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. The great Northwest, a guide-book and itinerary for the use of tourists and travellers over the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad, the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company, the Oregon and California Railroad, containing descriptions of States, territories, cities, towns, and places along the routes of these allied systems of transportation, and embracing facts relating to the history, resources, population, products, and natural features of the great Northwest . y. 143 only at a single point. The Clarks Fork Bottom lies in this part ofthe valley, on the north side of the Yellowstone, e

. The great Northwest, a guide-book and itinerary for the use of tourists and travellers over the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad, the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company, the Oregon and California Railroad, containing descriptions of States, territories, cities, towns, and places along the routes of these allied systems of transportation, and embracing facts relating to the history, resources, population, products, and natural features of the great Northwest . y. 143 only at a single point. The Clarks Fork Bottom lies in this part ofthe valley, on the north side of the Yellowstone, e Stock Photo
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. The great Northwest, a guide-book and itinerary for the use of tourists and travellers over the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad, the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company, the Oregon and California Railroad, containing descriptions of States, territories, cities, towns, and places along the routes of these allied systems of transportation, and embracing facts relating to the history, resources, population, products, and natural features of the great Northwest . y. 143 only at a single point. The Clarks Fork Bottom lies in this part ofthe valley, on the north side of the Yellowstone, extending from the rockybluffs east of tlie old settlement at Coulson, near the site of Billings, tothe hills which put into the river from outlymg spurs of the Rocky Moun-tains, some thirty-five miles westwaid. The traveler, passing through the Yellowstone Valley, except during themonths of May and June, when vegetation is vividly green, is apt to rebelagainst the withered look of the grass. Lowland and highland alike areclothed with a russet garment, which the heat of summer has spread overthem. The mountains appear like colossal liay mows with tlie lush growthof bunch grass surging up their slopes, cured as it stands by the sun intothe best of hay, upon which herds fatten all the year round. The valley hasthe same sere tone, and the fringe of dark pines on the brow of the hillsdoes not relieve, but only serves to emphasize tlie prevailing tone of thelandscape.. 144 The IS or titer n Pacific Railroad, Yellowstone Division. GLENDIVE TO BILLINGS.—DISTANCE, 225 MILES. Glendive—(260 miles west of Mandan; population, 1,500.)—Glendiveis the first place of any prominence in Montana that is reached by the rail-road. It is the terminus of the Missouri Division and the beginning of tlieYellowstone. The town is in latitude 47° 3 N., and longitude 104° 45 W.,and lies 2,070 feet above tlie ocean level. Situated on the south bank ofthe Yellowstone, ninety miles from the junction of

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