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    • 1st explosion Clark Canyon Dam

    • 1961-10-01
    • Dam construction; Dams;
    • The first explosion at the ground breaking ceremony for Clark Canyon Dam near Armstead Montana
    • A Gilmore and Pittsburgh Train

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    • Water towers; Conductors; Engineers; Fire fighters; Railroad trains;
    • A Gilmore and Pittsburgh train at stand still by the water tower in Armstead, Montana. Left to right is the conductor Andy Burman, the engineer Jack Harpe, and the fireman Dick Given
    • A View of Ranching

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    • Ranches; Aerial photographs; Aerial views;
    • A view of ranching near Armstead before the reservoir covered the valley.
    • Aerial View Clark Canyon Dam

    • 1963
    • Aerial views; Aerial photographs; Dams; Reservoirs;
    • Aerial view of the contruction area for Clark Canyon Dam
    • Aerial View Clark Canyon Reservoir 1966

    • 1966
    • Aerial photographs; Aerial views; Dams; Reservoirs;
    • Clark Canyon Reservoir, previous location of Armstead was on the close side of the island and to the left.
    • After Sunday School 1929

    • 1929
    • Church schools;
    • The front steps of the Armstead schoolhouse after Sunday School in 1929. Top row of stairs from left: ?, Roscoe Gordon, Norma Mc Leod, Coulter Given. Middle row: Margret Given, Mae Gravely, June Brown, Edna Gordon, Rosa Lee Brown. Front row: Della...
    • Armstead Children @ Square Dance Review

    • 1957-03
    • Dance; Dancers;
    • Armstead children at a dance. Front row: Carolyn Simpson, Bernice Hildreth, Barbara Ryan, Adele Rebish. Back row: Paul Chism, Billy Huntsman, Mike Ryan, Norman Gravely.
    • Armstead School children 1939-1940

    • 1939; 1940
    • School children; Teachers;
    • Armstead school students with their teacher Vice Cushman. Front: Ned Welborn, Bill Welborn. Back: Henry (Pat) Hildreth, Robert (Bill) Hildreth.
    • Armstead School children year unknown

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    • Students; Teachers;
    • Armstead school in Armstead Montana. Back row: Kate Knuckey, Nettie Siders, Verona Dansie, Helen Sikers, Bessie Wall (Teacher). Lower row: ? Danise, Clarence Decker, Allen Dansie, Berlin and Ott Gordon. Front row: Pauline Mclntyre, Horace Mclntyre,...
    • Armstead students 1926

    • 1926
    • Students;
    • Armstead students. Girls on the bottom of the merry-go-round: Rosa Lee Brown, Vernita Peterson, Delilah Butt, Edna Gordon, Jone Brown, Billie Ann Rife. Boys in the back row: Joe Brown, Ralph Pedersen. Middle row: Philip Brown, Edward Brown, ?,...
    • Camp Fortunate Monument

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    • Historical markers;
    • Camp Fortunate Monument near Armstead, Montana. The first white men in the Red Rock Valley were members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In August, 1805, the camped for one week at a spot, on the east side of the river, which became known as Camp...
    • Clark Canyon Reservoir 1966

    • 1966
    • Dams; Reservoirs;
    • Clark Canyon Reservoir, previous location of Armstead was behind the island and to the left.
    • Construction Clark Canyon Dam

    • 1963
    • Dam construction; Dams;
    • Construction of the Clark Canyon Dam near the former town of Armstead, Montana.
    • Coy Brown Ranch

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    • Aerial photographs; Aerial views;
    • Coy Brown Ranch, bottom left, looking up Horse Praire. Lewis and Clark route to Lemhi Pass
    • Crossroads at Armstead

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    • Cabins; Cafes;
    • Signs of the local cabins and cafe in Armstead, Montana.
    • Decker children

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    • Family; Children;
    • Decker Children: Helen, Mary Hester, Marge, Ida, and Deck.
    • Depot, Armstead, Montana

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    • Railroad facilities; Transportation facilities;
    • Armstead Railroad Union Pacific Depot
    • Fred Volger

