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    • Aerial view of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of Lewistown from the northeast. The Milwaukee Railroad depot shows in the foreground and the Montana Building shows in the center of the photo.
    • Arro gasoline truck, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Arro Oil Refinery started in 1921. The oil was shipped by railroad oil cars to Lewistown from the Cat Creek Oil Field at Winnett, Montana. The refinery was a few miles west of Lewistown.
    • 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...
    • Arro Oil Refinery truck parked at the Ford Garage.

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    • Arro Oil Refinery started in 1921. The oil was shipped by railroad oil cars to Lewistown from the Cat Creek Oil Field at Winnett, Montana. The refinery was a few miles west of Lewistown
    • Arro oil truck, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Arro Oil Refinery started in 1921. The oil was shipped by railroad oil cars to Lewistown from the Cat Creek Oil Field at Winnett, Montana. The refinery was a few miles west of Lewistown
    • 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.
    • Brooks Community Hall, Brooks, Montana

    • 1936
    • Brooks, Montana;
    • Brooks, Montana started in 1910 when the Milwaukee Railroad came through the area. The town was located about 11 miles north of Lewistown, Montana
    • Brooks Community Hall, Brooks, Montana

    • 1936
    • Brooks, Montana;
    • Brooks, Montana started in 1910 when the Milwaukee Railroad came through the area. The town was located about 11 miles north of Lewistown, Montan
    • Brooks Community Hall, Brooks, Montana

    • 1946
    • Community Halls; Brooks, Montana;
    • Brooks, Montana started in 1910 when the Milwaukee Railroad came through the area. The town was located about 11 miles from Lewistown, Montan
    • Brooks Community Hall, Brooks, Montana

    • 1928
    • Community Halls; Brooks, Montana;
    • Brooks, Montana started in 1910 when the Milwaukee Railroad came through the area. The town was located about 11 miles from Lewistown, Montan
    • Brooks Community Hall, Brooks, Montana

    • 1936
    • Community Halls; Brooks, Montana;
    • Brooks, Montana started in 1910 when the Milwaukee Railroad came through the area. The town was located about 11 miles from Lewistown, Montan
    • Buffalo, Montana

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    • Railroad depot; Buffalo, Montana;
    • Three ladies at the Buffalo, Montana railroad depot.
    • Burke Railroad Construction

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    • Daniel “Pickhandle” Burke construction crew building the new Milwaukee Railroad extension from Lewistown to Hilger.
    • Burke Railroad Construction

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    • Railroads;
    • Daniel “Pickhandle” Burke construction crew built the new Milwaukee Railroad extension from Lewistown to Hilger
    • Burke Railroad Construction

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

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

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    • Railroads;
    • Daniel “Pickhandle” Burke construction crew building the new Milwaukee Railroad extension from Lewistown to Hilger.
    • Burke Railroad Construction

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    • Railroads;
    • Daniel “Pickhandle” Burke construction crew building the new Milwaukee Railroad extension from Lewistown to Hilger.
    • Burke Railroad Construction

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

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    • Railroads;
    • Daniel "Pickhandle" Burke on his horse. Daniel “Pickhandle” Burke construction crew built the new Milwaukee Railroad extension from Lewistown to Hilger.
    • Burke Railroad Construction

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

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

    • 1913
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    • Daniel “Pickhandle” Burke construction crew building the new Milwaukee Railroad extension from Lewistown to Hilger in summer of 1913.
    • Burke Railroad Construction

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

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    • Railroads;
    • Daniel “Pickhandle” Burke construction crew built the new Milwaukee Railroad extension from Lewistown to Hilger
    • Burke Railroad Construction

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

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

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    • Pioneers;
    • Daniel (Pickhandle) Burke was born in LaSalle County, Illinois in 1964. He came to Montana in 1906 and was in railroad construction. He served in the Legislature in 1922. He married Adelle McDonald in 1923. He owned and operated the Burke Hotel...
    • Dorothy Jones and her cousin Gust Edward Rosene.

