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    • Belanger, Nathalie

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    • Pioneers;
    • Nathalie Belanger came to Montana in 1868 and started mercantile stores six miles from the present site of Butte, Silver Bow, and at French and German Gulches. She later went to Maiden and Gilt Edge, Montana and started a mercantile business. She...
    • 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 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, 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...
    • Construction of the Power Mercantile Co., Lewistown, Montana

    • 1901
    • Power Mercantile Co.;
    • Beginning of the construction of the Power Mercantile Building, 302 W. Main, Lewistown, Montana in 1901. The floor is laid and a partial wall of locally quarried sandstone is on the right side. Part of the Montana Hardware building is on the right.
    • Fire wagon on parade, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fire wagon on parade in front of the Montana Hardware Store (built in 1892) and the Ross Mercantile located on the north side of the 300 block on Main Street.
    • Gilt Edge, Montana

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    • Gilt Edge, Montana; Gold Mining; Mercantile 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 Mercantile store with Christmas trees lined up in front of the store.
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Exterior of the Hanover Post Office and the Hanover Mercantile Company located in the same building at Hanover, MT. A bus is parked in front of the building. The town was built for the employees of the cement plant which was located across the...
    • Hobson, Montana

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    • Wheat art;
    • Artistic wheat arrangements mounted on a large display board at the fair. The word Hobson is designed in wheat seeds and a photo of a farm is in the middle of the display. A sign at the top of the display reads: Judith Basin Mercantile Co.
    • Judith Hardware, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The Judith Hardware, Wholesale and Retail located at 305 W. Main Lewistown, MT was constructed in 1900. The Power Mercantile Co. (built 1884) shows on the far left side.
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains; Power Mercantile Store;
    • “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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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains; Power Mercantile Store;
    • Power Mercantile store 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 and four...
    • Laux, Phillip

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    • Pioneers;
    • Philip Laux was born April 1, 1861 in Hasson Nassau, Germany and died Oct 25, 1946. He came back to Montana in 1885 and worked at a stone quarry near Helena. In 1886 he worked for Charles Lehman as a blacksmith at Cottonwood. In 1890 he went to...
    • Law, Alex

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    • Alex Law
    • Resident of Lewsitown, Montana; He worked for Lehman Bros. Mercantile Store in Lewistown, Montana
    • 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
    • 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...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from 3rd Avenue looking towards the Courthouse. Power Mercantile building (built 1884) is the first building on the left. Hempill's Jewelry Store is the first building on the right.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Power Mercantile Store;
    • Flood on the 300 block of Main Street. The buildings shown are on the north side of the street.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of the south side of Main Street. Second Power Mercantile (built 1884) on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Avenue South. The Bank of Fergus County (built 1887) is across the street on the other corner. Next to the bank is the Lewistown Hotel...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View from the south side of the 200 block on Main Street looking at the north side buildings: Ross Mercantile, Montana Hardware (built 1892). The Power Mercantile building (built 1901) is in the center.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Croatian Stonemasons;
    • View of the north side of the 200 and 300 block on Main Street. A buggy is parked in front of the Blue Goose Saloon. Street is unpaved. The Courthouse tower shows at the far left. The buildings in the 200 block (right to left): Warr Building (built...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Postcard photo of Main Street (200-300 blocks). Peter Shannon grocery built 1892 as the Power Mercantile Co (302 W. Main), Judith Hardware (built 1900). The building across from the Shannon Grocery is the Bank of Fergus County (223 W. Main) was...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Parade horses pulling a float at the corner of 3rd Avenue North and Main Street. A part of the Power Mercantile store shows behind the float.
    • Lewistown, Montana future Post Office area.

