• Copper Mining Devastated Montana. Now An Industry Comeback Is On The Horizon
Copper Mining Devastated Montana. Now An Industry Comeback Is On The Horizon
10 Jul, 2019, No Comment

Summary: In the late 1800s, a homesteader named Johnny Lee settled in a remote gulch along Sheep Creek, a tributary of the Smith River that zigzags west through the rolling Little Belt Mountains of central Montana. For two decades, Lee toiled on a nearby hillside where a small amount of copper had been found, hoping to uncover a large underground deposit of the valuable ore.....