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    • Badger State Mine

    • 1928
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of new buildings and the erection of the steel headframe at the Badger State Mine. Dated on May 2, 1928.
    • Belmont Mine Construction

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine while under construction. Dated on November 2, 1927.
    • Black Rock Mine #2 Shaft

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

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of an incline car at Butte and Superior Black Rock Mine. The car was always level when stopped at various landings; it transported supplies to the mill and concentrator. It also carried supplies from the timber yard and shops at the #1 shaft...
    • 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.
    • Buffalo Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Center of image is the Buffalo mine. Surrounding headframes are listed from left to right, as follows: the Old Glory Mine, the Corra Mine, the Diamond Mine, the Mt.Con #1and the Mt. Con #2 mines.
    • Butte Hill

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Panorama image of the Butte Hill. The Anaconda Mine is the small mine in the left corner, the Grant Extension Mine and the St. Lawrence Mine are in the middle, and the Saul Mine is on the right. (2 of 3)
    • Butte Mines

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of various Butte mines. Headframes are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Original Mine, Highore, Nipper #1 and #2, Mountain View, Anaconda, Neversweat and the Parrot. Note the copper tanks in front of Orignal mine.
    • Butte Mines

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hill. Headframes are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Kane Mine, the Dutton Mine, the Pennsylvania Mine, the Silver Bow Mine #1 and #2 shafts.
    • Dublin Gulch

    • 1895
    • Mines
    • Dublin Gulch, a residential area on the east side of the Butte Hill dotted between mines, with the Stewart Mine in the center just off of North Main Street above Woolman. Mine on the left is the Gold Hill Mine . To the right are Nippers #1 and #2.
    • Dublin Gulch

    • 1895
    • Mines
    • Image of Dublin Gulch looking east toward the Stewart Mine with the Neversweat. The Anaconda is in the background with Nippers #1 and #2.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (2 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Emma Mine Crew

    • 1942
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine's #2 day shift crew in July 1942, during WWII. Identification is as follows, left to right: last man is Bill Booth, in the second row #1 is Neal Duddy, and in the third row #11 is Pete Verona.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley #1, #2, & #3 Mine headframes. Note the Neversweat mine looking south of Butte.
    • 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.
    • Kelley Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image of a worker standing in the temporary cage at Shaft #2 at the Kelley Mine. They were in the process of building the shaft. Note the railroad tracks for the mine's ore cars on the right side.
    • 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 #3 Shaft

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's #3 shaft, which was used for transporting miners and supplies. Shafts #1 and #2 were used for hauling rock. Note to the right is an electric substation center.
    • Kelley Mine Hoists

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine with hoists above the #1, #2, and #3 shafts.
    • Kelley Mine Portal Tunnel

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image of a portal tunnel at Kelley Mine. Inspecting the holing of the #2 shaft. Individuals are listed as follows, from left to right: Unknown, Ray Barrett; Rope Boss, Bill Creaber; Foreman, John Killoy; Superintendant, and fifth man is unknown.
    • Kelley Mine Shafts #1 and #2

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine showing the #1 and #2 shafts. The #3 shaft is located toward the ore bins. The Neversweat headframe is above the Kelley #3.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #2. Note the proximity of homes to the mines.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shafts #1 and #2.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1904
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #2 during the construction of the headframe.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during an incident when the hoisting engineer Archie Fry forgot to reverse the hoisting engine; the engine's power, plus the weight of a loaded skip cage on the 3300-foot level, pulled the skip over the sheave wheel...
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during an incident when the hoisting engineer Archie Fry forgot to reverse the hoisting engine; the engine's power, plus the weight of a loaded skip cage on the 3300-foot level, pulled the skip over the sheave wheel...
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1926
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine yard of a broken main shaft, or axel, of the hoisting engine. Dated on November 2, 1926.
    • Loading Ore in  Kelley Mine

    • 1952
    • Mines
    • The individuals in the photo are listed, as follows, from left to right: E. I. Renouard, Jr., Manager of Mines, Butte. A. C. Bigley, General Manager, Western Mining Opeerations, C. H. Steele, Vice President in Charge of Western Operations. The men...
    • Miners of  Emma Mine

    • 1942
    • Mines
    • Image of miners in the Emma Mine. The following men have been identified: on the bottom row, #1 Smiles Norris and #10 Gilbert Nessler; on the third row, #1 Jerry Flynn and #2 Taxi Banfield.
    • Mines on Butte Hill

    • 1975
    • Mines
    • An image of the Original Mine, Stewart Mine, and the Kelley Mine #1 and #2 shafts were some of the more prominent mines on the Butte Hill.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine headframe after it was moved from the Colorado Mine in 1925. Note that there are only 2 shiv wheels. Today, at the site at the World Museum of Mining, there are 3 shiv wheels, one for a chippy and in addition there is...
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and Smelter, located in East Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft located in East Butte. Note the concentrator bin in the center.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft with crew.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and Smelter, located in East Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and smelter in East Butte. Note the Parrot Smelter in the background.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Smelter and the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft in its background. This smelter was amongt he last smelter to operate in Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft. Note the concentrator.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and smelter.
    • Pittsmont Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and the East Butte Copper Mining Company and Smelter.
    • Pittsmont Mine Reopening

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont mine reopening. Note the bottom of the ore pocket. Dated May 2, 1956.
    • Pittsmont Mine Reopening

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine reopening. Note the bottom of the ore pocket, showing chains and rail used to hold back ore material and control loading. Dated May 2, 1956.
    • Pittsmont Mine, Bottom of Shaft

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the bottom of a shaft in the Pittsmont Mine. Note the bottom of the ore pocket, showing chains securing lagging used to control drawing of ore chute. Dated May 2, 1956.
    • Pittsmont Mines

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft with crew.
    • Pittsmont Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont #2 shaft in East Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mines

    • 1903
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont #2 Mine, located in East Butte. Individual in photo is Mr. Ralph Baggaley. Baggaley resided in Butte from 1903 through 1906, while experimenting with new smelting process technologies at the Pittsmont mines.

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