photo of the first Last Chancer, taken at the Old Brewery Theater,
June 14 1954. This was the day before the official inaugural
run of the Tour Train. Seated on the train are numerous local
notables of the day, including Montana Governor J. Hugo Aronson
behind the wheel.
train made its maiden run the following day with H. S. "Hi"
Dotson, Norman B. Holter, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Hibbard, Mr. and
Mrs. Marc Buterbaugh, Fred Heinecke, George Vucanovich, Vernon
Cougill, Mr. and Mrs. John Quigley, James Dion, Harold L Paulsen,
P. W. Singer, Neil MacLean, C. F. Mueller, Larry Graham, Mrs.
Sherman W. Smith, Eugene Fehlig, John G. Thompson, Clem Meyer
and Bryant B. Anderson aboard.