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    • 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...
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • 707 W. Boulevard. Originally owned by John Bright as his carriage house and stables. Built in 1902.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • 720 W. Broadway. Original owner was Martha Wunderlin. It was later owned by Tom Stout (newspaper editor). It was built in 1909.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • "On the 600 foot level of the Kendall gold mine in 1909 the "Single Jack" compressed air drill called a Bumble Bee, used to drill holes in the ore rock, to be packed with dynamite to blast and break the ore down for shovelling in cars" Glen C....
    • Train snow plow

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    • A group of men are standing near the rotary end of the railroad snowplow and one man is up on the rotary blade.
    • Cat Creek Oil Field

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    • Oil;
    • A lake of oil at Franz #2. Oil was discovered numerous times in Montana prior to 1919, but it wasn't until Frantz Oil Corp. struck "black gold" in December 1919 that the industry began to boom. The Denver-based company found the high-quality crude...
    • 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...
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1916
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    • 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.
    • Woman washing clothes.

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    • Washing clothes;
    • A woman is washing her clothes in a wash tub on a bench in her yard.
    • Hogeland, Abraham

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    • Pioneers;
    • Abraham Hogland was born Oct 10, 1855 in Southampton, PA. and died Aug 17, 1943. He came to Montana during the building of the U. P. Railroad in 1882. In 1883, he operated a ranch on Spring Creek and married Mary Walton of Pennsylvania. He was a...
    • Airplane.

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    • airplanes;
    • Airplane taking off at Lewistown, Montana fairgrounds
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Airplanes;
    • An airplane sitting on 6th Avenue North Lewistown, Montana. Men are standing near the plane. A sign on the side of the plane reads: Burt Walker Clerk of Court. The Montana Building is in the background on the left and the Methodist Church spire is...
    • Arro oil refinery; Lewistown, Montana

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    • Arro Oil;
    • Arro Oil Refinerery is shown from the air. It was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. The refinery started in 1921.
    • 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...
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana;
    • August mining Co, ore bins. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Austin W. Warr's home at 812 W. Main. Mr. Warr was a banker. Mrs. Helen L. Warr was the daughter of Charles Lehman.
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Bank of Fergus County (built in 1904) located at 223 W. Main. It was used by the bank until they moved across Main Street to 224 W. Main in 1917.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Barnes King gold mine and slum. The original Barnes-King company was almost entirely composed of men who lived in Fergus county; men who put their money and ef¬forts into the enterprise and lived to see their faith justified. This property was...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining;
    • Barnes King gold mine and slum. The original Barnes-King company was almost entirely composed of men who lived in Fergus county; men who put their money and ef¬forts into the enterprise and lived to see their faith justified. This property was...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Barnes King mine. The original Barnes-King company was almost entirely composed of men who lived in Fergus county; men who put their money and ef¬forts into the enterprise and lived to see their faith justified. This property was developed by the...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Barnes king shaft. The original Barnes-King company was almost entirely composed of men who lived in Fergus county; men who put their money and ef¬forts into the enterprise and lived to see their faith justified. This property was developed by the...
    • 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...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Barnes-King mine;
    • Barnes-King mine. 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 on its...
    • Gilt Edge, Montana

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    • Bird's eye view of the town. 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.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Blackford residence 713 W. Main. It was built in 1909. Mr. William M. Blackford was an attorney.
    • Barrett, Britton

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    • Pioneers;
    • Britton Barrett came to Montana from Iowa in 1887. He homesteaded on a branch of Trout Creek and later bought land on Rock Creek. His wife Rose came to Fergus County with her mother and two older brothers. Britton freighted between Billings and...
    • Art Center, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Building was originally Judge Von Tobel's barn and was moved next to the Art Center as an addition.
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1924
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    • 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...
    • 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
    • Burke Railroad Construction

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    • Railroads;
    • Burke Railroad camp; Daniel “Pickhandle” Burke construction crew built the new Milwaukee Railroad extension from Lewistown to Hilger.
    • Landusky, Montana

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    • Landusky, Montana; August Mine;
    • Camp August mine. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Lehman Family

