MemoriesOfColumbiaGardens[Book: Frank Quinn – 1973 – 20x27cm – 44 Pages – B&W photos throughout]. Accounts of historical interest regarding Columbia Gardens, the recreational area established in 1899 on the west slope of the continental divide in the vicinity of Butte, Montana. This publication details dances, birthday parties, high school reunions, balloon ascensions and other activities that took place at beautiful Columbia Gardens. Also features a couple of photos of the wooden roller coaster, but mainly focuses on the events that took place until the park’s unfortunate demise in 1973. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Fair.