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    • 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...
    • Cooley Chevrolet, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Automobile Dealers;
    • Owned by Charles Cooley. Located on the corner of Broadway Street and 1st Avenue NorthBuilding is under construction.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • B. F. Goodrich Co.;
    • Corner of Main Street (east) and 1st Avenue. The building with the pointed roof on the right was the B & H Grocery (formerly the Culver Opera House).
    • Branson, Alexander

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    • Barbers;
    • In July 1887, Branson filed a claim for 160 acres on the west fork of Beaver Creek, southwest of Lewistown. Branson completed proving up his homestead on July 11, 1892, and he received patent to 160 acres. He had other land in the same area and...
    • Hackamore Club, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Bars; Clubs;
    • Originally a bar and later added dancing and dining. It was located 2 miles west of Lewistown. It was owned by Notch Plovanic and Fred Goettel
    • Pierre and Judith Berger

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    • Berger Family;
    • Pierre and Judith Berger were part of the Metis families that settled Lewistown in 1879.
    • Big Sky Bible College

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    • Big Sky Bible College;
    • It was located in the Judith Mountains. The college bought the area in 1973. It was originally used by the air force.
    • Big Sky Bible College

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    • Big Sky Bible College;
    • It was located in the Judith Mountains. The college bought the area in 1973. It was originally used by the air force
    • Big Sky Bible College

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    • Big Sky Bible College;
    • It was located in the Judith Mountains. The college bought the area in 1973. It was originally used by the air force
    • 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.
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Cabin. 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

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    • Cabin. 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

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    • Cabin.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

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    • Cabins; 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

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    • Cabins; 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...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Carroll Trail;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post is 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 on Big Spring Creek in 1874-1879.
    • 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.
    • Kelly, Charles.

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

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    • Charles Lehman;
    • Charles Lehman family in their back yard on wicker chairs.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Presbyterian Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • churches;
    • This was the 2nd Presbyterian Church built in Lewistown. It was built in 1912 at 215 5th Avenue South. Wasmansdorff and Eastman we the architects.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Brewster, Horace

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    • Cowboys;
    • Horace Brewster managed the Coburn and Siebern cattle ranch on Flatwillow Creek, near Lewistown, Montana
    • Garfield School, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Croatian Stonemasons;
    • View of the first Garfield School (built 1909-1910 and torn down and replaced by another building in 1953) located at 415 E. Boulevard. It was built using the locally quarried sandstone by Croation stonemasons.
    • Garfield School, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Croatian Stonemasons;
    • View of the first Garfield School (built 1909-1910 and torn down and replaced by another building in 1953) located at 415 E. Boulevard. It was built using the locally quarried sandstone by Croation stonemasons.
    • 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.
    • Danvers, Montana

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    • Danvers, Montana;
    • First store in Danvers, Montana
    • 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...
    • Brassey, Edward

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    • Edward Brassey;
    • He was born in England Oct 22, 1844. Mr. Brassey came to the present site of Lewistown in the early fall of 1881 in the capacity of school teacher and later taught the first term of public school which was organized in the section which now...
    • Von Tobel, Elizabeth

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    • Elizabeth Von Tobel;
    • Elizabeth Von Tobel was the daughter of Rudolph Von Tobel.
    • Fairgrounds, Montana

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    • Fairgrounds;
    • Judith Hardware agricultural display at the fairgrounds, Lewistown, Montana.
    • 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.
    • Firemen and fire wagon

