Missoula in Missoula County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
(Model 1936 Gibson Speeder #2)
HMFM-Champion International, Corp Collection (shuttle car), Rarus Railway Collection (chassis)
Erected by Historical Museum at Fort Missoula (HMFM).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1936.
Location. 46° 50.589′ N, 114° 3.789′ W. Marker is in Missoula, Montana, in Missoula County. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Missoula MT 59804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quartermaster's Root Cellar (within shouting distance of this marker); Sliderock Lookout Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Missoula Guard Tower (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Missoula Alien Detention Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Missoula Alien Detention Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Missoula Barrack Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Missoula Post Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); T-1 Post Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Missoula.
More about this marker. This railcar or "motor" is not a true Galloping Goose. Galloping Goose is the popular name given to a series of seven railcars (officially designated as "motors" by the railroad), built in the 1930s by the Rio Grande Southern Railroad (RGS) and operated until the end of service on the line in the early 1950s. - Wikipedia
Also see . . . Potlatch Forests Inc. Speeders. This site hosts a group of photographs take by John Henderson of Gibson Speeders. (Submitted on September 15, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.