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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.
    • Emma Mine

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

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

    •  
    • 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

    •  
    • 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.
    • Berkeley Pit & High Ore Mine

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Berkeley Pit while loading haul trucks. Note the High Ore Mine in the background.
    • 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

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of an aerial view of the Berkeley Pit and the East Ridge of the Rocky Mountains.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

    •  
    • 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.
    • Butte & Duluth Open Pit Mine

    •  
    • 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.
    • 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

    •  
    • 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

    •  
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Parrot & Neversweat Mines

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

    •  
    • 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....
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine and Mill. The headframe is the #3 shaft, mill and repair shop. The #3 headframe moved to the Anselmo Mine in the 1930s. Note the mine on lower right is the Niagara.
    • 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.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft, repair shop, crusher and boiler room. Note the Niagara mine on the lower left.
    • 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.
    • East Colusa Mine & Leonard Mine Yard

    •  
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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

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

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

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

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

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mill crew.
    • 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 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.
    • Parrot & Neversweat Mines

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot and Neversweat Mines. Note that both headframes are still enclosed.
    • Black Rock Mine #2 Shaft

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

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine conveyor belt running through the old mill site. This belt, called the Believe Belt, was the longest in Butte at 1800 feet long.
    • Black Rock Mine Conveyor Belt

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine, which used a conveyor belt for moving the zinc.
    • Parrot & Anaconda Mines

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • An image collage of the Parrot and Anaconda Mines, two of the largest copper mines in the world. Note also the Lexington Mine and Mill.
    • Butte's First Zinc Mill

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte's First Zinc Mill, which was a property of the Butte & Superior Mining Company.

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