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75 Years Ago


Items taken from weekly issues 75 years ago, from the Daniels County Leader, est. 1922 (continuation of the Scobey Sentinel, est. 1912).

December 4, 1947

Work Advances On Auxiliary Power Plant–

Two large cylinders are expected to arrive today for the diesel auxiliary power plant now under construction here by Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. Also expected on the same train is the big oil cooler. Arrival of this equipment will advance progress being made on the project which when completed will assure utility patrons in Scobey area of uninterrupted service.

Interior finish work has now begun on the steel building which houses the big engine and the big fuel storage tanks, with a total capacity of about 18,000 gallons, have been installed underground on the north side of the building. A line runs from this point to the railroad where it will be possible to fill the tanks...