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Old 01-25-2013, 01:02 PM   #29
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Location: Colstrip, Montana
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Originally Posted by TigerXC View Post
Nice RR, long days in the saddle, I understand why you wanted the 'doublewide' seat. You have very full days, great pictures.

So, did you make it back to Colstrip? (I was there last year, was detoured north at Lame Deer due to the wild fire east on 212...stopped at the Exxon!).

what happened next?

I made it back to Colstrip well after the fires were done, so i missed all of that. The one by Ashland burnt close to 400,000 acres, and the one on Rosebud Creek, between Lame Deer and Colstrip, burnt around 180,000 acres. We were about 50% under what our moisture normalling is for the year leading up to that, and 100-105 degree temperatures didnt help. I dont think anyone died, but a few people lost their homes. Some people lost 100+ cattle. Others had to ship them to Iowa or somewhere greener.

So, what did you think of our lone gas station, the prestigious Town Pump Exxon? Im working on the rest of this slowly, but surely. Sorry, im just not a fast writer. Hopefully ill have it done by march.

Thanks for reading!
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