Montana Historical Society Press


MHS Press publishes regional books on the history and cultural resources of Montana. Book titles with asterisks (*) are available as ebooks from most major online ebook retailers.

The award-winning quarterly, Montana The Magazine of Western History, contains articles on the history of Montana and the West. Search the magazine index for a more comprehensive catalog of articles. To obtain prices and/or purchase back issues, email or call (406) 444-4708. Copies may also be available at your local library or the MHS Research Center.

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Summer 2018

Summer 2018

Vol. 68, No. 2

Created: Friday, June 1, 2018

Vol. 68, No. 2

Ties, Rails, and Telegraph Wires How Railroads Shaped Montana and the West
by Dale Martin

“No More War, No More Plague” The Spanish Influenza Pandemic Toll on Montana
by Todd S. Harwell, Greg S. Holzman, and Steven D. Helgerson watch the video

Mid-Century Monolith in Northwestern Montana The Hungry Horse Dam Project
by Charlene Roise

“Whoa, Blue, Whoa!” Cowpuncher Teddy Blue Abbott, We Pointed Them North, and Montana’s Open-Range Era
by Vic Reiman watch the video

An Editor’s Farewell by Molly Holz

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Gish Hill, Webs of Kinship, reviewed by Gregory R. Campbell | Warren, God’s Red Son, reviewed by Rosalyn LaPier | Leech, The City That Ate Itself, reviewed by Fredric L. Quivik | Wellman, Peace Weavers, reviewed by Baligh Ben Taleb

On the cover

(front, detail) Gustav Wilhelm Krollman, Northern Pacific Railway North Coast Limited poster; (back) Highscalers—Boulder Dam, by Maynard Dixon, 1934