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    • Pittsmont Mine & Smelter

    • 1902
    • Mills and Smelters
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine and smelter. Image is first of four in a panoramic series. Note South Butte in the background.
    • 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.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mt Con (Mountain Consolidated Mine) at the corner of North Main Street and Summit Street. The B. A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railroad) tracks crossed the intersection of these two streets at the time.
    • Cable Mill & Gold Stamps

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior Cable Mill and gold stamps, located on the road to Georgetown Lake.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 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 & 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • East Colusa Pit & Air Shaft

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the East Colusa Pit and the East Colusa air shaft in the background. Dated on January 25, 1956.
    • 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.
    • Timber Butte Mill & Carpenters

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the Timber Butte Mill, which was located at the south end of Butte, with a group of carpenters outside of the building.
    • Kelley Mine Future Site

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the future site of the Kelley Mine at the end of the B. A. & P (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) yard.
    • Gem Mine & East Gem Shaft

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Gem Mine showing the East Gem shaft of the North Butte Mining Company. The mine was under lease to Allan Hooper & Associates in 1955. The Speculator and Diamond Mines are in the background.
    • 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).
    • East Colusa Mine & Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the East Colusa Mine and pit. Note the Meaderville and McQueen districts in the background.
    • Loaded Ore Cars

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image of loaded ore cars on the B.A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) with ore from the Kelley Mine at the railroad's weigh station. Photo was taken in its yard in Anaconda, MT.
    • 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.
    • Butte & Superior Black Rock Mill

    • 1912
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Superior Black Rock Mill. Image was taken during the construction of the new smelter. Dated on February 7, 1912.
    • Mountain Con Mine Crew

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of miners of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) in Centerville. First row: J. Rolando, O. Owens, S. Fisher, R. Johnson, B. Maki, & J. Powers. Second row: J. Popish, G. Howard, J. Gansarski, F. Grehing, P. Lappala, M. Frantti, A....
    • Kelley Mine #1 and #1 Hosting Engines

    • 1954
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's #1 & #2 hoisting engines. The #1 was manufactured by Allis Chalmers at 3000 hp and the #2 was manufactured by Nordberg at 2000 hp.
    • 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 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.
    • West Colusa & Speculator Mines

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine, right, and Speculator Mine, left. Note the block caving coming through to the surface. Modoc Mine waste dump is in background. Dated on October 9, 1953.
    • 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.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft Shaft with its wooden main frame.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Manufacturing Company, as well as the Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft shaft. Note the wooden gallows frame.
    • Butte's First Zinc Mill

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte's First Zinc Mill, which was a property of the Butte & Superior Mining Company.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft Shaft

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock #1 shaft with the Butte Boiler Shop on the left and the Machine Shop on the far right.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Loading a B.A. & P. Railroad

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Granite Mountain Mine loading a B.A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) car with copper and silver ore to be taken to the smelter in Anaconda. The mine's waste dump is on the right.
    • 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.
    • Butte & Boston Smelter

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Boston Smelter, which was located in Meaderville. This smelter was later operated by the Boston & Montana Company on a lease basis. The Meaderville smelters, there were four total, were closed when the Anaconda Copper Mining...
    • East Ridge Headframes

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the East Side of Meaderville. Structures are listed as follows, from left to right: the B&M Hospital, Six o'clock, and the Butte & London and Green Leaf Mines. In the foreground is the North Butte Extension.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine headframe (above) and the B.A. & P. ore train (below).
    • Alice Mine and Mill

    • 1877
    • Mines
    • Image taken in Walkerville of the Alice Mine & Mill.
    • Silver Bow Mill

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Silver Bow Mill and tressel, which was later purchased by the Butte & Boston Company who constructed the Butte & Boston Smelter in its place.
    • 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.
    • Smoke House Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Smoke House Mine, which was located at the corner of Broadway & Wyoming Streets. The Thornton Building is in the background.
    • 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.
    • Motorman & Battery-Type Locomotive

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a motorman and a battery-type locomotive in an unidentified Butte mine. The large side-dump Granby mine cars were used after the year 1940.
    • Butte Hill & Mines

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of Walkerville and various Butte Mines listed, as follows, from left to right: the Leonard Mine, the East Colusa Mine, the Tramway Mines, and the precipitation plant in the foreground.
    • Underground, Loaded Drilling Holes & Fuses

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken of holes in an underground mine that have been drilled and loaded with powder. Note the fuses extending out of holes, which would then be ignited in the proper order.
    • 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.
    • Blasting Caps & Fuse

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    • Mines
    • Image of blasting caps which have been fastened to the fuse.
    • 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.

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