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  • All fields: Copper
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    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

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    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, which was located in Dublin Gulch just below the Diamond Mine. A railroad car of Portland cement is being unloaded.
    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

    • 1960
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    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant . The company mixed the cement for all of the mines here, located just below the Diamond Mine dump. Portland Cement stored in these towers.
    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

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    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, which was located in Dublin Gulch just below the Diamond Mine. A railroad car of Portland cement is being unloaded.
    • A.C.M. Drill Shop

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    • Image of Mr. Wills working in the drill shop of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company.
    • A.C.M. Precipitation Plant

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    • Image taken from Meaderville, looking south, of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company precipitation plant.
    • A.C.M. Precipitation Plant

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    • Image taken from Meaderville, looking south, of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company precipitation plant.
    • A.C.M. Ropemen

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    • Image of ropemen, identified as Mike Baker and Charles Backholm, tarring the cable for the hoist at the Anselmo Mine. These men had the job of inspecting all of the hoist cable for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company.
    • A.C.M. Warehouse and the Anaconda Mine

    • 1935
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    • Image of men unloading boxes of dynamite at the Anaconda Copper Mining Company warehouse in the Anaconda Mine yard. Powder for all Butte's underground mines was distributed from here.
    • A.C.M. Warehouse at  Anaconda Mine

    • 1940
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    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company warehouse at the Anaconda Mine. The backyard is in the process of burning lead and insulation off of electrical wires for recycling. The barracks, also referred to as the Gunner's shack, is on the...
    • A.C.M. Warehouse at  Anaconda Mine

    • 1940
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    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company warehouse at the Anaconda Mine yard near the Mountain View Mine. Note the B.A. & P. Railroad trolley wire and the subsidence cracking the foundation of the building.
    • A.C.M. Warehouse at  Anaconda Mine

    • 1940
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    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company warehouse at the Anaconda Mine yard near the Mountain View Mine fence at the top of the famous Burma Road on the Butte hill.
    • Alice Open Pit Mine

    • 1950
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    • 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
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    • Image of the Alice Pit on the north side of Walkerville.
    • Anaconda and St. Lawrence Mines

    • 1888
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    • Image of the Anaconda and St. Lawrence mines, upper half, and the Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter, lower half.
    • Anaconda and St. Lawrence Mines

    • 1890
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    • Image of the Anaconda and St. Lawrence Mines with their enclosed headframes prior to the turn of the century.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Board of Directors Meeting

    • 1957
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    • Image of the Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company in 1957. Individuals are listed, as follows, from left to right: Front row: Roy H., Chairman of the Board of Director, J. Luther Cleveland, Director and Chairman...
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Cement Plant

    • 1960
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    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, located below the Diamond Mine. All cement needed for the underground mines was mixed here and then delivered to the mines.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Cement Plant

    • 1960
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    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, located below the Diamond Mine. All cement needed for the underground mines was mixed here and then delivered to the mines.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Iron Workers & Ropemen

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    • Image of iron workers and ropemen for the Anaconda Company working on the Leonard Mine headframe. The men standing have been identified, as follows, from left to right: foreman Matt Korsund, Clarence Morris, Tom Arthur, Al Plate, Leslie Williams,...
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Plant

    • 1926
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    • Image of the synchronous converters for electrolitic zinc reduction at the Anaconda Copper Mining Company plant in Great Falls. Dated on December 20, 1926.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter

    • 1930
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    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter. The men are identified, as follows, from left to right: Swan Larson, Sam Shorar, and Greg Petrini.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter

    • 1910
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    • Image taken of the interior of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter. Note the large electric magnet catching tramp iron.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1948
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    • Image of the Anaconda Mine.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1910
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    • Image of the Anaconda Mine, which was the first mine of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1895
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    • Image of the headframe and the hoist from the Anaconda Mine, which was the first property of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company in Butte.
    • Anaconda Mine

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

    • 1915
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    • Image of the Anaconda Mine, located just off of the Anaconda Road.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
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    • Image taken while erecting the headframe from the original Black Rock Mine over the original wooden headframe at the Anselmo Mine. Dated on September 23, 1936.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
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    • Image taken while erecting the new headframe over the original wooden headframe at the Anselmo Mine. Dated on December 15, 1936.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1937
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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine with its completed steel headframe and engine room. Dated July 7, 1937.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine with its original wooden headframe. The mine was bought by Anaconda Copper Mining Company sometime in 1925. Note the West Gagnon Mine on right side of the photo.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
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    • Image taken during the construction of the steel headframe at the Anselmo Mine. The building of the steel headframe over the wooden headframe began on June 3, 1936.
    • Anselmo Mine

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    • Image of a worker at the Anselmo Mine loading timber.
    • Anselmo Mine

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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine, located on North Excelsior Avenue on Butte's west side.
    • Anselmo Mine Cage Replacement

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    • Image of workers replacing a cage used to haul ore out of the mine with a cage used to transport miners at the Anselmo Mine.
    • Anselmo Mine First Aid Team

