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Chapter 9 - Railroads Link Montana to the Nation, 1881 -1915


Online textbook: Chapter 9 - (.pdf)

Worksheet 1: Comparing Points of View - (.pdf)

Worksheet 2: Comparing Information on a Map - (.pdf)

Learning from Historical Documents:

Alma Coffin Reminiscence, Describing Travel by Stage

Letter from William Sellew to "Mother," from Great Falls, 1888, Regarding the Railroad

Interesting Links

Learn some railroad slang and more about how railroads operated circa 1942.

Find videos on how to stay safe around trains at Operation Lifesaver.


Milwaukee railroad workers, 1910, photo by Evelyn Cameron, Montana Historical Society Photo Archives PAc 90-87.59-7

For Educators