (Mont.); Fir; Forests and forestry; Forest fires
    • Columbia Mountain (left) and Teakettle Mountain (right), Montana. Plate 9a. Fire Group 9: Moist lower subalpine fir. Elevation 6,400 ft. (1,951 m) Looking southwest toward Columbia Mountain (left) and Teakettle Mountain (right) from fire lookout...
    • Continental Divide north of Red Rock Pass

    • 1928-09-20
    • Targhee National Forest (Idaho and Wyo.); Landscape photography; Forest fires
    • Continental Divide .25 miles north of Red Rock Pass. Plate 56a (September 20, 1928) Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 7,200 ft (2,195 m) An east-southeast view toward the Continental Divide from a point on the Targhee National Forest 0.25...
    • Continental Divide north of Red Rock Pass

    • 1981-06-25
    • Targhee National Forest (Idaho and Wyo.); Landscape photography; Forest fires
    • Continental Divide .25 miles north of Red Rock Pass. Plate 56b (June 25, 1981) 53 years later. Snag at lower left is same one pictured in original view. Shrubs in foreground and midground are primarily sagebrush and snowberry. Aspen stands have...
    • Cookshack at Woodworth

    • 1943
    • Lumber camps ; Camps -- Food service; Woodworth (Mont.); Men; Lumber trade -- Employees
    • Cookshack at Woodworth, Montana. Dining hall full of men eating.
    • Cyanide Mountain on the Wood Canyon drainage

    • 1900
    • Rocky Mountains; Mountains; Douglas fir; Forests and forestry; Aspen
    • Cyanide Mountain on the Wood Canyon drainage. Plate 24-a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 5300 ft. (1616 m). Looking west-northwest toward Cyanide Mountain on the Wood Canyon drainage, Rocky Mountain Front, from a point approximately 50...
    • Cyanide Mountain on the Wood Canyon drainage

    • 1981-09-16
    • Rocky Mountains; Mountains; Douglas fir; Forests and forestry; Aspen; Conifers
    • Cyanide Mountain on the Wood Canyon drainage. Plate 24b. Camera was moved about 100 yards down slope from original position to avoid trees that screened view. Closure of Douglas-fir canopy (lower left) has resulted in deterioration of aspen and...
    • D.N. McDonald Store and Apartment House

    • 1917
    • Philipsburg (Mont.); Storefronts
    • D.N. McDonald Store and Apartment House in Philipsburg, Montana. Note with image: located directly east of Bowen's Service Station, this store later became Huffman's warehouse. It is now an apartment house belonging to the Salois family. Standing...
    • Daily Meat Market, Missoula

    • 1907
    • Butchers; Meat; Meat industry and trade; Consumers; Animal carcasses
    • Interior of the John R. Daily Meat Market in Missoula, Montana on West Front Street. Animal carcasses hang from racks against two walls. Customers and employees can be seen.
    • Daphnia Pond and Swan Range on Flathead Lake

    • 1981-09-28
    • Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Flathead Lake (Mont.); Douglas fir; Ponderosa pine; Larches; Spruce; Typha; Cottonwood; Dogwoods
    • Daphnia Pond and Swan Range on the east side of Flathead Lake. Plate 8b (September 28, 1981) 79 years later. Fall haze obscures Swan Range in distance. Cattail growth now obscures pond surface. Dense conifers including ponderosa pine, Douglas-fir,...
    • Daphnia Pond and Swan Range on Flathead Lake

    • 1902
    • Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Flathead Lake (Mont.); Conifers; Swan Range (Mont.)
    • Daphnia Pond and Swan Range on the east side of Flathead Lake. Plate 8a (1902) Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 3,100 ft (945 m) Camera faces north toward Daphnia Pond and Swan Range on the east side of Flathead Lake, 3 miles north of...
    • Dearborn River south of Augusta, Montana

    • 1981-09-07
    • Dearborn River (Mont.); Augusta (Mont.); Douglas fir; Aspen; Willows; Forests and forestry; Rivers; Mountains; Black cottonwood
    • Dearborn River south of Augusta, Montana. Plate 25b. Cabin in 1900 photo is no longer standing. Drainage bottom in midground now supports mature cottonwoods, aspen, and willow. Slopes in distance which were formerly open are now largely covered by...
    • Dearborn River south of Augusta, Montana

