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Chapter 17 - Montanans on the Move: The Coming of the Automobile, 1904 - 1940


Online textbook: Chapter 17 - (.pdf)

Worksheet 1: In the News - (.pdf)

Worksheet 2: Comparing Photographs - (.pdf)

Learning from Historical Documents:

"Seattle to Boston - 1916: Diary of the Trip," by Margaret Rumsey

"Cat Creek Oil Discovery," by Curley Meek

Interesting Links

Watch this video about surveying the Going-to-the-Sun Road loop

View pictures of the scenic Beartooth Highway

Like cars? Visit this online exhibit: #1 Cars.


Miles of mud, 1922, courtesy Montana Department of Transportation

For Educators