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    • Jack Ailport with lumber stack

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Photo shows man standing at far end of long stack of lumber. Photo caption reads: Jack Ailport.
    • Wilbur Woffe at lumber mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Man wearing gloves is bent over, lifting or moving pieces of lumber. Photo caption reads: Wilbur Woffe.
    • Walter Marks gauging lumber

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Gaging; Measurement; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Photo shows man with a thickness gauge in one hand and a pen in the other, measuring lumber. Photo caption reads: Walter Marks, guaging thickness. (Gauging is misspelled)
    • Western Lumber Company, about 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "158". Photo of three men standing outside, near stacks of cut lumber. Emery Mattson and Ed Johnson are standing on the ground, and Charles Kolppa is standing on top of one of the shorter stacks. Photo...
    • Western Lumber Company

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs;...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "161". Photo shows four men sitting on what appears to be a wagon, in front of a garage building. Photo caption reads: Western Lumber Co. Right to Left: Oscar Werner, Castonguay, Alfred Hanson, Paul Swanson.
    • Looking toward Missoula from mountain

    • 1932
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company
    • Photo may have been taken from "B" on Bonner Mountain. Photo overlooks old school, both churches, lumber yard, all of Milltown, and Western Lumber mill across river (with full yard -- pre 1932?). Milltown Dam and Mount Jumbo saddle are in far...
    • The slip at the Western Lumber Company

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "150". Photo shows three men standing on logs in river; a fourth man is visible in the background. Mill buildings, a water tower, and power poles are also visible in the photo. According to the book A Grass...
    • Western Lumber Mill green chain

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmill workers; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber;
    • A large group of men sit or stand in the mill. Cut lumber is in the foreground, and the first row of men are clearly sitting on the lumber. Photo caption reads: Western Lumber Mill green chain.
    • Old Western Lumber Company barn

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Barns -- Montana --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "154". Photo taken in winter, and shows Oscar Peterson standing among logs that are covered with snow. A barn and mountain are visible in the background. Photo caption reads: Old Western Lumber Co. Barn....
    • Western Lumber Company in winter

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Western Lumber Company; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Photographs; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "152". Photo of the mill taken in winter shows multiple mill buildings and smokestacks. The ground, the roofs of the buildings, and the mountain in the background are all covered with snow. Photo caption...
    • Jack Ailport inspects lumber

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Laminated wood; Wooden beams; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Man stands next to a stack of lumber, looking at a triangular tag. The letters 'A I T C' may be seen in the center. Caption below photo reads: Jack Ailport. Label above photo reads: Anaconda Company beam lamination process.
    • Western Lumber Company

    • 1911
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Forest products industry; Western Lumber Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photograph of Western Lumber Company mill showing mill buildings, logs, and railroad tracks. Photo caption reads: 1911 Western Lumber Co.
    • Log pond and slip at Western Lumber Company

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "151". Photo of Western Lumber Company, showing logs floating in the pond in the foreground. Slip and mill buildings are visible. Photo caption reads: Log pond & slip.
    • Melvin Madsen and W. C. Lubrecht stand by stacks of lumber

    • 1936
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lubrecht, W. C. (William C.), -1952; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Label in upper left corner reads "31." Two men stand on rail tracks at base of lumber stack: Melvin Madsen in plaid work jacket, and W. C. Lubrecht in long coat over suit and tie. There is snow on ground. Photo caption reads: "1936. Left to right -...
    • Tie treating

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • Photo of the yard at the mill. Charles H. Richardson is standing in the right foreground, other men are standing either on the ground, on a platform, or on top of a large stack of ties. Photo caption sticker is incomplete. Photo caption reads, in...
    • Western Lumber Company office

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Office buildings --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "156". Photo shows a one-story brick building with front porch with columns. A man is sitting on the front porch. The building became the River City Grill in 2002. Photo caption reads: Western Lumber Co....
    • Bonner Mill interior in the 1950s

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies...
    • Photo shows interior of mill building and a large milling machine. Squared-off cut logs are being fed into a machine. One mill employee is standing in the center of the photo, loading a log into the machine. No photo caption label, but "Bonner Mill...
    • John Nagle on lumber stack

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Photo shows John Nagle using a machine on the top of a beam. Photo caption reads: John Nagle. Worked 28 years at the plant. Retired 1972.
    • Western Lumber Company dinkey