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    • Pioneers;
    • Caroline Lehman (right). Mrs. Bach (left).
    • Catholic Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Catholic Church (built in 1887) located on the corner of Miller and Watson streets. It was used until a new Catholic Church was built on Broadway Street in 1915.
    • CCC Camp at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Civilian Conservation Corps; Lewistown, Montana; Fairgrounds;
    • CCC camp (in the background) at the Lewistown, Montana fairgrounds.
    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Central Service Station. 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....
    • Cooley, Charles

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    • Charles Cooley;
    • Charles Cooley was the owner of Cooley Chevrolet in Lewistown, Montana in 1939. He was born in 1894 in Laurin, Montana.
    • Lehman, Charles

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    • Pioneers;
    • Charles Frederick Lehman was born in Germany Aug 18, 1828. Came to New York, learned stone mason trade and helped build the portal of Lookout Mountain Tunnel in Tennessee. Married in New York, 1869 Mined at Virginia City and Last Chance Gulch. In...
    • Kelly, Charles.

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    • Charles Kelly;
    • Charles Kelly in his real estate office at 524 W. Main, Lewistown, Montana.
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees.

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    • Charles Lehman Co.;
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees. Back row left to right: John Brice, Oswald Lehman, Alex Lehman, Alex Law, Charles Fowler, Posey Ashworth. Middle Row: Walter Lehman, Fred Henley, Louis Lehman, Billy K, Creplin, A. E. Trapp, Bailey Ashworth,...
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees

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    • Charles Lehman Co.;
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees. Left to right: Alex Lehman, Alex law, Oswald Lehman, John W. Brice, Charles Fowler, A. E. Trapp, Louis Lehman, Walter Lehman, Arthur Lehman, Posey Ashworth, Bailey Ashworth, Billy K. Creplin, Charles Beatty, Fred...
    • Charles Lehman family

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    • Lehman Family;
    • Charles Lehman and his wife Caroline in center. Their children (left to right): Walter Lehman, G.A.C. Lehman, Louis Lehman, Helen Lehman Warr, Oswald Lehman, Arthur Lehman, Alex Lehman. Grandchildren are in front.
    • Lehman Co, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Charles Lehman Co, located on the corner of Main Street and 5th Avenue North. It was built in 1892-1893
    • Charles Lehman family

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    • Charles Lehman;
    • Charles Lehman family in their back yard on wicker chairs.
    • Charles Lehman's children, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lehman Family;
    • Charles Lehman’s children (left to right): Rev. G.A.C. Lehman, Walter Lehman, Arthur Lehman, Helen Lehman, Louis Lehman behind Helen, Charles Lehman?, Oswald Lehman, Alex Lehman.
    • Gadsden, Charles T. and wife

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    • Sapphire Mines;
    • Charles T. Gadsden, an Englishman, became resident manager of the English Sapphire Mine in 1902. Charles Gadsden devoted the remainder of his lifetime to the Yogo sapphire deposit, acting as manager, and later as caretaker, of the property. Under...
    • Fowler, Chauncey.

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    • Chauncey Fowler;
    • Chauncey Fowler on his horse. He was born in 1888 and lived in Lewistown, Montana. He was in business with John F. Watt and they were proprietors of the Alta News Depot which sold newspapers, cigars and stationary at 322 W. Main.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Collar mill. Discovered and located in the early spring of 1881 by C. C. Snow, Eugene Irvine, F. T. "Pony" McPartland, John R. Kemper, and Charlie H. Bessie. This mine vas situated at the western end of and at the foot of Florence Peak.
    • Geraldine, Montana

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    • Geraldine, Montana;
    • Community Church at Geraldine Montana. Located in Chouteau County
    • Presbyterian Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • churches;
    • Construction of the 2nd Presbyterian Church built in Lewistown. It was built in 1912 at 215 5th Avenue South. Wasmansdorff and Eastman we the architects.
    • Paving Main Street, Lewistown, Montana.

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

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    • Methodist Church; Lewistown, Montana; churches;
    • Construction of the Education Building for the Methodist Church.The Methodist Church in Lewistown owes its beginning to Rev. W. W. Van Orsdel, pioneer missionary who was known throughout Montana as "Brother Van". The first wooden church building...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...

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