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  • All fields: 1950*
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    • Adams Mine

    • 1942
    • Mines
    • Image of the Adams Mine, located below the Mountain View Mine. Meaderville and McQueen districts, as well as the Leonard Mine, can be seen in the background. The headframe was moved to the Lexington Mine in approximately 1950.
    • Alice Open Pit Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice Pit on the north side of Walkerville.
    • Alice Open Pit Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice Mine and open pit silver and gold mine in Walkerville (north of Butte). Erosion of slope stability destroyed the original Alice Mine, which, before Butte, became a copper producer and was the biggest mine in the area.
    • Alice Open Pit Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the beginning of the Alice open pit in Walkerville. The buildings are from the original Alice Mine.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Mine with polelines being downed due to ground subsidence.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Mine, which was Marcus Daly's first mine in Butte. This mine had a flat cable hoist. To its right is the Mountain View Mine.
    • Anaconda Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Mine remains after dismantling the mine for cave block mining. The big warehouse and the Mountain View Mine are still visible in the background.
    • Anaconda Mine Timber Yard

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Mine timber yard and the warehouse in the background.
    • Anselmo Mine Cage

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine lowering a package of timber into the cages on the main hoist.
    • Anselmo Mine Chippy Hoist

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine's chippy hoist with the hoist engineer, identified as Jack Barry.
    • Anselmo Mine Timber Yard

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine's timber yard just west of the shaft. The two-story dry and the carpenter shop can be seen on the right. Both of the mine's engine rooms are also on the far right.
    • Anselmo Mine, Collar of Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Anselmo Mine of the collar of the shaft. Timber is shown being lowered into the mine. Note the carpenter shop at the right and the tipple for loading the railroad cars. This was the only mine on the Butte hill that used a tipple.
    • Balaklava Mine Flumes

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Balaklava Mine showing flumes, which were used to carry copper water from the High Ore adit to the new precipitating plant near Silver Bow Creek.
    • Bell and Diamond Mine Yard

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mine yard, looking at the Bell Mine compressor room and Hawksworth Bit Shop building.
    • Belmont Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a Belmont Mine crew.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Berkeley Pit during the early days of production.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the East side of Butte, taken during the first drillings of the Berkeley Pit.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the early stages of the Berkeley Pit, looking southwest.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit during its early days of production. Note the proximity of homes and neighborhoods.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit, looking west. Note the High Ore, Granite Mountain, and Badger Mines in the background.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit.
    • Berkeley Pit Garage

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of haul trucks and crane equipment parked in the Berkeley Pit Garage.
    • Buffalo Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Buffalo Mine. Note the Lexington Mine in the background. Both headframes were located in the Centerville district.
    • 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.
    • Butte Mines

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Butte mines listed, as follows, from left to right: Mt. Con, Diamond, Stewart, Kelley, High Ore, Original, and the Mountain View.
    • Central Timber Yard

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the central timber yard of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company (Anaconda Copper Mining Company).
    • Crew of  Kelley Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's shift of miners at the tunnel entrance to the shaft where the 'cages' take the miners to the levels they were assigned to work on.
    • East Colusa Mine & Pit

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

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine, primarily a manganese ore mine.
    • Emma Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine, located on East Silver Street. The Emma Mine closed around 1959.
    • Emma Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine which was in the middle of the city's business district.
    • Emma Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • An image of the Emma Mine with the ore bins.
    • Emma Mine

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

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the bottom dump skip used at the Emma Mine. The station tender rode below this skip at most of the mines.
    • Gagnon Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Gagnon Pit, located East of Montana Street, next to the Original mine.
    • Gagnon Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Gagnon Pit, located west of Original mine.
    • Gagnon Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Gagnon Pit, located west of Original mine.
    • Gagnon Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Gagnon Pit, located East of Montana Street, next to the Original mine.
    • Kelley Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a grizzley drift at the Kelley Mine.
    • Kelley Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine.
    • Kelley Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of men completing concrete work in the #2 Kelley Shaft.
    • Kelley Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of men completing concrete work in the #2 Kelley Shaft.
    • Kelley Mine Haul Drift

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a haul drift at the Kelley Mine, also referred to as 'slusher lane.'
    • Kelley Mine Haul Drift

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a haul drift at Kelley Mine. The men are Installing trolley wire.
    • Kelley Mine Haul Drift

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a haul drift at the Kelley Mine. The men are installing trolley wire.
    • Kelley Mine Haul Drift

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a haul Drift at the Kelley Mine. The men are installing trolley wire.
    • Kelley Mine Headframe Under Construction

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the building of the Kelley Mine headframe and its engine room. Note the sinking headframe is already in place. Surrounding headframes listed from left to right, as follows: High Ore Mine, Mountain View Mine, Anaconda Mine, and...
    • Kelley Mine Ore Bins

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the building of the Kelley Mine's ore bins.
    • Kelley Mine Ore Conveyor Belt

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's ore conveyor belt carrying ore from the shaft to the ore bins.
    • Kelley Mine Sinking Frame

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley mine's sinking frame, which would later be replaced with the steel frame from Leonard mine. Mountain View Mine is in the background with the company warehouse to the right.
    • Kelley Mine Sinking Frame

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine with temporary sinking gallows frame to be replaced with a steel frame at a later date.
    • Kelley Mine Tramp Iron Magnet

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the tramp iron magnet at the discharge of the conveyor belt from the underground bin into the skip pocket on the 700 foot level of the Kelley Mine.
    • Kelley Mine Wooden Headframe

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine with its wooden headframe, which was used while the shaft was being sunk. It was later replaced by a steel headframe from another mine. To the left is the Anacona Mine and to the right is Neversweat Mine.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mitchell Stope at the Leonard Mine.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of shift bosses at the Leonard Mine. The mine foreman has been identified as Roy Garratt, standing second from the right.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine while men wait to go on shift underground.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a wet drift at the 3500-foot level in the Leonard Mine. Identified as Robert Brookins.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of miner operating a mucking machine underground in the Leonard Mine. Identified as Gary Brookins.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a miner working underground at the Leonard Mine. Identified as Gary Brookins
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine while men wait to go on shift underground.
    • Leonard Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine, which was taken during its dismantle to be moved to the location of the Kelley Mine.
    • Leonard Mine Ore Bins

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine in Meaderville. Men are loading copper ore into the ore cars with the Great Northern Railroad switch engine.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine with its wooden headframe in Walkerville. The metal headframe was installed in the l950s.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine in Walkerville. Note the original wooden headframe. The metal frame was installed in the 1950s.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine at the top of Main Street in Walkerville (north of Butte).
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine getting a new steel headframe, which was taken from the Adams Mine. It was installed over the old wooden frame. The timbers measured 100 feet long, 24' x 24' wide.
    • Lexington Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine's slime plant or sand-filling plant in Walkerville. The 'car shaker' shakes the tailings out of the railroad car.
    • Lexington Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine's slime plant, showing wrecked cars due to lack of caution. The cars should have been 'blocked' near the Magnolia Mine.
    • Lexington Mine Tunnel

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine tunnel that connects with the actual mine on the 350 level. Note the ore cars bear the Granby label.
    • Lexington Tunnel

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Tunnel dumping station.
    • Loading a Drift Round

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken while loading a drift round for blasting in an unidentified mine.
    • Main Range Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Main Range Mine, McQueen Addition, 2200 Feet Deep. Produced some ore but mostly a Stock Proposition. Owned by North Butte Mining Company, Butte, Montana.

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