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The Christenot Mill is a historic sawmill located in the Ruby watershed in Montana. Built in the late 1800s, the mill was operated by the Christenot family until the 1950s. Today, the mill has been restored and is open to the public for tours. Visitors can see the original sawmill equipment and learn about the history of the logging industry in Montana. The mill is also surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, including the Ruby River and the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. Visitors can hike, fish, and camp in the area, making it a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

One unique thing to see at the Christenot Mill is the steam-powered sawmill, which was the primary method of cutting timber in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The mill also features a blacksmith shop and a museum showcasing logging tools and equipment from the era. Visitors can learn about the challenges faced by the early loggers and how the industry evolved over time. Overall, the Christenot Mill is a fascinating piece of Montana history that offers a glimpse into the state's past and its relationship with its natural resources.

Red Flag Warning
Until 2024-07-13T21:00:00-06:00 National Weather Service
The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect. * Affected area: Fire Zone 110 (Deerlodge/West Beaverhead). Fire Zone 111 (East Beaverhead). * Impacts: The combination of gusty winds and low humidity will result in critical fire weather conditions, increasing the risk for new and existing fires to spread quickly. * Winds: West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts of 30 to 35 mph. * Minimum humidities: 8 to 15 percent

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