    • 1900
    • Dearborn River (Mont.); Augusta (Mont.); Douglas fir; Aspen; Willows; Forests and forestry; Ranches; Rivers; Mountains; Dwellings
    • Dearborn River south of Augusta, Montana. Plate 25a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 4500 ft. (1372 m). A southeast view from low bluff on Wallace Bean Ranch. Location is on Dearborn River south of Augusta, Montana. Snags and early...
    • Deep Creek, Beaverhead Mountains in distance

    • 1871
    • Beaverhead Mountains (Idaho and Mont.); Douglas fir; Conifers; Forests and forestry
    • Deep Creek, Beaverhead Mountains in distance. Plate 52a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 7,900 ft. (2,409 m) Looking south across Deep Creek at Beaverhead Mountains in distance. Camera point is on ridge above conifer stand indicated by...
    • Deep Creek, Beaverhead Mountains in distance

    • 1981
    • Beaverhead Mountains (Idaho and Mont.); Douglas fir; Conifers; Forests and forestry
    • Deep Creek, Beaverhead Mountains in distance. Plate 52b. Douglas-fir shows a marked increase in density along Deep Creek and on the distant slopes of the Beaverhead Mountains. Sites that formerly supported few or no conifers are now covered by...
    • Dirty Dick Gulch north of Philipsburg

    • 1981-07-21
    • Philipsburg (Mont.); Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Grasses; Douglas fir; Conifers; Junipers; Idaho fescue
    • Dirty Dick Gulch - Two miles north of Philipsburg, Montana. Plate 15b. Production of bluebunch wheatgrass has declined because of encroachment of Douglas-fir and Rocky Mountain juniper. A dense Douglas-fir stand now occupies canyon bottom and north...
    • Dirty Dick Gulch north of Philipsburg

    • 1906; 1907; 1908
    • Philipsburg (Mont.); Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Trees; Grasses; Douglas fir; Junipers; Idaho fescue
    • Dirty Dick Gulch - Two miles north of Philipsburg, Montana. Plate 15a. Fire Group 5: Cool-dry Douglas-fir. Elevation 5,600 ft (1,707 m). The camera faces west down Dirty Dick Gulch approximately two miles north of Philipsburg, Mont. Ground cover on...
    • Downtown Missoula, Broadway Avenue

    • 1947-04-05
    • Automobile repair shops; Service stations; Automobiles; Commercial buildings; Hotels
    • Intersection of Broadway and Stevens in Missoula, Montana. Missoula Motors and the Palace Hotel buildings are in the foreground. Cars are parked along both streets. Gas pumps are in front of the Missoula Motors building.
    • Elkhorn Mountains of west-central Montana

    • 1982-09-03
    • Wildfires -- Environmental aspects; Logging -- Environmental aspects; Douglas fir; Lodgepole pine
    • Elkhorn Mountains of west-central Montana. Plate 71b (September 3, 1981). 80 years later. Camera has been elevated to an opening on a ridge that allows a partial view of original scene. Dense Douglas-fir and lodgepole pine now cover most of the...
    • Elkhorn, Montana

    • 1901
    • Wildfires -- Environmental aspects; Logging -- Environmental aspects; Elkhorn (Jefferson County, Mont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Douglas fir
    • Elkhorn, Montana. Plate 71a (1901) Fire group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 6600 ft (2012 m). The camera faces northeast from a point high on the slope above Elkhorn, an early mining town in the Elkhorn Mountains of west-central Montana. Adjacent...
    • Evaro Hill toward Jocko Mountains

    • 1941-06-05
    • Jocko Valley (Mont.); Douglas fir; Ponderosa pine; Larches; Lodgepole pine; Forests and forestry; Railroad trains; Roads; Western larch; Mountains
    • Evaro Hill toward Jocko Mountains. Plate 11a. Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 3,900 ft. (1,889 m) Camera faces east-northeast across Evaro Hill towards the Jocko Mountains from a point 0.5 miles below Evaro, Montana. Shrub cover on...
    • Evaro Hill toward Jocko Mountains

    • 1979-10-05
    • Jocko Valley (Mont.); Douglas fir; Forests and forestry; Mountains; Roads; Conifers; Understory plants; Willows
    • Evaro Hill toward Jocko Mountains. Plate 11b. Camera was offset approximately 300 feet south and 200 feet above original position to avoid screening conifers. Slope is now covered by a dense stand of conifers dominated by Douglas-fir. Shrub...
    • Fire bomb evaluation board

