A view of some of the buildings constructed at the Great Falls Municipal Airport
for the 7TH Ferry Group.
The Sun River, Missouri River, Anaconda Co. Smelter
and a portion of the city of Great Falls
is visible in the background.
The decision to locate the headquarters of the new
Montana Air National Guard Unit at Great Falls
in 1947 was based in part on the availability of the facilities at
Photo courtesy Cascade County Historical Society