Berkeley Pit, Butte Montana (Wikipedia)
Butte makes up the triangle in lower-right portion of this aerial view.
3 or 4 to a bed? Might be a little crowded. In all, authorities hope to have 30 beds open before St. Patrick’s Day.
The last time St. Patrick’s Day fell on a Friday, in 2006, Skuletich says 100 people were arrested and two police cruisers had their windows smashed with beer cans.
Source: WikipediaCity and county governments consolidated to form the single entity of Butte-Silver Bow in 1977.
State highway 1 between Butte and Anaconda.
Photo by Retiring Guy (1975)