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    • Adams Mine Shaft Fire Cleanup

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image taken while cleaning up after the fire at the Adams Mine Shaft on the east side of Walkerville.
    • 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.
    • Anselmo Mine Air Shaft

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of a desperation air shaft for the Anselmo Mine. The individual is in the sinking cage; the sinking equipment was removed after the shaft was sunk. The shaft was an up shaft.
    • Bell Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell Mine compressor after an explosion in which Mr. Bob Melvin was very seriously hurt.
    • 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...
    • Black Rock Mine Watchmen

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of Tom Barker and Ed Mitchell, watchmen at the Black Rock Mine after the 1930 shutdown. Mitchell survived the great fire of 1917 in the Granite Mountain-Speculator Mine.
    • 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.
    • Diamond Mine Hoist Wreck

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Diamond Mine hoist after a wreck following a runaway.
    • Diamond Mine Hoist Wreck

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Diamond Mine hoist after a wreck following a runaway.
    • Leonard Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine after competion of the new headframe. Following the close of the Leonard, this headframe was moved to the Kelley Mine.
    • Magna Carta Mine

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image of the Magna Carta Mine being dismantled after the fire which was thought to be set deliberately by its new owners, the Anaconda Copper Mining Company, in 1911.
    • Magna Carta Mine

    • 1896
    • Mines
    • Image of the Magna Carta Mine located in Walkerville (north of Butte), showing the boiler after the fire. Clarks Fraction Mine is in background.
    • Magna Carta Mine

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the Magna Carta Mine after the fire (located in Walkerville, MT).
    • Missoula Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Missoula mine after the headframe was moved from Alice Mine, located north of the Anselmo Mine.
    • Motorman & Battery-Type Locomotive

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a motorman and a battery-type locomotive in an unidentified Butte mine. The large side-dump Granby mine cars were used after the year 1940.
    • Neversweat and Anaconda Mine Ore Bins

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat and the Anaconda Mine ore bins after putting out a small fire. The engine and compressor rooms are to the right and the Kelley headframe is on the left.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine after it had been closed down.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine headframe after it was moved from the Colorado Mine in 1925. Note that there are only 2 shiv wheels. Today, at the site at the World Museum of Mining, there are 3 shiv wheels, one for a chippy and in addition there is...
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Parrot Mine following minor damage to the rustling card office after a blast in the mine. Dated in June of 1914.
    • Parrot Mine Air Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Mine air shaft taken after the year 1906.
    • Pittsmont Mine #4 Shaft

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont #4 shaft with the Anaconda Copper Mining Company reopening the shaft after the original collar had caved.
    • Pittsmont Mine #4 Shaft

    • 1946
    • Mines
    • Image of miners working to clear and open the #4 shaft at the Pittsmont Mine after it caved in.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine after the construction of its new engine room and steel headframe.
    • St Lawrence Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine yard after the mine was dismantled.
    • St. Lawrence Mine Engine Room

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine engine room, which was taken after the engine cylinder blew the head.
    • Timber Depot

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A timber depot in a North Butte mine. A fan in the left hand side of the picture pushed air through the fan bags to the stope. The stope was an open space left behind after the desired ore had been extracted from the space.
    • Underground Miners Working

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of miners working in an unidentified mine. Note that the men are wearing hard hats, which were required after 1935.
    • Underground, Trucking Out Tools

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken while trucking out the tools after drilling a round of holes in an unidentified underground mine.
    • 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, 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.

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