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    • Flume & Copper Water

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    • Image of a flume which carried copper water through the railroad and cut to the Balaklava Mine and the precipitation plant.
    • East Colusa Pit & Air Shafts

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    • Mines
    • Image of the East Colusa Pit. Note the liquidator and East Colusa air shafts just above the pit.
    • Rose Bowl Settling Pond

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Rose Bowl, which was used to settle yellow ochre from the copper water flowing into the new precipitation plant. Grosso's pig ranch and the new Precipitation Plant are in the center, as well as the Butte & London Mine dump.
    • Air Locks & Fire Door

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    • Mines
    • Image of air locks and a fire door with pipes from the tailings and compressed air. The fire doors are installed to be locked in case of fire. The drain pipes were a necessity when miners would fill the worked-out areas with tailings.
    • Stewart Mine & Motor

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    • Mines
    • Image of a battery powered motor on the 3200-foot level of the Stewart Mine.
    • East Colusa Mine & Leonard Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image of the East Colusa Mine and the Leonard Mine yard. The structure on the left was a gym, which was used for sports activities and dances. Entry to this area was through the mine yard.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image looking west to the Mat Mine, the Great Northern Railroad Trestle, and the Balaklava Mine dump. On the skyline is the Diamond Mine, the Speculator Mine, the Tuolumne Mine, the Granite Mountain Mine, the Badger Mine, the Pilot Butte Mine, and...
    • Butte Mines Shop & King Bolt

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    • Image taken in the Butte Mines Shop showing the design of a new draw bar or king bolt, which was used to attach the steel cable of the hoist to the skip and cage.
    • Butte Mines & Mills

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    • 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.
    • Ironworker & Welding

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    • Mines
    • Image of an ironworker welding on an air fan in an unidentified mine yard.
    • Clark Mill & Machinists

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified machinist working at the Clark Mill. The individual to the far right has been identified as John Sullivan.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Iron Workers & Ropemen

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    • Mines
    • Image of iron workers and ropemen for the Anaconda Company working on the Leonard Mine headframe. The men standing have been identified, as follows, from left to right: foreman Matt Korsund, Clarence Morris, Tom Arthur, Al Plate, Leslie Williams,...
    • Leonard Mine & Berkeley Pit

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine on the edge of what would become the Berkeley Pit. Note the McQueen district in the background.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Anselmo Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine and the B.A. & P. Cow and Calf Locomotive.
    • High Ore Mine Yard & Central Heating Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Central Heating plant, located in the High Ore Mine yard. The plant provided all of the steam to heat the mines, as well as the Hennessy Building, which that housed all the Company's offices.
    • Clark Smelter & Stack

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Clark Smelter, also known as Butte Reduction Works, which was located on south Montana Street where Silver Bow Creek crosses. Note Timber Butte to its left.
    • Timber Butte Mill & Concentrator

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Timber Butte mill and concentrator, which treated the zinc ore from the Elm Orlu Mine. The mill and concentrator were property of W.A. Clark.
    • Precipitation Plant & Office

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant and its office, which was located in north Meaderville at the time.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image of the east side of the Butte Hill showing various mines, including the Berkeley Mine and the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • High Ore Mine & the Missouri River Substation

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Missouri River Substation, located in the High Ore Mineyard. This substation supplied power to all of the Butte mines and the B.A. & P. Railroads.
    • Nipper Mine #1 & #2 Shafts

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Nipper Mine shafts #1 and #2. The #2 shaft was an incline shaft at a 78 degree incline. The Neversweat Mine can be seen in the background of the image and the Anaconda Mine is to the left. Note Dublin Gulch in the foreground.
    • Butte & Duluth Open Pit Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Duluth Pit, Butte's second open pit mine, located near the Columbia Gardens. Note the East Ridge of the Rocky Mountains in the background.
    • Rose Bowl Settling Pond

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Rose Bowl, which was used to settle yellow ochre from the copper water flowing into the new precipitation plant. Grosso's pig ranch and the new Precipitation Plant are in the center, as well as the Butte & London Mine dump.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image of the East side of the Butte Hill. Note the headframes, smoke stacks, and the railroad tracks covering the hill.
    • High Ore Mine & Berkeley Pit

