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    • Anderson, Peter

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    • Pioneers;
    • Peter Anderson came to Montana in 1873 from Norway. He did placer mining in Helena and Butte. He moved to Central Montana in 1882 and married Marie Slotten, his childhood sweetheart from Norway on July 22, 1883. They lived four miles west of...
    • Andersonville, Montana

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    • Early gold mining town in the Judith Mountains near Lewistown, Montana.
    • Coal cart.

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    • Coal Mining;
    • Coat cart being pulled to the surface by a wench in a building.
    • Early Maiden, Montana

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    • Maiden, Montana
    • Looking north up Main Street of the gold mining town of Maiden in the Judith Mountains. Montana Street is in the foreground.
    • Gilt Edge Church, Gilt Edge, Montana

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    • Gilt Edge, Montana; Churches;
    • The town of Gilt Edge (established in 1890's) was named after the Gilt Edge mine (located in the Judith Mountains, a short distance from Lewistown, Montana) which was the first mine to use the cyanide process in mining gold.
    • 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; Post Offices;
    • 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.
    • 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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    • 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.
    • Gilt Edge, Montana

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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Drug Stores;
    • View of the Gilt Edge Drug Co., in the mining town of Gilt Edge, Montana.
    • 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; 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.
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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, Post Office

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    • Post Offices;
    • 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
    • Gold Mines in Montana

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    • New Year Gold Mine;
    • The New Year Mining camp was located in the Judith Mountains near Lewistown, MT. The mine existed in the 1880's and 1890's and used the cyanide process.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • 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 use of open pit and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few years later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Barnes-King Mine. Kendall, Montana. 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...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Perry Decker and Marjorie Wieglenda pushing while Montana Wieglenda rides in a mine car. The mine was discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few years later....
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining;
    • Horse drawn ore train which hauled the gold ore from the north end wokings of the Barnes-King Mine over a trestle across Dog Creek Canyon, then through a mile-long tunnel to the main shaft of the mine at the head of Kendall's Main Street. Mine...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Maginnis Mine and Mill. was first located by "Skookum Jo" Anderson in 1881.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining;
    • 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 outcrop. Of these...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Kendall 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...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Spotted horse mine workers. 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 that the mine was then sold to Perry...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Spotted horse mine.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 that the mine was then sold to Perry McAdow...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Group touring the large natural caves in the New Year mine.The New Year mine is on the north side of the range west of Maiden. Several claims were located in New Year gulch in the early 1880's.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • WHISKEY GULCH and BIG SIX MINES: Located in the mid and late 1890's. A. S. Wright, promoter of the New Year Mine took over the Whiskey Gulch in 1900 or 1901. He interested some local and St. Paul capital; a mill was built in 1902; later the Big Six...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; 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...
    • 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...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • The Tail holt mill north of Maiden, Montana. TAIL HOLT MINE: Discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • 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 use of open pit and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • 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 use of open pit and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Tail Holt Mine was discovered in the early 1880’s by Thomas Kerr. The original name of the claim is unknown; was abandoned by him a few tears later. Thereafter was located and held by various parties and abandoned by them. In 1927 Al H. Sellers and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • Spotted horse mine. 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 that the mine was then sold to Perry McAdow...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • 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 use of open pit and...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana; Spotted Horse mine;
    • 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 that the mine was then sold to Perry McAdow for $5,500.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • New Year Mine. The New Year mine is on the north side of the range west of Maiden, Montana in the Judith Mountains. Several claims were located in New Year gulch in the early 1880's. The mill for the mine was built in the late 1890's. The New Year...
    • 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...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • New Kendall mine 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 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...
    • 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...

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