October 16, 2019
In 1908 the Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad laid track and began service to Roundup and beyond. About 17 miles east of Roundup the company bridged the Musselshell River and contracted with the Globe Elevator Company of Lewistown to construct an elevator for neighboring ranchers to store their grain for shipment on the line. Thus, started Delphia, so that steam engines could have water and load up with grain, and one wonders if passengers may have worried about going back East when engineers mentioned going to "fill at Delphia."
The government was not far behind, and Delphia's pos...