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    • Western Lumber Company and the old Black Highway Bridge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Western Lumber Company; Blackfoot River (Mont.)
    • A bridge crosses a river with logs floating in the river. There is snow on the ground and what appears to be ice in the river. Photo caption reads: Looking to the southwest towards the old Western Mill and the old Black Highway Bridge.
    • Swimming hole

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Children -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Swimmers; Bathing suits
    • A group of children in swimsuits stand on top of a wood and rock pier. At least one child is in the river. The highway is visible in background. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the photo reads "218." Photo caption reads: Man at far...
    • Swimmers on the Milltown Bridge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Swimmers; Bathing suits; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Boys -- Montana -- Milltown -- Photographs; Bridges;
    • A group of unidentified young boys sit on and in front of the bridge railing looking south. The Blackfoot River can be seen in the background. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the photo reads "219." Photo caption reads: Swimmers posing...
    • Log jam in the Blackfoot River

    • 1925
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Logging; Logs;
    • A log jam on the Blackfoot River, above Heaven Rock, Johnson Creek, completely covers the water. Both banks of the river can be seen with no water visible between the banks. Photo caption reads: Log Jam in the Blackfoot River, spring 1925.
    • 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...
    • MacNamara's Landing

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Barns; Bridges
    • A number of people are engaged in a variety of activities at MacNamara's Landing, about 15 miles up the Blackfoot River from Bonner. The photograph shows a house, a barn, bridges, wagons and carts. Photo caption reads: MacNamara's Landing.
    • 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.
    • View of Bonner Mill from the air

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Hotel Margaret (Bonner, Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumbering -- Montana -- History
    • Aerial photo take upriver of the mill with river in foreground and up the right side of the photo. Logs are floating on the river. Hotel Margaret is visible in the upper left of the photo. There are no grandstands at the baseball field, indicating...
    • Tempa Demmons

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • An older woman stands in a yard in front of a bush. She carries a purse and wears a dress and white scarf. Photo caption reads: Tempa Demmons (wife of Jeff Demmons, A.C.M. river boss).
    • Old flour mill and power plant, about 1900

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Flour mills -- Montana -- Photographs; Power plants -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Blackfoot River is in foreground of photo; there are some logs floating in the lower left of the photo. The old flour mill (which burned down in 1904) is shown on the left, and the power plant on the right. Photo caption reads: About 1900. Old...
    • Filming of the movie Timberjack at Bonner and in the Blackfoot in the early 1950s

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Motion pictures -- History -- 20th century; Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Motion pictures -- Pictorial works; Motion picture locations -- Montana -- Photographs;...
    • Blurry color photograph taken outdoors shows a Shay locomotive, with steam and smoke. Crowds of people are around it. High weeds in the foreground. Some house roofs are visible behind engine. The motion picture was released in 1955. Photo caption...
    • 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.
    • Filming of the movie Timberjack in the Blackfoot during the early 1950's

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Blackfoot River Valley (Mont.); Men -- Photographs; Freight cars -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Motion pictures -- History -- 20th century; Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Motion...
    • Color photo of seven unidentified men standing in brush below railroad track. There is one flatcar visible on the track. The film was released in 1955. Photo caption reads: Filming of the movie Timberjack in the Blackfoot during the early 1950's.
    • The Akin family

    • 1956
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Families -- Montana -- Photographs; Married people -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Women -- Montana -- Photographs; Girls -- Montana -- Photographs; Boys -- Montana --...
    • Family posed together outside. A lake or river is directly behind them, with swimmers visible. Mountains are in the distance. The three young girls are wearing matching plaid blouses. Photo caption reads: Back row, left to right, 1956. James Akin,...
    • Crossing the Blackfoot River in the early days

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Horse-drawn vehicles
    • Five men stand in an uncovered, horse-drawn wagon in the middle of the Blackfoot River. Photo caption reads: Crossing the Blackfoot River in early days.
    • Women on log by Bonner Mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Logs;
    • Five women wearing slacks and hats stand on a log near the Bonner Mill. Two of the women are not identified in the caption. Photo caption reads: Left to right - 1. __ 2. __ 3. Mabl Cyr 4. Alma Rooney 5. Edith Rooney.
    • On the Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Boats and boating; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Women -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Four adults, all wearing hats, sit in a rowboat below Mill Dam. The boat is perpendicular to the shore in the middle of river. A teepee burner and other mill buildings can be seen near the river bank. A label affixed to the upper left corner of the...
    • Four fishermen display their catch

