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    • Anderson, Marie Slotten

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    • Pioneers;
    • Marie Slotten Anderson was born in Norway. She married her childhood sweetheart Peter E. Anderson on July 22, 1883 after he had moved to Central Montana in 1882. They lived four miles west of Lewistown.
    • 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...
    • 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 Refinerry.

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    • Oil refinery; Anti-freeze;
    • The Arro Oil and Refining Co. was among the first to engage in the manufacture of Petroleum products in Montana. The refinery plant was located a few miles west of the city of Lewistown. The refinery was established in 1921 to provide refining...
    • Arro Oil Refinery

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    • oil refinery;
    • The Arro Oil and Refining Co. was among the first to engage in the manufacture of Petroleum products in Montana. The refinery plant was located a few miles west of the city of Lewistown. The refinery was established in 1921 to provide refining...
    • Arro oil refinery;

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    • oil refinery;
    • The Arro Oil and Refining Co. was among the first to engage in the manufacture of Petroleum products in Montana. The refinery plant was located a few miles west of the city of Lewistown. The refinery was established in 1921 to provide refining...
    • Arro Oil Refinery

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    • oil refinery;
    • The Arro Oil and Refining Co. was among the first to engage in the manufacture of Petroleum products in Montana. The refinery plant was located a few miles west of the city of Lewistown. The refinery was established in 1921 to provide refining...
    • 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 Refinery.

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    • oil refinery;
    • The Arro Oil and Refining Co. was among the first to engage in the manufacture of Petroleum products in Montana. The refinery plant was located a few miles west of the city of Lewistown. The refinery was established in 1921 to provide refining...
    • 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
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located 223 W. Main. The building faces Main Street with its west side facing Third Avenue South. this is the second building occupied by the Bank of Fergus County. Note that the picture was taken before the streets were paved in 1913. Looking NE
    • Branson, Alexander

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    • Barbers;
    • In July 1887, Branson filed a claim for 160 acres on the west fork of Beaver Creek, southwest of Lewistown. Branson completed proving up his homestead on July 11, 1892, and he received patent to 160 acres. He had other land in the same area and...
    • Bucher, Fred

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    • Pioneers;
    • Fred Bucher was born July 2, 1888 in Omaha, Nebraska to Swiss Immigrants, Anton and Mary Bucher. He headed west when he was 21 years old and landed in Missoula Montana. In 1917 he settled on a farm on the Judith River. He married a neighbor Mary...
    • Bunett, Perk

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    • Pioneers;
    • Perk Burnett was the brother of William C. Burnett. He was born west of Dallas, Texas on a ranch. He was born in 1852. In 1875 he and his brother William C. left Texas to go with a trail herd going to Wyoming. They later on started purchasing land...
    • Central Montana Scenery

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    • Looking west up Maiden Canyon; the rock formation on the right is a landmark called Elephant's Head.
    • Culver Studio, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View shows the west side of the Culver Studio at 212 5th Avenue North. It was built by early day photographer William Culver in 1900.
    • First Christian Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of the First Christian Church (built 1909) located on the corner of Boulevard and 7th Avenue North. When it was torn down (1933) the stones were used to built an airport hanger on the north side of Highway 87 heading west out of Lewistown.
    • 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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    • 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.

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    • Gold Mining; Judith Mountains, Montana;
    • New Year mill. 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 '80s
    • Hackamore Club, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Bars; Clubs;
    • Originally a bar and later added dancing and dining. It was located 2 miles west of Lewistown. It was owned by Notch Plovanic and Fred Goettel
    • Ivins, Edward G. (Doc)

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    • Pioneers;
    • Edward G. Ivins was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 13, 1856. Edward G. "Doc" Ivins came to Lewistown from Los Angeles via Butte in 1900. E. G. (Doc) Ivins was managing editor of the Lewistown Democrat-News. He wrote the book “This Way Out,”...
    • Kitch's Cheese Mart, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Kitch’s Cheese Mart was 1 mile west of Lewistown. It was run by Tootie and Don Kitchenmaster and later by Bob and Ruth McNeil. It was open during the 1980’s and 1990’s.
    • Kolin, Montana

