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Backroads Of Montana

Since 1991, the Backroads crew has traveled across Montana visiting its unique people and places. The series airs regularly on MontanaPBS.

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Collecting Memories
 (No. 123)
We profile the high flying exploits of '50s television icon and Montana native Kirby Grant, better known as "Sky King." Next, we visit Schafer Air Field in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, a woman in Fairfield with an unusually large hankie collection, and a Missoulian whose entrepreneurial dream is an inspiration to those around her. Also, tour the Fort Peck Dam near Glasgow. (First Aired Sunday, May 01, 2005)

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CAPTIONS:  1. Sky King and Yellow Fury.  Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures.  2. Kirby Grant (Butte native who played Sky King).  Photo courtesy of Montana Historical Society.  3.    Pilot Russ Read and his dog, Lucy, packing up to leave Schafer Meadows in the Great Bear Wilderness.  Photo:  Kathy Woodford.  4.  Handkerchiefs from Terese Blanding's handkerchief collection.  Photo: William Marcus.  5. Terese Blanding of Fairfield, MT.  Photo: William Marcus,  6.  A handkerchief from Terese Blanding's handkerchief collection.  Photo: William Marcus 7.  In Missoula, Katie Rolf sells all-natural dog biscuits at her business, Katie's Kookies.  Photo: John Twiggs

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