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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.
    • 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.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft. Also note the timber yard, the Elm Orlu Mine, and the Jersey Blue Mine.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

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

    • 1943
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine hoist. The mechanic is identified as Bob Steward. Dated April 5, 1943.
    • Emma Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine and a F & S Dump Truck. Dated on November 17, 1950.
    • 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

    •  
    • 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

    •  
    • 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.
    • Continental Pit & Columbia Gardens

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the first digs of the East Continental Pit. Note the Columbia Gardens pavilion and roller coaster.
    • Kelley Mine Ore Bins

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine ore bins and the B. A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) ore cars.
    • 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.
    • Rose Bowl Settling Pond

    •  
    • 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.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine during the winter of 1910.
    • Flume & Copper Water

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of a flume which carried copper water through the railroad and cut to the Balaklava Mine and the precipitation plant.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine during the winter of 1910.
    • 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

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of an ironworker welding on an air fan in an unidentified mine yard.
    • Stewart Mine & Motor

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

    • 1944
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard and East Colusa Mines and the Heinze warehouse in the foreground. Note the new headframe placed over top of the previous headframe.
    • 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.
    • Black Rock Zinc Concentrator

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine zinc concentrator while under construction.
    • Cable Mill & Gold Stamps

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior Cable Mill and gold stamps, located on the road to Georgetown Lake.
    • Berkeley Pit & Haul Truck

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit, which used a diesel motor to maneuver around the shovels and the dumps. Note the trolley and wires. This model of truck was not successful in Butte.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Board of Directors Meeting

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image of the Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company in 1957. Individuals are listed, as follows, from left to right: Front row: Roy H., Chairman of the Board of Director, J. Luther Cleveland, Director and Chairman...
    • Leonard Mine Ore Bins & B.A. & P. Railroad

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine. Men are loading copper ore from the mine's ore bins into B.A. & P. railroad ore cars with the Great Northern Railroad switch engine. The men in the photo have been identified, as follows, from left to right: John Wedin,...
    • Berkeley Pit & Haul Truck

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit, which used a diesel motor to maneuver around the shovels and the dumps. Note the trolley and wires. This model of truck was not successful in Butte.
    • Berkeley Pit & Haul Truck

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit, which used a diesel motor to maneuver around the shovels and the dumps. Note the trolley and wires. This model of truck was not successful in Butte.
    • Pennsylvania Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pennsylvania Mine at the east end of Broadway Street in uptown Butte. Image also shows the Original Mine and the Boston & Mountain Con Copper Company.
    • Interior of  Black Rock Mill

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mill showing the flotation equipment.
    • Alice Mine and Mill

    • 1877
    • Mines
    • Image taken in Walkerville of the Alice Mine & Mill.
    • Interior of  Black Rock Mill

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mill, showing the mine's interior and two rows of flotation equipment.
    • Leonard Mine & Berkeley Pit

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

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit and the Meaderville district, as well as the Leonard and East Colusa Mines in the background.
    • Black Rock Mill Crew

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mill crew.
    • Anselmo Mine Yard

    • 1961
    • Mines
    • Image of a B.A. & P. ore train leaving the Anselmo Mine. Note the picketers, known as the Teamsters, at the entrance of the mine protesting the passage of the train into the mine yard.
    • Leonard Mine Hoist & Engineer

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine hoisting engineer and hoist at the #1 shaft. Dated in June 1902.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1961
    • Mines
    • Image of a B.A. & P. ore train leaving the Anselmo Mine. Note the picketers, known as the Teamsters, at the entrance of the mine protesting the passage of the train into the mine yard.
    • Berkeley Pit & Haul Truck

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit, which used a diesel motor to maneuver around the shovels and the dumps. Note the trolley and wires. This model of truck was not successful in Butte.
    • 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.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

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

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of electricians at the Parrot Mine shop, owned by the Anaconda Copper Mining Company. Individuals are listed, as follows, from left to right: First row: Dolly Baker, W.E. Hoskins, Sylvester Sullivan, Emmett Kyser, Jim Leary, Al Carey, &...
    • 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.
    • Berkeley Pit & Haul Truck

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit, which used a diesel motor to maneuver around the shovels and the dumps. Note the trolley and wires. This model of truck was not successful in Butte.
    • Black Rock Mine and Zinc Concentrator

    • 1913
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine and Zinc concentrator. This concentrator was one of the first zinc plants in Butte. At one time, this company employed 2,000 people.
    • 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.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Iron Workers & Ropemen

    •  
    • 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,...
    • 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.
    • Clark Smelter & Stack

    •  
    • 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.
    • Parrot Mine Yard & Butte Mines Machine Shop

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company's Butte Mines Machine Shop, including the mine's superintendent, shift foremen, assistant foremen, and shift bosses. The shop was located in the Parrot Mine yard. Dated in October 1955.
    • 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.
    • Underground Miners & Candles

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of underground miners using candles for light on the 2600-foot level of an unidentified Butte mine.
    • Parrot & Neversweat Mines

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

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard and Colusa Mines, both of which were located in the Meaderville District of uptown Butte.
    • Precipitation Plant & Office

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant and its office, which was located in north Meaderville at the time.
    • Black Rock Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #2 shaft with its electric hoisting engine.
    • Anselmo Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine and the B.A. & P. Cow and Calf Locomotive.

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