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    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1.
    • Underground Skip

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    • Image of two unidentified miners loading a skip by dumping the mine car in the shaft.
    • Butte Mines & Mills

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    • Poster image of Butte mines and mills listed, as follows, from top to bottom: the Timber Butte Mill, the Black Rock Mine #1 shaft, the Black Rock Mill, the Butte and Duluth Mines, and the Pittsmont Mine.
    • 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.
    • Moonlight Mine

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    • Image of the Moonlight Mine, located on East Granite Street. The Moonlight Mine was an upcast shaft for the Belmont Mine.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #2. Note the proximity of homes to the mines.
    • Sinking a Shaft

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    • Image of five miners preparing to sink a small mine shaft.
    • Battery-Powered Locomotive

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    • Image of a battery-powered locomotive entering a cage to be lowered into the mine shaft. The back of the locomotive rises in order for it to fit in the cage.
    • Leonard Mine Pumps

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    • Image of water pumps taken underground at the Leonard Mine #1 shaft on the 600-foot level.
    • Underground Locomotive

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    • Image taken while emptying copper ore from mine cars into a shaft pocket in an unidentified Butte mine. Also note the battery locomotive.
    • High Ore Mine Tunnel

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    • Image taken in the High Ore Mine of the tunnel from the Butte Hoist Compressor Plant to the High Ore Mine shaft.
    • Moonlight Mine

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    • Image of the Moonlight Mine air shaft.
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

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    • Image of the Green Mountain Air Shaft. The fan drew bad air from the mine.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1.
    • Leonard Mine Crew

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    • Image of a mine crew at the Leonard Mine shaft #1.
    • Anselmo Mine

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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine. Its new steel headframe, which was originally at the Black Rock Mine #3 shaft, was installed in 1936.
    • Nipper Mine #1 & #2 Shafts

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    • Image of the Nipper Mine shafts #1 and #2. The #2 shaft was an incline shaft at a 78 degree incline. The Neversweat Mine can be seen in the background of the image and the Anaconda Mine is to the left. Note Dublin Gulch in the foreground.
    • Mountain Con Mine

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    • Image taken at the bottom of Mountain Con shaft at 5390 feet. Individual second from the left is Larry Lammi, third from the left is Morris Hanninen, and fourth from the left is Calvin Gustufson.
    • Parnell Mine Yard

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    • Image of the Parnell Mine yard. Note the cement blocks stacked in the yard. These blocks were used to line the shaft and were left on hand as need for replacements arose.
    • Butte Mines & Mills

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    • Poster image of Butte mines and mills listed, as follows, from top to bottom: the Timber Butte Mill, the Black Rock Mine #1 shaft, the Black Rock Mill, the Butte and Duluth Mines, and the Pittsmont Mine.
    • Leonard Mine Shaft

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    • Image taken in a Leonard Mine shaft looking up from the 800-foot level.
    • Anselmo Mine

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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine. Note the ore cars underneath the shaft in the process of being filled with ore.
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

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    • Image of the Butte Hill. Headframes are listed, as follows, from right to left: the Neversweat Mine, the East Stewart Mine, the Nipper Mine #1 shaft, and the East Minah Mine.
    • Parrot Air Shaft

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    • Image of the Parrot air shaft, originally the Parrot Mine.
    • Leonard Mine Underground

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    • Image taken underground in the Leonard Mine of visitors at a shaft station. The individual behind the mine car has been identified as the mine's foreman, Homer Hagen.
    • Mountain Con Mine

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Shaft, taken at 5390 feet deep, the deepest of all Butte Mines. The individual on the left is Larry Lammi and to his right is Morris Hanninen.
    • Underground Shaft Station

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    • Image of two unidentified miners installing large screen doors to prevent rocks from falling down the shaft or entering the station door over the shaft.
    • Anselmo Mine Hoist

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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine hoist, which was originally in the Black Rock Mine #3 shaft.
    • Shaft Sinking Crew

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    • Image of a shaft-sinking crew of five men sinking a bucket with an empty mine car.
    • High Ore Mine, Collar of Shaft

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine. Note that the cages are loaded with miners waiting to be lowered into the mine. This was known as 'lowering the shift.'
    • Pennsylvania Mine Air Shaft

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    • Image of the Pennsylvania Mine air shaft, during the preparation for the Berkeley Pit expansion.
    • Anselmo Mine Air Shaft

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    • Image of a desperation air shaft for the Anselmo Mine. The individual is in the sinking cage; the sinking equipment was removed after the shaft was sunk. The shaft was an up shaft.
    • Anselmo Mine, Collar of the Shaft

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    • Image taken at the collar of the Anselmo Mine shaft with a ropeman ready to tar the cable on the hoist drum.
    • Mountain Con Mine Skip Deck

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) skip deck, also called the collar of the shaft. The top of the case was called the bonnet.
    • Diamond Mine Visitors

    • 1890
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    • 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
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    • Image taken at the Diamond Mine of men waiting to be taken down the shaft.
    • Diamond Mine Visitors

    • 1890
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    • 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.
    • Original Mine

    • 1890
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    • An image of the Original Mine on the 1600 level shaft station, showing loaded ore cars and miners at work.
    • Original Mine #6 Shaft

    • 1890
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    • 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 Mines

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 1900
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    • 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
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    • Image of the Leonard Mine hoisting engineer and hoist at the #1 shaft. Dated in June 1902.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #2 during the construction of the headframe.
    • Pittsmont Mine #1 Shaft

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

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

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

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

    • 1910
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    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and smelter.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

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

    • 1910
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    • 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...
    • Parrot Mine Air Shaft

    • 1910
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    • Image of the Parrot Mine air shaft taken after the year 1906.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1910
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    • 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
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    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft, repair shop, crusher and boiler room. Note the Niagara mine on the lower left.
    • Pittsmont Mine #3 Shaft and Stacks

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

    • 1911
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    • Image of the Adams Mine shaft with the Mountain View Mine in its background.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1914
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    • 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.

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