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Montana -- Social life and customs; Fishing -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.)
    • Four fisherman standing in a boat on the Blackfoot River showing off their catch. Photo caption reads: Left to right: Charles Johnson, Armand Dufresne, Oscar Shoholm, Klas Johnson.
    • Swimmers pose by Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Teenage boys -- Montana; Boys -- Montana; Swimmers; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs
    • Four teenage boys with towels around their waists stand on a rock next to the Blackfoot River. Photo caption reads: Howard Johnson, Bob Sowre, Donald Rooney, Bill Dix.
    • Posing by the Mullan Monument at the confluence of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Mullan, John, 1830-1909 -- Monuments -- Montana; Women -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Four women stand in front of the fence surrounding the monument. Railroad tracks, a teepee burner, and smokestack can be seen in the background between the monument and the mountains. The monument was later moved into Missoula at intersection of...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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 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....
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Log jam in the Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Trestles; Lumber trade; Forest products industry
    • Logs behind boom in the Blackfoot River. The middle bridge is visible, and the photograph was taken looking toward the mouth of the river. Photo caption reads: Log jam in Blackfoot River.
    • Log drive above Bonner

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Log driving; Rivers
    • Logs fill the Blackfoot river just above Bonner. The road and buildings can be seen on the east side of the river. Photo caption reads: Log drive.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Bonner and Milltown, Montana

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Blackfoot River Valley (Mont.); Clark Fork (Mont. and Idaho); Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Mullan Road;
    • Looking northeast across the Clark Fork River into Milltown and Bonner and up into Blackfoot River Valley. Milltown is in the foreground with two bridges crossing the Blackfoot River at Milltown near the confluence of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Orvo and Ellen Elo on the bank of the Blackfoot

    • 1939
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Women -- Montana -- Photographs; Swimmers; Rivers;
    • Man and woman having fun on the bank of the Blackfoot River. The man is facing the camera and the woman's back is to the camera. Both are wearing swim suits. The man is holding a box camera in his right hand. Photo caption reads: Orvo (Honey)...
    • Joe Jacobson

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Fishing -- Montana; Fishers -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Man in t-shirt with suspenders by the river. Beside him is a fishing creel. Photo caption reads: Joe Jacobson.
    • 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...
    • Norman Jacobson and Zeph Space

    • 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Young men -- Montana -- Photographs; World War, 1939-1945; United States -- Army; Soldiers -- United States -- Photographs; Railroad ties; Men -- Photographs
    • Photgraph of Norman Jacobson and Zeph Space, both of the United States Army, wearing thier uniforms and standing on the Blackfoot trestle. Logs can be seen in the river below, and mountains are in the background. Picture was taken during World War...
    • Digging potatoes in 1917

    • 1917
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Draft horses; Horses; Potato growers -- Montana; Potatoes -- Harvesting -- Montana; East Missoula (Mont.); Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Agricultural laborers
    • Photo location is actually between East Missoula and Marshall Grade, with east side of Marshall Grade in background. A young man stands beside four-horse team and holds the reins; another man stands towards back of team. The road along river...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Dick Bush fishing the Blackfoot River, 1936

    • 1936
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Creels (Fishing); Fishing -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Fishers -- Photographs; Fly fishing -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo of a man fishing along a river. He is holding a fishing rod, wearing a hat, and has a creel hanging from his shoulder. Caption should read "Blue Slide." Photo caption reads: "Dick Bush along the Blackfoot River where the road along the Blue...
    • Boat sinks near Bonner Mill Dam

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Dams -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; Dam failures -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; Dam failures -- Montana -- Bonner -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo of a swollen river near the Bonner Mill Dam. Blurry side view of Arne Karnanen, jumping onto debris pile in the river. A second man, wearing a hard hat, is standing on a bar above the river. There is a pile of logs on the opposite shoreline....
    • Ingeborg Michelson

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Photographs; Rivers -- Montana; Railroad tracks -- Montana; Bridges; Trestles
    • Photo of a woman in a dress with wide collar and a cloche hat, standing between two sets of railroad tracks. Mountain and trestle bridge over river are visible in the background. Photo caption reads: Ingeborg Michelson.
    • The Swedish Missions Church

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Church buildings -- Montana -- Milltown; Lutheran church buildings -- Montana; Men -- Montana -- Milltown; Women -- Montana --...
    • Photo of church building, with approximately 20 adults and children standing on the front steps. According to the book 'A grass roots tribute: The story of Bonner, Montana,' the Swedish Community Church was a Lutheran church built in the early...
    • 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".
    • Milltown around 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; School buildings -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs; Church buildings -- Montana; Clark Fork (Mont. and Idaho);
    • Photo of Milltown with the Bonner Mill, Catholic church and school in the background. The Clark Fork River just visible in foreground. Photo caption reads: Milltown about 1915. Bonner Mill, school, church in background. Label in upper left...
    • Milltown around 1915

