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    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1965
    • Mines
    • World Museum of Mining showing the Orphan Girl Mine's headframe and what was originally the Museum gift shop's location.
    • Original Mine Garage and Cars

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Workers in front of the Original Mine's garage. Cars' model is the 1920 Pierce-Arrow touring car. The man on the left is the foreman Ed Holland.
    • Neversweat Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • View of the Neversweat Mine with its headframe being dismantled. Demolition was underway to prepare for open pit mining on the hill.
    • Walkerville and  Alice Mine

    • 1880
    • Mines
    • View of the city of Walkerville, which was first referred to as 'Rainbow' around the 1880s. Note the Alice Mine and Mill looking North and the Moulton Mine and Mill on its left.
    • Timber Yard

    • 1959
    • Mines
    • Unloading mine timber at the central timber yard. Dated July 21, 1959.
    • Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Underground in the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Truck off the road near the Elm Orlu Mine, located north of the Badger State Mine.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Steel Crates

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Top men loading steel crates on the mine cage for the drillers underground at the Granite Mountain Mine. Steel was loaded in tight bundles so as to avoid falling open and ripping apart the guides on its way down the shaft.
    • Underground Timber Hoist

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Timber hoist in a North Butte mine. The hoist was used to lift lumber to various levels of the underground mine.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • This image of the Elm Orlu Mine (a W.A. Clark property) in Walkerville, shows a bulkhead, which were put in place to close off areas underground that had been mined out. The heavy timbers shown here indicate that this bulkhead is also a cribbing...
    • Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • This image illustrates a dangerous method of piling mine timber in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines. It should be piled in an orderly manner - not thrown as it is here.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • The Speculator Mine in Meaderville.
    • Underground, Grizzlies

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The proper way of constructing grizzlies as demonstrated in an unidentified underground mine in Butte.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • The Orphan Girl Mine is now the home of the World Museum of Mining. This shaft is 3200-feet deep. The headframe was moved from the Colorado Mine in 1925.
    • Berlin Vein Work Records

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The North Butte Mining Company's records showing the work done on the 2600 level of the Berlin Vein.
    • North Butte Mining Company Mines

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • The North Butte Mining Company mines on the east side of the Butte hill with McQueen in the background. Top: Granite Mountain and Speculator. Bottom: Main Range and Colusa Leonard Extension.
    • Mule Skinner

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The North Butte Manufacturing Company's Speculator Mine with a mule skinner and horses pulling a train of ore cars.
    • Loading Ore in  Kelley Mine

    • 1952
    • Mines
    • The individuals in the photo are listed, as follows, from left to right: E. I. Renouard, Jr., Manager of Mines, Butte. A. C. Bigley, General Manager, Western Mining Opeerations, C. H. Steele, Vice President in Charge of Western Operations. The men...
    • Centerville Mine District

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • The headframes in the image are listed from left to right, as follows: West Gray Rock Mine, Green Mountain Mine, East Gray Rock Mine, Wakeup-Jim Mine, and the Diamond Mine, all located in the Centerville neighborhood.
    • Mine Layout in Uptown Butte

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • The headframes are labeled as follows, from left to right: the Tuolumne, Speculator, Diamond, Ticon, and the Jessie Mines.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine's 1600-foot level drift, which was no example for a 'safe' working place.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine showing the west end of a stope.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine on the 1400-level with repairs underway at the station.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine on the 1200-foot level at the #10 Pyle Raise showing icicle-like formations in the mine.
    • Arctic Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • The beginning of the Arctic mine in Butte with its wooden headframe. Note the crowded houses.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • The back view of the Elm Orlu Mine, a property of William A. Clark. W.A. Clark was one of the Copper Kings and also a U.S. Senator from Montana.
    • Miners' Training School

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company remodeled the Pennsylvania Mine to be a training school for beginning miners. In this image a group of students are learning the ventilation system of the Butte mines. They are looking at a vent door, which helped...
    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

    •  
    • Mines
    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, which was located in Dublin Gulch just below the Diamond Mine. A railroad car of Portland cement is being unloaded.
    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

    •  
    • Mines
    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, which was located in Dublin Gulch just below the Diamond Mine. A railroad car of Portland cement is being unloaded.
    • Granite Mountain Mine 3200-Foot Level Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The 3200-foot level station of the Granite Mountain Mine shaft showing two hoisting compartments. The one on the right is the chippy hoist, used to transport men up and down the mine. The mine was owned by the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Miners' Tools

    • 1919
    • Mines
    • The 2200 level of the Granite Mountain Mine, which belonged to North Butte Mining Company. Miners' tools are stored in a neat manner in this image.
    • Stopes

