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    • Cat Creek Oil field

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    • Oil;
    • Oil train in the background. Oil was discovered numerous times in Montana prior to 1919, but it wasn't until Frantz Oil Corp. struck "black gold" in December 1919 that the industry began to boom.The Denver-based company found the high-quality crude...
    • Denton, Montana

    • 1914
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    • First passenger train at Denton in 1914.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Milwaukee Railroad, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1929-07-04
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    • Exibition in front of the Milwaukee depot for the 50th celebration for Lewistown, Montana, July 4, 1929. The flour mill is behind the train.
    • Southworth, Frank

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

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    • A group of men are standing near the rotary end of the railroad snowplow and one man is up on the rotary blade.
    • Train stuck in snow

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    • Railroads;
    • Train was on its way from Moore to Lewistown, Montana
    • Westvelt, Minnie Jackson

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

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    • The day the train came in. Winnett, Montana (in Petroleum County) was settled by Walter Winnett. He established a store and post office in 1910 which became the beginning of the town.

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