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    • Adams Air Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the Adams air shaft.
    • Adams Mine Lift

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Adams Mine showing miners in the lift.
    • Air Locks & Fire Door

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    • Mines
    • Image of air locks and a fire door with pipes from the tailings and compressed air. The fire doors are installed to be locked in case of fire. The drain pipes were a necessity when miners would fill the worked-out areas with tailings.
    • Alice Mine Cages

    • 1885
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice Mine with miners in the cages on the surface waiting to go underground. Located in Walkerville, the Alice had an enclosed headframe.
    • Anaconda Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image of a group of miners in the Anaconda Mine yard. The individual just left of the dog in the foreground has been identified as James Spargo.
    • Anselmo Mine Cage Replacement

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    • Mines
    • 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 Crew

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    • Mines
    • Image of a shift of miners at the Anselmo mine.
    • Anselmo Mine Crew

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    • Mines
    • Image of miners waiting to be lowered into the Anselmo Mine.
    • Anselmo Mine First Aid Team

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of unidentified miners at the surface of the Badger State Mine.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners at the 2600-foot level of the Badger State Mine. Dated on January 21, 1921.
    • Bell Mine Double-Decker Cages

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell Mine showing the double-decker cages, which were used for carrying miners and supplies down into the mine. On the right, note the flat cable, which would have indicated that cages were down in the mine.
    • Belmont Mine Crew

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of miners at the Belmont Mine, located on East Mercury Street on Butte's east side.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the Black Rock Mine, mill and concentrator, and the #3 shaft. This Butte mine was the largest mine during WWI and employed 2200 miners.
    • Blasting in  Stewart Mine

    • 1897
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Stewart Mine showing miners ready to blast. They are approximately 1900 feet below the U.S. Federal Building (to the south) on North Main Street.
    • Buffalo Mine Crew

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of the Buffalo Mine in Centerville, located north of Butte and south of Walkerville, with a group of unidentified miners.
    • Butte Miners' Union No. 1

    • 1940
    • People
    • Five members of the Butte Miners' Union No. 1 resting in the yard of the Original Mine. They are leading on the float of their organization after a patriotic Fourth of July parade. The individual on the far left is Curly McLeod.
    • Cage Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of unidentified miners demonstrating the result of possible injury when men are pushing and crowding while getting on the cages.
    • Crew of  Kelley Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's shift of miners at the tunnel entrance to the shaft where the 'cages' take the miners to the levels they were assigned to work on.
    • Dismantling a Trestle in Walkerville

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image of the trestle between the Magna Carta and the Alice Mines being dismantled. Clark's Fraction Mine is in the background. The miners trammed ore from the Magna Carta Mine to the Alice Mill by pushing ore cars by hand.
    • 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.
    • Elm Orlu Miners' Lunch Area

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miners' lunch area in Elm Orlu Mine. The image also includes an air door. This door included "sliders," which were used to regulate the amount of air released through the shoot.
    • Gagnon Mine

    • 1896
    • Mines
    • Image of piles of lumber in the Gagnon Mine yard with a view of miners' homes on the left side of the picture.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of North Butte Mining Company.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

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

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of the mine bosses at the Granite Mountain Mine, which was one of North Butte Mining Company's premium properties in Butte. The shift bosses, hoistmen, and foremen wore overalls, just like the underground miners.
    • High Ore Mine, Collar of Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine. Note that the cages are loaded with miners waiting to be lowered into the mine. This was known as 'lowering the shift.'
    • Hoist House

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    • Mines
    • Image of miners at work in an unidentified mine hoist house.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of two contract miners and a sampler in the Mitchell Stope. Taken underground in the Leonard Mine.
    • Leonard Mine Cage

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine cage and unidentified miners.
    • Leonard Mine Stope

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    • Mines
    • Image of a Mitchell Scope and two unidentified miners. Taken underground in the Leonard Mine.
    • Mine Crew

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of miners at an unidentified mine.
    • Mine Crew

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

    • 1885
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of miners at an unidentified Butte mine.
    • Mine Crew

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

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

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of a group of miners at an unidentified mine. William Pollard is identified with a small 'x' on his shoulder.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Mine
    • Image of a group of miners wearing slickers, most likely waiting to get onto the cage at the end of their shift.
    • Mine Crew & Candles

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified mine crew waiting to go underground in the cages. Miners working an 8-hour shift were given two candles and the 10-hour shift miners were given three candles.
    • Mine Lamp Room

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified mine's lamp room where the miners' lights were charged. The miners were issued a lamp here at the beginning of their shift and returned the light at the end of their shift to be charged for the next day.
    • Miners

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners working at an unidentified mine on the Butte Hill.
    • Miners & Skip

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    • Mines
    • Image of two miners standing in front of the skip holding a sample of the rock from the mine behind them. Note the carbide lamps in their hands.
    • Miners and Families

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    • Mines
    • Image of miners and families at a small mining claim near Butte.
    • Miners at  Alice Mine

    • 1893
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of miners at the Alice Mine in Walkerville. Mr. Buzzo, the mine's superintendent, is seated second from the left.
    • Miners at  Alice Mine

