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By Leslie Paulson Stryker

sizeable bushes, watched over through the loopy Mountains of Southwest Montana, has continually been named for its usual atmosphere. great trees used to be initially based within the overdue 1800s. An Irish immigrant named the payment Dornix, from the Gaelic notice "durnog," which while translated potential "a rock that matches within the hand and is convenient for throwing," and there are certainly many such rocks round the sector. In 1883, although, while issues with the railroad pressured town to maneuver to its present-day place, it used to be renamed giant bushes, for the grand and abundant cottonwood timber alongside the banks of the within reach Boulder and Yellowstone Rivers. Pioneers started arriving in earnest round 1890, bringing with them sheep, and through 1892, substantial bushes was once one of the world's biggest exporters of wool. Later, while a hearth devastated the city, the neighborhood stood jointly to rebuild.

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