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    • Badger State Mine Yard

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    • Image of an Ingersoll Rand Jumbo Drill in the Badger State Mine yard.
    • East Colusa Mine

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    • Postcard image of the East Colusa Mine.
    • High Ore Mine Pump

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    • Image of copper water gushing from a pipe, which was connected to a pump at the Belmont and High Ore Mines. The pipe brought the water from the Belmont Mine on East Mercury Street to the surface at the High Ore Mine at the top of the Butte hill.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine. Men are unidentified.
    • West Colusa Mine

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    • Image of the West Colusa Mine timber piles, awaiting use underground.
    • Precipitation Plant

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville. Note the hydraulic sweeper stirring up cans in the copper water, as well as the crane with a magnet to handle the cans.
    • Lexington Mill

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    • Image of the Lexington Mill. The mine in the background is the Josephine Mine.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Image of a mine crew in an unidentified mine.
    • Precipitation Plant

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville. Note Silver Bow Creek to its right.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine yard. Men are unidentified.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine with pumpmen Paul Bennett and Joe Bennett, a father and son partnership.
    • East Colusa Mine

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    • Image taken of men loading mine timber into a cage at the East Colusa Mine.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine, located on East Mercury Street in Butte.
    • Mountain Con Mine Tailings

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine's tailings from the concentrator in Anaconda, which were hauled back to Butte on these ore cars.
    • Minnie Healy Mine

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    • Image of the Minnie Healy Mine, which was located in Meaderville. Note the West Colusa Mine in its background.
    • West Colusa Mine

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    • Postcard image of the West Colusa Mine.
    • Meaderville Slime Plant

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    • Image of the Meaderville slime plant showing tailings (waste) being hauled back in railroad cars from the smelter in Anaconda.
    • Rocker Framing Mill

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    • Image taken at the Rocker Framing Mill of square set timbers for the underground mines. Note the step-down method.
    • Air Locks & Fire Door

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    • Image of air locks and a fire door with pipes from the tailings and compressed air. The fire doors are installed to be locked in case of fire. The drain pipes were a necessity when miners would fill the worked-out areas with tailings.
    • Underground Skip

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    • Image of two unidentified miners loading a skip by dumping the mine car in the shaft.
    • Berkeley Pit Blast

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    • Image of a blasting the the Berkeley Pit. Note the line of haul trucks to the left awaiting signal noting the end of the blast and resuming work.
    • Underground Tourists

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    • Image of a group of tourists one the 1500-foot level of an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Slusher Machine

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    • Image of an underground miner in an unidentified Butte mine moving ore into a chute using a slusher machine.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine showing the mine cage about to descend into the mine.
    • East Colusa Mine & Leonard Mine Yard

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    • Image of the East Colusa Mine and the Leonard Mine yard. The structure on the left was a gym, which was used for sports activities and dances. Entry to this area was through the mine yard.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine with pumpmen Terry Davis and Frank Davis, a father and son partnership.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #2. Note the proximity of homes to the mines.
    • Minnie Healy Mine

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    • Image of the Minnie Healy Mine, which was located in Meaderville.
    • Mountain Con Mine Timber Yard

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Con) timber yard. Note the amount of timber that was required in an underground mine.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Image looking west to the Mat Mine, the Great Northern Railroad Trestle, and the Balaklava Mine dump. On the skyline is the Diamond Mine, the Speculator Mine, the Tuolumne Mine, the Granite Mountain Mine, the Badger Mine, the Pilot Butte Mine, and...
    • Butte Mines Shop & King Bolt

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    • Image taken in the Butte Mines Shop showing the design of a new draw bar or king bolt, which was used to attach the steel cable of the hoist to the skip and cage.
    • Ventilation Fan

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    • Image of the ventilation fan above the drift and an ore car track in an unidentified mine.
    • Mine Adit

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    • Image taken of an adit in an unidentified mine. Note the timbered wall and the railroad rails.
    • Underground Drift

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    • Image of a mine drift in a mine, which was property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Underground Drilling

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    • Image of an underground miner operating a jackleg drill in an unidentified mine.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Image of a group of miners at an unidentified mine.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine, located on East Mercury Street in uptown Butte.
    • East Colusa Pit & Air Shafts

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    • Image of the East Colusa Pit. Note the liquidator and East Colusa air shafts just above the pit.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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    • Image taken at the High Ore Mine with pumpmen, which were a father and son team comprised of Jerry Mullaney, with his son Jim on his left and his son Tom on his right.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image taken underground in the Leonard Mine at the 600-foot level station.
    • Mountain Con Mine Timber Yard

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) timber yard. The framing timber was completed in Rocker, MT and then delivered to the mines.
    • West Colusa Mine Cage

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    • Image of a horse in a cage being taken underground at the West Colusa Mine.
    • Rose Bowl Settling Pond

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    • Image of the Rose Bowl, which was used to settle yellow ochre from the copper water flowing into the new precipitation plant. Grosso's pig ranch and the new Precipitation Plant are in the center, as well as the Butte & London Mine dump.
    • Precipitation Plant

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    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company precipitation plant in Meaderville.
    • Underground Toilet Car

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    • Image of a toilet car in an underground mine, also referred to as the honey pot.
    • Dupont Powder Plant

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    • Image of a group of men in front of the Dupont Powder Plant, located just north of Ramsay. This plant housed the powder for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company The individual second from the left in the first row is Richard Mullins; the last man in...
    • Underground Timbers

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    • Image of fallen timbers in a mine, which was property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Image of a group of miners at an unidentified mine.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine at dusk, located on east Mercury Street.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine with pumpmen Robert Combs Sr. and Robert Combs Jr., a father and son partnership.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1.
    • Mountain Con Mine Timber Yard

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) timber yard. The framing timber was completed in Rocker, MT and then delivered to the mines.
    • Precipitation Plant

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville. Note the settling ponds.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Image of miners at the 2693-foot level stope in the Speculator Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • A.C.M. Drill Shop

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    • Image of Mr. Wills working in the drill shop of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company.
    • Underground Timbers

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    • Image of fallen timbers in a mine, which was property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Image of an unidentified mine crew.
    • Underground Blasting

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    • Image of an underground mine placing dynamite in a stick of powder to prepare for blasting.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine and the original East side of Butte. Image taken from the Moonlight Mine yard.
    • East Gray Rock Mine

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    • Image of the East Gray Rock Mine, which was located next to the Diamond Mine yard.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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    • Image taken at the High Ore Mine with pumpmen, the father and son team of Dennis and Walter Bolton.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1.
    • Mountain Consolidated Cooling Tower

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    • Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) cooling tower. Cold water was piped into the mine to absorb the heat and was then recycled to the surface to be cooled again.
    • West Colusa Mine Yard

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    • Image of the West Colusa Mine yard. Note the Northern Pacific flatbed railroad car in the foreround.
    • Flume & Copper Water

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    • Image of a flume which carried copper water through the railroad and cut to the Balaklava Mine and the precipitation plant.
    • National Mine Crew

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    • 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.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

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    • Image of miners at a 2875-foot level cross-cut in the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Mucking Machine

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    • Image of a mucking machine, which was used underground and made to turn on the railroad tracks.
    • Underground Ventilation Door

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    • Image of a ventilation door in a mine, which was located in the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Underground Blasting

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    • Image of miners preparing to blast underground in an unidentified mine.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps, which were located on the 3800, 2800, 2200 and 1200-foot level stations.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of a miner at the bottom of the shaft in the Leonard Mine. The man is clearing rock from the bottom of the shaft, something that had to be done daily.

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