    • 1947-08-20
    • Forest fires -- Prevention and control; Forest fires -- Research; Gisborne, Harry Thomas, 1893-1949; Phillips, Roy A.; United States. Forest Service -- Employees
    • Group of men stand on a trail for a photograph. Fire Bomb Project, Bomb Evaluation Board: Left to right: L. K. Mays, I. C. Funk, F. Godden, Gisborne, Stillings, N. Rodgers, Kielman, K. P. Davis, Roy Phillips, and Barrows.
    • Flathead River and Apgar Mountain

    • 1981-08-28
    • Flathead River (B.C. and Mont.); Mountains; Rivers; Forests and forestry; Spruce; Larches; Fir; Douglas fir; Abies lasiocarpa; Lodgepole pine; Forests and forestry
    • Flathead River and Apgar Mountain (L center). Plate 10b. Valley bottom and adjacent slopes in distance are now densely covered by lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir, subalpine fir, spruce, and larch. The rich subalpine fir habitat types in this valley...
    • Flathead River and Apgar Mountain

    • 1935-08-24
    • Flathead River (B.C. and Mont.); McDonald, Lake (Mont.); Mountains; Lakes; Fir; Conifers; Forests and forestry; Rivers
    • Flathead River and Apgar Mountain (L center). Plate 10a. Fire Group 9: Moist lower subalpine fir. Elevation 6,400 ft. (1,951 m) From Belton Point the view is northwest toward Flathead River and Apgar Mountain at left-center. This scene shows the...
    • Flint Creek Range

    • 1981-07-21
    • Flint Creek Range (Mont.); Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Grazing; Moraines; Grasslands; Lodgepole pine
    • Flint Creek Range. Plate 14b. Perennial grasses had not been utilized by livestock as of July 21, 1981. Dense Douglas-fir now occupy the formerly open moraine in midground. Dense lodgepole pine and Douglas-fir cover distant slopes.
    • Flint Creek Range

    • 1906; 1907; 1908
    • Flint Creek Range (Mont.); Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Grazing; Moraines; Douglas fir; Grasslands
    • Flint Creek Range. Plate 14a. Fire Group 5: Cool-dry Douglas fir. Elevation 5,500 ft (1,611 m). Looking east towards Flint Creek Range from bench between Fred Burr Creek and Summer Gulch. Grassland in foreground and midground has been grazed...
    • Florence Hotel soda fountain

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    • Florence Hotel (Missoula, Mont.); Hotels -- Employees; Stuffed animals (Toys); Display cases; Signs and signboards
    • Two girls standing behind the soda fountain in the Florence Hotel building, Missoula, Montana. Each holds a stuffed animal and other stuffed animals are on display on the shelves behind them. A Pepsi-Cola and a Meadow Gold sign are mounted on the...
    • Forest Service experimenting with fire bombing

    • 1946; 1947; 1948
    • United States. Forest Service; Airtankers (Forest fire control); United States. Forest Service -- Employees; Fireproofing agents; Forest fires -- Prevention and control; Forest fires -- Research -- Equipment and supplies; Aeronautics in forest fire...
    • Forest Service experimenting with fire bombing. Filling bomber with retardants.
    • Forest Service experimenting with water bombing

    • 1946; 1947; 1948
    • United States. Forest Service; Thunderbolt (Fighter plane); Forest fires -- Prevention and control; Forest fires -- Research -- Equipment and supplies; Aeronautics in forest fire control
    • Forest Service experimenting with water bombing. Aircraft in flight. Based on the code painted on the fuselage, this is a Republic P-47 Thunderbolt airplane.
    • Forest Service pack train

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    • Packhorse camping; Pack animals (Transportation); Rivers
    • Forest Service pack train mules with load crossing river. Probably in Montana.
    • Forest Service Remount Station

    • 1933
    • Remount service; United States. Forest Service
    • Buildings at the Forest Service Remount Station, Nine Mile. Montana. A series of buildings can be seen in the foreground along with leafless trees. Wire fence surrounds houses. Forest and mountains can be seen behind the houses.
    • Fort Ellis, 3 miles east of Bozeman, Montana

