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    • Anselmo Mine Switchboard

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine's switchboard that controlled the hoists that carried the cages up and down the mine. Dated on March 9, 1937.
    • Bell Mine Double-Decker Cages

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell Mine showing the double-decker cages, which were used for carrying miners and supplies down into the mine. On the right, note the flat cable, which would have indicated that cages were down in the mine.
    • Butte Mines Warehouse

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of men unloading dynamite at the Butte Mines Warehouse, near the Anaconda Mine. The dynamite was delivered quickly to the separate mines, which was sent down the mine immediately upon arrival.
    • Diamond Mine Cage

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Diamond Mine of men waiting to be taken down the shaft.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (1 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (2 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (3 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (4 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (5 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (6 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • 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 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.
    • High Ore Mine & Berkeley Pit

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Central Heating Plant and the Montana Power Substation on the edge of the expanding Berkeley Pit open pit mine. The plant and substation would be torn down for this expansion.
    • High Ore Mine and Flume

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of a flume carrying copper water from the High Ore Mine to the new precipitation plant. The flume came down over the Balaklava Mine dump and passed under the Great Northern Railroad Trestle in North Meaderville.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Leonard Mine, looking down the shaft.
    • Lexington Mine

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

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of a cage which was used to carry men up and down the mine.
    • Miners' Training School

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Pennsylvania Mine of the Miners' Training School. When the Pennsylvania Mine was down the old carpenter shop was used for classrooms.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of miners waiting to go down the Mountain Con Mine. Also note the loaded timber trucks.
    • Mountain View Mine Crosscut

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine #A1331 Crosscut. Dated in October 1950. Note the rigid vent tube running down the shaft.
    • 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.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

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

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant, which was designed to empty four railroad cars of tailings from Anaconda to be mixed with the proper amount of water and pumped down Butte mines to fill old workings in preparation of the new mining methods of...
    • St. Lawrence Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant, which was designed to empty four railroad cars of tailings from Anaconda to be mixed with the proper amount of water and pumped down Butte mines to fill old workings in preparation of the new mining methods of...
    • St. Lawrence Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant, which was designed to empty four railroad cars of tailings from Anaconda to be mixed with the proper amount of water and pumped down Butte mines to fill old workings in preparation of the new mining methods of...
    • St. Lawrence Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant, which was designed to empty four railroad cars of tailings from Anaconda to be mixed with the proper amount of water and pumped down Butte mines to fill old workings in preparation of the new mining methods of...
    • St. Lawrence Slime Plant

    • 1959
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant. Four railroad cars of tailings, also referred to as slime, were unloaded at one time with fire hoses. This man is shown hurrying the tailings down to the mixing tank where a pump will dump the tailings with...
    • Underground Barring

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner barring down loose rocks and slabs.
    • Underground Shaft Station

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners installing large screen doors to prevent rocks from falling down the shaft or entering the station door over the shaft.
    • Underground Stope

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image taken while barring down rock in an underground stope in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Stope Drilling

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners in an underground mine stope drilling holes in the copper ore to load with dynamite to blast the ore down.

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