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    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

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    • Mines
    • 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

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant . The company mixed the cement for all of the mines here, located just below the Diamond Mine dump. Portland Cement stored in these towers.
    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 Copper Mining Company Cement Plant

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, located below the Diamond Mine. All cement needed for the underground mines was mixed here and then delivered to the mines.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Cement Plant

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, located below the Diamond Mine. All cement needed for the underground mines was mixed here and then delivered to the mines.
    • 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.
    • Butte, Anaconda, & Pacific Railroads

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    • Mines
    • B.A. & P. R.R. (Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railroads) tracks on the Butte hill, located below the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated).
    • Churn Drill

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a churn drill working in Walkerville. Note the Alice Mine in the background and the Belle of Butte Mine Mine below.
    • Copper Precipitation Plant

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the copper precipitation plant just below the Original Mine on the west side of North Main Street in uptown Butte.
    • Copper Precipitation Plant

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the copper precipitation plant just below the Original Mine on the west side of North Main Street in uptown Butte.
    • Emma Mine Bottom Dump Skip

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the bottom dump skip used at the Emma Mine. The station tender rode below this skip at most of the mines.
    • Heinze Warehouse

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the Heinze warehouse in Meaderville, which was located on the old highway just west of the Leonard Mine and directly below the Tramway Mine. It was used as a storage warehouse.
    • Jersey Blue Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Jersey Blue Mine, located below the Elm Orlu Dump.
    • 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.
    • Niagra Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Niagra Mine below the Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft shaft.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine headframe (above) and the B.A. & P. ore train (below).
    • Parrot Mine Yard

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of a new pickup truck in the Parrot Mine yard, located just below the famous Neversweat Mine. Note the Anaconda Mine ore bins just west of the Neversweat Mine ore bins.
    • Pennsylvania Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the East side of Butte, located below the Pennsylvania Mine. This headframe woud later be moved to the Travona Mine.
    • Small Mining Lease in Walkerville

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image of a small mining lease located just below Clark's Fraction Mine (near the Alice Mine in Walkerville). The man in the image is Smokey Thomas - the lease holder.
    • Small Mining Lease in Walkerville

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image of a small mining lease just below Clark's Fraction Mine. The man in the image is John Sweeten of Walkerville, and the man to his left is John Mooney, the father of Margaret Cunnington.
    • Stewart Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Stewart Mine from Woolman Street (just below the mine) in uptown Butte.
    • Underground, Filling the Stope

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    • Mines
    • Image taken while filling the stope below with mine waste. Note how the ground is timbered before it is filled.
    • Underground, Pulling the Shoot

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating unsafe timing when walking over a chute. The timing could be wrong if the motorman on the bill below were to pull the chute, then this miner would be drawn into the chute.
    • Washoe Sampler

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    • 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

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    • 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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