Chief Mountain Inspection Station – Babb MT

Description

The historic Chief Mountain (a.k.a. Glacier Park) U.S. Border Inspection Station on State Highway 17 northwest of Babb, Montana was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The rustic facility was completed in 1939, and also features a garage and pump house built around the same time.

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 121-BS: Records of the Public Buildings Service:
Completion views of federal buildings (prints) alphabetically by state and thereunder by city, to 1966; Box 55.

NRHP Multiple Property Nomination form: U.S. Border Inspection Stations
http://www.gsa.gov/portal/mediaId/122346/fileName/64501205.action (.pdf pp. 21, 46-7)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piegan%E2%80%93Carway_Border_Crossing

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on May 21, 2017.

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Location Info

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Chief Mountain Hwy.
Babb, MT

Coordinates: 48.996844, -113.660263

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