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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.
    • 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. Note the B.A. & P. Railroad trolley wire and the subsidence cracking the foundation of the building.
    • Adams Mine

    • 1942
    • Mines
    • Image of the Adams Mine, located below the Mountain View Mine. Meaderville and McQueen districts, as well as the Leonard Mine, can be seen in the background. The headframe was moved to the Lexington Mine in approximately 1950.
    • Adams Mine

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image of the Adams Mine shaft with the Mountain View Mine in its background.
    • 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 Mine

    • 1950
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    • Image of the Anaconda Mine, which was Marcus Daly's first mine in Butte. This mine had a flat cable hoist. To its right is the Mountain View Mine.
    • Anaconda Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Mine remains after dismantling the mine for cave block mining. The big warehouse and the Mountain View Mine are still visible in the background.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • An image of the Badger State Mine in the foreground and a portion of Granite Mountain Mine yard and cement mixer.
    • Belmont Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine following the completion of the steel headframe in 1927. The surrounding headframes are listed as follows, from left to right: the St. Lawrence Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the Rarus Mine, and the Pennsylvania Mine.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit, looking west. Note the High Ore, Granite Mountain, and Badger Mines in the background.
    • Blasting Primer Locker

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines of a locker for blasting primers, which are fuses with blasting caps. The disorder in the locker is the Safety Supervisor's nightmare.
    • 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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    • 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 & 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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    • 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 showing various mines, including the Berkeley Mine and the Granite Mountain 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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    • Mines
    • 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 Postcard

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

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • 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, Anaconda, & Pacific Railroads

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    • B.A. & P. R.R. (Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railroads) tracks on the Butte hill, located below the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated).
    • Butte's East Side

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    • 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.
    • Centerville

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    • Image taken of Centerville, a settlement located between Butte and Walkerville, looking towards Butte from the Josephine Mine dump. Note the Mountain Con Mine's engine room in the upper right.
    • Centerville and Walkerville

    • 1977
    • Mines
    • A panoramic view of Walkerville and Centerville, both located north of Butte. The photographer, Mr. Bob Stuart, worked for the Anaconda Company in the photography department until a reduction in work force terminated his employment. The mines are...
    • Centerville Mine District

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • The headframes in the image are listed from left to right, as follows: West Gray Rock Mine, Green Mountain Mine, East Gray Rock Mine, Wakeup-Jim Mine, and the Diamond Mine, all located in the Centerville neighborhood.
    • Centerville Mine District

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Headframes in image are listed from left to right, as follows: the West Grey Rock Mine, the Green Mountain Mine, and the East Grey Rock Mine. All were located in the Centerville District.
    • Centerville Mine District

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of Centerville with the West Grey Rock Mine on the left and the Mountain Con Mine on the right.
    • Corktown

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of Corktown with the Stewart Mine on the left and the Mountain Con Mine to the left of the Stewart.
    • East Ridge Headframes

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of Rampart Mountain and the East Ridge. Headframes are listed as follows, from left to right: the Butte and London, Green Leaf, North Butte Extension, Main Range, Pittsmont #3, and the Pittsmont Smelter.
    • Granite Mountain Loading Stick

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of a loading stick for the guard rail at the 400 level station (also called the Chippy Shaft) in the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • 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

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, center, and the Badger Ore Bins to the right.
    • 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 taken underground in the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine that belonged to the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, which was owned by the North Butte Mining Company and located in Walkerville, MT (just north of Butte).
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, Badger State, Elm Orlu, and Pilot Butte Ore Bins.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • An image of The Granite Mountain Mine in 1915. This mine was the scene of the fire disaster in June 1917.
    • Granite Mountain Mine 3200-Foot Level Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The 3200-foot level station of the Granite Mountain Mine shaft showing two hoisting compartments. The one on the right is the chippy hoist, used to transport men up and down the mine. The mine was owned by 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.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine with empty mine cars on the left and loaded cars on the right. Note the fan bags on the left, which carryied fresh air through the mine.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Steel Crates

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Top men loading steel crates on the mine cage for the drillers underground at the Granite Mountain Mine. Steel was loaded in tight bundles so as to avoid falling open and ripping apart the guides on its way down the shaft.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Mucking was one of the major jobs of an underground miner in Butte. These two men are loading ore into a mine car with their shovels. The ore was then loaded into a skip and taken to the surface by a hoist and eventually taken to the smelter in...
    • Granite Mountain Mine-Pilot Butte's Air Shaft

    • 1980
    • Mines
    • Image of the Granite Mountain Mine and Pilot Butte's air shaft. This property was originally owned by the North Butte Mining Company. Note that the Berkeley Pit waste dump was gradually burying everything near the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Air Shaft. The fan drew bad air from the mine.
    • 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.
    • Green Mountain Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Mine, located in the Centerville district of Butte. The men are installing three new boilers at the mine site.
    • Green Mountain Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Mine on the left and East Gray Rock, Wake-Up-Jim and the Diamond on the right.
    • Green Mountain Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain air shaft with the West Gray Rock Mine in the background.
    • Green Mountain Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Mine looking toward the east.
    • Green Mountain Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of men at the Green Mountain Mine in Centerville, located at the east end of Center Street. This was one of the largest mines at the turn of the century. Note, that the wooden headframes at this time were primarily covered.
    • Green Mountain Mines

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Mines, listed, as follows, from left to right: the Green Mountain Mine, the East Gray Rock, and the Wake-Up-Jim.
    • 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.
    • Holing and Crosscut

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A shaft in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines with blasted rock on the grizzlies, which were timbers spaced to prevent too large of rocks from falling through. This chute has been holed by a crosscut on the right side.
    • 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.
    • Kelley Mine Headframe Under Construction

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the building of the Kelley Mine headframe and its engine room. Note the sinking headframe is already in place. Surrounding headframes listed from left to right, as follows: High Ore Mine, Mountain View Mine, Anaconda Mine, and...
    • Kelley Mine Sinking Frame

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley mine's sinking frame, which would later be replaced with the steel frame from Leonard mine. Mountain View Mine is in the background with the company warehouse to the right.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine. Note the Great Northern railroad tracks on the mountain and the residential area of McQueen on the right.
    • Loading a B.A. & P. Railroad

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Granite Mountain Mine loading a B.A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) car with copper and silver ore to be taken to the smelter in Anaconda. The mine's waste dump is on the right.
    • 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 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' 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.
    • Moonlight Mine

    • 1903
    • Mines
    • Image taken from East Park Street looking North at the Moonlight Mine. Note the Bricker Mine, Anaconda Mine, and the Mountain View Mine are also visible.
    • Mountain Con Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of a blower on the 3400-foot level bringing fresh air to a crosscut underground in the Mountain Consolidated (Mt. Con) Mine.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1913
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated). Men are unidentified.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mt Con (Mountain Consolidated Mine) at the corner of North Main Street and Summit Street. The B. A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railroad) tracks crossed the intersection of these two streets at the time.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the construction of new idler towers for the hoisting plant at the Mountain Con (Mountain Consolidated) Mine. Dated on March 22, 1927.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the erecting of the new headframe over the wooden headframe at the Mountain Con Mine. Dated on October 1, 1927.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) with its new steel headframe.
    • Mountain Con Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of Cork Town with the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) in the background.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1968
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Consolidated Mine. Dated on March 22, 1968.

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