Ghost Towns Rochester
Ghost Towns of Southwest Montana: Rochester
The Watseca gold mine was discovered in 1869 and the town of Rochester sprang up. The Watseca mine was operated until the 1980s. A few stone buildings, a wooden head frame, a modern gold mill (now abandoned) and the old cemetery remain. Located about eight or nine miles from Twin Bridges.
Twin Bridges Public Library
206 S Main
Twin Bridges, MT 59754