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Cascade County Montana

A total of 67,000 gold ounces, primarily from the Neihart area between 1881 and 1959 have been recorded in Cascade County.


Cascade used to be a stop for the Great Northern RR. 5 miles above Cascade on the Missouri river, the gravels bars used to yield a days pay with a rocker box.


East of Neihart, in the SE corner of the County, in the central Little Belt Mountains there were small placer operations years ago. the Montana District was Primarily lead and silver producing, but gold was produced as a by product. In the area south of the mountains there are reports of some excellent placer gold being found.

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