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        Fort Peck Dam: Glamorous Boomtowns

        Communities popped up along the Montana prairie around the Fort Peck Dam project site. Tiny homes brimmed with families willing to lend a hand to new neighbors in the growing towns. With names like Wheeler and Delano Heights these towns, while temporary, were proud to make an existence as part of the massive dam project. Frigid winters, dusty hot summers, and sudden storms plagued the residents, who felt they were misrepresented in the press.

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