Montana Historic photos, documents, and people

1895

Clemens with kittens and the Little Girl’s Family, Norwegian Shanty Town, Great Falls, Montana. Photographed by James Pond, July 31, 1895. In the summer of 1895, Twain crossed the northern tier of stat

North Coast Limited in Bozeman Pass, Montana, at this scenic pass near Bozeman, Montana, westbound Northern Pacific trains enter the Rockies to pass a total of 28 mountain ranges en route to the Pacif

Rodeo Parade in the Northern Pacific country, colorful street parades open cyclonic roundup celebrations annually every summer in the Northwest's dude ranch and cattle towns.

North Coast Limited and Mission Range, Montana, lordly among 28 ranges of mountains on the Northern Pacific route is the Mission Range of the Rockies near Missoula, Montana.

Crazy Mountain and Yellowstone River, Montana, this scene greets Northern Pacific travelers in the Yellowstone River Valley approaching the Yellowstone Park region, Montana

Gardiner Gateway, Yellowstone Park, ever since 1883 travelers from all over the world have entered Yellowstone Park through its original gateway at Gardiner, Montana

Entrance to Custer Battlefield National Monument and National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Montana -- U.S. Hiway #87 Sheridan, Wyoming to Billings, Montana

August, 1942

First snow of the season in the foothills of the Little Belt Mountains, Lewis and Clark National Forest, Meagher County, Montana

August, 1942

First snow of the season in the foothills of the Little Belt Mountains, Lewis and Clark National Forest, Meagher County, Montana