In the process of building a site like this one, I end up taking a lot of pictures that aren't necessarily going to be used in individual categories but still are worthwhile for visitors interested in images of Great Falls.
Flowers lining the sidewalk of River Drive S. August 18, 2007
I am reasonably certain this is a view of a section of Broadwater Bay Park
Here is the Broadwater Bay Park from another view. A water skier is reading the plaque and in the distance is the bridge for 10 Ave S.
Central Ave early in the morning looking West. The shadow at the base of the picture is mine, and yes I did jump out onto the street to take the picture, luckily there was no traffic to speak of.
Wall mural on the side of a building depicts a grizzly bear chasing an explorer. Downtown Great Falls, August 2007.
First English Lutheran Church, Great Falls Montana. The sign reads "Sunday Worship 10AM, Welcome Everyone to the love of God, PR Tim Christensen, PR Sandy Vanzyl "
St. Ann's Cathedral is one of just many architecturally splendid churches to be found in Great Falls.
If you want to find out the history and see more photos the church maintains the website: www.stannscathedral.org
The sign reads (top to down) :
St. Anns Cathedral
Sunday Mass: Sunday 9:30 am
Vigil Mass: Saturday 4:30 pm
Weekday Mass: Tues.-Fri. 12:00 Noon
Word & Communion: Monday 12:00 Noon
Saturday: 3:00 pm and by Appointment
Adoration of the
Tuesdays: 2:00-4:00 pm
Rev. Oliver J. Doyle
Another fine example of Church architecture is the Church of the Incarnation (Episcopal) in Great Falls Montana.
More history & photos of this church can be found at www.incarnationmt.com
The sign reads:
Church of the Incarnation
The Church of the Incarnation
Sunday 9 AM
Wednesday 12 Noon
Recovery Service 6 PM
www incarnationmt com
Activity LIne 453 4163
Rev Tim Ljunggren Pastor
Cannon mounted on the South lawn of the Cascade County Courthouse, Great Falls Montana.
The plaque reads:
DONATED BY CONGRESS
SOLDIERS MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
We saved this Great Union for you
Replica of the ten commandments stone tablets, located at the Cascade County Court House, Great Falls, Montana.
The inscription at the bottom reads:
The City of
Great Falls, Montana
By Montana State Aerie
Fraternal Order Of Eagles
This powered parachute rider was having fun flying along the river's edge trail in Great Falls, MT. Want to know more about this sport check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Powered_parachute
Buffalo with a Montana landscape painted on it, situated outside the Benefis Hospital.
Montana Air National Guard fighter Jet mounted on pedestals in Lions Park.
Kid Russell & Monte Statue downtown Great Falls. (Kid is Charle M. Russell in his early days)
The plaque reads:
"KID RUSSELL & MONTE"
by Buckeye Blake
Sponsored and Financed by
D.A. Davidson & Co. 1986
on behalf of the people of Great Falls
Find out more about Buckeye Blake at his website www.theblakestudios.com
This statue is located on the grounds of the Great Falls visitor center. It is titled "Explorers at the Portage" and is by sculptor Robert M. "Bob" Scriver. (my aplogies for the quality of this photo, the original came out quite dark because of where the sun was at the time and I had to punch up the gamma /brightness quite a bit).