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The ExpeditionMarias River
Liquid Gold
Flood on the Lower Marias, 194

Loma, Montana

Loma, MontanaLOwer MArias
J. Agee photo

he community of Loma, Montana, looking eastward from the "top of the heights" where Lewis and Clark stood. The Marias River, now in the foreground, was probably closer to those grain elevators, near the cottonwood trees in the background. Today it empties into the Missouri less than a quarter of a mile to the right of the photo.

--Joseph Mussulman

Liquid Gold
Flood on the Lower Marias, 194

From Discovering Lewis & Clark ®, http://www.lewis-clark.org © 1998-2014
by The Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, Washburn, North Dakota.
Journal excerpts are from The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, edited by Gary E. Moulton
13 vols. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983-2001)