Nicholas Bielenberg Ranch near Deer Lodge Valley in Montana.

On the far right is Joseph Muir, son of Jane Gibson and David Muir of Glenbuck, Ayrshire, Scotland, where Joseph bas born November 4, 1863.

Joseph immigrated to the US in 1882 and was foreman of the Bielenberg Ranch for 17 years.  Eventually he bought his own ranch in Wheatland County, Montana, near Harlowton.

He married Bertha Higgins of Greenfield, Missouri in 1901.

Photo was taken in the mid 1880s

Landscape/photo - Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections of the Montana State University Libraries at Bozeman, Montana, 59717-0332, specifically from the Muir Collection, #538.

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