Fifty Cents an Hour : The Builders and Boomtowns of the Fort Peck Dam

Fifty Cents an Hour : The Builders and

Fifty Cents An Hour: The Builders and Boomtowns of the Fort Peck Dam One of the most fascinating chapters in Montana history is the building of the Fort Peck Dam across the Missouri River in northeast Montana. The story of the people who built it, is another. Project Number 30, the Fort Peck Dam, was authorized by President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression of the 1930s, and built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It provided jobs and hope for the thousands of unemployed Montana workers, and others across the country. It left a legacy of flood control, electric power, and recreation on Fort Peck Lake enjoyed by thousands today. My family's four year involvement with "the dam" project led me to write a book:

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Valley County, Montana: Including its History, the Fort Peck Dam, the Fort Peck Theatre, and More

Valley County, Montana: Including its History, the Fort

Discover Valley County like you have never seen it before. Whether you are a first time traveler or avid visitor of this region of the world, this book is the perfect guide for you. Read about all the amazing surprises you could find and all the must see places. Included in this book are the Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge, the Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, and everything in between. With content from a huge community of contributors, you get the convenience and security of a real print travel guide, but with fresh data and content. Earth Eyes Destinations represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under Creative Commons licensing, although as we increase in scope and dimension, more licensed and public domain content is being added. We believe books such as this represent a new and exciting lexicon in the sharing of human knowledge.

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Lower Missouri River Basin : final environmental impact statement for water reservation applications below Fort Peck Dam Volume 1994

Lower Missouri River Basin : final environmental impact

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally enhance the original work, there are occasionally instances where imperfections such as blurred or missing pages, poor pictures or errant marks may have been introduced due to either the quality of the original work or the scanning process itself. Despite these occasional imperfections, we have brought it back into print as part of our ongoing global book preservation commitment, providing customers with access to the best possible historical reprints. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher.

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BUCKING THE SUN : A Novel

BUCKING THE SUN : A

Bucking the Sun is the story of the Duff family, homesteaders driven from the Montana bottomland to work on one of the New Deal’s most audacious projects—the damming of the Missouri River.Through the story of each family member—a wrathful father, a mettlesome mother, and three very different sons, and the memorable women they marry—Doig conveys a sense of time and place that is at once epic in scope and rich in detail.

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Lower Missouri River Basin : draft environmental impact statement for water reservation applications below Fort Peck Dam Volume 1994

Lower Missouri River Basin : draft environmental impact

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally enhance the original work, there are occasionally instances where imperfections such as blurred or missing pages, poor pictures or errant marks may have been introduced due to either the quality of the original work or the scanning process itself. Despite these occasional imperfections, we have brought it back into print as part of our ongoing global book preservation commitment, providing customers with access to the best possible historical reprints. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher.

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Fort Peck Construction Workers Directory Volume I - July 1987 - 1937-1987 - Fifty Years of Service (biographies, memories of Fort Peck Dam workers)

Fort Peck Construction Workers Directory Volume I -

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The Bartender's Tale (Two Medicine Country)

The Bartender's Tale (Two Medicine

From a great American storyteller, a one-of-a-kind father and his precocious son, rocked by a time of change.Tom Harry has a streak of frost in his black pompadour and a venerable bar called The Medicine Lodge, the chief watering hole and last refuge of the town of Gros Ventre, in northern Montana. Tom also has a son named Rusty, an “accident between the sheets” whose mother deserted them both years ago.The pair make an odd kind of family, with the bar their true home, but they manage just fine. Until the summer of 1960, that is, when Rusty  turns twelve. Change arrives with gale force, in the person of Proxy, a taxi dancer Tom knew back when, and her beatnik daughter, Francine. Is Francine, as Proxy claims, the unsuspected legacy of her and Tom’s past? Without a doubt she is an unsettling gust of the future, upending every certainty in Rusty’s life and generating a mist of passion and pretense that seems to obscure everyone’s vision but his own. As Rusty struggles to decipher the oddities of adult behavior and the mysteries build toward a reckoning, Ivan Doig wonderfully captures how the world becomes bigger and the past becomes more complex in the last moments of childhood.

