Chapter 17 - Montanans on the Move: The Coming of the Automobile, 1904-1940


Online textbook: Chapter 17

Worksheet 1: In the News

Worksheet 2: Comparing Photographs


Learning from Historical Documents:

"Seattle to Boston - 1916: Diary of the Trip," by Margaret Rumsey

"Cat Creek Oil Discovery," by Curley Meek


For Educators: Resources


Interesting Links

Watch this video about surveying the Going-to-the-Sun Road loop

View pictures of the scenic Beartooth Highway

Like cars? Visit this online exhibit: #1 Cars.

Muddy Road
Miles of mud, 1922, courtesy Montana Department of Transportation