    • 1893
    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the Alice Mine in the Walkerville area.
    • Miners at  Stewart Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of three miners at the Stewart Mine. The individual in the middle is Will Killoy.
    • Miners at  Stewart Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of men at the Stewart Mine and a shift of men waiting to be lowered.
    • Miners in  Speculator or Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1919
    • People
    • An image of miners in the Speculator or Granite Mountain Mine cleaning up a small pile of granite that fell from the left side of the crosscut. Note the miners' hard hats, which were introduced to Butte in 1938.
    • 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.
    • Miners of  Speculator Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Miners at the North Butte Mining Company's Speculator Mine, located in Walkerville (north of Butte).
    • Miners Pouring Concrete

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miners pouring concrete in a shaft of the Granite Mountain Mine. The shaft needed a more secure replacing following the fire of 1917.
    • Miners Stringing Messenger Wire

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of miners stringing messenger wire to hold up the air bag fan in the Granite Mountain - Speculator Mine. These two mines were worked as one mine and belonged to the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Miners Waiting to go on Shift

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Miners waiting to go on shift at the Speculator Mine. Note that the Chippy Cage was not yet installed.
    • Miners' Cabins

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of old miners' cabins just east of the Stewart Mine.
    • Miners' Cabins

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of old miners' cabins just east of the Stewart Mine. These were some of the first cabins built in Butte.
    • Miners' Tools

    • 1919
    • Mines
    • The 2200 level of the Granite Mountain Mine, which belonged to North Butte Mining Company. Miners' tools are stored in a neat manner in this image.
    • Miners' Training School

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Pennsylvania Mine of the Miners' Training School. When the Pennsylvania Mine was down the old carpenter shop was used for classrooms.
    • Miners' Training School

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company remodeled the Pennsylvania Mine to be a training school for beginning miners. In this image a group of students are learning the ventilation system of the Butte mines. They are looking at a vent door, which helped...
    • Miners' Training School

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    • Mines
    • Image of a motorman loading ore on the train at the Mine Training School in the yard of the Pennsylvania Mine.
    • Miners' Training School

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company's Miners' Training School, which was originally located at the Pennsylvania Mine, and later moved to the Travona Mine on South Crystal Street on Butte's west side. The instructor is working on a mucking...
    • Miners' Union Day Competition

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Columbia Gardens dance hall where the First Aid teams from the Butte mines competed every Miners' Union Day.
    • Mountain Con Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of miners waiting to go down the Mountain Con Mine. Also note the loaded timber trucks.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the Mountain Con Mine waiting to go underground.
    • Mountain Con Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image taken of miners at the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) entering the cage to be lowered into the mine. The Mountain Con was 5,300 feet deep from the collar of the mine.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • Image taken of several unidentified miners of the Mountain Con Mine waiting to go underground.
    • Mountain Con Mine Crew

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    • Mines
    • Image of unidentified miners at the Mountain Con. At this time candles were used as the primary light source underground.
    • Mountain Con Mine Crew

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of miners of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) in Centerville. First row: J. Rolando, O. Owens, S. Fisher, R. Johnson, B. Maki, & J. Powers. Second row: J. Popish, G. Howard, J. Gansarski, F. Grehing, P. Lappala, M. Frantti, A....
    • Mountain Con Mine Shift

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken of a group of miners going on shift at the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated).
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine yard showing the miners that worked above ground.
    • Mountain View Mine Crew

    • 1947
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of miners at the Mountain View Mine. The foreman in the bottom row, second from the right, has been identified as John Killoy.
    • Mountain View Mine Yard

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of three miners in the Mountain View Mine yard. Individual in the center of the photograph has been identified as Ted Cavanaugh.
    • Mountain View Mine Yard

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken of miners in the Mountain View Mine Yard. Scott Lyle is on the far left and the individual second from the left is Ted Cavanaugh.
    • 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.
    • National Mine Crew

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of a large crew of miners at the National Mine, which was close to the Gagnon Mine on Montana Street just above Copper Street in uptown Butte.
    • Original Mine

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • An image of the Original Mine on the 1600 level shaft station, showing loaded ore cars and miners at work.
    • Original Mine Crew

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of a crew of miners with their candles ready to go on shift at the Original Mine in uptown Butte.
    • Original Mine Crew

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of a shift of miners at the Original Mine.
    • Original Mine visitors and Miners

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of visiting dignitaries and miners with an unidentified mine in the background, thought to be the Gagnon or the Original Mine.
    • Original Mine visitors and Miners

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of visiting dignitaries and miners with an unidentified mine in the background, thought to be the Gagnon or the Original Mine.
    • Orphan Girl Mine Yard

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine yard with First-Aid teams practicing for a contest between the mines, most likely for Miners' Union Day activities.
    • Orphan Girl Mine Yard First-Aid Practice

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine yard with First-Aid teams practicing for a contest between the mines, most likely for Miners' Union Day activities.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine with two miners using candles to examine rock. The view is at the 800-foot level.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine with two miners using candles to examine rock. The view is at the 800-foot level.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of miners with their candles while underground at the Parrot Mine. The man with the beard is identified as Al Schumacher, the mine superintendent.
    • Pennsylvania Mine & Miners' Training School

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    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Miners' Training School in the Pennsylvania Mine's carpenter shop. With the aid of tamping sticks and chicken wire, the student miners can visualize the proper angles for drilling holes underground.

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