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    • Kolin, Montana;
    • Kolin, Montana. It’s post office opened in 1913 and closed in 1972. It is located about 20 miles west of Lewistown, Montana.
    • Kolin, Montana

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    • Kolin, Montana;
    • George family home at Kolin, Montana. It’s post office opened in 1913 and closed in 1972. It is located about 20 miles west of Lewistown, Montana.
    • Kolin, Montana

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    • Kolin, Montana; Railroads;
    • Kolin's post office opened in 1913 and closed in 1972. It is located about 20 miles west of Lewistown, Montana.
    • Kolin, Montana

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    • Kolin, Montana;
    • Lee George (left), Hugh George, Ray George (died in war). Kolin, Montana. It’s post office opened in 1913 and closed in 1972. It is located about 20 miles west of Lewistown, Montana.
    • Lewistown City Cemetery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View from northwest to southeast. The Fergus County Courthouse can be seen in the background in the center. The Lewistown City Cemetery was organized in 1899 and was located on the west side of Lewistown.
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1899-10-28
    • Soldiers; Spanish-American War;
    • Groups of people and soldiers with buggies, wagons and parade floats walking from west side of Lewistown towards the main part of Lewistown. The men were returning from the Spanish-American War in the Philippines on October 28, 1899.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown panorama looking east from the west side of town
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View on 5th Avenue South looking west. The Dark Horse Stable is on the right.
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1890
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Looking west down Montana Street. Prior to the big fire of 1905. Circa 1890's. “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of the Maiden...
    • Maiden, Montana

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    • Entrance to Maiden Canyon, looking west.
    • Phillips, Samuel

    • 1920
    • Pioneers;
    • Samuel Phillips was born March 11, 1849. He came west from the state of New York in 1880. He located four miles above Lewistown on Big Spring Creek in 1881 where he ran 5,000 sheep. He married Margaret Page in 1883. In 1892 they built a home at 508...
    • Richards, Charles

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    • Pioneers;
    • Charlie Richards was born Feb 19, 1855 in Phelps, New York and died July 22, 1944. When his family moved to Johnson Creek, Wisconsin, Charlie learned carpentry and cabinet making. He married his first wife, Julia Allen on Jan 1, 1880 (she died in...
    • Sapphire Mine area.

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    • Looking west up Yogo Canyon. The mines were located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color
    • Sullivan, Maurice

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    • Pioneers;
    • Maurice Sullivan was born Dec 12, 1856 in Augusta, GA. He left home at 13 and traveled west. He came to the Montana territory in the 1870’s and he worked as a guide, freighter, cowboy and miner. By 1883 he was freighting between Junction City...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Springs Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Water turbine. Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • Warm Spring Power Plant for mine at Kendall, Montana

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    • Power Plants;
    • Construction of the Warm Spring Power Plant building was started in early August 1901. It was located on the west bank of Warm Spring Creek at the foot of a steep hill at the top of which the water supply ditch ended in a massive bulkhead. It was...
    • West side of Lewistown.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The house in the foreground are between 9th and 10th Avenue north on Washington Street.
    • West side of Lewistown.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The houses in the foreground are on Main Street between the 900-1000 block.
    • West side of Lewistown.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The houses in the foreground are on Main Street between the 900-1000 block. The domed building on the right is the Fergus County Courthouse built in 1908-1909.
    • West side of Lewistown.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The houses in the foreground are on Main Street between the 900-1000 block.
    • West side of Lewistown.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The houses in the foreground are on Main Street between the 900-1000 block. The railroad track is located along 9th Avenue North. The Fergus County Courthouse is on the right (built 1908-1909). The house to the left of the Courthouse was the Lehman...
    • West side of Lewistown.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The houses in the foreground are on Main Street between the 900-1000 block.
    • West side of Lewistown.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The houses in the foreground are on Main Street between the 900-1000 block. The large home on the left is the Crowley residence and the building over the top of it is the First Christian Church.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Elmer Turner. Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Wilder Saloon at Rocky Point. Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Post Office. Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.
    • Wilder, Montana

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    • Wilder, Montana was located on the south side of the Missouri River about 15 miles west of the Mussellshell River in Montana. It had a post office from 1886 to 1939.

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