Nevada City, Montana - June Russell-Chamberlin

Iron Rod Post Office

When a federal postal inspector visited the Iron Rod Post Office in 1873, he found the mail had been dumped on the floor. Patrons dug through the pile and took what they wanted. The postmaster was reportedly out hunting gold.

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