Saco in Phillips County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
In the Larb Hills south of Saco
This unparalleled roping event was pictured by Montana cowboy artist Charles M. Russell master clerk and recorder of the free open western range in one of his most famous paintings which he titled "Loop and Swift Horses Are Surer Than Lead" This monument commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the epic event is presented as a memorial gift to the Citizen's of the Saco Community and the Historical Society of Montana
William J. Nankeman, Saco, Montana
Montana cowboy artist Charles M. Russell
Pioneer Cattlemen and Cowboy Riders
Square Brand Cow Outfit
Established 1884 by
Fort Benton, Montana Territory
Cowboys Riding Range
W.W. Jaycox, foreman • Ray Campbell, cook • Bill Ator • Atman Broome • Doc Corrigan • Bernard Gibson • Frank Howe • Bill McClammy • Frank McDonald • Frank Patterson • Joe Reynolds • Charley Shufelt
DHS Brand Cow Outfit
Established 1880 by
A.J. Davis, S.T, Hauser and Granville Stuart
Helena, Montana Territory
Cowboys Riding Range
Jim Swindle, foreman • Joe DeGrew, cook • Jim Ivy • Dan Martin • Q.P. McClammy • Joe Parky • Nate Quinn • Norman Swain • Bill Todd • Jim Vail • "Virginia" Bill
Erected 1954 by William J. Nankeman.
Location. 48° 27.381′ N, 107° 20.648′ W. Marker is in Saco, Montana, in Phillips County. Marker is at the intersection of Taylor Street (U.S. 2) and Larb Creek Road/Bank Street, on the right when traveling east on Taylor Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 Taylor Street, Saco MT 59261, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. H. Earl Clack Service Station (within shouting distance of this marker).
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