• Sham battle Billings Custer reenactment

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    There were a series of Custer Battlefield ('Custer's Last Battle') re-enactments on the flats between the railroad tracks and the Old Prison, just southeast of North Park. A line of railcars formed th…

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  • Myaer Barn, Main Interior.

    Historic American Buildings Survey, HABS MT-69-B-11 Travis Smith

    Myaer Barn, 2747 Old Hardin Road, Lockwood Flats area, Billings, Yellowstone, MT. Building/structure dates: 1909 initial construction and demolished in 1986.

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  • A T Hansord Used Car Lot, SW corner of North 29th and Montana Avenue.

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    Used car lot of Arthur T. Hansord, a dealer in Dodge Cars and Trucks. You can see the Northern Pacific Railway Freight Station in the backdrop.

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  • Yegen Hardware Store fire, Billings Montana, 1909

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    Fire on Minnesota Avenue, south of the tracks. 'The stock consisted of hardware, paints, oils, some gasoline, two carloads of matches, cartridges, which exploded from time to time, with terrific force…

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  • Parmly Billings Library spiral staircase

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    The new library building was dedicated on May 25, 1969. Shirley Hake was the Library Director during the transition from the Parmly Billings Memorial Library building on Montana Avenue to the Billings…

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  • Edy's Candy and Ice Cream parlor and basement bowling alley at 122 Broadway.

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    Joseph Oliver Edy's Homemade candy and ice cream parlor, with a bowling alley in the basement, at 122 North Broadway in the Babcock Block. Joseph Edy was born in Missouri and raised in Montana (from W…

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  • William S. Hart statue on the rimrocks above Billings, Range Rider of the Yellowstone.

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    The bronze statue of silent movie star William S. Hart and his horse, Paint, was dedicated in July, 1927 - See Range Rider's Vista Embraces Area, Billings Gazette, June 30, 1927 and Billings Three-Day…

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  • Great Western Sugar Company

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    Aerial of the Billings Sugar Factory on State Avenue, looking south to southeast. State Avenue is the southern line of one of the lower of two sections that originally formed the Billings plat of 1882…

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  • Parmly Billings Library under construction

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    The original Parmly Billings Memorial Library, named after Frederick and Julia Billings' eldest child, was dedicated in October, 1901. The Richardsonian Romanesque building located at 2822 Montana Ave…

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  • Stebbins, Post and Mund Bank.

    EA Bromley - Photograph, 1883. Is this the same Edward Augustus Bromley, the famous photo-journalist from St. Paul?

    First Bank in Billings (July, 1882), block 111, looking Northeast (Montana Ave and 26th street). Stebbins, Post and Mund had branches in Wyoming, Montana and the Dakotas (at Deadwood by 1877). W. R. S…

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  • Man standing on the corner of North 28th and Montana Avenue.

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    Unknown man near Chapple Drug Store on Montana Avenue. Charles Chapple photographed many Billings' pioneers near his shop - See 'Charles Chapple Has Had 50-Year Hobby of Collecting Photographs Of Pion…

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  • Eaton Metal Products Company

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    The Albert N. Eaton Metal company of Omaha and Denver first entered Montana at Great Falls in 1928. They manufactured oil tanks of various types - See 'Steel Plant to Open Here in Sixty Days', Billing…

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  • Empire Building

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    Both Billings Polytechnic Institute, later Rocky Mountain College, and Eastern Montana Normal School, now MSU-Billings held classes on the second floor of the Empire building in 1929. Building was at…

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  • Winter feeding of sheep

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    Newman ranch (near present Riverfront Park). Snowy day with 2 horse sleigh team and a flock of sheep.

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  • Billings Cavalry Troop A

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    Montana National Guard, Billings Troop A Cavalry, 1898. The Yellowstone Valley Mill is in the background. The Mill burned down in March, 1909 (it was across the tracks from the Union Depot - it burned…

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  • Parmly Billings Library

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    The original Parmly Billings Memorial Library, named after Frederick and Julia Billings' eldest child, was dedicated in October, 1901. The Richardsonian Romanesque building located at 2822 Montana Ave…

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  • Billings, downtown, looking east-northeast, about 1890.

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    Looking toward downtown Billings, near the railroad tracks and Montana Avenue, north of the tracks, in 1890. The roof of the Headquarters Hotel, which was used as the passenger Depot and telegraph off…

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  • Logan Airport terminal, Billings, about 1960

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    Airport terminal at Logan Field, designed by Cushing and Terrell (CTA) in the 1950s, opened June of 1958. See $600,000 Airline Terminal Is Major Milestone in Billings Aviation History, Billings Gazett…

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  • 2nd regimental band

    Rehder and Hurvey Studio, Anaconda, MT

    2nd Regimental Band, Billings Montana. They marched in the Labor Day parade in Billings, 1905, and performed throughout the state. They were described in 1910: 'The Second Regiment band again delighte…

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  • Fox Theater Lounge

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    Midway between the first floor and the balcony, with approaches from either stairway, is a lounge that undoubtedly will be used as a meeting place for theater parties. The entrances are beautified by…

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