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MONTANA PARK OF THE WEEK: Anaconda Smoke Stack State Park

This week's showcase takes us to Anaconda Smoke Stack State Park, where we see one of the tallest free-standing brick structures in the world, a legacy of the legendary Anaconda Copper Company.

Anaconda Smoke Stack State Park stands on the horizon like an ancient castle. Indeed a sight to behold!

It costs the park over $5,000 a year to light the structure and keep airplanes from flying into it. You can help ease this burden by donating to the park today or becoming a sponsor of a featured park email.

The Washoe Smelter was demolished after its closure in 1981. The stack alone, however, remains...

 

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