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Stope on the 2800-foot level at Edith May Mine.
    • Stopes

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Stope on the 1600-level at South Croesus Mine.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Speculator Mine owned by North Butte Mining Company in the Meaderville District.
    • Sinking of the Pump Barge

    • 1980
    • Mines
    • Sinking of the pump barge at the settling pond, which was located above the Berkeley Pit.
    • Alice Mine

    • 1901
    • Mines
    • Silver bars at the Alice Mine in Walkerville.
    • Sarsfield Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Sarsfield Mine's headframe was originally at the Speculator Mine. It was moved to Chile in South America and was dropped in the bay. It is still there today.
    • Speculator Mine Rescue Team

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • Rescue Team removing a body from the Speculator Mine during the Granite Mountain-Speculator fire of 1917.
    • Butte Mines & Mills

    •  
    • Mines
    • Poster image of Butte mines and mills listed, as follows, from top to bottom: the Timber Butte Mill, the Black Rock Mine #1 shaft, the Black Rock Mill, the Butte and Duluth Mines, and the Pittsmont Mine.
    • Butte Mines & Mills

    •  
    • Mines
    • Poster image of Butte mines and mills listed, as follows, from top to bottom: the Timber Butte Mill, the Black Rock Mine #1 shaft, the Black Rock Mill, the Butte and Duluth Mines, and the Pittsmont Mine.
    • Butte Hill Postcard

    •  
    • Mines
    • Postcard of the Butte hill, titled 'The richest hill in the world.' Headframes in the image are the West Steward Mine and the Mountain Consolidated (Mountain Con) Mines in Butte, MT. Also note the Little Minah and the Corra mines.
    • West Colusa Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the West Colusa Mine.
    • Precipitation Plant

    •  
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the precipitation plant. Image was taken during a 'Seeing Butte' tour.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Parrot Mine.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the old Leonard Mine yard.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the new Leonard Mine yard.
    • Neversweat Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Neversweat Mine.
    • Neversweat Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Neversweat Mine, located just above the Dublin Gulch district. The Anaconda mine is to the left of the seven stacks.
    • Moonlight Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Moonlight Mine.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Leonard Mine headframe and ore house.
    • High Ore Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the High Ore Mine and the Speculator Mine in its background.
    • Gray Rock Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Gray Rock Mine.
    • East Colusa Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the East Colusa Mine.
    • Cora Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Cora Mine.
    • Berkeley Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Berkeley Mine.
    • Berkeley Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Berkeley Mine.
    • Bell Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Bell Mine.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Anaconda Mine.
    • Richest Hill in the World

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the 'Richest Hill in the World.' Headframes on the hill are listed, as follows, from left to right: the High Ore Mine, the Nipper Mine, the Parnell Mine, the L.E.R. Mine, the Original Mine #6 shaft, the Mountain View Mine, the...
    • Original Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of Anaconda Hill showing the Original and Steward Mines.
    • Heinze Smelters

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of a general view of the Heinze Smelters.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of 'the Famous Anaconda Mine.'
    • Mountain View Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Photo collage of the Mountain View Mine, the Silver Bow shard, and the Parrot and Colusa Mines.
    • Butte Hill

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Panorama image of the Butte Hill. The small mine in the middle is the Saul Mine. (1 of 3)
    • Butte Hill

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Panorama image of the Butte Hill. The Harris Mine is on the bottom left. The Butte Reduction Works and the Colorado Smelter are in the background making smoke. (3 of 3)
    • Butte Hill

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Panorama image of the Butte Hill. The Anaconda Mine is the small mine in the left corner, the Grant Extension Mine and the St. Lawrence Mine are in the middle, and the Saul Mine is on the right. (2 of 3)
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Orphan Girl Mine headframe and buildings with a view looking southeast. Image is in color.
    • Underground Cross Cut

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • North Butte Mining Company's underground workings, displaying a crosscut. A cross-cut was driven to intersect a vein of ore.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Mucking was one of the major jobs of an underground miner in Butte. These two men are loading ore into a mine car with their shovels. The ore was then loaded into a skip and taken to the surface by a hoist and eventually taken to the smelter in...
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Mountain View Mine in background with cave block from Kelley Mine in foreground, circa 1950's
    • Mountain Consolidated Cooling Tower

    •  
    • Mines
    • Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) cooling tower. Cold water was piped into the mine to absorb the heat and was then recycled to the surface to be cooled again.
    • Elm Orlu Miners' Lunch Area

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miners' lunch area in Elm Orlu Mine. The image also includes an air door. This door included "sliders," which were used to regulate the amount of air released through the shoot.
    • Miners Waiting to go on Shift

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Miners waiting to go on shift at the Speculator Mine. Note that the Chippy Cage was not yet installed.

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