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Aug 30, 2015 - Fort Union Trading Post (North Dakota)

Going back in history but setting the clock ahead in time Sunday, August 30: Fort Peck NRA (Montana) to Fort Union Trading Post (N.Dakota) Weather: ~68F, mild and calm in the morning, warming to ~87F, partly sunny and breezy Route: Downstream Campground → MT-24 → Fort Peck Dam → MT-117N → US-2E → MT-327S → Fort Union Trading Post Trip Average Gas Mileage: 28.8mpg Highlights: - getting an early start to make up for losing an hour going to Central Daylight Time - touring Fort Union Trading Post: a MUST-SEE for fascinating American History ...

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Aug 3, 2010 - Pompey's Pillar NM & Ft. Union Trading Post NHS

Aug. 3 Pompey’s Pillar NM, MT & Fort Union Trading Post NHS, ND We left Billings this morning and passed a large oil refinery. Then a few miles farther in Laurel, we passed another. I remember getting an email about a large oil area they found in northern MT and ND and when were we going to drill instead of importing oil for other countries. Well, we are seeing evidence here that it’s being done. We were glad they had a big enough parking lot so we could stop on the way and take a break from the drive at Pompey’s Pillar. From the...

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Jun 1, 2009 - Up And At 'Em Early And On Into Montana

Monday we awoke to a great silence! The last several evenings we have been plagued with train whistles. Since we are near the main E-W freight line of the Union Pacific we have been hearing the trains each night all night. The confluence camp site worked out well, we saw many birds which were too far away to identify except for the pelicans. Several we watched kept flying up river above our site and then floating down river fishing for a half mile and then repeating the process. We took off after a hot breakfast and headed on across...

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