    • 1915
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Clark Fork (Mont. and Idaho); Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photo of Milltown with the junction of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers in the foreground. Part of the railroad bridge is visible on the left. Photo caption reads: Milltown, about 1915, the old Mullan Trail & McCormick Hill can be seen. Label...
    • Milltown Near the old Highway Bridge in the 1930s

    • 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.)
    • Photo of Milltown, showing various homes and storefronts. In lower left of photo, the name "Reardon's" is visible on one storefront. Blackfoot River is visible in the background of photo. Photo caption reads: A picture of a portion of Milltown...
    • 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...
    • Ice fishing on the Blackfoot River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Fishers -- Montana -- Photographs; Ice fishing -- Montana; Creels (Fishing); Fishing rods
    • Photo of three ice fishermen, sitting or kneeling on the snow, each holding a fishing rod. A creel is on the ground between Pearl and Kenny, with several fish on the snow in front of Pearl. Photo caption reads: Left to right: Paul Lizotte, Pearl...
    • Relaxing under the Milltown bridge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Teenage boys -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photo of two teenage boys. One is standing in the river, and the other is on the dock. Taken near the dock under the Milltown Bridge. Photo caption reads: Left to right: 1. Walter Hook 2. Ernest Lizotte.
    • 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.
    • Thorvald and Arnold Mickelson along the banks of the Blackfoot

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Brothers -- Montana -- Photographs; Boys -- Montana -- Photographs
    • Photo of two young boys sitting together on a large rock overlooking the Blackfoot River. Photo caption reads: Left to Right: Thorvald and Arnold Mickelson along the banks of the Blackfoot River.
    • 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.
    • Log jam in Bonner in 1908

    • 1908-06-14
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Anaconda Copper Mining Company -- History; Bonner (Mont.) -- History; Bonner Mill (Bonner, Mont.); Log...
    • Photo shows mill in background; river in foreground is completely covered by logs. Handwritten across the top of the photo: "Log jam, Bonner, Mont., June 14, 1908"; label in upper left corner of photo reads "13." Typed photo caption reads: 1908 log...
    • 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.
    • Potomac logging camp

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River Valley (Mont.); Shay locomotives; Logging -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- History; Logging -- Montana -- Blackfoot River Valley -- Photographs; Timekeeping; Steam...
    • Photo shows Shay engine pulling caboose and flatcar, taken at an angle from the rear of the train. Three men are on the flatcar: two seated and one standing. Kenneth Ross is one of the men on the flatcar. Another man is standing on the ground next...
    • Blackfoot River near the Chaffey homestead

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs
    • Photo shows the river, full of logs, with a long pile of logs on the bank at the left side of the photo. A homestead is visible on the opposite bank. Photo caption reads: Blackfoot River near the old Chaffey homestead, and a short distance from the...
    • Soldiers and ladies beside the Clark Fork River

    • 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Women -- Montana -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Soldiers -- United States -- Photographs; Rivers -- Montana -- Photographs; Clark Fork (Mont. and Idaho)
    • Photo shows three men in Army uniforms and three women in dresses and hats, all standing on rocks next to railroad tracks, at the base of a sign which reads "Private Property. Keep Off" The river is visible in the background, and there is a black...
    • 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.
    • Old Blackfoot road

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs; Roads; Dirt roads
    • Photo taken down a dirt road, running alongside a river. There is a steep, rock-covered hillside to the right of the road. Photo caption reads: The old Blackfoot road, just north of the Blue Slide area.
    • 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.
    • 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 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Five men stand on log barge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Logging -- Equipment and supplies
    • Photograph featuring five men standing above a river amongst cut logs. Various logging tools are held by the men, one saw, three cant hooks and one peavey. River is most likely Blackfoot River. Photo caption reads: Left to right: 1. __, 2. Me'Me...
    • Bonner, early 1950s

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Cities and towns -- Montana -- Photographs; Lumber trade -- Montana -- Photographs; Trestles;
    • Photograph looking down into Bonner and the Blackfoot River. The photograph shows the road along the river, train tracks, and a trestle. The mill can be seen in the photograph as well as town buildings. Mountains can be seen in the background. Logs...
    • Bonner streetcar bridge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Bridges; Blackfoot River (Mont.); Electric railroads
    • Photograph of a bridge across a river, probably the Blackfoot River. A barn, some trees, and a mountain can be seen in the background. The air in the background appears hazy. Photo caption reads: The old Bonner streetcar bridge at Milltown.
    • Blackfoot River north of Bonner, 1900s

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Log transportation -- Photographs; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of a logjam on the Blackfoot River with snow-capped mountain in background. Photo caption reads: View of the Blackfoot River just north of Bonner in the 1900's.
    • 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...
    • Ellen Elo near the old County Bridge over the Blackfoot River into Milltown