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Equipment and supplies
    • Western Lumber Company dinkey no. 1 with four men on board and cut logs in foreground. Photo caption reads: 4 men: Western Lumber Company dinkey. It hauled logs along the streetcar tracks to the landing upriver from the highway bridge, and on the...
    • West Riverside about 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Western Lumber Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Label in upper left corner reads "124." The Western Lumber Company office building was later converted into the River City Grill in the late 1990s. Photo caption reads: West Riverside about 1915. Western Lumber Co. office and Finn Hall (upper...
    • Louie Knopp

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs
    • Photo shows man feeding a board into a machine. There are stacks of boards in the background. Photo caption reads: Louie Knopp.
    • Men at the old Bonner Sawmill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmill workers; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of a large group of largely unidentified men outside the mill. Some men stand on what appears to be a conveyor belt. Train tracks run up to the mill with men standing on the tracks and several men sitting or standing on a small flatbed...
    • Bill Roberts and Carl Larson stand on stack of lumber

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade; Forest products industry; Lumber-yards
    • Bill Roberts and Carl Larson stand on a stack of lumber. One man has an arm resting on a gin pole. Photo caption reads: Bill Roberts and Carl Larson.
    • Water tower

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Fires and fire prevention; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "159". Photo of the water tower at the sawmill. A teepee burner is visible behind it, to the left. The mountain the background is covered with snow. Photo caption reads: The water tower in the photograph...
    • Bonner before 1910

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Jumbo, Mount (Mont.) -- Photographs; Sentinel, Mount (Missoula County, Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber-yards -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Label in upper left corner reads "25." Photo shows homes set somewhat haphazardly along logged-over flat that is now Bonner. It is unclear which is Bonner House. Hundreds of lumber stacks fill the open flat. Pine-lined river-bank can be seen in the...
    • Carl J. (Collie) Johnson and John McCloskey, sawyer

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Sawmills --...
    • Photo taken inside mill, showing large machine being operated by a man. On far left of photo, the face of a second man can be seen. Photo caption reads: Carl J. (Collie) Johnson on rig and John McCloskey, sawyer. Handwritten on caption label: East...
    • Western Lumber Co. 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph taken from across the Blackfoot River at train trestle looking towards the Western Lumber Company mill. Railroad tracks, water tower, five smokestacks, the slopes of Woody Mountain above Pine Grove, and saddle of Mount Jumbo are visible...
    • Debris at Bonner Dam, May 1948

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Photograph shows two men holding a piece of lumber while standing on a platform in the middle of the Blackfoot River. A large pile of debris is visible in the left of the photograph, with a pile of lumber on the bank of the river behind the men....
    • Ben McMurray at Bonner Mill slip

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Forest products industry; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmill workers; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana --...
    • A sawmill employee guides logs onto the slip. A handwritten note on the photo caption states that this is the west slip. Photo caption reads: Ben McMurray at one of the slips at the Bonner Mill.
    • Bonner Lumberyard

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber-yards -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Two unidentified men stand on a platform on sawhorses next to one of many stacks of lumber. Several sawhorses are set up beside the lumber stacks. Photo caption reads: Bonner Lumberyard.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company in the 1930s

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Automobiles -- Photographs; Gates -- Photographs; Buildings -- Photographs
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "23." Photo shows front gate of the mill, "Anaconda Copper Mining Co." in large letters in center of sign, with "Bonner Plant" in smaller letters on the left, and "Lumber Dept." in smaller letters on the...
    • Western Lumber Company about 1915

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photo taken from hill, looking down on the mill. Label in upper left corner reads '147.' Photo caption reads: Western Lumber Company, about 1915.
    • Gunnar Iverson on lumber wagon

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Horse-drawn vehicles; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumbering -- Montana -- History
    • Photo shows lumber wagon pulled by two white horses. The wagon is filled with 3 tall stacks of boards, secured with a chain. Gunnar Iverson sits atop the stack, holding the reins of the horses. Photo caption reads: Gunnar Iverson.
    • Three men with stacks of lumber

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber-yards -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company
    • Photo shows Emery Madsen and Ed Johnson standing in front of stacks of boards, and Charles Kolppa sitting on top of a stack. Photo caption reads: Emory Madsen, Charles Kolppa, Ed Johnson.
    • The Western lumber mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of a large, multistory building with conveyor angling down from front of the building; Four smokestacks rise from the roof of an adjoining building. Railroad tracks are visible in the foreground. Photo caption reads: The Western Lumber...
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company in the 1920s

