Audio recording of Terrence McGlynn, George Lubick, and Rick Gleason, circa 1975



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Professor Terrence McGlynn narrates this episode about the Montana ghost towns of Highland and Pony. Student George Lubick explains that of the 300 building that once existed in Highland, only a few remain. He discusses the town’s history and significant people such as Jonny Kern who found a five-pound gold nugget in 1908. Rick Gleason explains that Pony still has 15 residents. He discusses quartz mining operations and the establishment of a Northern Pacific Railroad branch line and post office in Pony.


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Montana -- History; Ghost towns -- Montana; Mines and mineral resources -- Montana -- History; Gold mines and mining -- Montana – History; Silver mines and mining -- Montana – History; Quartz – Montana; Highland Mining District (Mont.) – History; Highland (Mont.) -- History; Pony (Mont.) -- History; Kern, Jonny; Northern Pacific Railway Company -- History; Abandoned towns, Montana; McGlynn, Terrence D., 1928-1984; Gleason, Rick; Lubick, George

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Time Period

Twentieth century

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Original Collection

Ghost Towns of Montana Audio Recordings Collection, OH 038, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library


Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 /

Oral History Number

OH 038-004

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (60 min.) analog + 1 tape counter index (3 p.: 28 cm.)

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audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:09:57 minutes

Local Filename

OH_038_004.mp3; OH_038_004_TCI.pdf

Audio recording of Terrence McGlynn, George Lubick, and Rick Gleason, circa 1975