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of a young woman in a bathing suit sitting on a piece of lumber on the banks of the Blackfoot River near a bridge. Across the river some buildings can be seen in what is reported to be Milltown. Bridge is metal with large concrete...
    • Children posing next to house

    • 1910
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Photograph of children assembled in yard of house. Two girls in white, three boys wearing matching shirts. Youngest girl sits in chair at center of photograph. Photo caption reads: This picture taken in 1910 by the house along the Blackfoot River...
    • Old Blackfoot Road along the Clearwater River

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Photograph of dirt road running along a lake, a hill is visible in the background. Handwritten in the lower center of the picture is a copyright symbol and the name Don McKay. Photo caption reads: The old Blackfoot road, near the Placid Lake cutoff...
    • 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,...
    • Shay engine at water pump

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Locomotives -- Photographs; Shay locomotives
    • Photograph of four men standing in front of Shay steam locomotive engine, another man is on top of engine, leaning over the water pipe filling the locomotive's tank. Location of photo is the north end of Bonner with cliffs across river visible in...
    • High water at the Bonner dam during May 1948

    • 1948
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of heavy river flow at the Bonner Dam. Photo caption reads: High water at the Bonner dam during May, 1948.
    • Leo Dufresne with his dog

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Boys -- Montana -- Photographs; Children -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of Leo Dufresne and his dog Spot sitting by the river. Photo caption reads: Leo Dufresne and dog Spot.
    • Loading logs at the old mill

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs; Lumber-yards -- Montana -- Photographs; Sawmills -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of logs channeled off of main river being fed up chute into sawmill. A teepee burner, half of the mill dam and a few houses are also visible in photo. Photo caption reads: Old mill showing log loading.
    • ACM Mill in winter

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- photographs; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of the ACM Mill with a teepee burner on the right side of the photograph and mountains across river in background. Photo caption reads: An old-time picture of The ACM mill in winter.
    • Building a logging bridge

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Photograph of the construction of a log bridge for use in logging operations. Four men stand on some of the logs at center of photograph. Two horses can be seen standing on shoreline of a river. Photo caption reads: Building a logging bridge. .
    • 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...
    • Bonner School Staff - 1943

    • 1943
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Schools -- Montana -- Bonner -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of three woman and one man standing at steps of school, camera looking north up towards Blackfoot River, pine trees and Kelly Pine field grandstands are visible in the background. Steps to school are visible behind and to right of the...
    • Two men work at breaking up log jam near the Bonner Mill

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- Blackfoot River Valley -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of two men in the middle of a river attempting to dislodge a log jam. Logs are visible piled on riverbank behind the men. Photo caption reads: High water at the Bonner Mill, May of 1948. Arne Karkanen is at the left with the pike pole.
    • Blackfoot Valley in 1963

    • 1963
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Blackfoot River Valley (Mont.) -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs; Logging -- Montana -- Blackfoot River Valley -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of two men measuring a pine tree in a forest setting. The trunk of a large ponderosa pine can be seen next to the men in the center of the photograph. Other types of pine trees are visible in the open forest. Photo caption reads:...
    • Milltown before 1910

    • 1910
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- History; Milltown (Mont.) -- Photographs;
    • Photograph of two rows of houses looking south to the already-logged slope of Mt. Sentinel west of Deer Creek. River not visible in photograph. Photo caption reads: Milltown before 1910.
    • Ice skaters on frozen river

    • 1920
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Ice skaters -- Montana -- Photographs; Ice on rivers, lakes, etc. -- Montana; Rivers -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph reportedly circa 1920 with nine men wearing ice skates posing on a frozen river, probably the Blackfoot River. Most of the skaters are wearing ties or formal coats. Other skaters are visible further out on the river and the county bridge...
    • 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...
    • Milwaukee camp erected during construction of the railroad in Blackfoot

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    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company
    • Photograph shows buildings in a valley. Several wagons are near the buildings. Photo caption reads: Milwaukee Camp; During construction of the railroad in the Blackfoot. Approximately 2 miles above Bonner and across the river from the Lafray home. .
    • River crew prepaing to dislodge debris at the Bonner Dam, 1948

    • 1948-05
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History; Lumber industry -- Employees -- Photographs; Men -- Montana -- Photographs;
    • Photograph shows four men in a bateau in the middle of the Blackfoot River. The front three are standing, fourth man sits holding pole attached to plank extending from riverbank. Front man in boat clutches cable mounted to pulley attached to a...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Milltown bridge flooded by Blackfoot River in 1980

    • 1908
    • Bonner (Mont.) -- Photographs; Montana -- History
    • Photograph shows the Blackfoot River waters flowing over the surface of the Milltown Bridge in 1908. A small logjam is butting up against bridge and one man is climbing across the jam in the left of the pring. Photo caption reads: 1908 flood;...
    • 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....

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