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By Barry Swackhamer, August 17, 2019
Brockway, Montana Marker
Montana (McCone County), Brockway — Brockway, Montana
In 1910, the three Brockway brothers filed on adjoining homesteads along the fertile Redwater River near here. A small trading center on brother James's homestead provided supplies and other services to their neighbors. by 1913, the settlement's . . . — Map (db m143263) HM
Montana (McCone County), Brockway — Dinosaurs
Its (sic) difficult to believe now, but 65 million years ago the middle of this continent was a shallow sea. The area, when not underwater, was part of a hot, humid subtropical coastline of marshes, rivers and river deltas bearing dense vegetation . . . — Map (db m143334) HM
Montana (McCone County), Brockway — Fort Peck Dam and Lake
Located 59 miles north of here is Fort Peck Dam, the largest hydraulically-filled earthen dam in the United States. The dam is nearly four miles in length and 250 feet height. It contains 130 million cubic yards of earth, gravel, and rock. The . . . — Map (db m143333) HM
Montana (McCone County), Brockway — Join the Voyage of Discovery
Wherever you are in Montana, you stand in the pathway of Lewis and Clark. Their 1804-1806 expedition was a grand adventure to investigate the people and resources of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase and to seek a navigable passage across the . . . — Map (db m143265) HM
Montana (McCone County), Circle — Circle
Major Seth Mabry, a former Confederate Army officer, came to the Redwater Valley about 1883, driving a heard of longhorns from Texas. President of the Mabry Cattle Co., he branded with a plain circle iron. From the brand, the operator became known . . . — Map (db m143261) HM
Montana (McCone County), Circle — Northern Pacific Railroad in Redwater Valley
Competition between railroads to get into the Redwater Valley ended with the Interstate Commerce Commission giving the Northern Pacific permission to build the 62 mile line from Glendive to Circle/Brockway. This happened on May 27, 1927 with Foley . . . — Map (db m143262) HM

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