Sweetgrass Inspection Station (former) – Sweetgrass MT

Description

The historic former Sweetgrass U.S. Border Inspection Station was constructed with federal Treasury Department funds. The facility was completed in 1936. Since replaced, according to the GSA, “The building was bought and relocated by a private company, and is  no longer under federal ownership.” Its current location and status is presently unknown to Living New Deal.

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 pg. 21)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on May 22, 2017.

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Location Info


I-15
Sweetgrass, MT

Location notes: Approx. former site

Coordinates: 48.997514, -111.960406

2 comments on “Sweetgrass Inspection Station (former) – Sweetgrass MT

  1. Anne Wiens

    The building shown here still stands. It’s located just east of the current border crossing station.

  2. William Baron

    I don’t believe this border station was ever moved. Instead, the roadway was moved further to the west each time a replacement was built.

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