Feb 12, 2013 4:02 PM by Simone DeAlba (Great Falls)
The Dana Ranch between Great Falls and Helena is now in the hands of a Texas rancher and oil executive.
The Dana Ranch, located south of Cascade, boasts about 60,000 acres.
It was assembled starting in 1913 and has been owned by just two families since then.
LandReport.com stated that it is "...considered by many to be the finest operating and recreational ranch in the Rocky Mountain West. Supporting 3,000 animal units on 59,000± acres, it boasts over 13 miles of superb fisheries and an incredible diversity of wildlife resources from elk to waterfowl to upland birds.
David Killam, CEO of Killam Companies in Texas, paid $45-million dollars for the land.