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Automobiles -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Gates --...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "22". Photo shows sign at the mill gate: "Anaconda Copper Mining Co." in the center of the sign, flanked by "Bonner Plant" on left, and "Lumber Dept." on right. Two Model A-type autos are parked in front of...
    • Men and horses of the Western Lumber Company

    • 1920
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Draft horses; Horses; Men -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo of nine men and about 14 horses, standing in a line. The men are holding the horses' leads. Mill building and water tower are visible in the background. Photo caption reads: Men and horses of Western Lumber Company, about 1920.
    • Dry kiln and stacker

    • 1937
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana; Lumber-yards -- Montana; Lumber -- Drying
    • Photo of the mill grounds, showing stacks of lumber and several mill buildings. Photo caption reads: Dry kiln and stacker In 1937.
    • Saw filing room

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies; Files and...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo with number 24 on it. Photo shows large floor-standing machine with wide band-type saw blade running horizontally. In the background, on the left, a man is seen leaning over another machine. Photo caption reads:...
    • Construction of new Bonner plant in 1962

    • 1962
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Buildings -- Photographs; Anaconda Forest Products Company; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Color photograph showing two men working on building frames, amid construction of big green plywood buildings. A chip train can be seen in the background. Photo caption reads: New construction at Bonner Plant, 1962.
    • Bonner - Late 1800's

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Buildings -- Photographs; Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana; School buildings -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber camps
    • Ptograph showing a schoolhouse in a frontier lumber camp. The view is looking up the canyon. The background appears very smoky. Photo caption reads: 1st schoolhouse - with bell tower, far rear. Bonner - Late 1800's.
    • Horse-drawn lumber wagon

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Horse-drawn vehicles; Lumber trade; Snow
    • Two men sitting on a load of boards on a wagon hitched to two workhorses. The snow on the ground suggests that it is winter. No photo caption.
    • New construction at the Bonner Plant

    • 1962
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Anaconda Forest Products Company; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Color photograph looking up at beams with a man standing on the framework. The cloudless sky is a bright blue. Photo caption reads: New construction at the Bonner Plant, 1962.
    • Earliest photo of Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph showing mill pond, a building with a smokestack, stacks of lumber, and a rail line or conveyor line entering building. Photo taken from river across and southward to base of sparsely-treed Bonner Mountain. Photo caption reads: Earliest...
    • Log jam north of Bonner

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Women -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry --...
    • Photo of two women wearing light-colored dresses and hats, standing or sitting on logs in the river. Log jam stretches into the background of the photo. Photo caption reads: Two women in early days on log jam north of Bonner.
    • Timekeeper at early day logging camp in the Potomac area

    • 1912
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Offices -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Employees -- Photographs;...
    • Photo of office, showing man seated in a chair with an empty chair beside him. There is a desk on the wall to his right, with cubbies full of papers. On the wall to his left are shelves with books and other items. Calendar on the wall shows March,...
    • Arne Karkanen dislodging debris at the Bonner Dam, May, 1948

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Photograph shows man standing alone in bateau in the middle of the Blackfoot River, using a pole to dislodge debris downriver of his boat. A pile of lumber is visible on the opposite bank of the river. Photo caption reads: Arne Karkanen trying to...
    • Two women on log jam, early 1900's

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Log transportation; Women -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo shows log jam which fills entire field of view. Two women in light-colored dresses are seated next to each other on a log. Photo caption reads: Two women on log jam north of Bonner in early 1900s. .
    • Old mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills; Lumber trade;
    • View of a lumber mill showing buildings, two smokestacks, and, in the foreground, horses hitched to wagons. One of the wagons is loaded with boards, and a man stands on the boards. The other wagon appears empty, and two men sit on the wagon. The...
    • Western Lumber Co

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of the mill taken from railroad trestle over the river looking down at logs in river and on chute into sawmill. A large dark building can be seen perpendicular to river with lots of white-framed windows with five smokestacks protruding...
    • ACM Mill in the early days

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.) -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photo overlooking the mill, taken from a hillside. The teepee burner is visible on the right side of the photo. The number '69' is handwritten in the upper right hand corner of the photo. Photo caption reads: Early day view of ACM mill.
    • Western Lumber Company with logs along bank of streetcar right-of-way

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Forest products industry; Industrial chimneys; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber-yards -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Looking across the river to the old mill. Logs are in the water, and the mill is in the background. Smoke can be seen rising from the mill. Mountains are in the far background. Photo caption reads: Old view of the Western Lumber Company, with logs...
    • Mill workers

