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    • West Colusa Mine Main Hoist

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners loading a skip by dumping the mine car in the shaft.
    • Underground Shaft Station

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Underground Mine Shaft

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of underground mine shaft, which has been identified as a property of North Butte Mining Company.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Sinking a Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image of five miners preparing to sink a small mine 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.
    • 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 Mines

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

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

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the reopening of the Pittsmont Mine Shaft. Note the steel cap, wood posts, and angle blocked grizzly set.
    • Pittsmont Mine #4 Shaft

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont #4 shaft with the Anaconda Copper Mining Company reopening the shaft after the original collar had caved.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Pittsmont Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and the East Butte Copper Mining Company and Smelter.
    • Pittsmont Mine #1 Shaft

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Mine, which later became the upcast air shaft for the hill. Its steel headframe would be moved to the Neversweat Mine some years later.
    • Parrot Air Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot air shaft, originally the Parrot Mine.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

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

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • The Orphan Girl Mine is now the home of the World Museum of Mining. This shaft is 3200-feet deep. The headframe was moved from the Colorado Mine in 1925.
    • 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.
    • Original Mine

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

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

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Niagra Mine below the Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft shaft.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Moose Mine Air Shaft

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

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Moose Mine Air Shaft, which worked in conjunction with the Badger State Mine.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Moonlight Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Moonlight Mine air shaft.
    • Modoc Mine Air Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of the Modoc Mine air shaft.
    • Modoc Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Modoc Mine headframe, which was used for sinking a circular shaft for an air shaft addition.
    • Modoc Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Modoc Mine headframe, which was used for sinking a circular shaft for an air shaft addition.
    • 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)
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine at the top of North Main Street in Walkerville, shown with its new steel headframe that was previously on the Adams air shaft, also in Walkerville.
    • Leonard Mine Underground

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • 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 Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in a Leonard Mine shaft looking up from the 800-foot level.
    • 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.
    • 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 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. The men are waiting to go on shift; note their lunch buckets and candles.
    • Leonard Mine Crew

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

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