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Blackfeet Construction Supplies in Browning, Montana will create jobs and offer affordable storage units and coffins

March 11, 2010View for printing

One of many planned products, Harry Barnes of Blackfeet Construction Supplies has leased the old pencil factory building and is creating a line of storage buildings and coffins as introductory consumable items for sale.

“I’m trying to build affordable coffins for tribal people and other people, too,” said Harry Barnes of Blackfeet Construction Supplies. “Frank [Harry’s brother] used to build coffins, but he went out of business so I’m trying to start a production line at the old pencil factory.”

Located at the Blackfeet Industrial Park, Barnes has leased the property from the Blackfeet Tribe. He is renovating the failing structure and installing production lines to create storage buildings of various sizes and designs, as well as pine coffins at affordable prices.

“What I’m really trying to do is to create jobs,” Barnes continued. “That building has sat empty for years, so I’m cleaning it up, but I have to make some money, too.”

By John McGill

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