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History;
    • Photograph of four men in work clothes standing inside Bonner Mill circa 1960. Some equipment and machinery is partially visible behind them. Photo caption reads: Ray Long, Verner Haaglund, Gordon Teague and Jerry Buckhouse.
    • Hank Claus and the set works at the mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs;
    • A man, working with mill machinery, can be seen on the left side of the photo. The face of another man is visible behind a large log on the right side of the photo. Two logs are in the photo. The log on the left has been cut. Photo caption reads:...
    • Western Lumber Company paycheck

    • 1921
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Checks -- Photographs; Wages; Western Lumber Company
    • Photo of paycheck issued to Otto Carlson by the Western Lumber Company in Milltown, Montana. The check was in the amount of $55.68, and was issued on April, 5, 1921. It was signed C. H. Richardson (for Charles H. Richardson, manager of the mill)....
    • ACM ripper men feed the slip

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Bonner --...
    • Three men stand on logs on mill the pond in front of the slip leading into the mill. Photo caption reads: Before 1908; ACM ripper men feeding the slip; L to R: Bob Martin, Gendrow, Labbe.
    • West Coast Lumberman

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History;
    • Clipped page from West Coast Lumberman magazine, page 52 The name Percy Thibodeau is handwritten at top right. Photo on page of 6 men. Caption: The "Anaconda Copper Mining Co., Lbr. Dept. filing crew. Left to right: Percy Thibodeau, Willis Ross...
    • Bonner Mill in the 1950s

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies; Saws -- Photographs
    • Photo shows interior of mill building, with machine trimming logs. There are four untrimmed logs loaded and awaiting trimming. Handwritten on upper center of photo margin: Bonner Mill 1950's. No photo caption label.
    • Bonner Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana; Sawmills -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- History; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo taken from an oblique angle view into the valley, looking upriver to the northeast. Photo shows teepee burner, a large portion of the log yard, and the river in the background. Photo caption reads: Bonner Mill.
    • Logs in Blackfoot River destined for Clarks Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Log transportation -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company
    • Photo shows river in the foreground, with logs floating on it. Stacks of logs line the shore, and in the background is a train pulling cars loaded with logs. Photo caption reads: Logs In Blackfoot River for Clarks Mill.
    • Chris Magnuson by lumber yard

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber-yards -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photo of a man walking by the gate in front of a lumber yard. The corner of a tall building is visible in the background on the far right and another smaller structure of some kind can be seen in the background on the left. Lumber is stacked in...
    • Frank Bond, Arne Ranta, Tot Sowre, and Eino Hill at a logging camp

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber camps
    • Photograph of Frank Bond, Arne Ranta, Tot Sowre, and Eino Hill standing in front of a tent on a snowy day at logging camp. Photo caption reads: Frank Bond, Arne Ranta and Tot Sowre, Eino Hill.
    • Bonner / Milltown area about 1915

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Western Lumber Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Power-plants
    • Photo taken from above, at a distance, showing the mill, houses and the power plant. Label in upper left corner of photo reads '148.' Photo caption reads: Bonner, Milltown, power plant houses, Western Lumber Company, West Riverside, about 1915.
    • Donkey logging operation

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Machinery; Logging -- Equipment and supplies; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of logging operation utilizing a steam donkey to haul and load logs onto railcars. One log is hoisted into the air with two men standing on it. Two men are operating the steam donkey, four men are facing camera and one man stands near...
    • A.C.M. Mill Slip

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Anaconda Copper Mining Company;
    • A man stands on logs floating in the mill pond. A log can be seen on the mill slip is in the foreground. The far bank of Blackfoot River is in the background. Photo caption reads: A.C.M. Mill Slip. Herb Demmons, river boss, on log in middle of hot...
    • ACM Mill on the banks of the river

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Dams -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumber...
    • Photo taken from a hill, overlooking the river, the dam, and the mill. Label in upper left corner reads "19". Combining this photo with the ACM Mill photos with labels "20" and "21" in the upper left corner of the photos creates a panoramic view of...
    • Hauling blanks

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Horse-drawn vehicles -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • A two horse team is hitched to a wagon loaded with blanks. Two men sit on boards on the wagon. There is snow on the ground, and stacks of lumber can be seen in the background. No photo caption.
    • ACM Mill buildings with river in foreground

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.);
    • Photo taken from a hill, overlooking the mill. The river is visible in the bottom foreground of the photo, and on the bank beyond, are all of the mill buildings. Label in upper left corner reads "20". Combining this photo with the ACM Mill photos...
    • ACM Mill with logs in river

