Montana State Building
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the Utah Building is that of Montana, which was designed by Galbraith & Fuller, of Livingstone, Montana. It is one-story in height, of Roman style, the dimensions being 62 by 113 feet. The single story is sixteen feet tall in front, and twenty feet in the rear, with a gallery. Its frame is constructed of wood and iron, covered with glass and staff. The exterior of the building is ornamented with heavy molded and fluted pilasters with Roman caps and bases. The two side wings in- front with the main entrance are ornamented with heavy pediments, representing clusters of fruit. This main entrance is twenty-eight feet wide and sixteen feet high, with a large Roman arch supported by columns, molded
caps, and bases with balustrades between. On either side of the arch are panels containing the sea
of the State. These are 4 by 5 feet, and of solid sheet gold. Above the arch is a pedestal supporting
a miniature mountain peak upon high, the antlers measuring ten feet from tip to tip. building, one passes through a spacious vestibule walls and ceilings and floor of marble. From this vestibule are entrances to the ladies’ and men’s reception rooms and parlors, and the lobby. The lobby is twenty-two feet square, and is covered with a glass dome thirty-eight feet high. Its walls contain eight panels of Georgia pine, recording historical events of the State. To the right and left are entrances to reception rooms and parlors. The gallery is used for special exhibits of the State. In addition to
what has been named, the building contains the usual rooms for public comfort. The cost was some $15,000.
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