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    • Underground Skip

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    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners loading a skip by dumping the mine car in the shaft.
    • Pittsmont Mine Reopening

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Shaft reopening. Note the air operated skip pocket door, used for loading skips.
    • 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.
    • Kelley Mine Shaft

    • 1954
    • Mines
    • Image of the temporary sinking wooden headframe at the Kelly Mine 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.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #2. Note the proximity of homes to the mines.
    • Pittsmont Mine

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

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the bottom of a shaft in the Pittsmont Mine. Note the bottom of the ore pocket, showing chains securing lagging used to control drawing of ore chute. Dated May 2, 1956.
    • Green Mountain Mine

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

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken of a miner working in the underground shaft of the East Colusa Mine.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1.
    • 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...
    • Adams Air Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the Adams air shaft.
    • Leonard Mine Shaft

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft showing how the pressure of the ground distorts wall plates. Note the guides that the cages and skips run on in the south compartment of the Main Shaft.
    • Leonard Mine

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

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken of a miner working in the underground shaft of the East Colusa Mine.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Original Mine

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

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

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

    • 1934
    • Mines
    • Image of the Balaklava Mine. The mine was comprised of a three-compartment shaft that was 1600-feet deep.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine showing the Larry car entrance shaft, the top landing, and stacks of timber.
    • Leonard Mine

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Moonlight Mine air shaft.
    • Colorado Mine

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

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

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

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Diamond Mine of men waiting to be taken down the shaft.
    • 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.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

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

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft with crew.
    • High Ore Mine Tunnel

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

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

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Leonard Mine, looking down the shaft.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Gagnon Mine

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

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

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Moose Mine, located in Walkerville. This mine was later used as a ventilation shaft. This shaft had the largest up-cast fan in Montana.
    • Lexington-Alice Tunnel, Rock Bolts and Landing

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • Image of the rock bolts and landing for pillar support at the intersection of the Lexington-Alice Tunnel, which led to the Missoula shaft. Rock bolts are put through the pillar with landing mats, plate, and nut on other side of the pillar.
    • Orphan Girl Mine, Collar of Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine, taken at the collar of the mine shaft . The timber on the tracks and the timber crates are ready to be lowered into the mine.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Black Rock Mine #2 Shaft

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

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