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.) -- History; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photo taken from hill overlooking river and mill. The river is in the foreground, full of logs floating on it. On the opposite bank, mill buildings, including the teepee burner, are visible. Label in upper left corner reads "21". Combining this...
    • ACM Mill buildings with river in foreground

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.) -- History; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photo taken from hill, shows the river in the foreground, and mill buildings and lumber stacks on opposite bank. Label in upper left corner reads "17." Photo caption reads: ACM Mill.
    • Newly installed Bonner Mill debarker

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Barkers (Woodworking machinery)
    • Photograph of a portion of Bonner mill. Several buildings are visible with several sets of stairs to different building levels. A log is sitting on the debarker. Photo caption reads: Picture of the Bonner Mill debarker when it was first installed. .
    • Logs just north of Bonner

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade; Forest products industry; Lumber and lumbering
    • Looking down the Blackfoot River toward a mill. Photo caption reads: Logs just north of Bonner. Old swimming hole was by pier.
    • Old Western Sawmill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Western Lumber Company; Blackfoot River (Mont.);
    • Photograph of a sawmill showing several buildings, four smoke stacks, a water tower, a teepee burner, and a conveyor going from the mill pond to the second story of one of the buildings. The mountains in the background are pale, probably as a...
    • ACM lunchroom during World War II

    • 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Forest products industry; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Cafeterias
    • Numerous workers sit at six tables in a lunchroom. Most are looking at the camera. Hats hang on pegs on the walls. Photo caption reads: ACM lunchroom during World War II days.
    • Percy Thibodeau and Dave Mahoney

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.);
    • Two men shake hands in the mill. One man is presenting a paper to the other. Photo caption reads: Percy Thibodeau, Dave Mahoney.
    • Antone Iverson and Melvin Madsen

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs;
    • Two men who are wearing hard hats and shaking hands stand behind a piece of equipment inside a mill. Both men are dressed informally; one wears bib overalls and the other man wears a plaid shirt and slacks. Shelving and tables can be seen in the...
    • Don Ruby in the old ACM jammer

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Close up of a steam jammer sitting in log yard. Photo caption reads: Don Ruby in the old ACM jammer.
    • Plowing snow

    • 1936
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Western Lumber Company; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Snow; Snowplows; Antique and classic trucks -- Photographs; Icehouses; Sawmill workers -- Photographs;...
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "160". Photo shows Carl Johnson standing next to a truck with a snowplow blade fitted to the front. The back is loaded with lumber. There is snow on the ground. Buildings are visible behind the truck. Photo...
    • C.H. Richardson

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Western Lumber Company; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Executives -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Milltown -- Photographs
    • Label in upper left corner of photo reads "157". Photo of older man sitting outside in a wicker rocking chair. He is wearing a striped three-piece suit and a bowler hat. He is holding a cane. There is a large shrub to his left, and behind him...
    • Charlie Oxford logging operation in 1938

    • 1938
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Logging; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry;
    • A girl stand behind two large logs. There is snow on the the ground and a mountain in the background. Photo caption reads: 1938. Charlie Oxford logging operation near Turah. Norma Oxford standing behind logs.
    • Blacksmiths shop

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Blacksmithing -- Equipment and supplies; Western Lumber Company
    • Photograph of two men standing by anvil inside a blacksmith's shop. A variety of tools are visible in the background. The man on left has his left foot resting on base of anvil and an elbow resting on his leg. Other man stands with hands behind...
    • Bonner Mill 1950

    • 1950
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- Blackfoot River Valley -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logs; Lumber; Lumber industry; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photo of mill buildings with logs in the Blackfoot River in foreground. Handwritten across top: "Bonner Mill 1950".
    • Mill operation

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumbering -- Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Employees -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies -- Photographs;...
    • Photograph of two men working inside the mill. Large band saw can be seen in front of the men with logs waiting to be fed into it. Photo caption reads: Mill operation.
    • Denny Pleasant and two other men

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Sawmill workers -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Photograph taken in the lumber mill showing Denny Pleasant, Armand Dufresne, and an unknown man. Photo caption reads: Left to right - 1. Denny Pleasant 2. Armand Dufresne? 3.____. .
    • Loading logs at Bonner Mill

    • 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Log transportation -- Photographs; Logging -- Machinery; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Logs; Logging railroads;
    • Anaconda Forest Products Lumber Jack loader placing logs on train car. There is one man visible inside loader and one man standing next to front wheel of loader, both wearing hardhats. Possibly taken in the 1960s. "Bonner Mill" handwritten on...
    • Ruins left after 1919 fire at ACM Mill

