Bear Creek Valley (Images of America) by Jeff McNeish

By Jeff McNeish

stories of Montana's undergo Creek Valley flicker in brief to lifestyles every one February at the anniversary of its darkest day. it's remembered because the web site of Montana's worst coal mining twist of fate, which claimed the lives of seventy five miners, however the valley was once a lot more. for many years it used to be Montana's "coal basket," housing cities, dozens of coal mines, and a inhabitants equaling that of neighboring crimson hotel. companies integrated a film theater, dry items shop, grocery shops, lodges, hospitals, butchers, banks, bars, and union halls, all serving citizens with pan-European origins. Its faculties produced championship activities groups and group leaders. long gone, yet now not forgotten, undergo Creek Valley lives on during this book.

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