    • 1927
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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine's 1927 Champion First Aid team for the competition among the mines on Miners' Field Day. Members in the photo have not been identified.
    • Anselmo Mine Hoist

    • 1937
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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine hoist, which was moved from the Black Rock Mine in 1936. Dated on March 9, 1937.
    • Anselmo Mine Timber Yard

    • 1950
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    • 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
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    • 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.
    • Art Bigley in  Kelley Mine

    • 1953
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    • Image of Art Bigley, Manager of Mines for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company, experimenting with a new car scraper in Kelley Mine.
    • Balaklava Mine Flumes

    • 1950
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    • 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 Mine Hawksworth Bit Shop

    • 1925
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    • Image of the Hawksworth bit shop crew, which manufactured rock bits and drill steel for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company The shop was in the yard of the Bell Mine.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine, located on East Mercury Street in Butte.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine, located on East Mercury Street in uptown Butte.
    • Belmont Mine Hoister

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    • A demonstration at the Belmont Mine showing hoister hauling timber.
    • Belmont Mine Hoister

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    • A demonstration at the Belmont Mine showing hoister hauling timber.
    • Berkeley Mine

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    • Image of the Berkeley Copper Mine adjoining the Tramway on the west side. Both mines were in Meaderville.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1957
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    • Image of an aerial view of the Berkeley Pit.
    • Berkeley Pit

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

    • 1957
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    • Image of an aerial view of the Berkeley Pit.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1966
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    • Image taken while preparing for a blast at the Berkeley Pit.
    • Berkeley Pit & Bucyrus Erie 40-R Drill

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    • Image of a Bucyrus Erie 40-R Drill. The drill is used to set holes for blasting, which are then loaded with the blasting powder. Image taken in the Berkeley Pit.
    • Berkeley Pit & Meaderville

    • 1960
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    • Image of the Berkeley Pit and the Meaderville district, as well as the Leonard and East Colusa Mines in the background.
    • Berkeley Pit Blast

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    • Image of a blasting the the Berkeley Pit. Note the line of haul trucks to the left awaiting signal noting the end of the blast and resuming work.
    • Berkeley Pit Blasting

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    • Image taken during a blasting at the Berkeley Pit. Note the 65-ton haul pack trucks waiting to be loaded.
    • Berkeley Pit Copper Tanks

    • 1970
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    • Image of an aerial view of the newly constructed copper tanks at the Berkeley Pit.
    • Berkeley Pit Electric Truck

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    • Image of an electric truck in the Berkeley Pit open pit mine. The mine belonged to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company and was later was purchased by the Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO). The man standing has been identified as John Killoy, the...
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1960
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    • Image of the Black Rock Mine after the Anaconda Copper Mining Company had removed the steel headframe and installed it at the Anselmo Mine. The company erected this temporary headframe to do some work for the new block caving methods of mining the...
    • Blue Wing Mine and Casper Mine

    • 1895
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    • Image looking west from above Walkerville toward the Blue Wing Mine, which can be seen on the left and the Casper Mine, seen on the right.
    • Butte & Boston Smelter

    • 1910
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    • Image of the Butte and Boston Smelter, which was located in Meaderville. This smelter was later operated by the Boston & Montana Company on a lease basis. The Meaderville smelters, there were four total, were closed when the Anaconda Copper Mining...
    • Butte Hill

    • 1948
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    • Image of cloud cover over the city of Butte taken from the St. Lawrence Mine.
    • Butte Hill

    • 1948
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    • Image of cloud cover over the city of Butte taken from the St. Lawrence Mine.
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

    • 1934
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    • Image of the Butte hill and headframes. The High Ore Mine is in the center, the Diamond Mine is to the left, the Speculator and Granite Mountain Mines are to the right and the Central Heating and Missouri River Substation can be seen under the...
    • Butte Hoist Building

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    • Image of the interior of the Butte Hoist building , which held eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
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    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
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    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which held eight direct-driven Nordberg compressors that compressed air up to 95 lbs. and delivered it to all the mines on the Butte hill.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
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    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
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    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which held eight direct-driven Nordberg compressors that compressed air up to 95 lbs. and delivered it to all the mines on the Butte hill.
    • Butte Mine Poster

    • 1915
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    • Image of a decorative poster of various Butte mines. The mines are listed, as follows, from top to bottom and left to right: the Badger State Mine, the Speculator Mine, the North Butte Mine & new electrical hoist, the Diamond Mine, the Neversweat...
    • Butte Mines

    • 1910
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    • 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 Machine Shop and  Kelley Dry

    • 1955
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    • An exterior view of the Butte Mines Machine Shop and the Kelley Dry (showering area) taken from the top of the Kelley Mine's headframe.
    • Central Timber Yard

    • 1950
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    • Image of the central timber yard of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company (Anaconda Copper Mining Company).
    • Central Timber Yard

    • 1952
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    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company central timber yard, attached to the Anselmo Mine.

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