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    • 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.
    • Kelley Mine Wooden Headframe

    • 1947
    • Mines
    • A view of the temporary wooden headframe at the Kelley Mine while the shaft was being sunk. When the shaft was down 6,000 feet a permanent steel headframe was constructed.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Original Mine

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

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Gem Mine showing the East Gem shaft of the North Butte Mining Company. The mine was under lease to Allan Hooper & Associates in 1955. The Speculator and Diamond Mines are in the background.
    • Battery-Powered Locomotive

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Anselmo Mine Air Shaft

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine Crew

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

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • 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)
    • Kelley Mine Portal Tunnel

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image of a portal tunnel at Kelley Mine. Inspecting the holing of the #2 shaft. Individuals are listed as follows, from left to right: Unknown, Ray Barrett; Rope Boss, Bill Creaber; Foreman, John Killoy; Superintendant, and fifth man is unknown.
    • Leonard Mine

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of a shaft-sinking crew of five men sinking a bucket with an empty mine car.
    • Leonard Mine Hurricane Deck

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of a shaftman on the Hurricane Deck, which was the platform on top of the mine cage, inspecting the Leonard Mine's shaft.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Black Rock Mine #2 Shaft

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of five miners preparing to sink a small mine shaft.
    • 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.
    • Kelley Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of men completing concrete work in the #2 Kelley Shaft.
    • Kelley Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of men completing concrete work in the #2 Kelley Shaft.
    • Adams Air Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the Adams air shaft.
    • Pittsmont Mine #4 Shaft

    • 1946
    • Mines
    • Image of miners working to clear and open the #4 shaft at the Pittsmont Mine after it caved in.
    • Adams Mine

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

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Group of Mines on the east side of Butte. Headframes are listed as follows, from left to right: the Diamond Mine, the Neversweat Mine, the Anaconda Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the South Shaft Mine, the St. Lawrence Mine, the...
    • Anselmo Mine Hoist

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

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine. Note the ore cars underneath the shaft in the process of being filled with ore.
    • 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.
    • 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

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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

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

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Colorado Mine

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

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of the Diamond Mine's ropehouse looking out towards the mine's shaft.
    • East Colusa Pit & Air Shaft

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the East Colusa Pit and the East Colusa air shaft in the background. Dated on January 25, 1956.
    • Granite Mountain Mine-Pilot Butte's Air Shaft

    • 1980
    • Mines
    • Image of the Granite Mountain Mine and Pilot Butte's air shaft. This property was originally owned by the North Butte Mining Company. Note that the Berkeley Pit waste dump was gradually burying everything near the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Green Mountain Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain air shaft with the West Gray Rock Mine in the background.
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Air Shaft. The fan drew bad air from the 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.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, which was used as a pump shaft until the 1960s and then moved to the Kelley Mine shaft.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, which was used as a pump shaft until the 1960s and then moved to the Kelley Mine shaft.
    • High Ore Mine, Collar of Shaft

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    • Mines
    • 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.'
    • Kelley Mine 1300 Level Station

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine just above the #3 shaft at the 1300 level station. The shaft and station are entirely concreted. Dated September 15, 1955.
    • Kelley Mine Shafts #1 and #2

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine showing the #1 and #2 shafts. The #3 shaft is located toward the ore bins. The Neversweat headframe is above the Kelley #3.
    • Kelley Mine Wooden Headframe

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine with its wooden headframe, which was used while the shaft was being sunk. It was later replaced by a steel headframe from another mine. To the left is the Anacona Mine and to the right is Neversweat Mine.
    • Kelley Mine #3 Shaft

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's #3 shaft, which was used for transporting miners and supplies. Shafts #1 and #2 were used for hauling rock. Note to the right is an electric substation center.
    • Kelley Mine Ore Conveyor Belt

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's ore conveyor belt carrying ore from the shaft to the ore bins.
    • Kelley Mine Shaft Collar Set

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's shaft collar set, showing installing and dedicating the collar set of the start of the new shaft. William Peltoma is in the left front. Glover and Art Bigley are behind him. In the back center is Andy Sims, Bob O'Toole...
    • Crew of  Kelley Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's shift of miners at the tunnel entrance to the shaft where the 'cages' take the miners to the levels they were assigned to work on.
    • Leonard Mine Hoist & Engineer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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