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Billings in Yellowstone County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

The Yellowstone Garage - 1920

Historic Montana Avenue

 
 
The Yellowstone Garage - 1920 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2020
1. The Yellowstone Garage - 1920 Marker
Inscription.  This prominent building, situated across from the railroad depot, was also known as "Enterprise Garage and Sales" and was a repair shop for many years. It was recently renovated to house several retail businesses.
 
Erected by Downtown Billings Starts Here. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 45° 47.054′ N, 108° 29.936′ W. Marker is in Billings, Montana, in Yellowstone County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Montana Avenue (Business Interstate 90) and North 23rd Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2303 Montana Avenue, Billings MT 59101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sawyer Stores - 1928 (a few steps from this marker); Sawyer Stores (within shouting distance of this marker); Teddy Roosevelt Visits the Depot - 1918 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Flood of 1937 (within shouting distance of this marker);
The Yellowstone Garage - 1920 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Google maps screen shot, February 3, 2021
2. The Yellowstone Garage - 1920 and Marker
The marker is on the streetlight pole on the right.
The Billings Brewery - Opened in 1899 (within shouting distance of this marker); Northern Pacific Depot "Union Station" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Purity Bread Company (within shouting distance of this marker); The Northern Pacific Depot - 1909 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Billings.
 
More about this marker. Markers erected by Downtown Billings Starts Here are secure to streetlight poles and are only visible from the sidewalk provided they are not covered by a flower pot.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2021, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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