    • 1897; 1898
    • Transportation; Travel; Automobile driving;
    • Fred Volger, manager of the stage lines from Redrock to Salmon, ID drives one of the first cars to Salmon in 1897-1898
    • Gilmore and Pittsburgh Train

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    • Transportation; Railroad trains;
    • A Gilmore and Pittsburgh train on route near Armstead, Montana
    • Goundbreaking Clark Canyon Dam 1961

    • 1961-10-01
    • Dam construction; Dams;
    • Pressing the plunger to explode dynamite at the ground breaking ceremony for Clark Canyon Dam. Left to right: John Neal, Sen. Metcalf, O.A. Bergeson, Congressman Olsen, Father Sullivan, and Floyd E. Dominy
    • Hap Hawkins Lake copy

    • 1964
    • Lakes & ponds; Reservoirs;
    • Hap Hawkins Lake, 1964, shortly after it was completed and filled
    • James Walter Scott

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    • Homesteading; Historians;
    • James Walter Scott married Laura Tolman in 1879. By 1909 the couple had a partnered ranch with the Decker family, they had four children and a newly built hotel called "The Inn" in the newly developed town of Armstead, Montana. Scott died in 1920...
    • July 4th Snowstorm

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    • Snow;
    • July 4th snowstorm in early day Armstead, Montana
    • Laura Tolman Scott

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    • Historians; Homesteading; Activists;
    • Three frames of Laura Tolman Scott. Laura Scott was born in New Hampshire and came to the Red Rock, Montana area with her husband James Walter Scott in 1884. They quickly established the well-known firm of Scott and Decker in partnership with Alph...
    • Miller Brothers Truck Line

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    • Truck industry;
    • Miller Brothers Truck Line operated from 1939 to 1962, when the Dam was completed. The 1958 International had 500,000 miles on it and was run by the Miller Brothers: Shorty (Leon) and Howard Miller.
    • Passenger Train

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    • Railroad companies; Railroad facilities;
    • A passenger train leaving the Gilmore and Pittsburgh depot in Armstead, Montana for Salmon, Idaho.
    • Pipe Organ Lodge

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    • Lodges; Restaurants;
    • Pipe Organ Lodge. A popular place to eat fine food 7 miles north of Armstead on highway 91
    • Post Office Armstead 1950

    • 1950
    • Post offices;
    • The Post Office in Armstead, Montana. The Post Office was active from 1907-1962
    • Scott and Decker families

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    • Families;
    • Scott and Decker family from left: Mildred Scott, Glen Decker, Edith Decker Herndon, Roy Herndon, Marge Decker, Blanche Decker, Laura Scott, Paul Decker, Dan Scott, and Walt Scott.
    • Steam Engine hauling ore cars to Armstead

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    • Steam engines; Ore industry;
    • Buffalo-Pitts double simple steam engine with ore cars huling ore to the railroad at Armstead. Fred Woodside and Frank Madden operate the machine in Armstead, Montana.
    • The Beaverhead River

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    • Rivers; Scenic overlooks;
    • The Beaverhead River near Armstead.
    • The Railroad Stockyard

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    • Stockyards; Livestock; Ranches;
    • The Railroad stockyard. The stockyards expanded several times from 1922 through 1948. Armstead was once the largest shipping point of livestock on the Union Pacific
    • Thrashing Grain

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    • Grain industry; Steam automobiles;
    • Thrashing grain with a steam tractor.
    • Union Pacific Depot Armstead 1935

    • 1935
    • Railroad facilities; Transportation facilities;
    • Armstead's Union Pacific Depot. The second depot built in Armstead, Montana.
    • View Of Armstead Across Red Rock River

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    • Rivers; Schools; Hotels; Railroad companies;
    • View of Armstead across Red Rock River. The school is on the left, the three-story building is the hotel, and on the right is the Oregon Shortline Depot.
    • View Of Ranching copy

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    • Aerial photographs; Aerial views;
    • A view of ranching near Armsteand before the reservoir covered the valley.
    • Walt Lyon Garage

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    • Garages;
    • Walt Lyon Garage. Later John Porhosky Garage.

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