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Montana Power Company Town

Montana Power Company Town

note taken by Marshall Mayer on June 3, 2021 at 10:39 am on Applewood Avenue, Colstrip, MT USA.

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Marshall Mayer
Marshall Mayer says:
Jun 14, 2021 12:30 PM
Colstrip, Montana—a town dominated by coal mining and several forty-year-old and obsolete coal-fired power plants—is a classic neoliberal parable. The story is too long for a caption, but suffice it to say that housing is still not adequate for many workers in this company town.
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