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Central Heating Plant and the Montana Power Substation on the edge of the expanding Berkeley Pit open pit mine. The plant and substation would be torn down for this expansion.
    • Butte Mines Shop & King Bolt

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Butte Mines Shop showing the design of a new draw bar or king bolt, which was used to attach the steel cable of the hoist to the skip and cage.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image of various headframes listed, as follows, from left to right: Green Mountain Mine, the West Gray Rock Mine, the Wakeup Jim Mine, and the Diamond Mine.
    • Butte Mines & Mills

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    • 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 & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Moose Mine, the Badger State Mine, the Speculator Mine, and the Granite Mountain Mine. Image taken from the mine dump at the High Ore Mine.
    • Flume & Copper Water

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    • Mines
    • Image of a flume which carried copper water through the railroad and cut to the Balaklava Mine and the precipitation plant.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image looking west to the Mat Mine, the Great Northern Railroad Trestle, and the Balaklava Mine dump. On the skyline is the Diamond Mine, the Speculator Mine, the Tuolumne Mine, the Granite Mountain Mine, the Badger State Mine, the Pilot Butte...
    • Berkeley Pit & East Ridge

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    • Mines
    • Image of an aerial view of the Berkeley Pit and the East Ridge of the Rocky Mountains.
    • Miners & Skip

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    • Mines
    • Image of two miners standing in front of the skip holding a sample of the rock from the mine behind them. Note the carbide lamps in their hands.
    • Butte, Anaconda, & Pacific Railroads

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    • Mines
    • B.A. & P. R.R. (Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railroads) tracks on the Butte hill, located below the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated).
    • Motorman & Drill Steel

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating a motorman getting hurt by running into a carelessly left long drill steel that is projecting over the car.
    • Clark Mill & Machinists

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified machinist working at the Clark Mill. The individual to the far right has been identified as John Sullivan.
    • Leonard & East Colusa Mines

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard and East Colusa Mines in Meaderville. Note the copper tank flume and trestle over the Great Northern Railroad tracks.
    • Timber Butte Mill & Concentrator

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Timber Butte mill and concentrator, which treated the zinc ore from the Elm Orlu Mine. The mill and concentrator were property of W.A. Clark.
    • Miner with Lamp & Lunch Bucket

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    • Mines
    • Image taken above ground of a miner with a lamp and lunch bucket at the Leonard Mine in Meaderville. Note the pipes and the timber stack on the right side.
    • Precipitation Plant & Office

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant and its office, which was located in north Meaderville at the time.
    • Berkeley Pit & Bucyrus Erie 40-R Drill

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    • Mines
    • Image of a Bucyrus Erie 40-R Drill. The drill is used to set holes for blasting, which are then loaded with the blasting powder. Image taken in the Berkeley Pit.
    • Colusa & Leonard Extension Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Colusa and Leonard Extension Mine, which was part of the Tuolumne Group in the McQueen destrict.
    • Pennsylvania Mine & Miners' Training School

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    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Miners' Training School in the Pennsylvania Mine's carpenter shop. With the aid of tamping sticks and chicken wire, the student miners can visualize the proper angles for drilling holes underground.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Blasting Caps & Fuse

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    • Mines
    • Image of blasting caps which have been fastened to the fuse.
    • Clark Smelter & Stack

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Clark Smelter, also known as Butte Reduction Works, which was located on south Montana Street where Silver Bow Creek crosses. Note Timber Butte to its left.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Mine Crew & Candles

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified mine crew waiting to go underground in the cages. Miners working an 8-hour shift were given two candles and the 10-hour shift miners were given three candles.
    • Alice Mine and Mill

    • 1877
    • Mines
    • Image taken in Walkerville of the Alice Mine & Mill.
    • Parrot & Neversweat Mines

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Mine and the Neversweat Mine. Note that both headframes are enclosed.
    • Cora & Gray Rock Mines

    • 1897
    • Mines
    • Image of the Cora Mine and the Gray Rock Mine in its background.
    • Parrot & Neversweat Mines

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot and Neversweat Mines. Note that both headframes are still enclosed.

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