Shelby was named for Peter O. Shelby, General Manager of the Montana Central Railway, which operated from January 25, 1886 to 1907. In 1907, the Montana Central ceased to exist after it was made part of the Great Northern.
We stopped here because it is the closest town to the Canadian Border, which we want to reach in the morning.
We have met up with the other RV’ers whom we will be spending the next 3 months with on our trip to Alaska and back. Our new adventure starts tomorrow.
Barbara and I have updated our phone plans so they work in Canada. If there are no more blogs, you know that didn’t work.
Great Falls, Montana to Shelby, Montana: 85.5 miles