RailPictures.Net Photo: Great Northern Ice house at Somers, Montana by Greg Mross
 
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Great Northern (more..)
Ice house (more..)
Somers (more..)
Somers, Montana, USA (more..)
May, 1990
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Greg Mross (more..)
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In 1901, the Great Northern built a branch line from Kalispell, to Somers Montana. The primary purpose was for lumber and a tie plant that operated there. The tie plant burned and the BN ceased operations in 1985. The track for the tie plant and lumberyard were still in when I took this shot in May of 1990. The ice house in the back ground was still there as well. Today this is a rails to trails route and based on images from Google, the ice house still exists!
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