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    • Fire fighters;
    • Fire Chief Bebb, Art Baker, John Crowley, Ed Baker and riding on the wagon
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fire Trucks;
    • Fire trucks and fire wagons in parade on Main Street (700 block south side). Groups of boys are wearing firemen hats.
    • Fish Hatchery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fish Hatcheries;
    • The Fish Hatchery was located about 7 miles SE of Lewistown, Montana. It was established in 1921 through the efforts of the Lewistown Chamber of Commerce and the State Fish and Game Commission.
    • Fish Hatchery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fish hatcheries;
    • The Fish Hatchery was located about 7 miles SE of Lewistown, Montana. It was established in 1921 through the efforts of the Lewistown Chamber of Commerce and the State Fish and Game Commission.
    • Fish Hatchery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fish hatcheries;
    • The Fish Hatchery was located about 7 miles SE of Lewistown, Montana. It was established in 1921 through the efforts of the Lewistown Chamber of Commerce and the State Fish and Game Commission.
    • Fish Hatchery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fish hatcheries;
    • The Fish Hatchery was located about 7 miles SE of Lewistown, Montana. It was established in 1921 through the efforts of the Lewistown Chamber of Commerce and the State Fish and Game Commission.
    • Fish Hatchery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fish hatcheries;
    • The Fish Hatchery was located about 7 miles SE of Lewistown, Montana. It was established in 1921 through the efforts of the Lewistown Chamber of Commerce and the State Fish and Game Commission.
    • Fish Hatchery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fish hatcheries;
    • The Fish Hatchery was located about 7 miles SE of Lewistown, Montana. It was established in 1921 through the efforts of the Lewistown Chamber of Commerce and the State Fish and Game Commission.
    • Flour Mill, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Flour Mills; Lewistown, Montana;
    • The flour mill was started by the Jackson brothers in 1886. They sold the mill in 1889 to Cyrus S. Stiles and William C. Waldorf who modernized it. The flour was sold under the brand name of “White Satin”. In 1895 they supplied electricity for...
    • Flour Mill, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Flour Mills; Lewistown, Montana;
    • The flour mill was started by the Jackson brothers in 1886. They sold the mill in 1889 to Cyrus S. Stiles and William C. Waldorf who modernized it. The flour was sold under the brand name of “White Satin”. In 1895 they supplied electricity for...
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Forts;
    • Men from Troop A at Fort Maginnis in 1886. Barricks for the men are visible in the background. Fort Maginnis existed 1881-1890.
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Forts;
    • Fort Maginnis in the distance with the Judith Mountains in the background. The fort existed 1881-1890.
    • Fred Jenni Family.

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    • Fred Jenni;
    • Fred Jenni arrived in Montana in 1882 from Switzerland. He homesteaded in Central Montana.
    • 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.
    • Lehman Bros, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting;
    • Lehman Bros warehouse at 423 W. Broadway, Lewistown, MT. A freight team is pulling 3 wagons loaded with boxes of apples. A sign on the warehouse reads: No. 2 Chas Lehman and Co. Label on the photo reads: 500 Boxes of Apples, Chas. Lehman's Co.,...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting;
    • Jack McDonnell's oxen team in front of Hickey's Blacksmith Shop on the 200 block of 5th Ave North, Lewistown, MT. Hickey's shop is the building with the ladder on the roof. On the far right the highest buildings are on the 400 block of Main Street.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting;
    • Freight team, southeast side of Lewistown, Mont. Lewistown is shown in the background and Spring Creek is on the right side of the photo. The building labeled #3 is the Bank of Fergus County on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Avenue South.
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1883
    • Freighting;
    • Last bull team from Maiden, Montana
    • Freight team hit by lightning

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    • Freighting;
    • View of dead horses that were struck by lightning as they were pulling a load of wool to the railway. Another dead horse is behind the wagons. The man standing beside the horses is William Hughes.
    • Gas Station, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Gas Stations; The Grease Spot;
    • Elmer Olson and Lyle Johnson operated a service station at the corner of 5th and Janeaux under the adopted name of “The Grease Spot”, selling gasoline, oil, tires, and accessories, washing and greasing cars, repairing flat tires and doing light...
    • Geraldine, Montana

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    • Geraldine, Montana;
    • Located in Chouteau County, Montana.
    • Geraldine, Montana

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    • Geraldine, Montana;
    • Located in Chouteau County, Montana
    • Geraldine, Montana

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

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    • Geraldine, Montana;
    • Located in Chouteau County, Montana
    • Geraldine, Montana

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    • Geraldine, Montana;Catholic Churches;
    • Located in Chouteau County, Montana. St. Margaret's Catholic Church.
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Ghost Towns;
    • Louis Belanger General Merchandise store.
    • 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.
    • Gilt Edge, Montana

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    • Gilt Edge, Montana; Gold Mining;
    • 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.
    • Gilt Edge, Montana

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    • Gilt Edge, Montana; Gold Mining; Schools;
    • 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.
    • Maiden, Montana.

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    • Gold Mines;
    • Located in the Judith Mountains near Lewistown, Montana.
    • Gold mining in Montana.

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    • Gold Mines; Judith Mountains;
    • Cumberland Mill above the Spotted Horse Mine.
    • Gold mining in Montana.

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    • Gold Mines; Kendall, Montana;
    • Kendall mill and trestle looking down slum, Kendall, Montana
    • 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...

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