"Just below the outlet of Flathead Lake there is a series of rapids and falls, one of which, at the time, was fifteen feet high. The country to the west of the lake is a high rolling prairie. Salmon trout, three feet long, are caught in it,...
Cheney State Normal School -- Field trips; Fossils; School field trips
Photo of what appears to be a class field trip. Eighteen or nineteen students appear to be looking for fossils on a hillside of sedimentary rock. Students' apparel, including hats, is indicative of the 1920s.
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Lake Jessie
"The water of Lake Jessie is considerably saline in its character," "and the theory for the saline qualities is found in the fact that it is never washed out, and retains the salt deposits and incrustations." Plate XI.
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Lightning Lake (Mont.)
"Lightning Lake is a very beautiful sheet of water, so called from the fact that during Captain Pope's expedition, while encamped here, one of those storms so fearfully violent in this country occurred, during which one of his party was...