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    • Anaconda Hill

    • 1894
    • Mines
    • Image of Anaconda Hill in uptown Butte. The headframe are listed, as follows, from left to right: the High Ore Mine, the Parrot Mine, the Neversweat Mine, the Colusa-Parrot Mine, the Ramsdell-Parrot Mine, the Balona Mine, and the Bricker.
    • 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 Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of the devastation at the High Ore Mine as a result of the explosion at the Bell Mine compressor.
    • 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 & High Ore Mine

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Berkeley Pit while loading haul trucks. Note the High Ore Mine in the background.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Image of the Moose Mine, the Badger State Mine, the Speculator Mine, and the Granite Mountain Mine. Image taken from the mine dump at the High Ore Mine.
    • Butte Hill & Mines

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of Meaderville and various Butte Mines listed, as follows, from left to right: the Rarus Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the Adams Mine, the High Ore Mine, the Tramway Mines, the Diamond Mine, the West Colusa Mine, the Speculator Mine, the...
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

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    • Image of the Meaderville side of the Butte hill. Mines are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Berkeley Mine, the Adams Mine, the Rarus Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the High Ore Mine, the Diamond Mine, and the Speculator Mine.
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

    • 1934
    • Mines
    • 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 Hill and Mines

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    • Image taken of Butte Hill from the Butte Hoist, which was located at the High Ore Mine. Note the Mountain View and High Ore mine yards, the Butte Hoist and compressor plant to the left, and Diamond Mine dump in the background.
    • Butte Hill Mines

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine, Speculator Mine, Elm Orlu Mine, and the Badger State Mine to the far left.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the hydrostatic tank of the Butte Hoist Compressor Plant for the Bell Mine, High Ore Mine and the Mountain View Mine.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard. The hoist was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the hydrostatic tank of the Butte Hoist Compressor Plant for the Bell Mine, High Ore Mine and the Mountain View Mine.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard. The hoist was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • 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.
    • Butte's East Side

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    • Mines
    • Image of Butte's east side. The Leonard Mine and Meaderville district are on the right. Headframes also shown are the the Mountain View Mine, High Ore Mine, Speculator Mine, Granite Mountain Mine and the Badger Mines.
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain air shaft while building a new railroad spur and road into the upper yard at the Mt. Con. The Diamond Mine can be seen on the left and the Central Heating Plant's smoke stacks and the High Ore Mine are on the right.
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain air shaft and the building of a new railroad spur and road to the upper yard at the Mt. Con, Mountain Consolidated. Note the Central Heating Plant smoke stacks and the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • MInes
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • High Ore Copper Tank Flume

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore copper tank flume. The men are sweeping the deposit of copper precipitation off of the scrap iron. Following the muck, the precipitates were sent to the smelter in Anaconda.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine just before its dismantle.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore, the Diamond, and the Corra Mines. Note the rope house behind the High Ore engine room.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

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

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    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the High Ore Mine and the Speculator Mine in its background.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, which was used as a pump shaft until the 1960s and then moved to the Kelley Mine shaft.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, which was used as a pump shaft until the 1960s and then moved to the Kelley Mine shaft.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps that carried copper water to the surface from the various levels of the mine. Copper water from all the mines drained into these pumps and was then pumped to the outside holding tank. The pumps ran 24 hours a day...
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine headframe, which was to be dismantled in preparation of the Berkeley Pit expansion.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine awaiting its dismantling to make way for the open pit.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the dump at the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, as seen from the Montana Power Company's substation.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

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

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the High Ore Mine. The men are replacing cribbing to hold back the dump from spilling onto the B.A. & P. Railroad tracks.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine. Note the Mountain View Mine hoist house and various other buildings on its right.
    • High Ore Mine & Berkeley Pit

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Central Heating Plant and the Montana Power Substation on the edge of the expanding Berkeley Pit open pit mine. The plant and substation would be torn down for this expansion.
    • High Ore Mine & the Missouri River Substation

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Missouri River Substation, located in the High Ore Mineyard. This substation supplied power to all of the Butte mines and the B.A. & P. Railroads.
    • High Ore Mine Adit

