Powder River Examiner -

70 Years Ago

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March 11, 1949

Moving of Huge Tonnage of Hay and Feed by Truck Convoy Saved the Lives of Many Cattle that Were out of Feed

“Operation Snowlift” in Powder River County came to a successful end last week with the arrival of moderate weather over the previous weekend. H.L. Whiting, chairman of the board of county commissioners, Claude Davis of Miles City, district engineer for the Montana Highway department and Tom Dudley of Miles City, district grazier with the bureau of land management, directed the snow removal operation in this county.

While the benefits of the snow removal are know...

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