Melstone's History Sign Nears Completion
June 22, 2022
Along the highway passing through Melstone is being erected a three-sided sign depicting a condensed history of the Melstone area. With grants from both Signal Peak Energy and Humanities Montana, the project is underway and scheduled for completion by June 30th or sooner.
Twenty-five years before the railroad arrived and the town of Melstone was founded in 1908, the RL cowboys were trailing a herd of cattle from the West and stopped at the Big Bend of the Musselshell to graze before continuing on to their destination. Finding the grass very plentiful, they decided to spend the winter. The n...