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  • All fields: Smelter
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    • Anaconda and St. Lawrence Mines

    • 1888
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda and St. Lawrence mines, upper half, and the Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter, lower half.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the interior of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter. Note the large electric magnet catching tramp iron.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter. The men are identified, as follows, from left to right: Swan Larson, Sam Shorar, and Greg Petrini.
    • Butte & Boston Smelter

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Boston Smelter, which was located in Meaderville. This smelter was later operated by the Boston & Montana Company on a lease basis. The Meaderville smelters, there were four total, were closed when the Anaconda Copper Mining...
    • Butte & Superior Black Rock Mill

    • 1912
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Superior Black Rock Mill. Image was taken during the construction of the new smelter. Dated on February 7, 1912.
    • Butte & Superior Black Rock Mill

    • 1912
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Superior Black Rock Mill. Image was taken during the construction of the new smelter. Dated on February 7, 1912.
    • 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)
    • Clark Smelter & Stack

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Clark Smelter, also known as Butte Reduction Works, which was located on south Montana Street where Silver Bow Creek crosses. Note Timber Butte to its left.
    • Clark Smelter & Stack

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Clark Smelter, also known as Butte Reduction Works, which was located on south Montana Street where Silver Bow Creek crosses. Note Timber Butte to its left.
    • Colorado Smelter

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    • Mines
    • Image taken while gathering wood for the Colorado Smelter. The location was behind, east, the Columbia Gardens Amusement Park.
    • Colusa Smelter

    • 1889
    • Mines
    • Image of the Colusa Smelter, located in Meaderville, which was a property of William Clark.
    • 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 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...
    • Great Falls Smelter

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of a zinc plant, located at the Great Falls Smelter.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Meaderville Slime Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville slime plant showing tailings (waste) being hauled back in railroad cars from the smelter in Anaconda.
    • Meaderville Slime Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville slime plant showing tailings (waste) being hauled back in railroad cars from the smelter in Anaconda.
    • Meaderville Smelters

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville smelters, which includes the Montana Ore Purchasing Smelter, property of Heinze, and the Boston and Montana Smelter.
    • Meaderville Smelters

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville smelters, which includes the Montana Ore Purchasing Smelter, property of Heinze, and the Boston and Montana Smelter.
    • Montana Ore Purchasing Smelter

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Montana Ore Purchasing Smelter, which was a property of F. Augustus Heinze and located in Meaderville.
    • Mountain Con Mine Ore Bins

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine ore bins in the process of loading copper ore to be shipped to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter.
    • Parrot Smelter

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of the crusher room at the Parrot Smelter.
    • Parrot Smelter

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of the transport belt at the Parrot Smelter.
    • Parrot Smelter

    • 1896
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Smelter during its construction. Smelter was located south of Whitehall on the Jefferson River.
    • Parrot Smelter

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Smelter exterior and railroad tracks leading to smelter.
    • Parrot Smelter

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Parrot Smelter. Note the elevated tracks leading to the smelter.
    • Parrot Smelter

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the Parrot Smelter blacksmith shop.
    • Parrot Smelter

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of the concentrator at the Parrot Smelter.
    • Parrot Smelter

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the interior of the Parrot Smelter.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of fourth of four in a panoramic series. Structures that can be seen are the Montana Ore Purchasing Company Smelter on the left and the Pittsmont Mine #3 shaft on the right.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and Smelter, located in East Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
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    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine. Image is second of four in a panoramic series showing the Pittsmont Mine, located on the the left. Note the Silver Bow Mine and the Butte and Boston Smelter on the right.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Smelter and the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft in its background. This smelter was amongt he last smelter to operate in Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image is third of four in a panoramic series showing the Silver Bow Mine to Meaderville. Note also the Butte and Boston Smelter and the Montana Ore Purchasing Company.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and smelter.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and smelter in East Butte. Note the Parrot Smelter in the background.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and Smelter, located in East Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #1 shaft, Butte and Boston Smelter, and the Rarus Mine.
    • Pittsmont Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and the East Butte Copper Mining Company and Smelter.
    • Pittsmont Mine & Smelter

    • 1902
    • Mills and Smelters
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine and smelter. Image is first of four in a panoramic series. Note South Butte in the background.
    • Pittsmont Mines

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • An interior view of the office and mineral display at the Pittsmont Smelter. Original is from the W. J. Carpenter Studio in Spokane, Washington, Butte, Montana.
    • Pittsmont Smelter

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the interior of the Pittsmont Smelter.
    • Pittsmont Smelter

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior view of the converters in the Pittsmont Smelter.
    • Pittsmont Smelter

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Smelter showing the secondary crusher.
    • Pittsmont Smelter

    • 1918
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior view of the converters in the Pittsmont Smelter.
    • Pittsmont Smelter

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the interior of the Pittsmont Smelter.
    • Pittsmont Smelter

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Smelter showing the roasting furnace.
    • Silver Bow Mill

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Silver Bow Mill and tressel, which was later purchased by the Butte & Boston Company who constructed the Butte & Boston Smelter in its place.
    • Washoe Sampler

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Washoe Sampler, which was located on South Montana Street just below the railroad crossing. Ore mined in Butte had to be sampled after unloading here and then weighed. Payment for the metals was made through this smelter.
    • Washoe Sampler

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Washoe Sampler, a smelter that was located west of Montana Street.
    • Washoe Sampler

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Washoe Sampler, which was located on South Montana Street just below the railroad crossing. Ore mined in Butte had to be sampled after unloading here and then weighed. Payment for the metals was made through this smelter.
    • Washoe Smelter

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Washoe Smelter of arsenic in the flue.
    • Washoe Smelter

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the Washoe Smelter taken while pouring molten copper.
    • Washoe Smelter

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the interior of the Washoe smelter.
    • Washoe Smelter

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Washoe Smelter, located in Anaconda.

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