    • 1893; 1894; 1895
    • Fort Ellis (Mont.); Gallatin County (Mont.); Douglas fir; Limber pine; Conifers; Bridger Range (Mont.); Wildfires -- Environmental aspects; Clearcutting -- Environmental aspects
    • Former location of Fort Ellis, 3 miles east of Bozeman, Montana. Plate 76a. Fire Group 4: Warm-dry Douglas-fir. Elevation 4900 ft. (1494 m). The camera faces northeast towards Fort Ellis, formerly located approximately three miles east of Bozeman,...
    • Fourteen ox ox-train in front of a blacksmith shop

    • 1889; 1890; 1891
    • Oxen; Draft animals; Blacksmithing; Wagons; Small cities;
    • Ox-train of fourteen oxen stopped in front of a blacksmith shop, possibly in Deer Lodge, Montana. One man sits on the front cart being pulled by the oxen. Another man stands beside the cart.
    • Gallatin Canyon

    • 1926
    • Wildfires -- Environmental aspects; Douglas fir; Aspen; Conifers; Shrubs; Cliffs
    • Gallatin Canyon 1.5 miles above the joining of Squaw Creek with the Gallatin River. Plate 73a (1926) Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 5600 ft (1707 m) Looking west into the Gallatin Canyon from a point on Squaw Creek 1.5 miles above its...
    • Gallatin Canyon

    • 1979-08-29
    • Wildfires -- Environmental aspects; Douglas fir; Cottonwood; Junipers; Aspen; Willows; Cliffs; Shrubs
    • Gallatin Canyon 1.5 miles above the joining of Squaw Creek with the Gallatin River. Plate 73b (August 29, 1979) 53 years later. Camera point was moved forward approximately 30 feet to avoid juniper and Douglas-fir that screened original view....
    • Garden City Tavern on Woody Street

    • 1967; 1968; 1969
    • Missoula (Mont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Bars (Drinking establishments); Automobile repair shops
    • Garden City Tavern, new Montana Bar, and Farwest Repair Service on Woody Street, Missoula, Montana.
    • Goat Creek above mouth of the Thompson River

    • 1981
    • Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Douglas fir; Ponderosa pine; Conifers; Shrubs
    • Goat Creek 2 miles above mouth of the Thompson River. Plate 6b (September 9, 1981) 53 years later. State Highway 200 now runs through foreground. Closure of Douglas-fir and ponderosa pine forest canopy on slope at left has resulted in decline in...
    • Goat Creek above mouth of the Thompson River

    • 1928
    • Forest fires -- Environmental aspects; Douglas fir
    • Goat Creek 2 miles above mouth of the Thompson River, Montana. Plate 6a (July 9, 1928) Fire Group 6: Moist Douglas-fir. Elevation 2,500 ft (762 m) Looking west-northwest up Goat Creek from the H. J. Corley homestead 2 miles above the mouth of the...
    • Granite Mountain, Idaho

    • 1981-09-15
    • Idaho; Mountains; Trees; Forest plants; Forests and forestry; Understory plants
    • Granite Mountain, Idaho. Plate 2b. Because of tree growth, camera point was moved, but photo approximates original coverage. Most snags in earlier photo have fallen and have partially decomposed. Conifers are mainly lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir,...
    • Granite Mountain, Idaho

    • 1924
    • Idaho Panhandle National Forests; Mountains; Shrubs
    • Granite Mountain, Idaho. Plate 2a, Fire Group 9: Moist lower subalpine fir. Elevation 5,900 ft (1,799 m) Looking south into the head of Timber Creek, a tributary of the St. Joe River. Camera point is on Granite Mountain, Red Ives Ranger District,...
    • Grasshopper Creek one mile below Bannack, Montana

    • 1981-07-09
    • Bannack (Mont.); Grasshopper Creek (Beaverhead County, Mont.); Forest fires; Landscape photography
    • Grasshopper Creek one mile below Bannack, Montana. Plate 48b (July 9, 1981) Ca. 80-90 years later. Stream course is now covered by willow and other shrubs. Sagebrush has revegetated dredge tailings. Conifer cover on distant slopes has increased. ...
    • Hassel, Montana

    • 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889
    • Cities and towns; Douglas fir; Junipers; Conifers; Limber pine
    • Hassel, Montana. Plate 35a (Ca. 1880) Fire Group 4: Warm-dry Douglas-fir. Elevation 5,200 ft (1,585 m) Looking east-southeast over Hassel, Montana. This site is on Indian Creek west of Townsend and adjacent to the Helena National Forest. Ground...

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