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Geomorphological Channel and Bank Assessment of the Missouri River - Fort Peck Dam to Ponca State Park

Geomorphological Channel and Bank Assessment of the Missouri

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Fort Peck Tunnel No. 1 Rehabilitation, Fort Peck Dam, Montana

Fort Peck Tunnel No. 1 Rehabilitation, Fort Peck

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Missouri River Basin: Final Environmental Impact Statement for Water Reservation Applications Above Fort Peck Dam: 1992

Missouri River Basin: Final Environmental Impact Statement for

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Missouri River Basin: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Water Reservation Applications Above Fort Peck Dam: 1991

Missouri River Basin: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for

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Application for Reservations of Water in the Missouri River Basin Above Fort Peck Dam: Vol 11989 V. 1

Application for Reservations of Water in the Missouri

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Application for Reservations of Water in the Missouri River Basin Above Fort Peck Dam: 1989

Application for Reservations of Water in the Missouri

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Application for Reservations of Water in the Missouri River Basin Above Fort Peck Dam: Summary Purpose, Need, Amount, Public Interest, Management Plan, Appendices and Attachments: 1989

Application for Reservations of Water in the Missouri

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Missouri River Basin: Final Order of the Board of Natural Resources and Conservation Establishing Water Reservations Above Fort Peck Dam

Missouri River Basin: Final Order of the Board

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Life Magazine with Cover Photo of Dam At Fort Peck, Montana - Volume 1 Number 1 - 11.23.1936

Life Magazine with Cover Photo of Dam At

November 23, 1936, Vol. 1, No. 1 - Articles include Franklin Roosevelt's Wild West which became a hallmark of the Life Magazine tradition; LIFE on American Newsfront, Chinatown School; President's Album; Curry of Kansas; Greatest Living Actress (Helen Hayes); NBC; Fort Knox; Fort Belvedere; Camera Overseas; Robert Taylor; One Legged Man on a Mountain; and a lot more! Advertisements are very entertaining and include auto makers Oldsmobile, Plymouth, GMC, Ford, Hudson, and relatively unheard of Nash Auto which features its Lafayette Model. Wonderful primary source of the 1930s era and secondary source of relevant articles.

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Geology and mineral resources of Missouri River Valley between head of Fort Peck Reservoir and Morony Dam, Montana

Geology and mineral resources of Missouri River Valley

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Glasgow and Valley County

Glasgow and Valley

Once known only as "Siding 45," Glasgow, Montana, was named by a railroad clerk's random finger poke on a spinning globe in 1887. Resourceful land speculators lured its first homesteaders with the promise, "Pin your faith in Glasgow and you shall wear diamonds." Successful farmers and cowboys initially made the community an agricultural center and the seat of Valley County. The 1930s drought and depression eras brought hard times, however, before the construction of the New Deal Fort Peck Dam helped reinvigorate Valley County communities. Faithful to their pioneer legacy, the people of the "Hi-Line" have more recently successfully refocused on long-established agriculture and developing tourism to continue the historic saga of northeast Montana.

  • ASIN: 1531653359

Towers of Somers: Flawed Majesty

Towers of Somers: Flawed

Set on the shores of idyllic Flathead Lake in Somers, Montana, during the Great Depression era, Towers of Somers: Flawed Majesty is about Sam Sanders—a unusually smart, bold young Montanan who wants nothing more than to go to college, even if that means leaving his girl Micki behind. But he’s coming of age during a time of crushing hardship, and as his family faces losing everything, his college dreams seem increasingly unrealistic. Sam, however, is undaunted, remaining determined to succeed despite everything. His is not the only dream to falter in the terrible economic collapse of the early twentieth century. As pressure mounts on the Sanders family, life begins to unravel, and devastating secrets propel them down a dangerous path, threatening to sever the ties that bind them together. A novel in the classic American style, Towers of Somers: Flawed Majesty echoes the hope, resilience, and triumphs of the silent generation, who lost almost everything except each other.

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Fort Peck: A Job Well Done

Fort Peck: A Job Well

History of the Fort Peck Dam and Power Project. Includes many black and white photographs. Includes the reunion of workers held in 1977

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