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    • Mines
    • Image taken while driving an adit from the 300-foot level of the High Ore Mine to start the copper tanks on the east side of the hill.
    • High Ore Mine and Flume

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of a flume carrying copper water from the High Ore Mine to the new precipitation plant. The flume came down over the Balaklava Mine dump and passed under the Great Northern Railroad Trestle in North Meaderville.
    • High Ore Mine and Hoist Cable

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine and hoist cable. The ropeman has been identified as Leo Mock; he is shown rewinding the flat cable on the hoisting engine.
    • High Ore Mine Cables

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the High Ore Mine. Note the lead covered electric cables.
    • High Ore Mine Cables

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the High Ore Mine. Note the lead covered electric cables.
    • High Ore Mine Carpenter Shop

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine carpenter shop during the construction of a copper water flume.
    • High Ore Mine Compressor Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image taken of tourists in the High Ore Mine compressor plant. The plant held eight Nordberg compressors.
    • High Ore Mine Copper Tank

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken while copper water was leaving the High Ore Mine at the 300 adit. Note the man sweeping the surface of the old scrap iron to make a fresh surface so that the water can leach the minerals out. The copper precipitate then flows to the...
    • High Ore Mine Copper Tanks

    • 1913
    • Mines
    • Image of the copper tanks, located at the High Ore Mine. Dated on July 8, 1913.
    • High Ore Mine Copper Tanks

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine copper tanks. Copper water was pumped out of the Butte mines, which would then run over the scrap iron in the tanks. The copper water would eat the scrap iron and leave pure copper precipitate.
    • High Ore Mine Copper Tanks

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine copper tanks, which overlooked the Northern Pacific Railroad tracks. Note the scrap iron waiting to be dumped into the copper tanks for leaching. The copper precipitates from these upper flumes were 98% copper.
    • High Ore Mine First Aid Crew

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine First Aid Crew. The men are identified, as follows, from left to right: First row: Joe Canavan, George Bullock, Norman Rae, & Gene Larson; Second Row: George Orlich, John Dumezich, Julio Petroni, John Will, Matt Powers, &...
    • High Ore Mine Hoist

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine hoist, which pulled flat cable from the 3000-foot level. The hoist engineer is identified as Chester Carter.
    • High Ore Mine Hoist

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine compressed air hoist. The hoist engineer is identified as Chester Carter.
    • High Ore Mine Hoist Compressor

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    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant near the High Ore Mine on the Butte Hill. The mine was property of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company
    • High Ore Mine Precipitation Plant

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine's precipitation tanks. Here workers are sweeping up copper residue for its ore value. Some of the copper collected here was 100% pure copper.
    • High Ore Mine Pump

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    • Image of copper water gushing from a pipe, which was connected to a pump at the Belmont and High Ore Mines. The pipe brought the water from the Belmont Mine on East Mercury Street to the surface at the High Ore Mine at the top of the Butte hill.
    • 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 Pumpmen

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine with pumpmen Terry Davis and Frank Davis, a father and son partnership.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine with pumpmen Robert Combs Sr. and Robert Combs Jr., a father and son partnership.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine with pumpmen Paul Bennett and Joe Bennett, a father and son partnership.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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    • Mines
    • Image taken at the High Ore Mine with pumpmen, the father and son team of Dennis and Walter Bolton.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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    • Mines
    • Image taken at the High Ore Mine with pumpmen, which were a father and son team comprised of Jerry Mullaney, with his son Jim on his left and his son Tom on his right.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps, located on the 3800-foot level station underground.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps on either the 2200-foot level or the 2800-foot level.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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    • Mines
    • Image of the electric power cables, which are sheathed in lead and were made to carry 2500 volts to the High Ore Mine pumps.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps, located on the 3900-foot level. The pumps were made of bronze and carried the copper water from the underground mines to the surface.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps, which were located on the 1200, 2200, 2800, and 3800-foot level stations of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps at the 1200-foot level.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps, which were located on the 3800, 2800, 2200 and 1200-foot level stations.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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

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