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    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1883
    • Maiden, Montana; Freighting;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1883
    • Freighting;
    • Last bull team from Maiden, Montana
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1886
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Overview of the gold mining town of Maiden in the Judith Mountains.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1887
    • Gold Mining; Spotted Horse Mill;
    • This was the Spotted Horse stamp mill. The machinery was originally in the collar Gulch Mill and purchased by Perry McAdow and moved to Spotted Horse. This was in the bottom of spotted Horse Gulch near where the concrete tailings dam presently...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1887
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Overview of the gold mining town of Maiden in the Judith Mountains in 1887.
    • Children in school yard, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1888
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    • Lewistown Main Street. The first school house is on the right side with school children in yard next to the school. A fence surrounds the school and yard. Main Street is in front of the school. Judith Mountains are in the background.
    • Marching band on Main Street, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1888
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • A marching band is parading down the middle of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. This scene shows the 400 block of Main Street from 4th Avenue with the Choice Grocery Store, the Crowley Stable and other buildings on the right-hand side of the...
    • Culver Home and Studio, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1892
    • Photographers;
    • Culver Studio is on the left and the Culver home is on the right. William Culver was the first photographer to set up a business in Lewistown. He moved to Lewistown from Maiden, Montana in 1886.
    • William Fergus family, Box Elder Creek, Montana

    • 1892
    • Fergus family
    • Mr. and Mrs. William (brother of James Fergus) Fergus seated in the center with their grandchildren, sons and daughters of Christina and David Hilger, surrounding them.
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1896-1897
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Used in U.S. Geological survey report of 1896-97, p. 512. “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880,...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1896-1897
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1898
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 223 W. Main, the building on the right was the Bank of Fergus County. It was built in 1886-87. It burned in 1904 and was rebuilt in 1905. Later the bank built the Montana Building across the street and moved in 1917. The Lewistown Hotel...
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1899-10-28
    • Soldiers; Spanish-American War;
    • Groups of people and soldiers with buggies, wagons and parade floats walking from west side of Lewistown towards the main part of Lewistown. The men were returning from the Spanish-American War in the Philippines on October 28, 1899.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1900
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Kendall mine first gold mill, Kendall, Montana. The Kendall Mining District, located in the North Moccasin Mountain Range, produced 450,000 ounces of gold from 1900 through 1942 from ores averaging 0.25 ounce gold per ton. Harry T. Kendall, a...
    • Hanging of Billy Calder, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1900-03-16
    • Hangings; Calder, Billy 1875-1900;
    • Undersheriff Lincoln P. Slater and Dr. Wilson (right) standing beside Billy Calder as the undersheriff put the rope over Billy Calder's head, March 16, 1900 in Lewistown, Montana.
    • Hanging of Billy Calder, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1900-03-16
    • Hangings; Calder, Billy 1875-1900;
    • Undersheriff Lincoln P. Slater and Dr. Wilson (right) standing beside Billy Calder as the undersheriff put the rope over Billy Calder's head, March 16, 1900 in Lewistown, Montana.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1901
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • 3 wooden gold ore leeching tanks in the 1st gold mill built by Harry Kendall on his mine property at Kendall, Montana. The tanks were filled with crushed gold ore and covered with a solution of cyanide and water which "leeches" through the ore and...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1902
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1902
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1902
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1902
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • The start of the "open cut" of the Kendall Gold Mining Company. The ore is hauled directly from the open cut to the firest gold mill by man power operated ore cars. View in the "open cut" workings in the huge ore body of the Kendall Gold Mine. The...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1902
    • Gold Mines; Kendall, Montana;
    • The Kendall Mining District, located in the North Moccasin Mountain Range, produced 450,000 ounces of gold from 1900 through 1942 from ores averaging 0.25 ounce gold per ton. Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims...
    • Gilt Edge, Montana

    • 1902
    • Gilt Edge, Montana; Belanger's Store;
    • Located northeast of Lewistown, Montana on Ford’s Creek. It was an early gold mining camp and had a post office in 1894. The mine closed down in 1912.
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1902
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1905
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Looking towards the southwest. After the fire in 1905. “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880,...
    • Moore, Montana

    • 1905
    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore, Montana was named after a Mr. Moore of Philadelphia who rendered financial help to Richard A. Harlow when he was building the Jaw Bone Railroad from Harlowton to Lewistown. Moore’s first post office opened in 1904. The first elevator in...
    • Moore, Montana

    • 1905
    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore, Montana was named after a Mr. Moore of Philadelphia who rendered financial help to Richard A. Harlow when he was building the Jaw Bone Railroad from Harlowton to Lewistown. Moore’s first post office opened in 1904. The first elevator in...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1906
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Dr. Smith's office. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with...
    • Class of 1906, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1906
    •  
    • View of seventeen members of the Fergus High School class of 1906. Each person is holding a diploma. Back row: Georgia Stuart, Charles Groupe, Elizabeth Phillips, Etheta Daugherty, Henrietta Von Tobel, Ann Hobensack, Madge Eldridge; Center row:...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1906-1909
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • View shows the trestle and electric engine which hauled the ore trains from the Santiago Gold Mine to the Kendall mill where it was processsed. At the back is the entrance to the "Open Cut" of the Kendall Mine. A part of the mill of the Kendall...
    • Kendall, Montana.

