The Story Behind This Train Hotel In Montana Is Positively Astounding

If you’ve ever been to West Yellowstone, you’ve probably seen the Holiday Inn at 315 Yellowstone Avenue. And if so, you may have noticed the adjacent restaurant, The Branch Restaurant & Bar, which is known as one of the best spots in town to enjoy a good meal.

But unless you’ve been inside either, you most likely haven’t seen the little piece of history hanging out in the annex between the hotel and restaurant, which is called the Oregon Short Line.

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There are so many interesting stories about Montana’s past. Check out the history of our state’s oldest standing restaurant.