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    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

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    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, which was located in Dublin Gulch just below the Diamond Mine. A railroad car of Portland cement is being unloaded.
    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

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    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, which was located in Dublin Gulch just below the Diamond Mine. A railroad car of Portland cement is being unloaded.
    • A.C.M. Warehouse at  Anaconda Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company warehouse at the Anaconda Mine yard near the Mountain View Mine. Note the B.A. & P. Railroad trolley wire and the subsidence cracking the foundation of the building.
    • Anaconda Mine Yard

    • 1940
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    • Image of a worker cutting up old mine cages at the Anaconda Mine yard. Note the B.A. & P. Railroad main line headed north towards the Rarus Mine.
    • Anselmo Mine, Collar of Shaft

    • 1950
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    • Image taken at the Anselmo Mine of the collar of the shaft. Timber is shown being lowered into the mine. Note the carpenter shop at the right and the tipple for loading the railroad cars. This was the only mine on the Butte hill that used a tipple.
    • Berkeley Pit Ore Bins

    • 1970
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    • Image of railroad cars loading at the Berkeley Pit ore bins.
    • 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 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 State Mine, the Pilot Butte...
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Image of the East side of the Butte Hill. Note the headframes, smoke stacks, and the railroad tracks covering the hill.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

    • 1945
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    • Image of the Green Mountain air shaft and the building of a new railroad spur and road to the upper yard at the Mt. Con, Mountain Consolidated. Note the Central Heating Plant smoke stacks and the High Ore Mine.
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain air shaft while building a new railroad spur and road into the upper yard at the Mt. Con. The Diamond Mine can be seen on the left and the Central Heating Plant's smoke stacks and the High Ore Mine are on the right.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the High Ore Mine. The men are replacing cribbing to hold back the dump from spilling onto the B.A. & P. Railroad tracks.
    • High Ore Mine and Flume

    • 1960
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    • 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.
    • High Ore Mine Copper Tanks

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine copper tanks, which overlooked the Northern Pacific Railroad tracks. Note the scrap iron waiting to be dumped into the copper tanks for leaching. The copper precipitates from these upper flumes were 98% copper.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • Kelley Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image of a worker standing in the temporary cage at Shaft #2 at the Kelley Mine. They were in the process of building the shaft. Note the railroad tracks for the mine's ore cars on the right side.
    • Kelley Mine Future Site

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the future site of the Kelley Mine at the end of the B. A. & P (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) yard.
    • Kelley Mine Ore Bins

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine ore bins and the B. A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) ore cars.
    • Kelley Mine Surface Miner

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of a surface miner working in the mine yard while checking the lumber on trucks. Note the loaded ore cars are on the railroad (top right).
    • Leonard & East Colusa Mines

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    • Image of the Leonard and East Colusa Mines in Meaderville. Note the copper tank flume and trestle over the Great Northern Railroad tracks.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine. Note the Great Northern railroad tracks on the mountain and the residential area of McQueen on the right.
    • Leonard Mine

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

    • 1950
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    • 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 Visitors

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of visitors at the Leonard Mine. The group came from the Milwaukee Railroad Auction Sale, which was held in Butte.
    • Lexington Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine's slime plant or sand-filling plant in Walkerville. The 'car shaker' shakes the tailings out of the railroad car.
    • Loaded Ore Cars

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image of loaded ore cars on the B.A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) with ore from the Kelley Mine at the railroad's weigh station. Photo was taken in its yard in Anaconda, MT.
    • Loading a B.A. & P. Railroad

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Granite Mountain Mine loading a B.A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) car with copper and silver ore to be taken to the smelter in Anaconda. The mine's waste dump is on the right.
    • Meaderville Copper Tanks

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville copper tanks. In the center is the Northern Pacific Railroad wye, as ell as several more copper tanks. Note the flume for copper water on top of the Montana Ore Purchasing Company slag dump.
    • Meaderville Copper Tanks

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville copper tanks. In the center is the Northern Pacific Railroad wye, as ell as several more copper tanks. Note the flume for copper water on top of the Montana Ore Purchasing Company slag dump.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Mine Adit

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    • Image taken of an adit in an unidentified mine. Note the timbered wall and the railroad rails.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mt Con (Mountain Consolidated Mine) at the corner of North Main Street and Summit Street. The B. A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railroad) tracks crossed the intersection of these two streets at the time.
    • Mucking Machine

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    • Image of a mucking machine, which was used underground and made to turn on the railroad tracks.
    • Neversweat and Anaconda Mines

    • 1959
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat and Anaconda Mine ore bins, taken from the B.A. & P. Railroad tracks. In dismantling the ore bins.
    • Ophir Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Ophir Mine just off of south Montana Street by the railroad tracks.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine, taken while loading waste rock into a dump truck. The ore cars carried an average of 60 to 70 tons per railroad car.
    • Parrot Smelter

    • 1898
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    • Image of the Parrot Smelter exterior and railroad tracks leading to smelter.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hill from the Pittsmont Mine slag dump, located in East Butte. Headframes and structures are listed, as follows, from left to right: Northern Pacific Railroad Roundhouse, Neversweat Mine, Berkeley Mine, Rarus Mine, High Ore Mine...
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Rowe Road

    • 1919
    • Mines
    • Image of Rowe Road. Note the Butte Reduction Works in its background; this plant was later a Manganese Plant. On the left is Big Butte and the Milwaukee Railroad track.
    • Rowe Road

    • 1919
    • Mines
    • Image of Rowe Road. Note the Butte Reduction Works in its background; this plant was later a Manganese Plant. On the left is Big Butte and the Milwaukee Railroad track.
    • 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 Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine's slime plant with two fire hoses to wash the tailings out of the four railroad cars. The slurry, or tailings, were then carried by a pipeline into the mine to fill the voids left by the extracted ore.
    • 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...
    • Washoe Sampler

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    • Image of the Washoe Sampler, which was located on South Montana Street just below the railroad crossing. Ore mined in Butte had to be sampled after unloading here and then weighed. Payment for the metals was made through this smelter.
    • Washoe Sampler

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Washoe Sampler, which was located on South Montana Street just below the railroad crossing. Ore mined in Butte had to be sampled after unloading here and then weighed. Payment for the metals was made through this smelter.
    • 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.

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