First car to Glacier National Park

By | August 27, 2013

The Hungry Horse News ran the following story… When Glacier National Park was first designated in 1910, any vehicles had to hitch a ride on a railroad flatcar as far as Belton, now West Glacier, because the road through Bad Rock Canyon was deemed impassible. But one day in May 1911, Frank Stoop, who had a car dealership in Kalispell, decided to take Old Scout, the E-M-F Model 30, his favorite car, up the old Tote Road over Columbia Mountain to Belton.  Read the full story here.

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