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    • A.C.M. Drill Shop

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    • Mines
    • Image of Mr. Wills working in the drill shop of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company.
    • Anselmo Mine Stope

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine. Miner in image is in a stope driving a rock bolt with a jackleg drill.
    • Badger State Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image of an Ingersoll Rand Jumbo Drill in the Badger State Mine yard.
    • Bell Mine Hawksworth Bit Shop

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Hawksworth bit shop crew, which manufactured rock bits and drill steel for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company The shop was in the yard of the Bell Mine.
    • Bell Mine Yard and Hawk's Drill Shop

    • 1928
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of blacksmiths from the Hawk's Drill Sharpening Shop standing in the Bell Mine yard. Bill Rundle has been identified as the first man on the left in the back row.
    • Berkeley Pit & Bucyrus Erie 40-R Drill

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    • Mines
    • Image of a Bucyrus Erie 40-R Drill. The drill is used to set holes for blasting, which are then loaded with the blasting powder. Image taken in the Berkeley Pit.
    • 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.
    • Hawksworth Drill Shop

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Hawksworth Drill Shop, located on the upper section of Anaconda Road. This building was originally the Bell Mine boiler room.
    • Motorman & Drill Steel

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating a motorman getting hurt by running into a carelessly left long drill steel that is projecting over the car.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine demonstrating the use of a double-jack drill.
    • Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, Dry Drilling

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, which illustrates a drilling platform with a miner and a buzzie drill, in addition to a compressed air hose. It is an example of dry drilling, which was against the safety codes.
    • Underground Air Drill

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of two underground miners operating an air drill steel on a rock face of the mine.
    • Underground Buzzie Drill

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    • Mines
    • Image taken underground demonstrating the use of a buzzie drill and round timbering.
    • Underground Drill Steel

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating an unsafe method of carrying drill steel without observing that the steel may come into contact with the trolley wire.
    • Underground Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner operating a jackleg drill in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Drilling

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner drilling with a stoper drill.
    • Underground Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner operating a drill in an unidentified Butte mine.
    • Underground Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner drilling holes for blasting with two jumbos. Note the drill steel stuck into four holes.
    • Underground Drilling Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating unsafe drilling methods. As a result, the drill has fallen on the man's foot.
    • Underground Stope Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner drilling with a stope drill. Note the square set timbering used.
    • Underground Stope Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified miner drilling with a stope drill and then loading the holes with dynamite. Note the square set timbering.
    • Underground, Setting up Jack bar

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miners setting up a Jack bar to hold a Leynor drill in an unidentified North Butte Mining Company's mine.

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