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27th annual Great Montana Sheep Drive

Hundreds of onlookers cheered when Anna Phipps and Jessica Cumin finish the Great Montana Sheep Drive log sawing contest with a time of 45.65 seconds — good enough to secure first place and faster than all but two of the men’s teams. Log sawing competitors used a cross-cut saw to cut through a log roughly one foot in diameter.  The competition was held directly following the running of the sheep.

Photos by MACKENZIE REISS / Big Timber Pioneer

To read the full story on the log sawing contest and see our favorite photos from the event pick up the Sept. 10 edition of the Pioneer or subscribe to our e-edition. Current subscribers are provided access to the e-edition at no additional charge.