    • 1900
    • Homesteads;
    • Both Gust Rosene and William Jones worked for the railroad in Waubay, S.D. They met and married 2 sisters Sophia and Anna B. Randall in Waubay. When the railroad moved into Montana they moved also and Gust went into his own dray business. William...
    • Fergus Community Hall, Fergus, Monana

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    • Fergus, MT; Community Halls;
    • Fergus was a town located on the Milwaukee Railroad. It is 30 miles northeast of Lewistown, Montana. The community hall was built in 1925.
    • Fergus County Creamery truck, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of the...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of the...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of the...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Garneill, Montana

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    • Garneill, Montana;
    • Located south of Moore, Montana. It was named for Garnet Neill, wife of an early day rancher. The railroad went through this area in 1903.
    • Grain elevators at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Grain elevators; Montana Railroad;
    • The elevators were located on 1st Avenue South. The old Montana Railroad depot is to the left of the far right elevator
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Street scene, Grass Range, Montana.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana; Milwaukee Depot;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Milwaukee Depot.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Railroad station and tracks.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Grass Range Hotel, Grass Range, Montana
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. 500 head Stephens cattle on way to market 1910
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Jim Charters owned.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Residence in Grass Range.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana; Stagecoaches;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Grass Range Stage. Just pulling out.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range Express Office. Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Grass Range express office.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Construction of water tank. Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Construction of water tank.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana; Sleds;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Hotel in the background, two cows pulling a sled
    • Grass Range, Montana.

    • 1910
    • Grass Range, Montana;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893.
    • Great Northern Railroad depot, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Railroads;
    • In 1912-1913 the Great Northern constructed a branch line from Moccasin to Lewistown. The Great Northern depot was located at the intersection of 1st Avenue North and Fairgrounds Road.
    • Great Northern Railroad depot, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Railroads;
    • In 1912-1913 the Great Northern constructed a branch line from Moccasin to Lewistown. The Great Northern depot was located at the intersection of 1st Avenue North and Fairgrounds Road.
    • Great Northern Railroad depot, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Railroads;
    • A group of citizens gathered to say goodbye to World War I soldiers. In 1912-1913 the Great Northern constructed a branch line from Moccasin to Lewistown. The Great Northern depot was located at the intersection of 1st Avenue North and Fairgrounds...
    • Great Northern Railroad depot, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Railroads;
    • In 1912-1913 the Great Northern constructed a branch line from Moccasin to Lewistown. The Great Northern depot was located at the intersection of 1st Avenue North and Fairgrounds Road.
    • Great Northern Railroad depot, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Railroads;
    • In 1912-1913 the Great Northern constructed a branch line from Moccasin to Lewistown. The Great Northern depot was located at the intersection of 1st Avenue North and Fairgrounds Road.
    • Great Northern Railroad depot, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Railroads;
    • In 1912-1913 the Great Northern constructed a branch line from Moccasin to Lewistown. The Great Northern depot was located at the intersection of 1st Avenue North and Fairgrounds Road.
    • Hedgesville, Montana

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    • Main Street of Hedgesville. The town was named for Wyllis A. Hedges. In 1988 it was called Yale. In 1910 it became a depot for the Billings and Northern Railroad.
    • 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.
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

    • 1911-11-02
    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana; Blacksmiths; H. W. Vagts;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Hilger, Montana;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Wells Fargo and Co.; Milwaukee Railroad;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Hobson, Montana

    • 1943
    • Hobson, Montana;
    • The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08. Class of 1943 Hobson High School. Standing: Walter...
    • Hobson, Montana

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    • Hobson, Montana; Realty Office;
    • The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08.
    • Hobson, Montana

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    • Hobson, Montana;
    • The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08.
    • Hobson, Montana

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    • Hobson, Montana;
    • The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08.
    • Hobson, Montana

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    • Hobson, Montana; Great Northern Railroad;
    • The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08. Great Northern bridge across the Judith River at...
    • Hobson, Montana

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    • Hobson, Montana;
    • The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08. Woods Bros. Service station, 7/25/1975
    • Hobson, Montana

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    • Hobson, Montana;
    • The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08.
    • Hobson, Montana

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    • Hobson, Montana;
    • The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08.
    • Hobson, Montana

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    • Hobson, Montana; Depots; Elevators;
    • Depot and elevators at Hobson, Montana.The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08. Depot and...
    • Hobson, Montana

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    • Great Northern Railroad;
    • The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08. Group of men standing by the Great Northern Railroad...
    • Hobson, Montana [Philbrook, Montana]

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    • Hobson, Montana;
    • The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08. Formally called Philbrook, Montana Before 1910

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