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Archive | October, 2011


Two More Montana Bale Trail Photos

It’s difficult to limit this to just two more Montana Bale Trail photos. This haybale entry in the What The Hay contest was titled Marg-hay-ritaville and it showed three beverages, all different colors. Every year when I drive the What The Hay route during the Montana Bale Trail event I am amazed at the cre-hay-tivity […]

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C M Russell Museum – Always Impressive

I wouldn’t even venture to guess how many times I have been to the C. M. Russell Museum in Great Falls. Every time I visit the Russell I seem to learn something more about this amazing cowboy artist. Right now my favorite exhibit is The Bison: An American Icon. This photo shows the centerpiece of the exhibit but there are many other notable […]

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Pretty Photos of Giant Springs

When we were at Giant Springs State Park the other day I took several photos of the spring. The water bubbling up from the freshwater spring (156 million gallons a day) is at a constant temperature of about 55 degrees year round. That temperature seems to make the park a cool respite on a hot summer […]

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White Sulphur Springs Ranger Station

When I was in White Sulphur Springs the other day I stopped by the district ranger office which is conveniently located right in town. The Lewis & Clark National Forest is huge and there are several ranger stations throughout the forest. Besides having maps and regulations they have people out in the forest periodically so they typically […]

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Kings Hill Scenic Byway – More Photos

As I traveled the Kings Hill Scenic Byway between Great Falls and White Sulphur Springs the other day I probably stopped a dozen times. I was able to take advantage of different light and conditions for the trip there and the trip back. Each time I stopped my camera came out! This photo is about midway on the […]

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Van Oil – Wonderful Service

Let’s set the stage – I was driving a rental vehicle and had been over some rough roads. As I approached White Sulphur Springs a message appeared on my dashboard telling me one of the vehicle’s tires was low. Groan – I don’t like dealing with tires and I had passengers and other things to do. We […]

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Our Final Golf Outing

Whew – this golf trek has been long, exhausting, and a bunch of fun! Our final 9 hole game was played at Signal Point Golf Course overlooking the town of Fort Benton and the Missouri River. Local golfer Bruce Bramlette joined us for our final outing and here’s a photo of him teeing off. Signal Point has […]

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