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Mullan Road, Sec. 28; T9N, R10W, approximately 6 miles Southeas, Goldcreek, Powell County, MT



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HB746474

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Location
approximately 6 miles Southeas, Goldcreek vicinity, MT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MT-41
Building/structure dates: 1862 initial construction
Significance: Constructed 1859-1862, the road connected Fort Benton at the head of the navigation on the Missouri River with Fort Walla Walla in what is now southeast Washington. U.S. Army Lieutenant John Mullan commanded the project which was intended to facilitate the movement of troops between the Plains and the Columbia Plateau...

Subjects
Roads
Military Facilities
Transportation


Related Names
Mullen, John
Short, Michael, Photographer
Holstein, Craig, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW TO EAST
2. VIEW TO SOUTHEAST
3. VIEW TO SOUTHEAST


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