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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Underground Timber & Pick

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating the correct stance to safely pull timber with a pick.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Stewart Mine & Motor

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    • Mines
    • Image of a battery powered motor on the 3200-foot level of the Stewart Mine.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 & Office

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant and its office, which was located in north Meaderville at the time.
    • 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.
    • Pennsylvania Mine Crew and Bosses

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Pennsylvania Mine, includes foreman and other miners. Image was taken from a postcard. Front row, from left to right: Wm. H. Perry, Jack Anderson, Sam Sibley, & McQuay, the shift boss. The individual in the back row, to the far...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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, &...
    • Parrot & Neversweat Mines

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

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

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

    • 1959
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat and Anaconda Mine ore bins, taken from the B.A. & P. Railroad tracks. In dismantling the ore bins.
    • 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....
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • Leonard Mine Hoist & Mechanic

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

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

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

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