William Marcus introduces us to a Big Timber man who works on a minute level; follow a group of seniors as they beautify a stretch of highway in northwest Montana; hitch a ride on the Orphan Girl Express at the World Museum of Mining in Butte; unwind in Helena with a man who restores wind-up phonographs and storm the castle in White Sulphur Springs. Produced by KUFM-TV/Montana PBS, UM-Missoula. (First Aired Monday, May 01, 2000)
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Backroads of Montana - Program Updates Episode Thirteen “FlatheadLake to the CrazyMountains” (2000) – The Orphan Girl Express Tour train at the MiningMuseum in Butte was discontinued but the museum itself is still open. Orvin Fjare, who built intricate miniature furniture in Big Timber, died on June 27, 2011 at age 93.