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It might be cold out, but Montana's History Magazine is hot off the press

 

January 19, 2018

Photograph courtesy Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

The cover of the winter edition of Montana The Magazine of Western History features this painting, circa 1906, by N. C. Wyeth (Oil on canvas, 47"x33") from a private collection.

Press release

Would you like to escape to someplace warm? This issue of Montana The Magazine of Western History begins with Nancy Cooper's story of the Union Pacific Railroad's "mid-winter excursions." This special service operated from 1914-1939 and transported travelers between Butte and Los Angeles, California, allowing Montanans some relief from freezing winter weather. Upon arrival, passengers enjoyed a warm reception from members of the Montana State Society, an organization composed of former Treasure State residents who had moved to the sunnier climate of the Golden State.

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