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    • Pittsmont Mine

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

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #4 shaft in East Butte. Note the steel headframe.
    • 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.
    • Moonlight Mine

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

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #3 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.
    • 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

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Moonlight Mine air shaft.
    • Kelley Mine #1 Shaft Hoist

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Martin Hannifan guiding a tour at the Kelly Mine #1 Hoist. Martin is the first individual from the left on the bottom row.
    • Pittsmont Mine

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

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

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft with crew.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine Pumps

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

    • 1968
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Consolidated Mine, the deepest shaft in Butte at 5400 feet deep. Dated on March 22, 1968.
    • 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.
    • 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 #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.
    • Mountain Con Mine

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Mountain View Mine Crosscut

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine #A1331 Crosscut. Dated in October 1950. Note the rigid vent tube running down the shaft.
    • West Colusa Mine Main Hoist

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

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Nipper Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the shaft at the Nipper Mine. This mine would become the site of the Kelley Mine.
    • Kelley Mine, Sinking Headframe

    • 1949
    • Mines
    • Image of the sinking of the headframe for the Kelley Mine's shaft in central Butte. The Diamond Mine is in the background.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Mountain Con Mine Skip Deck

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Moose Mine Air Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Moose Mine's air shaft, located in Walkerville.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Kelley Mine #2 Shaft

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

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

    • 1934
    • Mines
    • Image of the Balaklava Mine. The mine was comprised of a three-compartment shaft that was 1600-feet deep.
    • 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.
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Air Shaft. The fan drew bad air from the mine.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 #2 Shaft

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

    • 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.
    • Diamond Mine Ropehouse

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of the Diamond Mine's ropehouse looking out towards the mine's shaft.
    • 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 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.
    • Niagra Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Niagra Mine below the Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft shaft.
    • Nipper Mine #1 & #2 Shafts

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Parnell Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Parrot Air Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot air shaft, originally the Parrot Mine.
    • Parrot Mine Air Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Mine air shaft taken after the year 1906.
    • Pennsylvania Mine Air Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Pennsylvania Mine air shaft, during the preparation for the Berkeley Pit expansion.
    • 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.'
    • 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.

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