For 25 years Our Lady of the Rockies has overlooked Butte, Montana, from atop the Continental Divide. Yet visitors who want to get a close-up encounter with the towering steel statue have to take a three-hour round trip by bus to visit her mountaintop perch. An aerial tram would cut that trip to a mere […]
Luckenbach, Texas was never a bustling metropolis. In 1904, its population peaked at a far-from-astounding 492. And by the 1960’s, Luckenbach was three citizens short of being a complete ghost town. Then, in 1970, a group of friends (Hondo Crouch, Guich Koock, and the normal-named Kathy Morgan) bought the entire kit and kaboodle for $30,000 […]
Has a cell phone company dared Montana to eliminate its roadside attractions? It sure sounds that way in Helena, Montana, where the legislature is considering banning the use of cell phones by drivers across the state. Montana has lots of empty space, and its open-ended speed limits in the late 1990s (now re-limited to 75 […]
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