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    • Adams Air Shaft

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

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

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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 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 Hoist

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

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Anselmo Mine of the collar of the shaft. Timber is shown being lowered into the mine. Note the carpenter shop at the right and the tipple for loading the railroad cars. This was the only mine on the Butte hill that used a tipple.
    • Anselmo Mine, Collar of the Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image taken at the collar of the Anselmo Mine shaft with a ropeman ready to tar the cable on the hoist drum.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Balaklava Mine

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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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. Also note the timber yard, the Elm Orlu Mine, and the Jersey Blue Mine.
    • 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 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 #2 Shaft

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain air shaft with the West Gray Rock Mine in the background.
    • 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 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.
    • 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, 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.'
    • 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 #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.
    • Kelley Mine #2 Shaft

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken in an underground shaft in the Leonard Mine.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1904
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #2 during the construction of the headframe.

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