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You've searched: Jack L. Demmons' Photographs of Bonner, Montana

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    • View of Bonner, Montana

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Buildings -- Photographs; Cities and towns -- Montana -- Photographs; Clark Fork (Mont. and Idaho); Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Schools -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs;
    • Photograph taken from a mountain looking southwest into the town of Bonner. The photo was taken before Interstate 90 was constructed and shows Bonner Dam, Milltown Dam, school, Kelly Pine Field, Bonner homes, and a large mill building. The...
    • Downstream from the dam

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Photograph taken from a vantage point downstream from Milltown dam. Two women sit on a log on the shore of the river. Two men are standing in the river, one has a fishing pole visible in his hands. No photo caption.
    • Looking down into Bonner toward Missoula

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Bridges; Buildings -- Photographs; Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company;
    • An oblique-angle view of the Bonner area from the mouth of canyon, looking generally west toward Missoula. Landmarks in the photograph include Heaven Rock, the Milwaukee trestle, both dams, and Mount Jumbo. Photo caption reads: Mill looking toward...
    • Montana Power dam in Milltown

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Buildings -- Photographs; Montana Power Company
    • The photograph, taken looking to the northeast, shows an oblique view of the Milltown Dam and surrounding area. The dam across the Blackfoot River is seen in the foreground. Duck Bridge is toward the top of the photograph. Hand-printed on the...
    • Milltown Dam during 1908 flood

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dam failures -- Montana; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Looking up the Blackfoot River toward the dam. The fast moving water spills over the dam and surrounds the power plant. Trees and utility poles are partially submerged. The south side of dam appears to be missing. Photo caption reads: Missoula...
    • Milltown Dam construction crew

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Construction;
    • Thirteen man stand in front of the Milltown Dam that is under construction. Another copy of the photo identifies John Karkanen as the man on the left, Paul Cyr as the sixth man from the left, Vital Cyr as the man on the right, and Pat Thibodeau as...
    • Constructing the Milltown dam

    • 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Construction; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana
    • Men working on constructing the Milltown dam, a timber-crib, rock-filled dam, on the Blackfoot River. The power-plant is to the left of the dam, and mountains can be seen in the background. A sticker, with a typed number, 130, has been added in the...
    • Dumping large rock from Blackfoot River into hole in Milltown Dam (5 of 5)

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair;
    • Action shot of large boulder being dumped off of wooden platform into water behind dam structure. Snow is visible on the ground and water can be seen coming through spillway of dam. No photo caption.
    • Dumping large rock from Blackfoot River into hole in Milltown Dam (3 of 5)

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair;
    • Photograph shows man with mustache standing next to large rock which has been dropped onto wooden sled for transportation. A large strand of chain is visible around rock. Photograph reportedly taken near base of damn, spillway is visible to right,...
    • Dumping large rock from Blackfoot River into hole in Milltown Dam (1 of 5)

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair;
    • Image shows found men standing in a snowy landscape watching a large rock being hoisted onto a wooden pallet. Photo caption reads: At Left, K.B. Frye (leftmost of 2 captions). Main caption reads: "Series of five pictures show the loading of a...
    • Repairing the Milltown Dam in 1909 after the 1908 flood

    • 1909
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair
    • Photograph showing detail of timber work for Milltown Dam repair. A sticker, with typed number 138, has been added to the upper left corner of the photograph. Photo caption reads: 1909, Repairing the dam. Pockets were cut in the rock for timbers,...
    • Dumping large rock from Blackfoot River into hole in Milltown Dam (2 of 5)

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair;
    • Photograph of five men in snow with a large rock being hoisted onto wooden platform. Two men are up on sled with right hands resting on rock which has a chain around it and is attached to a hoist above. The second man from the left is K. B. Frye,...
    • Dumping large rock from Blackfoot River into hole in Milltown Dam (4 of 5)

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair;
    • Photograph shows two men standing, with one man up against large rock and another off to the right side. Large chain is around the rock and hoisting it into the air. Wooden sled is visible beneath rock. Photo caption reads: Harry McCann. K.B. Frye.
    • Repairing the Milltown Dam after the 1908 flood

