• Colstrip United sign at Colstrip City Hall (Close Up)

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    A Colstrip United sign is featured prominently in the window of Colstrip's city hall

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  • "Coal Keeps Our Ovens On" Colstrip United sign [Outset]

    Truden, John

    A Colstrip United sign featured prominently at Colstrip's Subway Sandwich restaurant. The sign, which was specifically made for Subway, exclaims "Coal keeps our ovens on"

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  • Rye Park-Trees

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    Pictured are part of Rye Park's small forrest of trees that envelop a well kept lawn for Colstrip's residents to use.

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  • Larger Colstrip United bumper sticker

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    Colstrip United's most commonly used bumper sticker and image. Note the way that Colstrip United uses the bumper sticker to evoke one of their organization's central beliefs - that the town's coal ind…

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  • "Mining Matters" Colstrip United hat

    Truden, John

    A grey Colstrip United hat with the slogan "Mining Matters"

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  • Senior Citizen's Complex and Bicentennial Library

    Truden, John

    Colstrip's Senior Citizen's Center, which provides a number of different services to the community including a robust public library, is another example of the investment that the city and its partner…

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  • Rosebud Foods supports Colstrip United (Front)

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    A Colstrip United sign, similar to a smaller Colstrip United bumper sticker, is featured prominently on Rosebud Foods, the town's main grocery store. This institution is located in the middle of town…

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  • "Coal Keeps Our Ovens On" Colstrip United sign [Inset]

    Truden, John

    A Colstrip United sign featured prominently at Colstrip's Subway Sandwich restaurant. The sign, which was specifically made for Subway, exclaims "Coal keeps our ovens on"

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  • Colstrip Power Plant

    Truden, John

    This photo shows Units I-IV of the Colstrip power plant, the focal point of much of the controversy that Colstrip United formed to respond to. The power plant is just across the road from Rye Park.

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  • Rye Park - Water Park

    Truden, John

    Rye Park, a public park (discussed in the interview as an example of coal industry benefits that Colstrip United is invested in protecting) in the middle of town, reflects both Colstrip's status as a…

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  • "Mining Matters" Colstrip United magnet

    Truden, John

    A large Colstrip United magnet, likely intended for use on a vehicle, that says "Mining Matters"

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  • Colstrip United bumper sticker

    Truden, John

    A Colstrip United bumper sticker, applicable to a number of surfaces and designed to spread interest in Colstrip United.

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  • Colstrip City Hall

    Truden, John

    The main municipal building for the City of Colstrip. Note a Colstrip United sign posted in one of the building's windows.

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  • Colstrip United Business Card

    Truden, John

    Contains logo and contact information

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  • "Coal Keeps the Lights On" Colstrip United magnet

    Truden, John

    A large Colstrip United magnet that says "Coal Keeps the Lights On"

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  • Colstrip United T-shirt

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    A Colstrip United t-shirt sold by the organization to fund its activities ; Note that "#Mining Matters" (located on the back) is a reference to the social media network Twitter.

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  • "I Support Montana Coal" Colstrip United hat

    Truden, John

    A blue Colstrip hat with the name of the organization, a white picture of the Colstrip power plant that has often been used as a symbol for the entire town, and a phrase exclaiming "I support Montana…

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  • "Coal Keeps the Reading Lights On" Colstrip United sign

    Truden, John

    A Colstrip United sign featured at the front desk of the Bicentennial Library of Colstrip, Montana

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  • Rye Park - Water Complex

    Truden, John

    Rye Park also has a larger waterpark, a rarity for a small town in such a cold region. The construction and funding of this waterpark was almost certainly a result of Colstrip's ties to the coal indus…

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  • "Coal Pays the Bills" Colstrip United sign

    Truden, John

    A Colstrip United sign in the office of the Southeastern Montana Development Corporation emphasizing the SMDC's support of Colstrip United

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