    • 1919
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Fire losses; Debris; Anaconda Copper Mining Company -- Fire, 1919; Lumber industry -- Fires and fire prevention; Factories -- Fires and fire prevention; Fires -- Montana -- Bonner; Bonner Mill...
    • Photo showing burned wreckage of cook house and bunk house. Teepee burner is visible in background. Photo caption reads: ACM Mill, burned in 1919. In background, #1, cook house, #2 bunk house.
    • Hammond Mill

    • 1894; 1895; 1896
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Incinerators; Sawmills;
    • Smoke is rising from a teepee burner at the Hammond Mill. Workhorses, two hitched to a loaded lumber wagon with three men standing on top of the load, the railroad tracks, and wood-frame mill buildings can be seen. Photo caption reads: Old mill.
    • Dislodging debris at the Bonner Dam, 1948

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs;
    • Two men are visible standing on wooden structure in the middle of the Blackfoot River. Large pile of floating debris can be seen in left of image. A pile of lumber is visible on bank of river in the background. Photo caption reads: Rivermen trying...
    • ACM Mill after 1919 fire

    • 1919
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Fire losses; Debris; Anaconda Copper Mining Company -- Fire, 1919; Lumber industry -- Fires and fire prevention; Factories -- Fires and fire prevention; Fires -- Montana -- Bonner; Bonner Mill...
    • Photo shows ruins of ACM Mill after 1919 fire. Numbers written on photo: (1) next to cookhouse, (2) next to bunkhouse. The number "58" is handwritten in upper right hand corner of photo. No photo caption.
    • Logging in Greenough, Montana

    • 1926
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Log transportation; Logging; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Two horses and men move cut logs in a logging operation. At the top of the photo, a handwritten caption says "Greenough, Montana 1926." No photo caption.
    • Wood and stull cutting

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logging; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Clearcutting; Allen Company (Mont.)
    • Photograph shows a clear cut area on flat ground and extending up to the top of a mountain. Brush piles and cut logs are scattered about the flats. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the photo reads "2." Photo caption reads: Wood and stull...
    • ACM officials

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs;
    • Seven men stand in front of the mill office. Three men stand on a step, and four men are in front of them. All men are wearing coats and at least one also wears gloves. A label in upper left corner of the photo reads "41."Photo caption reads: ACM...
    • Dancing in Riverside Park

    • 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Milltown -- Photographs; United States -- Army; World War, 1914-1918; Dance;
    • Three couples dance in the the park. The women are wear dresses and hats. The men wear World War I-era military uniforms. The photo is similar to a photo on another panel. I the background, pine trees, buildings and the water tower from Western...
    • Log jam on the Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logs; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry;
    • Photograph taken from a mountainside looking up the Blackfoot valley and down at the river which is choked full of logs. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the photo reads "7," and a round sticker is attached to the upper left corner of...
    • Early day Bonner Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Horse-drawn vehicles; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Ray and Ed Moss plus four unidentified men stand near three teams of horses, two of which are attached to log wagons. Mill buildings are in the background. Photo caption reads: Early day Bonner Mill; At far left, Ray Moss. Second from left, Ed...
    • Unidentified World War I soldiers who helped guard railroad bridges near Milltown and Bonner

    • 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Soldiers -- United States -- Photographs; United States -- Army; Western Lumber Company;
    • Two unidentified soldiers in uniform stand on railroad tracks. The soldier on the left holds a drawn saber. A handwritten notation in large letters across top of the photograph read "We feel desperate." The mill with smokestacks is visible in the...
    • Gus Stokke's truck at the ACM plant

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • A truck at the ACM plant is backed up to a loading area and carries a load of lumber. The top of a teepee burner and buildings can be seen in the background.The ground is wet. Photo caption reads: One of Gus Stokke's trucks at the ACM plant.
    • Hammond Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo of mill site, including mill buildings, piles of timber, and smoke or steam from milling operations. Mountain is visible in the background. Photo caption reads: Hammond Mill. Circa 1894-1896. Across photo on bottom, original caption reads:...
    • Laminated beams

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Laminated wood; Wooden beams; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo shows a stack of laminated beams in a large mill building. No photo caption.
    • ACM hot pond, 1948

    • 1948
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • High water fills the pond to the base of a building. Part of mill is visible on the left side of the photo. A pile of logs are stacked next to railroad tracks in by the river. Photo caption reads: View of ACM hot pond during high water of 1948.

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