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    • Anaconda Road and Parrot Mine

    • 1952
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Road, which wound up the Butte Hill between many of the major mines. Note that the Butte Mines Machine Shop was under construction at the Parrot Mine during this time.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the installation of the Anselmo Mine steel headframe.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of the steel headframe at the Anselmo Mine. The building of the steel headframe over the wooden headframe began on June 3, 1936.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Anselmo Mine during the Christmas of 1938.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine headframe during the installation of the steel headframe over the original wooden headframe.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the installation of the steel headframe over the original wooden headframe at the Anselmo Mine. Dated on June 8, 1936.
    • Anselmo Mine Hoist

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the installation of the steel hoist at the Anselmo Mine. This hoist was originally located at the Black Rock Mine. Dated on October 15, 1936.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the erection of the steel headframe at the Badger State Mine. Dated August 18, 1927.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Badger State Mine taken during the erection of its new steel headframe.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the erection of the steel headframe at the Badger State Mine. Dated on May 11, 1927.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1928
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of new buildings and the erection of the steel headframe at the Badger State Mine. Dated on May 2, 1928.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of new buildings to house the hoists at the Badger State Mine. Dated on April 6, 1927.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1928
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the erection of the steel headframe at the Badger State Mine.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the erection of the steel headframe at the Badger State Mine. Dated on April 30, 1927.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Badger State Mine taken during the erection of its new steel headframe.
    • Badger State Mine Electric Hoist

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Nordberg electric hoist during installation at the Badger State Mine. Dated on September 22, 1927.
    • Badger State Mine, Collar Of Shaft

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the collar of the shaft at the Badger State Mine during the lowering of a locomotive underground.
    • Badger State Mine, Collar of Shaft

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the collar of the shaft at the Badger State Mine during the lowering of a locomotive underground.
    • Belmont Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine steel headframe during its installation over the existing wooden headframe. Dated on May 11, 1927.
    • Belmont Mine

    • 1926
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine steel headframe during its installation over the existing wooden headframe. The original wooden frame was first used at the Cora mine.
    • Belmont Mine Smoke Stacks

    • 1928
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the erection of the smoke stacks at the Belmont Mine. Dated on March 22, 1928.
    • Berkeley Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Mine during the installation of the new wooden headframe. Mine was located in the Meaderville district, east of Butte.
    • Berkeley Mine Crew

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Berkeley Mine during the candle mining days. John F. Mooney is individual third from the right in the first row.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the early stages of the Berkeley Pit, looking southwest.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit during its early days of production. Note the proximity of homes and neighborhoods.
    • Berkeley Pit

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit, which was taken during the dismantling of several headframes and mines in order to make room for the expansion of the open pit.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Berkeley Pit during the early days of production.
    • Berkeley Pit

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit during its first years of production. Note the McQueen Addition in the background.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the East side of Butte, taken during the first drillings of the Berkeley Pit.
    • Berkeley Pit Blasting

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken during a blasting at the Berkeley Pit. Note the 65-ton haul pack trucks waiting to be loaded.
    • Berkeley Pit Garage

    • 1967
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit garage during the strike of 1967.
    • Berkeley Pit Garage

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

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

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the Black Rock Mine, mill and concentrator, and the #3 shaft. This Butte mine was the largest mine during WWI and employed 2200 miners.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine during the winter of 1910.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine during the winter of 1910.
    • Butte & Superior Black Rock Mill

    • 1912
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Superior Black Rock Mill. Image was taken during the construction of the new smelter. Dated on February 7, 1912.
    • Butte & Superior Black Rock Mill

    • 1912
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Superior Black Rock Mill. Image was taken during the construction of the new smelter. Dated on February 7, 1912.
    • Continental Pit & Columbia Gardens

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the first digs of the East Continental Pit. Note the Columbia Gardens pavilion and roller coaster.
    • Emma Mine Crew

    • 1942
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine's #2 day shift crew in July 1942, during WWII. Identification is as follows, left to right: last man is Bill Booth, in the second row #1 is Neal Duddy, and in the third row #11 is Pete Verona.
    • Granite Mountain-Speculator Mines Fire

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • An image taken at the Speculator Mine during the occurrence of the Granite Mountain-Speculator Fire in 1917. Groups of people are shown waiting to find out about missing relatives.
    • High Ore Mine Carpenter Shop

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine carpenter shop during the construction of a copper water flume.
    • High Ore Mine Yard and Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant during its dismantling to make way for the new open put. It was located in the High Ore Mine yard. This plant furnished compressed air for all of the underground mines.
    • Kelley Haul Road

