This stone from the Birch Creek Flood area has been placed here in tribute to Station KSEN, Shelby, Montana for its tremendous job of organization and communication during the disastrous flood of June, 8, 1964.
Under the direction of their . . . — — Map (db m161244) HM
At least three generations of motorists have depended upon the courteous, reliable service provided by this longtime Shelby landmark, designed by Continental Oil Company (Conoco) architects and built in 1936. As an adaptation of the competing Pure . . . — — Map (db m161239) HM
May 1923 saw some five hundred buildings under construction in Shelby, according to the Great Falls Tribune. “Main Street resembles a freight yard, [with] lumber and material being strewn about,” it reported. The cause of the boom? The . . . — — Map (db m161246) HM
On January, 23, 1870, soldiers commanded by Colonel Eugene Baker killed 173 Blackfeet Indians in a surprise attack on Heavy Runner's camp near here on the Marias 1869. A man of peace, Heavy Runner had no quarrel with the US Army. His people did not . . . — — Map (db m161387) HM
A narrow gauge railroad nicknamed the "turkey track" used to connect Great Falls, Montana, and Lethbridge, Alberta. When the main line of the Great Northern crossed it in 1891, Shelby Junction came into existence. The hills and plains around here . . . — — Map (db m161386) HM
The Whoop Up Trail came into being in the late 1860's. It headed northwest from Fort Benton to Fort Whoop Up which was built before the broader between Canada and the United States was surveyed. The trail extended to Fort Macleod when that outpost . . . — — Map (db m161388) HM