The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Looking Back 25 Years

From the archives of the Jefferson Valley Museum


November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 20, 1991

Local supporters of acquiring the Whitehall to Butte rail line to be used as a tourist railroad have until April 30, 1992, to develop a business plan and make a purchase offer, according to current owner Burlington Northern.

The task force, composed of Whitehall and Butte businessmen, and politicians, was formed this fall after BN said it was interested in abandoning the unused rail line and using the materials for repair on other lines.

The District III and IVA “Make It With Wool” contest was held in Helena. Whitehall’s Heidi Kinzer was the winner of t...

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