    • 1907
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1907
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • McGee Home. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1908
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Kendall Gold Mining Co. The Kendall, the North Moccasin, and the Barnes King are three famous old gold mines in Fergus County, Montana. Located adjoingingly in the North Moccasin Mountains, they cover the mineral zone for a distance of three miles...
    • Methodist Church, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1908
    • Churches; Scovel's Transfer;
    • View of the Methodist Church, Lewistown, Montana. Masonic men are marching to the Courthouse for the dedication of the construction of the Fergus County Courthouse. Scovel's Transfer business is next to the church. Masonic men are marching to the...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1908-07
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • John McGee and family. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1908-09-26
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1909
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1909
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Lee Hiliard (left) and E. P. Durnen in front of White House Cafe.“Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1909
    • Gold Mining; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • The White House Cafe. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

    • 1909
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Bumble Bee air drill and miners in Kendal old mining Co. mine, 1909, Kendall, Montana
    • Masonic Temple, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1909
    • Masonic Temple; Cook-Reynolds Co;
    • Corner of Broadway and 4th Ave North. The Masonic Temple in Lewistown is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is associated with events that reflect significant settlement patterns in the growth of Montana and in the development...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1909-06-26
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Drilling contest. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a...
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1909-07-04
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1909-07-04
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1910
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Barnes-King Development office. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1910-06-13
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Drilling contest. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1910-06-13
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Double Jack Drill Team- Jack Driville and his son, James, in drilling contest at Miners' Union Day celebration, Kendall, Montana June 13, 1910. The drilling rock is still in place at it's original location. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1911
    • Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Bank Electric building construction, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1913
    • Buildings;
    • Located at 505 W. Main. The First National Bank and the Montana Power Company, growing with the town, retained the services of the local firm of Wasmansdorff and Eastman to design the Bank-Electric Building.
    • Paving Main Street, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1913
    •  
    • Construction of the Bank Electric building, 505 W. Main Street (right). The Lewistown State Bank aross the street is also being constructed.
    • Burke Railroad Construction

    • 1913
    •  
    • Daniel “Pickhandle” Burke construction crew building the new Milwaukee Railroad extension from Lewistown to Hilger in summer of 1913.
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1913
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Men and machines on the 400 block of Main Streeet preparing the street to be paved.
    • Moore, Montana

    • 1914
    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore, Montana was named after a Mr. Moore of Philadelphia who rendered financial help to Richard A. Harlow when he was building the Jaw Bone Railroad from Harlowton to Lewistown. Moore’s first post office opened in 1904. The first elevator in...
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1916
    •  
    • A tornado is seen in the background, touching down in a farmer's field near Brooks, Montana (north of Lewistown). Overview of Lewistown looking from the high school toward the Moccasin Mountains.
    • Danvers, Montana

    • 1916
    •  
    • St. Wenceslaus Church Danvers, Montana 1916.
    • Moore, Montana

    • 1917
    • Moore, Montana;
    • Cement, Coal and Paint Hardware Store. Moore, Montana was named after a Mr. Moore of Philadelphia who rendered financial help to Richard A. Harlow when he was building the Jaw Bone Railroad from Harlowton to Lewistown. Moore’s first post office...
    • Moore, Montana

    • 1917
    • Moore, Montana; Floods;
    • Montana Lumber Company. Moore, Montana was named after a Mr. Moore of Philadelphia who rendered financial help to Richard A. Harlow when he was building the Jaw Bone Railroad from Harlowton to Lewistown. Moore’s first post office opened in 1904....
    • Phillips, Samuel

    • 1920
    • Pioneers;
    • Samuel Phillips was born March 11, 1849. He came west from the state of New York in 1880. He located four miles above Lewistown on Big Spring Creek in 1881 where he ran 5,000 sheep. He married Margaret Page in 1883. In 1892 they built a home at 508...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1920
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden District. In May, 1880, “Skookum Joe” and Jones located placer mines in Virgin...
    • Flood, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1920-07-04
    • Culver Opera House;
    • Culver Opera House is the building behind the car in the middle of the photo. It was built in 1887 by William Culver who was the first photographer in Lewistown in 1886.
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1920-07-04
    • Culver Opera House; W. S. Smith furniture store;
    • The Culver Opera House (later the B & H Grocery) is the building with the pointed roof. W. S. Smith's furniture store also shows. View from the corner of Main Street and 1st Ave looking towards the Judith Mountains.
    • Moore, Montana

    • 1923
    • Moore, Montana; Football;
    • Moore Football team. Moore, Montana was named after a Mr. Moore of Philadelphia who rendered financial help to Richard A. Harlow when he was building the Jaw Bone Railroad from Harlowton to Lewistown. Moore’s first post office opened in 1904. The...
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1924
    •  
    • Buildings on the north side of the 300 block on Main Street. "Our Band Wagon" car the driver is Guy Dodge, fiddle played by Harry McArthur, banjo is played by Pat Posten and violin played by Mr Graham. View shows the Hancock Drug Store, the Bon Ton...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1927
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Kendall Reunion. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1927
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other trustees with a capital stock of...
    • Milwaukee Railroad, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1929-07-04
    •  
    • Exibition in front of the Milwaukee depot for the 50th celebration for Lewistown, Montana, July 4, 1929. The flour mill is behind the train.
    • Tail Holt Gold Mine

    • 1930
    •  
    • The Tail Holt Gold Mine was located in the Judith Mountains near Lewistown, MT
    • Reedsfort Post Office, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1931
    •  
    • Dedication of the monument (September 17, 1931) for Reeds Fort Post Office with a group of men and women in front of the building. A large boulder has the dedication plaque attached to it.
    • Reedsfort Post Office Dedication, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1931-09-17
    • Daughters of the American Revolution;
    • Dedication of the Reedsfot Post Office by the DAR. David Hilger (near the car) is speaking 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...
    • Civic Center, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1936
    • Civic Center;
    • The construction of the Lewistown Civic Center at 309 5th Avenue South. Two teams of horses are grating the hole for the foundation of the building.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Ubet Pioneeers

    • 1941-06-21
    • Freighters Monument;
    • Ubet pioneers at the dedication of the Freighters Monument held at the Fergus County Courthouse June 21, 1941.
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana;.Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....

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