La Quinta Inn & Suites Butte
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Pit Mine. Went there and saw mine from observation deck. Anaconda Company had underground mines in area for years and then started the open pit mine in 1955. It operated until 1982. In 1983 they shut down the underground mine pumps and bottom is filled with 41 billion gallons of water. Pit measures 7,000 by 5,600 feet. Very impressive.
Had gourmet dinner (in Butte??) in ...
So day one started off at 700 am, bike loaded and ready to go. The plan was to get to Butte Montana.
Boring , uneventful ride to Coots border crossing, every knows Highway two south so nothing more to say.
Easy border crossing and into the USA at 1 pm, now for the good stuff .... Well the ride from the border to Grand Falls is worst than the ...
Also, we went into an old bank which had the largest vault you could ever imagine. The door alone the told us weighed over 2000 tons, and it took about 30 horses to pull it up the road to the bank!
After dinner we made our last stop at an icon of the downtown, a little Irish Pub called Maloney's. While sipping a very cold Guinness, we met an 81 year old man after he insisted on buying our round. We discovered that ...
... ugly visually (a whole mountain was mined from the top down, leaving a huge pit in its place), but is apparently REALLY ugly, environmentally -- one of the nation's largest, if not THE largest, remaining Superfund sites. Although they have an nice park-like area bordering the industrial area and the pit (trails, grass, picnic areas, benches, etc.), we could not find a venue that would allow us to see down into the pit. The map on the historical markers ...
... and through the Montana Territory, after they were ordered by the U.S. Army to move to a small reservation in central Idaho. They had hoped to elude the Army, but severak confrontations took place on the journey. The battle with the highest number of casualties took place with the surprise siege which occurred while the natives slept in their teepees. The Nez Perce ...