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    • Aerial view of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of Lewistown looking north east. Main Street runs through the center of the photo and the Fergus County Courthouse can be seen in the center left.
    • Apple's Dairy, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Dairies;
    • Located on North East Main Street. St. Joseph's Hospital shows in the center background and the old flour mill shows on the far right side of the photo.
    • Bennett, James

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    • Pioneers;
    • James Levy Bennett was born Dec 23, 1866 in Mecca, Ohio and died Oct 24, 1942. He settled on a ranch on East Fork. James was a freighter before the railroad came to town. He married Belle McCune in 1916.
    • Cat Creek oil

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • Cat Creek Oil

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    • Oil;
    • Mid-Northern well and storage tanks.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...
    • Cat Creek oil

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    • Oil;
    • Pulling tools at 56 Petroleum Co. well.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...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • Homestake #1 and #2 wells. 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...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • Great Western oil well. 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 at...
    • Cat Creek Oil Field

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    • Oil;
    • Homestake wells #1 and #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...
    • Cat Creek Oil Field

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    • Oil;
    • Miles City well. 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 at...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • Hoover-Schwartz well. 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 at...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • Cat Creek Oil Field

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • 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...
    • Cat Creek Oil Field

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    • Oil;
    • Main Street Frantztown. 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 at...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • Cat Creek Oil Field

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • Cat Creek Oil Field

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    • Oil;
    • Homestake cook shack. 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 at...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • Oil train in the background. 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...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • Ten spot oil well. 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 at...
    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • Cat Creek Oil field.

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    • Oil;
    • Ritter-Lawson well. 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 at...
    • Cat Creek Oil field.

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    • Oil;
    • custer Oil and Gas Co. 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 at...
    • Cat Creek Oil field.

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    • Oil;
    • Montacal oil well. 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 at...
    • Cat Creek Oil Refinerry

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    • Oil;
    • Cat Creek #1 well. 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 at...
    • Cat Creek Oil Refinerry.

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • Cat Creek Oil Refinerry.

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    • Oil;
    • 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 at extremely shallow depths...
    • Cat Creek Oil.

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    • Oil;
    • McCarthy well. 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 at extremely...
    • Central Feed Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View from the back of the building. Central Feed building was built in 1916 by Wasmansdorff and Eastman at 220 East Main. It was originally called the Lewistown Mercantile Co. and later the Nash Finch Wholesale Company. It was built of brick which...
    • Central Feed Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Feed Mill;
    • View from the side of the building. Central Feed building was built in 1916 by Wasmansdorff and Eastman at 220 East Main. It was originally called the Lewistown Mercantile Co. and later the Nash Finch Wholesale Company. It was built of brick which...
    • Central Feed, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Mercantile;
    • Central Feed building was built in 1916 by Wasmansdorff and Eastman at 220 East Main. It was originally called the Lewistown Mercantile Co. It was built of brick which was produced locally by the Lewistown Brick and Tile Co. It was a wholesale...
    • Clark, Jesse D.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Jesse D. Clark was born Dec 13, 1867 in Indiana and died Nov 25, 1957. He moved to Lewistown in 1885 and took out a homestead in the Snowy Mountains. He had a sawmill on East Fork. His first wife was Verna Logan who he married in 1906 but they...
    • Fort Maginnis, Montana

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    • Fort Maginnis was located east of Lewistown, Montana and was established in 1880 and discontinued in 1890
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana.

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Maiden, Montana. Spotted Horse, pre 1902 Looking north east. The Spotted Horse Mine was discovered in 1880 by "Skookum" Joe Anderson. He shipped a considerable amount of high-grade ore at that time from the old discovery shaft. It is the belief...
    • Hedgesville, Montana

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    • View of the main street of Hedgesville (originally called Yale), Montana. It was located east of Harlowton, Montana along the Great Northern Railroad.
    • Judith Basin Milling Co., Lewistown, Montana

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    • Flour mill on East Main Street, 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...
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Kendall street seen looking east. Kendall, Montana “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, Montana.

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    • 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...
    • Kline, Ben

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    • Metis;
    • Ben Kline was born in October, 1845, at a point 18 miles east of what is now known as Fort Totten, near Devils Lake, N. D. He settled in Lewistown, Montana in 1879 when he came with Francis Janeaux and a band of Metis. He died when he was 85 years...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • East Main Street of Lewistown on the south side of the 100 block. A dog is standing behind a building next to a pile of garbage. The Knerr-Tubb building is in the background.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from east Main Street. Lehman's Department Store sign is on the side of a building (building unknown).
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown panorama looking east from the west side of town
    • 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).
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • 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...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Maiden from the east, before 1896. “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...
    • Mendel family on homestead land east of Winifred.

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    • Homesteads; Winifred, Montana;
    • Earl and Zeta (Mendel) Thompson, Emmett, Delbert, Jim, Claude, Elroy, (holding Garnet Thompson), Helen and Katherine Mendel. Photo taken in the orchard they planted and tended. Five miles east of Winifred. T21 & 22 N R 21E.
    • Parade, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Parades;
    • Parade showing the Cook-Reynolds cars in front of the north side of the 200 block on east Main. Lewistown, Montana
    • Red River Carts on 5th Avenue, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Metis; Red River Carts;
    • Carts are in front of Dr. W. F. Hanson's office located on 5th Avenue South 1 block east of Main Street. George T. Bach and his sister Emily are on the front porch. The house on the far right is Frank Moshner's and next to it was the Methodist...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • View from the east side. 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 on Big Spring...
    • Sapphire Mine area

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    • Yogo canyon looking at the sapphire fissure.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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    • American Mine 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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    • Thomas Sidwell at the hospital building at the English Mine 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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    • 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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    • Yogo canyon opposite side from American Mine. 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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    • North rim of Yogo canyon looking down to American Mine. 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
    • Sappire mine area.

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    • Boarding house at English Mine, 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.
    • Shiell, Robert G.

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    • Pioneers;
    • Robert G. Shiell was born Feb 24, 1870 in Friar Dykes, Scotland and died Sept 14, 1929. He came with his parents from Scotland in 1887 and they took a stage to Ubet where his three brothers were living. They went into the cattle business 20 miles...
    • Southworth, Frank

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    • Pioneers;
    • Frank Southworth's family came to Fergus County in 1914 from Nebraska. They homesteaded 20 miles east of Roy, Mt. He traveled by train to go to Fergus High School in Lewistown, Montana.
    • St. Joseph's Hospital, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • View of the hospital shows east Main Street in the foreground. The street in front of the hospital is High Street. 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...
    • Steele, Dr. Charles

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    • Pioneers;
    • Dr. Charles Steele Steele was born at Horican, Wisconsin on April 17, 1856. He practiced medicine in Nebraska and Wisconsin. On Feb 19, 1891 he married Emma Querengesser at Sioux City, Iowa. They moved to Missoula in 1902 and then in 1903...
    • Westvelt, Minnie Jackson

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    • Pioneers;
    • Minnie Jackson Westvelt was born in Mapleton, Iowa on July 15, 1897 and came to Bozeman Montana in 1879 by trail to Ogden, Utah and from there to Bozeman by wagon train. She moved to Lewistown with her father (William Dorman Jackson) after her...

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