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    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine with its completed steel headframe and engine room. Dated July 7, 1937.
    • Anselmo Mine Timber Yard

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine's timber yard just west of the shaft. The two-story dry and the carpenter shop can be seen on the right. Both of the mine's engine rooms are also on the far right.
    • Berkeley Pit Electric Truck

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric truck in the Berkeley Pit, which collected electricity from the overhead trolley wires. This model of truck had a diesel engine.
    • Black Rock Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #2 shaft with its electric hoisting engine.
    • Butte Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Mine hoisting engine, engineer, and the oiler. Note the flat rope cable.
    • Centerville

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken of Centerville, a settlement located between Butte and Walkerville, looking towards Butte from the Josephine Mine dump. Note the Mountain Con Mine's engine room in the upper right.
    • Corliss Steam Engine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Corliss Steam Engine, property of Butte Electric and the Montana Power Company.
    • Corliss Steam Engine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Corliss Steam Engine, property of Butte Electric and the Montana Power Company.
    • Diamond Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the chippy hoist and engine rooms at the Diamond Mine.
    • Emma Mine Hoisting Engine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine's hoisting engine. This was one of the last hoists in Butte to use flat cable.
    • High Ore Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore, the Diamond, and the Corra Mines. Note the rope house behind the High Ore engine room.
    • High Ore Mine and Hoist Cable

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine and hoist cable. The ropeman has been identified as Leo Mock; he is shown rewinding the flat cable on the hoisting engine.
    • 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...
    • Kelley Mine Visitors

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image taken of Kelley mine visitors standing in front of the mine's #3 engine room.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of a railroad steam engine at the Leonard Mine #1 shaft.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1926
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine yard of a broken main shaft, or axel, of the hoisting engine. Dated on November 2, 1926.
    • 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 Ore Bins

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine in Meaderville. Men are loading copper ore into the ore cars with the Great Northern Railroad switch engine.
    • Leonard Mine Ore Bins & B.A. & P. Railroad

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine. Men are loading copper ore from the mine's ore bins into B.A. & P. railroad ore cars with the Great Northern Railroad switch engine. The men in the photo have been identified, as follows, from left to right: John Wedin,...
    • Leonard Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine yard, showing the headframe, idler tower, engine room, and parking lot.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1928
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con's (Mountain Consolidated) new steel headframe and its completed engine room.
    • Mountain Con Mine Hoist

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the steam marine-type hoist engine at the Mountain Con Mine. Located on north Main Street in uptown Butte. The hoist was removed in 1915 and replaced by a compressed air Nordberg Hoist.
    • Mountain Con Mine Hoist

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the steam marine-type hoist engine at the Mountain Con Mine. Located on north Main Street in uptown Butte. The hoist was removed in 1915 and replaced by a compressed air Nordberg Hoist.
    • Mountain Consolidated Mine Hoisting Engine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) hoisting engine, manufactured by Allis Chalmers. The hoist was made to operate at a depth of 5,000 feet.
    • Neversweat and Anaconda Mine Ore Bins

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat and the Anaconda Mine ore bins after putting out a small fire. The engine and compressor rooms are to the right and the Kelley headframe is on the left.
    • Original Mine Hoisting Engine

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine hoisting engine, the Nordberg steam. This engine would later be converted to a compressed air (direct drive) engine.
    • Original Mine Nordberg Steam Hoist

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine showing the Nordberg steam hoist installed in 1898 by the mine's owner, Senator W.A. Clark. Note the engine operators at work.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine after the construction of its new engine room and steel headframe.
    • Speculator Mine Engine Room

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the Speculator engine room. The building to the left belonged to the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • St. Lawrence Mine Engine Room

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine engine room, which was taken after the engine cylinder blew the head.
    • Steam Engine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of men operating a steam engine in an unidentified Butte Mine.
    • Steam Engine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of men operating a steam engine in an unidentified Butte Mine.
    • Travona Mine Hoist

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image of the engine room showing the hoist at the Travona Mine, located at the bottom of Crystal Street in uptown Butte.
    • Travona Mine Hoist

    • 1939
    • Mines
    • Image of the Travona Mine's hoist control panel in the engine room. Dated in August of 1939.
    • West Colusa Mine Main Hoist

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine main hoisting engine with the engineer and the oiler.

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