Keep Butte's Rich History Flowing!!
Remember watching nightly Copper League baseball games in the summer? Recall watching ice skating races in the winter from the Clark Park grandstand? How about the roller coaster and the dance pavilion at the Columbia Gardens?
Enjoy stories of growing up in the tough mining town of Butte, Montana during the wars years of the pre 1940s and on into the 1950s. Read tales of a culturally diverse East Side; a supportive and close-knit community with a strong work ethic.
The author recounts events of youngsters growing up in the shadows of gallows frames, free to roam to discover their environs, and create their own forms of entertainment. Childhood and adolescent friendships grew as they formed, the Rangatangs during high school, and continued into their professional careers.