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    • Original Mine

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • An image of the Original Mine on the 1600 level shaft station, showing loaded ore cars and miners at work.
    • Diamond Mine Visitors

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Diamond Mine with Centerville visitors standing on sheets, which were pieces of protective iron placed in front of the shaft. Also note the cage and skip on the surface.
    • Diamond Mine Visitors

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Diamond Mine with Centerville visitors standing on sheets, which were pieces of protective iron placed in front of the shaft.
    • Diamond Mine Cage

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Diamond Mine of men waiting to be taken down the shaft.
    • Original Mine #6 Shaft

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine #6 shaft, located at the Junction of Copper and Arizona Streets at the bottom of the Anaconda Road in uptown Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and smelter in East Butte. Note the Parrot Smelter in the background.
    • Pittsmont Mines

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft with crew.
    • Gagnon Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Gagnon Mine. Note the 78 degree incline shaft.
    • Leonard Mine

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

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1. The men are waiting to go on shift; note their lunch buckets and candles.
    • Leonard Mine Crew

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1 mine crew.
    • Nipper Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the shaft at the Nipper Mine. This mine would become the site of the Kelley Mine.
    • Stewart Mine Company Officials

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Company officials at the Stewart Mine, including John Gillie, with guests and the street car conductor on the collar of the shaft.
    • Leonard Mine Hoist & Engineer

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine hoisting engineer and hoist at the #1 shaft. Dated in June 1902.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of East Butte and headframes. Headframes and structures are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Torrid Mine, Pittsmont Mine #3 shaft, Tropic Mine , and a boarding House.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of fourth of four in a panoramic series. Structures that can be seen are the Montana Ore Purchasing Company Smelter on the left and the Pittsmont Mine #3 shaft on the right.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1904
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #2 during the construction of the headframe.
    • Pittsmont Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #1 shaft, Butte and Boston Smelter, and the Rarus Mine.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft. Also note the timber yard, the Elm Orlu Mine, and the Jersey Blue Mine.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and smelter.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft located in East Butte. Note the concentrator bin in the center.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft with crew.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft blacksmith shop and the machine shop on the right.
    • Parrot Mine Air Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Mine air shaft taken after the year 1906.
    • Richest Hill in the World

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the 'Richest Hill in the World.' Headframes on the hill are listed, as follows, from left to right: the High Ore Mine, the Nipper Mine, the Parnell Mine, the L.E.R. Mine, the Original Mine #6 shaft, the Mountain View Mine, the...
    • Pittsmont Mine #3 Shaft and Stacks

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #3 shaft, the McQueen addition, and Maple Street. Also note Rampart Mountain and the mine's four smoke stacks.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine and Mill. The headframe is the #3 shaft, mill and repair shop. The #3 headframe moved to the Anselmo Mine in the 1930s. Note the mine on lower right is the Niagara.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft, repair shop, crusher and boiler room. Note the Niagara mine on the lower left.
    • Adams Mine

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image of the Adams Mine shaft with the Mountain View Mine in its background.
    • 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.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and Smelter, located in East Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and Smelter, located in East Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Smelter and the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft in its background. This smelter was amongt he last smelter to operate in Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft. Note the concentrator.
    • Niagra Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Niagra Mine below the Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft shaft.
    • Bell and Diamond Mine Crew

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image taken of a Bell and Diamond Mine Crew made up of mostly craftsmen and laborers. The timber yard and carpenter shop for the Diamond Mine was in the Bell Mine yard. Timber was trucked through a tunnel under the ore bins to the Diamond mine...
    • Granite Mountain Mine Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine with empty mine cars on the left and loaded cars on the right. Note the fan bags on the left, which carryied fresh air through the mine.
    • Granite Mountain Mine 3200-Foot Level Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The 3200-foot level station of the Granite Mountain Mine shaft showing two hoisting compartments. The one on the right is the chippy hoist, used to transport men up and down the mine. The mine was owned by the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Adams Air Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the Adams air shaft.
    • Holing and Crosscut

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A shaft in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines with blasted rock on the grizzlies, which were timbers spaced to prevent too large of rocks from falling through. This chute has been holed by a crosscut on the right side.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #3 shaft.
    • Mining Crew in  Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of a mining crew from the Speculator cementing the shaft. (Ambrose Ghiringhelli is figure second in from the right. E4346)
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft Shaft with its wooden main frame.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Manufacturing Company, as well as the Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft shaft. Note the wooden gallows frame.
    • Pittsmont Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken of East Butte and the Pittsmont #3 shaft. Mines are listed as follows, from left to right: the Torrid Mine, Pittsmont #3, and the Tropic Mine.
    • Pittsmont Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont #2 shaft in East Butte.
    • Granite Mountain Loading Stick

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of a loading stick for the guard rail at the 400 level station (also called the Chippy Shaft) in the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • High Ore Mine Underground Exhaust Fan

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine underground exhaust fan. The fan helped to push bad air up and out of the shaft. Dated February 26, 1920.
    • Miners Pouring Concrete

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miners pouring concrete in a shaft of the Granite Mountain Mine. The shaft needed a more secure replacing following the fire of 1917.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Steel Crates

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Top men loading steel crates on the mine cage for the drillers underground at the Granite Mountain Mine. Steel was loaded in tight bundles so as to avoid falling open and ripping apart the guides on its way down the shaft.
    • Pittsmont Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and the East Butte Copper Mining Company and Smelter.
    • Underground Mine Shaft

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of underground mine shaft, which has been identified as a property of North Butte Mining Company.
    • Black Rock Mine #2 Shaft

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

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image taken while cleaning up after the fire at the Adams Mine Shaft on the east side of Walkerville.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft Shaft

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock #1 shaft with the Butte Boiler Shop on the left and the Machine Shop on the far right.
    • 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.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #4 shaft in East Butte. Note the steel headframe.
    • West Colusa Mine Main Hoist

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

    • 1934
    • Mines
    • Image of the Balaklava Mine. The mine was comprised of a three-compartment shaft that was 1600-feet deep.
    • Black Rock Mine Incline Car

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of an incline car at Butte and Superior Black Rock Mine. The car was always level when stopped at various landings; it transported supplies to the mill and concentrator. It also carried supplies from the timber yard and shops at the #1 shaft...
    • Original and Gagnon Mines

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original and Gagnon Mines on North Main Street in uptown Butte. The Gagnon Mine had an incline shaft.
    • 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.
    • Colorado Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Colorado Mine air shaft. Note the Neversweat mine to its left.

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