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.
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
Ghost Towns of Montana Audio Recordings Collection, OH 038, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (60 min.) analog + 1 tape counter index (3 p.: 28 cm.)
McGlynn, Terrence; Lubick, George; and Gleason, Rick, "Audio recording of Terrence McGlynn, George Lubick, and Rick Gleason, circa 1975" (1975). Ghost Towns of Montana Audio Recordings Collection. 4.