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    • Adams Air Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the Adams air shaft.
    • Adams Mine Lift

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Adams Mine showing miners in the lift.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Mine at the 1000-foot level. Dated November 19, 1920.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Mine, which was the first mine acquired by Marcus Daly. Daly was one of the first Copper Kings of Butte.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Badger State Mine of a motor on the 2800-foot level. Dated on March 18, 1920.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Badger State Mine prior to its steel headframe construction.
    • Balaklava Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Balaklava Mine, which was located in north Meaderville.
    • Bell and Diamond Mine Office

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Bell and Diamond Mine office. The men have been identified as follows, from left to right: Second from the left is M. Burke, third is Tom Walker, and fifth is Hague.
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Bell and Diamond Mines on the 1500-foot level. Dated on November 1, 1920.
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mines 2600-foot level underground station showing electrical connections. Dated on November 3, 1920.
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mines showing the electrical cables just off of the 2800-foot level stattion. Dated on November 3, 1920.
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mine air compressor plant. Dated on March 9, 1921.
    • Belmont Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the 2800-foot level of the Belmont Mine. Dated on November 13, 1920.
    • Berkeley Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Berkeley Mine, which shows a mine car filled with wooden wedges on the 1500-foot level. Dated on December 8, 1920.
    • Berkeley Mine Ventilation Doors

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Berkeley Mine at the 1500-foot level underground showing ventilation doors. Dated on December 8, 1920.
    • Berlin Vein Work Records

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The North Butte Mining Company's records showing the work done on the 2600 level of the Berlin Vein.
    • 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.
    • Black Rock Mines #2 and #2

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Black Rock Mines #2 and #3, owned by the Butte and Superior Mining Company. This is a group of three panoramic shots.
    • Blasting Primer Locker

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines of a locker for blasting primers, which are fuses with blasting caps. The disorder in the locker is the Safety Supervisor's nightmare.
    • Canvas Air Pipe

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image demonstrating the flexibility of the canvas air pipe blowing air on a miner train of mighty cars.
    • Colorado Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image taken of the Colorado Mine while still under construction.
    • Colorado Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Colorado Mine while under construction.
    • Colorado Mine

    • 1920
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    • Image of the Colorado Mine prior to its completion.
    • Colorado Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Colorado Mine on the east side of the city and in the central portion of the Butte Hill. On the right side of the hill is the Neversweat Mine and the Sacred Heart Church.
    • Colorado Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Colorado Mine (belonging to Davis-Daly Mining Company on East Park Street in Butte) erecting steel gallows frames. This gallows frame was later moved to the Orphan Girl Mine (now home of the World Museum of Mining on Butte's west...
    • Colorado Mine Dry Room

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Colorado Mine of an interior view of the dry room.
    • Copper Precipitation Plant

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the copper precipitation plant just below the Original Mine on the west side of North Main Street in uptown Butte.
    • Copper Precipitation Plant

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the copper precipitation plant just below the Original Mine on the west side of North Main Street in uptown Butte.
    • Diamond Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Diamond Mine.
    • Diamond Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Diamond Mine.
    • Diamond Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Diamond Mine. Dated on March 18, 1920.
    • Diamond Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Diamond Mine and its waste dumps.
    • Diamond Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Diamond Mine, which belonged to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company, Anaconda Copper Mining Company
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine on the 1400-level with repairs underway at the station.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine's 1600-foot level drift, which was no example for a 'safe' working place.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine on the 1200-foot level at the #10 Pyle Raise showing icicle-like formations in the mine.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Truck off the road near the Elm Orlu Mine, located north of the Badger State Mine.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine showing the west end of a stope.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A cave-in in the Elm Orlu Mine.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • This image of the Elm Orlu Mine (a W.A. Clark property) in Walkerville, shows a bulkhead, which were put in place to close off areas underground that had been mined out. The heavy timbers shown here indicate that this bulkhead is also a cribbing...
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of W. A. Clark's Elm Orlu Mine in Walkerville, MT.
    • Elm Orlu Miners' Lunch Area

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miners' lunch area in Elm Orlu Mine. The image also includes an air door. This door included "sliders," which were used to regulate the amount of air released through the shoot.
    • Emma Mine Stope