    • 1909
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Maintenance and repair; Men -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Two men stand on the timber framework of the Milltown Dam. The framework is against the rock cliff. A sticker, with typed number 137, has been added to the upper left corner of the photograph. Photo caption reads: 1909, Repairing the dam. Tying the...
    • High water at Milltown Dam in 1938

    • 1938
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of a large volume of water streaming through the dam spillway and possible over the top. Photo taken from concrete walkway along dam. Photo caption reads: Highwater at the Milltown Dam, 1938.
    • Inspecting ice damage to Milltown Dam in 1968

    • 1968-04
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Mud; Dams -- Effect of ice on
    • Photo shows two workers standing on section of dam. Label in upper left corner of photo reads '146.' Photo caption reads: Section of flashboards taken out by ice in March 1968. Also shows mud deposit above dam. April 1968.
    • Accumulated mud and silt in Milltown dam forebay in 1930

    • 1930-10
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Silt; Mud
    • Label in upper right of photo reads '145.' Photo caption reads: View of dam forebay showing accumulation of silt & mud. October 1930.
    • Water flowing over Milltown Dam spillway

    • 1927
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Spillways -- Photographs; Power-plants
    • Photo of water flowing over dam spillway; powerhouse is next to the dam, on opposite bank of river. Label in upper left corner of photo reads '144.' Photo caption reads: 1927.
    • Rock debris left after blast during 1909 Milltown dam repair

    • 1909
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Dams -- Repair; Blackfoot River (Mont.);
    • Photo showing the dam in the background, and a rubble field in the foreground. Photo caption reads: View of work in break taken from bluff after a blast. Note rock in lower right hand corner, 1909.
    • Repairing the Milltown Dam in 1909

    • 1909
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Dams -- Repair; Dams -- Construction -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.)
    • Label in upper left corner reads '140.' Photo caption reads: Repairing the dam in 1909. View of timber work in break behind concrete dam. This was filled with rock and floored over.
    • Toe construction to repair the Milltown dam in 1909

    • 1909
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Dams -- Repair; Dams -- Construction -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Construction workers -- Photographs
    • Photo of nine construction workers standing on wooden dam framework. Label in upper left corner reads '142.' Photo caption reads: Repairing the dam in 1909, toe construction. Note excellent tie to old work. Fill being made between openings before...
    • Water flowing over the Milltown dam during the 1908 flood

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Floods -- Montana
    • This photograph, looking across the river, was taken during the flood of 1908. A portion of the power plant can be seen with water flowing over Milltown Dam and above ground level of the power plant. The embankment to the road and the mountain...
    • Water flowing over the Milltown dam during the 1908 flood

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Floods -- Montana; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana
    • Water flows over the Milltown dam during the flood of 1908. Water flows around and under the bottom of the power plant. Milltown can be seen in the background. The photograph is taken looking upstream, and the mountains on both sides of the...
    • Water flowing over the dam in the 1908 flood

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Floods -- Montana; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana
    • Water flows over the Milltown dam during the flood of 1908. The power plant is surrounded by water. Flow at the dam during the flood was estimated at 48,000 cubic feet per second. A sticker, with typed number 133, has been added to the upper left...
    • Looking towards the Milltown Dam during the 1908 flood

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Floods -- Montana; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana;
    • Water flows over the Milltown Dam during the flood of 1908. The power plant is surrounded by water. Another building in the foreground is partially submerged. Photo caption reads: Looking east towards the Milltown Dam during the flood of 1908.
    • Flooding at the Milltown dam in 1908

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Floods -- Montana; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana
    • Water flows over the Milltown dam during the flood of 1908. Water flows around and under the bottom of the power plant. A sticker, with typed number 135, has been added to the upper left corner of the photograph. Photo caption reads: 1908 flood.
    • Milltown Dam with railroad grade and Big Blackfoot Milling Company mills in background

    • 1909-04-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Flour mills -- Montana -- Photographs; Bridges; Hydroelectric power plants
    • Looking up the Blackfoot River at the Milltown Dam and powerhouse. The view shows a railroad grad and bridge, and Milltown can be seen in the background.A sticker, with typed number 131, has been added to the upper left corner of the photograph....
    • Turbines inside the Milltown Dam and powerhouse

