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    • Badger State Mine Yard

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    • Image of an Ingersoll Rand Jumbo Drill in the Badger State Mine yard.
    • East Colusa Mine

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    • Postcard image of the East Colusa Mine.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine. Men are unidentified.
    • West Colusa Mine

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    • Image of the West Colusa Mine timber piles, awaiting use underground.
    • Lexington Mill

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    • Image of the Lexington Mill. The mine in the background is the Josephine Mine.
    • Underground Skip

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    • Image of two unidentified miners loading a skip by dumping the mine car in the shaft.
    • Underground Tourists

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    • Image of a group of tourists one the 1500-foot level of an unidentified mine.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • 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...
    • Ventilation Fan

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    • Image of the ventilation fan above the drift and an ore car track in an unidentified mine.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Image of a group of miners at an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Drilling

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    • Image of an underground miner operating a jackleg drill in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Drift

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    • Image of a mine drift in a mine, which was property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Mine Adit

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    • Image taken of an adit in an unidentified mine. Note the timbered wall and the railroad rails.
    • Mountain Con Mine Timber Yard

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Con) timber yard. Note the amount of timber that was required in an underground mine.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine showing the mine cage about to descend into the mine.
    • Minnie Healy Mine

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    • Image of the Minnie Healy Mine, which was located in Meaderville. Note the West Colusa Mine in its background.
    • Mountain Con Mine Tailings

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine's tailings from the concentrator in Anaconda, which were hauled back to Butte on these ore cars.
    • West Colusa Mine

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    • Postcard image of the West Colusa Mine.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Image of a mine crew in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Slusher Machine

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    • Image of an underground miner in an unidentified Butte mine moving ore into a chute using a slusher machine.
    • East Colusa Mine & Leonard Mine Yard

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    • Image of the East Colusa Mine and the Leonard Mine yard. The structure on the left was a gym, which was used for sports activities and dances. Entry to this area was through the mine yard.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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

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

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    • Image taken of men loading mine timber into a cage at the East Colusa Mine.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine yard. Men are unidentified.
    • Leonard Mine

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

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    • Image of the Minnie Healy Mine, which was located in Meaderville.
    • Belmont Mine

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

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    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image taken underground in the Leonard Mine at the 600-foot level station.
    • Mountain Con Mine Timber Yard

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) timber yard. The framing timber was completed in Rocker, MT and then delivered to the mines.
    • West Colusa Mine Cage

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    • Image of a horse in a cage being taken underground at the West Colusa Mine.
    • Rose Bowl Settling Pond

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    • Image of the Rose Bowl, which was used to settle yellow ochre from the copper water flowing into the new precipitation plant. Grosso's pig ranch and the new Precipitation Plant are in the center, as well as the Butte & London Mine dump.
    • Underground Toilet Car

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    • Image of a toilet car in an underground mine, also referred to as the honey pot.
    • Underground Timbers

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    • Image of fallen timbers in a mine, which was property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Image of a group of miners at an unidentified mine.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine at dusk, located on east Mercury Street.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1.
    • Belmont Mine Hoister

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    • A demonstration at the Belmont Mine showing hoister hauling timber.
    • Mountain Con Mine Timber Yard

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) timber yard. The framing timber was completed in Rocker, MT and then delivered to the mines.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Image of miners at the 2693-foot level stope in the Speculator Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Underground Timbers

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    • Image of fallen timbers in a mine, which was property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Image of an unidentified mine crew.
    • Underground Blasting

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    • Image of an underground mine placing dynamite in a stick of powder to prepare for blasting.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine and the original East side of Butte. Image taken from the Moonlight Mine yard.
    • East Gray Rock Mine

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    • Image of the East Gray Rock Mine, which was located next to the Diamond Mine yard.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1.
    • Mountain Consolidated Cooling Tower

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    • Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) cooling tower. Cold water was piped into the mine to absorb the heat and was then recycled to the surface to be cooled again.
    • West Colusa Mine Yard

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    • Image of the West Colusa Mine yard. Note the Northern Pacific flatbed railroad car in the foreround.
    • Flume & Copper Water

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    • Image of a flume which carried copper water through the railroad and cut to the Balaklava Mine and the precipitation plant.
    • National Mine Crew

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    • 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.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

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    • Image of miners at a 2875-foot level cross-cut in the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Underground Ventilation Door

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    • Image of a ventilation door in a mine, which was located in the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Underground Blasting

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    • Image of miners preparing to blast underground in an unidentified mine.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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

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    • Image of a miner at the bottom of the shaft in the Leonard Mine. The man is clearing rock from the bottom of the shaft, something that had to be done daily.
    • Mountain Consolidated Mine Hoisting Engine

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) hoisting engine, manufactured by Allis Chalmers. The hoist was made to operate at a depth of 5,000 feet.
    • West Colusa Mine Yard

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    • Image taken in the West Colusa Mine yard. Note timber is being loaded to be taken underground.
    • Butte Mines & Mills

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    • Poster image of Butte mines and mills listed, as follows, from top to bottom: the Timber Butte Mill, the Black Rock Mine #1 shaft, the Black Rock Mill, the Butte and Duluth Mines, and the Pittsmont Mine.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

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    • Image taken underground in the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Ironworker & Welding

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    • Image of an ironworker welding on an air fan in an unidentified mine yard.
    • Stewart Mine & Motor

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    • Image of a battery powered motor on the 3200-foot level of the Stewart Mine.
    • Underground Sill

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    • Image of a sill in a mine, which was property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine. Note the Great Northern railroad tracks on the mountain and the residential area of McQueen on the right.
    • Moonlight Mine

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    • Image of the Moonlight Mine, located on East Granite Street. The Moonlight Mine was an upcast shaft for the Belmont Mine.
    • Mountain View Mine

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    • Photo collage of the Mountain View Mine, the Silver Bow shard, and the Parrot and Colusa Mines.
    • West Gray Rock Mine

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    • Image of the West Gray Rock Mine, located in the Centerville district.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Image of a 2434-foot level stope in the Speculator Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Underground Trolley Wire

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    • Image of an unsafe trolley wire in a mine, which was property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Image of a mine crew in an unidentified mine.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Image of a mine crew at an unidentified mine. The photographer, J. Crowley, took the image during a visit to Butte from Cork County, Ireland.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1.
    • Moonlight Mine

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    • Postcard image of the Moonlight Mine.
    • West Gray Rock Mine

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    • Image of the West Gray Rock Mine, located in the Centerville district.
    • Timber Butte Mill

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    • Image of the Timber Butte Mill and concentrator, which was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu Mine and the Moulton Mine, both of which he owned.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Image taken underground in the Speculator Mine of the copper tanks at the 2800-foot level.

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