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    • Empty field is where the Post Office would be built in 1931. The area is between Broadway St. and Washington St. on 3rd Avenue North. The buildings on the left are the backside of the Power Mercantile building.
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Louis Belanger;
    • Montana Street, 1886, Maiden, Montana
    • Matlock, Pearl

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    • Pioneers;
    • Pearl Matlock. She died in 1933. She was born at Strawberry Point, Iowa on March 5, 1862. Her maiden name was Lura Landry. She came to Montana in 1886 for a while then returned to her home in Iowa. She came back to Montana in 1889 and married...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Power Mercantile 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 opened in 1904....
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Schools;
    • Moore High School, Vera Roeseler's class 1916. 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...
    • Moore, montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Schools;
    • Moore School. 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...
    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • 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....
    • 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

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    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore railroad office. 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....
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana; Baseball;
    • Moore Baseball 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...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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; Schools;
    • Moore School house built in 1910. 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Powers 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 opened in 1904. The first elevator in...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • 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 opened in 1904. The...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore Catholic Church. 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....
    • 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....
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • 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 opened in 1904. The...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore telephone exchange office. 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Nob Town;
    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana; Hotels;
    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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

    • 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Grain Elevatore at Moore. 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Railroads;
    • 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

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    • 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

    • 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...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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

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    • 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

    • 1917
    • 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

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    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana; Churches;
    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Grain Elevator at Moore. 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....
    • Moore, Montana

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Moore Railroad Depot. 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....
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Main Street of Moore, Montana. Various signs on the buildings read: David Drug Co.; M & M Buffet; The Moore Mercantile Co.; State Bank; and Catlin's Restaurant Chop House. The Moore School is at the end of the street.
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana; Bakery;
    • Roeselers Bakery and lunch room. 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...
    • Parade on Main Street.

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    • Parades;
    • Ross Mercantile float in parade. View of the buildings on Main Street (300 block, south side)
    • Power Mercantile Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The second Power Mercantile building (built 1884) was located at 301 W. Main, Lewistown, MT. Signs on the building read "Power Mercantile Co. Dealer in General Merchandise." "Groceries, Clothing and Dry Goods" "Furniture, Boots and Shoes and Men's...
    • Power Mercantile Co., Lewistown, Montana

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    • Located at 302 W. Main and was built in 1901 by the Power Mercantile Co. The Power Mercantile Co. was started by T.C. Power when he bought out Francis Janeaux's Trading Post in 1883. This was the 3rd building called Power Mercantile.
    • Power Mercantile Co., Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting; Power Mercantile;
    • The second Power Mercantile Building (built in 1892) owned by T. C. Power) was located on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave South, Lewistown, Montana. The C. F. Little Jewelry Co. building shows on the right side of the photo, it is on the...
    • Power Mercantile Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Power Mercantile Building, 302 W. Main, Lewistown, Montana. The letters, P M Co - 1901 are carved in the stone parapet. Built of sandstone from a local quarry.
    • Power Mercantile Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The first T. C. Powers business was established in Lewistown by T.C. Power of Fort Benton in 1883 after Francis Janeaux, early day Lewistown businessman transferred his buildings and merchandise to Power in settlement of a debt. It was located on...
    • Power Mercantile Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Mercantile Stores;
    • The second Powers building was built in 1884 and was located at 301 W. Main. Powers as the store was commonly called, was managed by N.M. Erickson, until his death in 1894. Erickson was responsible for getting a post office designation for...
    • Power Mercantile, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Mercantile Stores;
    • The 3rd Power’s store was finished in 1902 and located at 302 W. Main. The main structure was built in 1901 of native sandstone, with additions in 1908 and 1913.
    • Power Mercantile, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Mercantile Stores;
    • Located at 301 W. Main. The second Powers building was built in 1884 and was located at 301 W. Main. Powers as the store was commonly called, was managed by N.M. Erickson, until his death in 1894. Erickson was responsible for getting a post office...
    • Power Mercantile.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 302 W. Main Street. Photo taken in 1913.
    • Power Mercantile.

    • 1900-1909
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 302 W. Main Street. Photo taken in 1904.
    • Power Mercantile.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Parade float in front of Power Mercantile, 302 W. Main Street.
    • Power Mercantile.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Power Mercantile parade float.
    • Steam tractor on Main Street, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Steam tractor in the middle of the 300 block of Main Street. The buildings in the background are on the north side of the street. They include (right to left) the Power Mercantile (1901), The Bon Ton (1893), unidentified, Stafford Harness (1890),...

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