Wheels and Wings (No. 117)
Since 1991, the Backroads crew has traveled across Montana visiting its unique people and places. The series airs regularly on MontanaPBS.
Backroads of Montana
(No. 117) Wheels and Wings
The topics are Montana's first airmail, aviary art, and a local history center.
We're given a look at aviary art in Moccasin, an appreciation of Montana's first airmail service in Great Falls, a visit to a local history center and historic bridge near Sidney, a trip to Snake Butte near Ft. Belknap and a meeting with a wheelwright in Deer Lodge.
The Deer Lodge-based wheelwright moved out of state in 2005. Darrell Martin, our guide through the tribal history and lore of Snake Butte died in April 2007