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    • A.C.M. Warehouse at  Anaconda Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Anaconda Hill

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Group of Mines on the east side of Butte. Headframes are listed as follows, from left to right: the Diamond Mine, the Neversweat Mine, the Anaconda Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the South Shaft Mine, the St. Lawrence Mine, the...
    • Anaconda Road and Parrot Mine

    • 1952
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Road, which wound up the Butte Hill between many of the major mines. Note that the Butte Mines Machine Shop was under construction at the Parrot Mine during this time.
    • 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.
    • Berkeley Mine

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    • Image of the Berkeley Mine, located on the Meaderville side of the hill where the Berkeley Pit later began.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • 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...
    • 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 Hill

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Panorama image of the Butte Hill. The Harris Mine is on the bottom left. The Butte Reduction Works and the Colorado Smelter are in the background making smoke. (3 of 3)
    • Butte Hill

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

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

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Panorama image of the Butte Hill. The small mine in the middle is the Saul Mine. (1 of 3)
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image looking west to the Mat Mine, the Great Northern Railroad Trestle, and the Balaklava Mine dump. On the skyline is the Diamond Mine, the Speculator Mine, the Tuolumne Mine, the Granite Mountain Mine, the Badger Mine, the Pilot Butte Mine, and...
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image looking west to the Mat Mine, the Great Northern Railroad Trestle, and the Balaklava Mine dump. On the skyline is the Diamond Mine, the Speculator Mine, the Tuolumne Mine, the Granite Mountain Mine, the Badger State Mine, the Pilot Butte...
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Image of the east side of the Butte Hill showing various mines, including the Berkeley Mine and the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • 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 & Headframes

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    • Image of the East side of the Butte Hill. Note the headframes, smoke stacks, and the railroad tracks covering the hill.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Image of various headframes listed, as follows, from left to right: Green Mountain Mine, the West Gray Rock Mine, the Wakeup Jim Mine, and the Diamond 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 & 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 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

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hill. Headframes are listed, as follows, from right to left: the Neversweat Mine, the East Stewart Mine, the Nipper Mine #1 shaft, and the East Minah 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

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of a street car heading east on West Daly Street in Walkerville, just east of Excelsior Avenue. The Moulton and Alice Mines are on the left. Next to these is the Valdamere-Magna Carta-Lexington Mines and mill.
    • 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 Hill Postcard

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    • Postcard of the Butte hill, titled 'The richest hill in the world.' Headframes in the image are the West Steward Mine and the Mountain Consolidated (Mountain Con) Mines in Butte, MT. Also note the Little Minah and the Corra mines.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • 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
    • Mines
    • 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 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.
    • Butte, Anaconda, & Pacific Railroads

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    • Mines
    • B.A. & P. R.R. (Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railroads) tracks on the Butte hill, located below the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated).
    • 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.
    • 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 and  Kelley Mine

    • 1951
    • Mines
    • Image of Dublin Gulch, an area of houses where local miners lived, with the Kelley Mine in the background. Also note the famous Anaconda Road, which wound up the Butte Hill through all of the mines on the right-hand side.
    • East Side of Butte Hill

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the East side of Butte Hill. Note the Main Range Mine in the foreground.
    • 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 Hoist Compressor

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    • Buildings
    • 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 Pump

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Kelley Mine Construction

    • 1951
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine while under construction on the Butte hill. Surrounding headframes are listed as follows, from left to right: Mt. Con and Green Mountain.
    • Leonard Mine Construction Shop

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine yard and the construction shop, which served all of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company mines located on the Butte hill.
    • Miners

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of a group of miners at the National Mine. Art Sheldon's father marked is 'x' on the top row, named Jessie Sheldon. Mine was located on North Montana Street below Nanny Goat Hill.
    • National Mine Crew

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of miners at the National Mine. Art Sheldon's father marked is 'x' on the top row, named Jessie Sheldon. Mine was located on North Montana Street below Nanny Goat Hill.
    • Neversweat and Anaconda Mines

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat and Anaconda Mines on the Butte hill with the Dublin Gulch district in the foreground.
    • Neversweat Mine

    • 1959
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat Mine on the Butte hill.
    • Neversweat Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • View of the Neversweat Mine with its headframe being dismantled. Demolition was underway to prepare for open pit mining on the hill.
    • North Butte Mining Company Mines

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • The North Butte Mining Company mines on the east side of the Butte hill with McQueen in the background. Top: Granite Mountain and Speculator. Bottom: Main Range and Colusa Leonard Extension.
    • Original Mine

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    • Mines
    • Postcard image of Anaconda Hill showing the Original and Steward Mines.
    • Orphan Girl Mine Timber Yard

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine's timber yard. Note the caps and posts, which were framed at Rocker, as well as the watchman's shack and the buildings on the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology's campus on the hill. The college name...
    • Parnell Mine Dump

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parnell Mine dump. The skip cages for the Emma Mine were stored here until needed. Note the compressed air pipeline on the hill.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Mine, which later became the upcast air shaft for the hill. Its steel headframe would be moved to the Neversweat Mine some years later.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hill from the Pittsmont Mine slag dump, located in East Butte. Headframes and structures are listed, as follows, from left to right: Northern Pacific Railroad Roundhouse, Neversweat Mine, Berkeley Mine, Rarus Mine, High Ore Mine...
    • Richest Hill in the World

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the 'Richest Hill in the World.' Headframes on the hill are listed, as follows, from left to right: the High Ore Mine, the Nipper Mine, the Parnell Mine, the L.E.R. Mine, the Original Mine #6 shaft, the Mountain View Mine, the...
    • Slushing Copper Ore

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    • Mines
    • Image taken while slushing in an underground mine on the Butte hill.
    • Speculator Mine Yard in Winter

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A winter view of the Speculator Mine yard. This mine belonged to the North Butte Mining Company and was located at the north end of the Butte Hill just east of Walkerville, MT. To the left is the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • St. Lawrence Slime Plant

    • 1959
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant. Four railroad cars of tailings, also referred to as slime, were unloaded at one time with fire hoses. This man is shown hurrying the tailings down to the mixing tank where a pump will dump the tailings with...
    • Unloading Timber Underground

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    • Mines
    • Image taken while unloading a bundle of mine timber underground in an unidentified mine on the Butte hill.

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