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Hydroelectric power plants -- Montana; Turbines; Men -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Man standing in a large open room with the five turbines that had a rated capacity of 13,000 kilowatts. A sticker, with a typed number, 132, has been added in the the upper left corner of the photograph. Photo caption reads: Inside the Milltown Dam...
    • 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.
    • High water at Milltown Dam in 1938

    • 1938
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Clark Fork (Mont. and Idaho);
    • Photo taken downstream of the dam. The word 'ditto' is handwritten in the upper left corner of photo. Photo caption reads: High water at the Milltown Dam, 1938.
    • Power plant worker housing north of Milltown Dam about 1915

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Industrial housing; Company towns; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Houses -- Montana -- Milltown -- Photographs
    • Photo taken from above, showing row of houses, each with a fenced yard, and mature trees. Beyond, stacks of lumber are visible. Label in upper left corner of photo reads '149.' Photo caption reads: Houses of power plant workers, just north of...
    • Milltown circa 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Reservoirs; Rivers; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photo looking north from across Milltown dam up the Blackfoot River. The railroad and highway bridge are visible on the left, part of horse barn on the far left and a two-story school and two churches on the far right. Milltown is in the...
    • Sunday picnic at the old park near the Milltown Dam

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Parks -- Montana; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Women -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Three men run in an open field in the park while a woman looks on. Photo caption reads: A Sunday picnic at the old park near the Milltown Dam.
    • Norwegian-heritage picnic

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Picnics; Ethnic festivals -- Montana; Norwegian-Americans -- Montana
    • Photo of a large group of people, a few in ethnic costume, posed on the grass of a park. Norwegian and American flags are on poles behind them. A roof is visible in the background. Photo is perhaps taken at Riverside Park by Milltown Dam. Photo...
    • Early day aerial view of Milltown Dam

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Power-plants -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Low-angle aerial view of dam and powerhouse. Photo caption reads: An early view of the Milltown Dam.
    • Inside the old Milwaukee Railroad tunnel near the Milltown Dam

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Railroad tracks -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph taken inside of train tunnel reportedly looking to the west. Camera was placed on right rail for a long exposure. Wooden planking is visible on the walls, and light can be seen at end of tunnel and on the rocks on the ground. Photo...
    • Inside the Milwaukee Railroad tunnel south of the Milltown Dam

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Railroad tracks -- Montana -- Photographs; Tunnels -- Montana;
    • Photograph taken from inside a tunnel on the old Milwaukee Railroad line looking towards the west. A man can be seen in silhouette walking on the tracks. Powerline poles can be seen along the tracks outside of the tunnel. Photo caption reads:...
    • View of Milltown Dam from upstream

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Reservoirs; Rivers; Dams -- Montana -- Photographs; Clark Fork (Mont. and Idaho);
    • View of Milltown Dam from upstream, surface of water in the foreground of the photo. Mountains are visible to the side of the dam and in the background. Photo caption reads: Looking downriver from the reservoir behind the Milltown Dam on the...
    • Wilbur Lehman as a boy near old Mullan Road

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Rivers; Mullan Road
    • Boy, wearing an old-fashioned boy's outfit, stands on a rock in Milltown where I-90 is today. The Milltown Dam, overlook, and reservoir are in background, downstream. Photo caption reads: Wilbur Lehman. Old Mullan Road was to his left.
    • 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...
    • Clark Fork River swimming hole

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Swimmers; Bridges; Rivers -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Three girls in swim caps are in the river with heads and shoulders visible above water. The Duck Bridge is in the background. The photo was taken from the middle of the river. Silhouettes of other people can be seen on the bridge, and another...
    • Soldiers guarding the tunnel near Milltown Dam during World War I

    • 1917
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; World War, 1914-1918; United States -- Army; Tunnels -- Montana;
    • Three soldiers stand on the railroad tracks in front of the entrance to a tunnel. Two are holding rifles. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the photo reads "61." Photo caption reads: Soldiers guarding the tunnel near Milltown Dam, WWI.
    • Sailboat on Milltown Dam reservoir

    • 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Reservoirs; Sailing; Sailboats
    • A small sailboat can be seen on the reservoir. The reflection off the water makes details of the boat hard to see. Photo caption reads: A sailboat on the reservoir behind the Milltown Dam. Late 1930s.

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