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    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

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    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, which was located in Dublin Gulch just below the Diamond Mine. A railroad car of Portland cement is being unloaded.
    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

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    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, which was located in Dublin Gulch just below the Diamond Mine. A railroad car of Portland cement is being unloaded.
    • Alice Mill

    • 1885
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the Alice Mill in Walkerville. The Alice Mine was known for being rich in silver. Note the ball mills.
    • Alice Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice Mine, seen at the top center of the photograph. Also in image are the Belle of Butte Mine, at the top right, and also the Alice Mill being dismantled below. The Dream Theater can be seen in the lower left corner.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Mine with polelines being downed due to ground subsidence.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine headframe being erected. Dated on June 3, 1936.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine headframe being erected. Dated on December 15, 1936.
    • Anselmo Mine

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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine. Note the ore cars underneath the shaft in the process of being filled with ore.
    • Anselmo Mine, Collar of Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Anselmo Mine of the collar of the shaft. Timber is shown being lowered into the mine. Note the carpenter shop at the right and the tipple for loading the railroad cars. This was the only mine on the Butte hill that used a tipple.
    • Belmont Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine steel headframe being erected.
    • Belmont Mine Main Hoist

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Belmont Mine on East Mercury Street with its new Nordberg main hoist. The chippy hoists and the M.G. sets are in the process of being installed. The main hoist motor with the drums is in place. Dated on January 13, 1927.
    • Berkeley Pit Garage

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of a new garage at the Berkeley Pit. The smaller garage is being removed.
    • Berkeley Pit Garage

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of a new garage at the Berkeley Pit. The smaller garage is being removed.
    • Central Timber Yard

    • 1952
    • Mines
    • Image of a car load of mine timber being unloaded at the central timber yard.
    • Central Timber Yard

    • 1952
    • Mines
    • Image of a car load of mine timber being unloaded at the central timber yard.
    • 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.
    • Kelley Mine

    • 1949
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine when its headframe was first being set up. The home on the left belonged to a family named Kelley, however they were not associated with the mine.
    • Kelley Mine Wooden Headframe

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine with its wooden headframe, which was used while the shaft was being sunk. It was later replaced by a steel headframe from another mine. To the left is the Anacona Mine and to the right is Neversweat Mine.
    • Kelley Mine Wooden Headframe

    • 1947
    • Mines
    • A view of the temporary wooden headframe at the Kelley Mine while the shaft was being sunk. When the shaft was down 6,000 feet a permanent steel headframe was constructed.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine in Walkerville with the mill being torn down on the left.
    • 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 Dismantle

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image taken from the Alice Mine of the trestle at the Magna Carta Mine being dismantled.
    • 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.
    • Mountain Con Mine

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    • Image of the construction of new ore bins being placed over the old wooden ore bins at the Mountain Con (Mountain Consolidated) Mine.
    • Mountain View Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine being dismantled as preparations are being made for the opening of the Berkeley Pit. The mine originally went by the name of Safforn Bun Mine.
    • Mountain View Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine hoist being dismantled prior to the opening of the Berkeley Pit.
    • Mountain View Mine Ore Bins

    • 1916
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine ore bins being torn down to start construction on a new one.
    • Neversweat Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • View of the Neversweat Mine with its headframe being dismantled. Demolition was underway to prepare for open pit mining on the hill.
    • Underground Timber Danger

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    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating the results of using unsafe mining practices and standing underneath a timber slide while timber is being hoisted.
    • Underground Timbering

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    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners in an underground stope doing some necessary work in timbering. Note the carefully measured top of the timber being set in place.
    • Underground, Hoisting Timber

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner demonstrating the safe procedure to hoist timber up to the stope. Note the chain and safety dog are being used. The miner keeps himself open to be able to step clear if needed.
    • Unidentified Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified mine in the Meaderville area. It has been identified as possibly being the N.W. tunnel in the Woodville Canyon.
    • West Colusa Mine Cage

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    • Mines
    • Image of a horse in a cage being taken underground at the West Colusa Mine.
    • 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.

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