Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Montana - The Big Sky Country: 20 Vintage Pictures Captured Everyday Life of This State in the 1930s

Montana Listeni is a state in the Western region of the United States. The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaña (mountain). Montana has several nicknames including "Big Sky Country" and "The Treasure State", and slogans that include "Land of the Shining Mountains" and more recently "The Last Best Place". The economy is primarily based on agriculture, including ranching and cereal grain farming.

Look back the 1930s to see what everyday life in Montana looked like over 80 years ago.


Beer Parlor in Birney

Farmers in town, Fairfield

Deer Lodge, Montana

Ferris Wheel and Amusement Park Rides in Bozeman

First National Bank, Fairfield, Montana

Fort Peck, Montana, 1936

Four gentlemen stand in front of a bar in Billings

Girl on a 1929 Chevy, Montana, 1933

Little boy in Philipsburg, Montana

Mac's Service Station in Fort Peck, Montana, 1936

Main Street in Fairfield, Montana

Men at storefront in Plentywood

Men in front of Blatz Beer store in Butte, Montana, 1939

Miles City Hospital grounds

Parade in Billings

Roundup camp, Big Horn County

Saddle shop in Miles City

Stockmen in front of a bar on Main Street, Miles City, Montana, 1939

The Granite mountain mine in Butte

The Main Street of the great city of Bozeman, Montana

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