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  • All fields: 1940
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    • Alabam's Cafes; Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Cafes;
    • The building was originally built in 1900 by Archibald Hopkins and he ran the Hopkins Brothers Grocery. It was located at 117 W. Main. Alabam’s Café opened in this building in 1940; it was owned by Roscoe Taylor and Bob McAtee.
    • Arro Oil Refinery on Spring Creek, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1940
    • Arro oil refinery;
    • Arro Oil Refinery is shown in the distance. It was located on Lower Spring Creek, Lewistown, MT. Railroad track in the foreground, Spring Creek is next to the railroad track with a bridge crossing over it. The Moccasin Mountains are in the...
    • Barnes-King Gold Mine

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    • Barnes-King gold mine was located in the North Moccasin Mountains near Lewistown, MT. The Barnes-King Development Company mined the area in 1901-1925. The mine is on the left side of the photo and 4 cars are in the middle.
    • Camp Kiwanis, Judith Mountains, Montana

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    • Kiwanis;
    • Camp Kiwanis (started before 1925) was located in Ruby Gulch in the Judith Mountains near Lewistown, Montana.The camp was started for the purpose of enabling children who were ill to beathe the fresh mountain air.
    • Eastman, George

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    • Pioneers;
    • George W. Eastman was born April, 20, 1855 in Maine and died April 22, 1940. He was a farmer.
    • Eicoff, Sadie

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    • Pioneers;
    • Sadye Eicoff. She owned the business called the Leader” a woman’s specialty shop with her husband Sam. They were married in 1919. She once worked as a millinery buyer for a large department store in Cleveland, Ohio. She died in 1977.
    • Eunson, Dale

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    • Pioneers;
    • Dale Eunson went to Fergus High School and graduated in 1921. He was a prolific writer whose career spanned seven decades of scripts for movies, television and the theater. One of his books “Up on the Rim” recalls the hard life of early...
    • First Christian Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of the First Christian Church (built 1909) located on the corner of Boulevard and 7th Avenue North. When it was torn down (1933) the stones were used to built an airport hanger on the north side of Highway 87 heading west out of Lewistown.
    • Keeler, Annie Cox

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    • Pioneers;
    • Annie Cox Keeler was born March 30, 1897 in Penzance, England and died May 25, 1991. Her parents were Jabez Cox and Eliza Stephenson. She was married to John Treadway and later to Art Keeler. She was a lifelong homemaker and a ranch wife 1916-1933....
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1940
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Little Ben Mill. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1940
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Looking towards the south east. George and Helen Wieglenda residence upper right-white house. “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of...
    • Medical Society, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1940-09-29
    • Medical Society;
    • Medical Society Sept 29, 1940. Back row: (left to right) Paul J. Gans, E.M. Gans, E.W. Gans. Middle row: Charles C. Wallin, J. R.Soltero, E. A. Welden, Claude Mears, Ray Eck. Front row: James Herring, C. W. Wilder, Hazel Freed, Fred Attix, Ray...
    • Moccasin, Montana;

    • 1940
    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Photo probably 1940's. Building later called Dicks 76 in the 1950's. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Montana National Guard

    • 1940
    • National Guard;
    • Group of Montana National Guard rifle team national matches conference.
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post can be seen near the trees in the center right of the photo. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post shows in the trees on the right. The Fergus County Poor Farm are the buildings in the background. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • Reed and Bowles shows in the trees in the center of the photo. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post in the log building on the right side of the photo. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post is located in the trees so only the land around the post is visible. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • Bridge leading into the trading post. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail...
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Post Offices;
    • The first post office in Central Montana was built in 1880 and named Reedsfort after its first postmaster, Alonzo S. Reed. It was built by Mose LaTray and still stands in Lewistown, Montana. It is located on Casino Creek Drive. Alonzo Reed managed...
    • Sapphire Mine area.

    • 1940
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    • American Mine mill at Yogo, Montana. It was located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color.
    • Sapphire Mine area.

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    • Looking west up Yogo Canyon. The mines were located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color
    • Swimming Pool, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • Swimming pool at the end of 6th Avenue South. A few people are in the pool and some are on a diving platform in the middle of the pond. Homes on Cook Street are on the left. The brickyard is on the hillside in the background.

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