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of a stope at the 600 level of the Emma Mine. Dated on March 12, 1920.
    • Fireproofing Mine Timbers

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miner George Carothers fireproofing mine timbers with gunite - a form of stucco.
    • Granite Mountain Loading Stick

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of a loading stick for the guard rail at the 400 level station (also called the Chippy Shaft) in the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, which was owned by the North Butte Mining Company and located in Walkerville, MT (just north of Butte).
    • Granite Mountain Mine 3200-Foot Level Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The 3200-foot level station of the Granite Mountain Mine shaft showing two hoisting compartments. The one on the right is the chippy hoist, used to transport men up and down the mine. The mine was owned by the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine with empty mine cars on the left and loaded cars on the right. Note the fan bags on the left, which carryied fresh air through the mine.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Steel Crates

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Top men loading steel crates on the mine cage for the drillers underground at the Granite Mountain Mine. Steel was loaded in tight bundles so as to avoid falling open and ripping apart the guides on its way down the shaft.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Mucking was one of the major jobs of an underground miner in Butte. These two men are loading ore into a mine car with their shovels. The ore was then loaded into a skip and taken to the surface by a hoist and eventually taken to the smelter in...
    • Green Mountain Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Mine looking toward the east.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine looking northeast. Dated on March 13, 1920.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine. Dated on March 14, 1920.
    • High Ore Mine Pump Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pump station, located on the 1200-foot level underground. Dated February 21, 1920.
    • High Ore Mine Pump Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pump station, located on the 1200-foot level underground.
    • High Ore Mine Pump Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine electric pump station, located on the 1200-foot level underground. Dated February 21, 1920.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps. Dated on March 2, 1920.
    • High Ore Mine Underground Exhaust Fan

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine underground exhaust fan. The fan helped to push bad air up and out of the shaft. Dated February 26, 1920.
    • Holing and Crosscut

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A shaft in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines with blasted rock on the grizzlies, which were timbers spaced to prevent too large of rocks from falling through. This chute has been holed by a crosscut on the right side.
    • Image of a Three-way Turnaround

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of a three-way turnaround underground. Note the keg for drinking water. The overhead trolley wire is placed in a box for protection.
    • Leonard Mine Precipitation Tanks

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine copper precipitation tanks introducing a mechanical sweeper. Note the Leonard Mine horse barn and headframe on the right.
    • Leonard Mine Precipitation Tanks

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine copper precipitation tanks introducing a mechanical sweeper. Note the Leonard Mine horse barn and headframe on the right.
    • Leonard Mine Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Leonard Mine on the 1200-foot level. Dated on November 23, 1920.
    • Leonard Mine Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Leonard Mine at the 2200-foot level of the ventilation fan with the fan bag. Dated on November 24, 1920.
    • 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.
    • Miners

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners working at an unidentified mine on the Butte Hill.
    • Miners at  Stewart Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of three miners at the Stewart Mine. The individual in the middle is Will Killoy.
    • Miners Pouring Concrete

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miners pouring concrete in a shaft of the Granite Mountain Mine. The shaft needed a more secure replacing following the fire of 1917.
    • Miners Stringing Messenger Wire

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of miners stringing messenger wire to hold up the air bag fan in the Granite Mountain - Speculator Mine. These two mines were worked as one mine and belonged to the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Mining Crew in  Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of a mining crew from the Speculator cementing the shaft. (Ambrose Ghiringhelli is figure second in from the right. E4346)
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine showing the chippy cage on the 1600-foot level station. Dated on December 2, 1920.
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine showing the cage at the 600-foot level station underground. Dated on November 29, 1920.
    • Mountain View Mine First Aid Crew

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine first aid crew. Individual to the far left has been identified as Scott Lyle.
    • Mountain View Mine First Aid Crew

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine first aid crew. Individual to the far left has been identified as Scott Lyle.
    • Mountain View Mine Hoist Equipment

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the hoisting engineer's stand and equipment at the Mountain View Mine hoist house. Dated on November 29, 1920.
    • Mountain View Mine Office

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the interior of the Mountain View Mine office. Scott Lyle is individual in the in upper right corner.

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