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Building Kelley Haul Road Image taken during the building of the Kelley Haul Road.
    • Kelley Haul Road

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Building Kelley Haul Road Image taken during the building of the Kelley Haul Road.
    • Kelley Mine #1 Hoist

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine #1 hoist, which was manufactured by the Nordberg Company and used at the mine during the 1960's.
    • Kelley Mine Employees

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of bond salesmen, superintendents, foremen, and shift bosses at the Kelley Mine in Butte during October of 1955.
    • Kelley Mine Headframe Under Construction

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the building of the Kelley Mine headframe and its engine room. Note the sinking headframe is already in place. Surrounding headframes listed from left to right, as follows: High Ore Mine, Mountain View Mine, Anaconda Mine, and...
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1931
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine showing the Imperial Potentate, T.J. Huston, of the Shriner's Lodge during a visit to the mine. Dated on October 28, 1931.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1942
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the installation of the new steel headframe at the Leonard Mine. Dated on February 20, 1942.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1904
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #2 during the construction of the headframe.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1942
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the installation of the new steel headframe at the Leonard Mine. Dated on August 25, 1942.
    • Leonard Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the headframe of the Leonard Mine, taken during the winter holidays.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during an incident when the hoisting engineer Archie Fry forgot to reverse the hoisting engine; the engine's power, plus the weight of a loaded skip cage on the 3300-foot level, pulled the skip over the sheave wheel...
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during an incident when the hoisting engineer Archie Fry forgot to reverse the hoisting engine; the engine's power, plus the weight of a loaded skip cage on the 3300-foot level, pulled the skip over the sheave wheel...
    • Leonard Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine, which was taken during its dismantle to be moved to the location of the Kelley Mine.
    • Leonard Mine Hoist Building

    • 1941
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of the hoist building at the Leonard Mine. Dated on January 16, 1941.
    • Leonard Mine Precipitation Plant

    • 1929
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of the Leonard Mine precipitation plant. Dated on August 9, 1929.
    • Leonard Mine Strike

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during one of many labor disputes. Notice the sheets hung across the back of the fence to hide the scabs, men who crossed the picket line to work during a labor dispute/strike.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1909
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine located at the top of North Main Street in Walkerville. Image was taken during a period of construction when F. Augustus Heinze was building a new plant.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image of the east section of Walkerville from at the top of Tobaggon Avenue. The Lexington Mine is on the right, while during the installation of a new line for the Mine's slime plant.
    • Lexington Mine Office

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine's office showing war bond salesmen, and also the mine's superintendent, assistant superintendents, foremen, and shift bosses during the Korean War period. Taken in October of 1955.
    • Magna Carta Mine Dismantle

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image taken from the Alice Mine of the trestle of the Magna Carta Mine during dismantling. Sun View Terrace can be seen in the background, as well as Clark's Fraction Mine.
    • Mine Cage

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of a mine cage.
    • Mine Crew

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of a mine crew at an unidentified mine. The photographer, J. Crowley, took the image during a visit to Butte from Cork County, Ireland.
    • Modoc Mine

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • Image of the Modoc Mine during its 1917 fire.
    • Modoc Mine Air Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of the Modoc Mine air shaft.
    • Mountain View Mine Yard

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken of three carpenters during a lunch break at the Mountain View Mine.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1934
    • Mines
    • Image taken of ruins of the unused Parrot Mine ice house. The damage was done during the strike of 1934.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine during a lunch break.
    • Parrot Smelter

    • 1896
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Smelter during its construction. Smelter was located south of Whitehall on the Jefferson River.
    • Pennsylvania Mine Air Shaft

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pennsylvania Mine air shaft, during the preparation for the Berkeley Pit expansion.
    • Precipitation Plant

    •  
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the precipitation plant. Image was taken during a 'Seeing Butte' tour.
    • Speculator Mine Powder Plant

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the Speculator Mine on the right during the building of the Powder Plant at the site of the old Speculator Mine's boiler room. The plant was used to house blasting supplies for the Berkeley Pit.
    • Speculator Mine Rescue Team

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • Rescue Team removing a body from the Speculator Mine during the Granite Mountain-Speculator fire of 1917.
    • St. Lawrence Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the dismantling of the St. Lawrence Mine headframe.
    • St. Lawrence Mine Yard

    • 1939
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine yard during the dismantling of the mine. The Anaconda and Neversweat Mines are in the background.
    • West Colusa Mine Main Hoist

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine main hoist, taken during the replacing of a broken main shaft.

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