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    • Carnegie Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • 2nd floor of the Library. Interior of the Library. The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered...
    • 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...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Tullock, Guy

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    • Pioneers;
    • Guy Tullock (Sherriff) born White Sulphur Springs, MT, April 29, 1890, and was six years of age when his parents removed to Fergus county, where he attended Lewistown public schools. After gaining practical experience on several ranches in this...
    • 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...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • 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...
    • Lewistown Grocery Truck, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Grocery Company truck is parked in a field with a man sitting at the wheel. The first high school and gymnasium can be seen through the back of the truck.
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • Lincoln School in the background (left side). The manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • William Blackford's office, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Office of William Blackford in the Judith Basin Bank (built 1899) located at 502 W. Main. William Blackford and his secretary, Gertrude McConnell are seated at a tapestry covered table with bookshelves on two sides of the room. The first Lincoln...
    • Milwaukee Railroad oil cars

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    • Railroad cars hauling oil from the Cat Creek Oil Field to Lewistown. It passed through Sam Phillips' oat field.
    • Van Orsdel, William Wesley

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    • Pioneers;
    • Rev. William Wesley “Brother Van” Orsdel came to Montana in 1872. He rode horseback through Montana, preaching the Gospel and always carrying a Bible and a hymnal. Brother Van conducted his first Methodist service at Philbrook near present-day...
    • Keller, Robert & Alloysia

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    • Pioneers;
    • Robert Keller was born May 25, 1857 in Switzerland and died Oct 28 1929. He came to the United States in 1881. After that time he settled on Beaver Creek near Lewistown, Montana. He worked at Watson’s saw mill on Casino Creek where he night...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Spring Creek below Hanover, Montana. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Spring Creek bridge. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Stairway leadidng to the town of Hanover, Montana. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was...
    • Carnegie Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The first Lincoln School is shown in the background on the left. The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local...
    • Fish hatchery near Lewistown, Montana

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 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...
    • 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;
    • 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

    • 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; Depots; Elevators;
    • 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 Elevators at Hobson, Montana
    • 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
    • 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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    • 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]

    • 1910
    • 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. Philbrook later was called Hobson.
    • 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
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • The town of Kendall, first formed in 1900, quickly grew into a booming mining camp with a population of 1,400 by 1910. Nestled in a sloping valley between two mountain ridges leading to the mining district, Kendall was a town complete with hotel,...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1906
    • Libraries; Buggies;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants; Trams;
    • Tram on the mountain abover the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to...
    • Flood July 4, 1920 Lewistown, MT.

    • 1920-1929
    • Floods;
    • View from 100 block of Main Street. Cars traveling through the flooded street.The Knerr-Tubb building (built 1909) is on the right. The Montana Building (built 1917) is the tallest building in the middle of the photo.
    • 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.
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1915
    • Libraries;
    • View of the Library and the Blackford house. The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • View of the SW corner of 7th Ave South. Laying of the cornerstone for the library. The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E....

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