by Ashley Fejeran, Project Assistant, Montana Digital Newspaper Project
|Anaconda Standard, |
August 9, 1897, p6
Pedaling furiously, at a pace only a fierce rivalry between local brewers can produce, the cyclists raced alongside a portion of the Montana Union Railway tracks that ran between Butte and Garrison.
The racers’ efforts were so great they prompted the author to comment that the perspiration they generated "threatened to wash out the Montana Union tracks." A descriptive, if slightly disgusting, way to put it! In the end, only one brewer could triumph, but I’m sure any hurt feelings were soon mended over a nice cold one.
|Advertising poster for the|
Centennial Brewing Company, Butte, Montana