Best Western Paradise Inn
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Bedded in what sounds like a percussive tape-loop of clattering goes the train around the turn, whistling as we pull up the steep hill climb to push on to Dillon, Montana for a week's stay. Lines, contours and shapes all around; I keep thinking about how the cities are vertically structured and the country is mostly horizontal - that is, until you find a mountain. Nothing in a city can loom so high, no skyscraper fitted with a crane could ...
... twenty five historic buildings. In the day, it was a booming gold rush town of about 3000 people looking for gold in grasshopper creek and the surrounding hills. The buildings range from the Hotel Meade to a couple of merchantiles, and the Methodist church. There was, of course, the saloon and the jail, from which you could see the gallows. There was the doctor's office and home, a schoolhouse which also held the Masonic lodge, and the site of the first ...
... was once a gold mining boom town and
the territorial capital of Montana for a time.
It lasted as a town until around 1940 and today it is a ghost town that
is being preserved as a State Park.
They have an excellent short history pamphlet and guide to all the
buildings. Gold will make people do
some crazy things and the town had its’ share of ...
... Lownds in Salt Lake.... Family do come in useful!!.... But we have to get the car serviced/ cleaned up and sorted out, and fix up our broken windscreen ( stone....).
So this is probably going to be my last blog of the trip... From now on it will be just finishing off stuff.. Can't wait to now get back to my house, family and friends......
Thanks to all of you who have followed this "conversation blog...." It was nice "talkin' to y'all"....
... enough, with the help of some awesome horses for me to actually have a go at cutting and chasing down cattle when alternately they were needed out of a bunch or were required to return to the herd from which they had escaped. On my feet, bum out of the saddle going at full pelt I became quite good at rounding off around a fleeing cow and turning it back in the desired direction without losing my hat or my seat and most of the time without losing the cow! The ...