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    • Adams Mine Lift

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Adams Mine showing miners in the lift.
    • Alice Mine, Showing A.O.U.W. Excursion

    • 1878
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice Mine in Walkerville, showing the A.O.U.W. (Ancient Order of United Workmen) excursion train in the foreground. The A.O.U.W. was a fraternal organization, located in both the United States and Canada, whose aim was to provide...
    • Balaklava Mine Flumes

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Balaklava Mine showing flumes, which were used to carry copper water from the High Ore adit to the new precipitating plant near Silver Bow Creek.
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mines showing the electrical cables just off of the 2800-foot level stattion. Dated on November 3, 1920.
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mines 2600-foot level underground station showing electrical connections. Dated on November 3, 1920.
    • Bell Mine Double-Decker Cages

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell Mine showing the double-decker cages, which were used for carrying miners and supplies down into the mine. On the right, note the flat cable, which would have indicated that cages were down in the mine.
    • Belmont Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine showing the mine cage about to descend into the mine.
    • Belmont Mine Hoister

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    • Mines
    • A demonstration at the Belmont Mine showing hoister hauling timber.
    • Belmont Mine Hoister

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    • Mines
    • A demonstration at the Belmont Mine showing hoister hauling timber.
    • Berkeley Mine Ventilation Doors

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Berkeley Mine at the 1500-foot level underground showing ventilation doors. Dated on December 8, 1920.
    • Berlin Vein Work Records

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The North Butte Mining Company's records showing the work done on the 2600 level of the Berlin Vein.
    • Blasting in  Stewart Mine

    • 1897
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Stewart Mine showing miners ready to blast. They are approximately 1900 feet below the U.S. Federal Building (to the south) on North Main Street.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image of the east side of the Butte Hill showing various mines, including the Berkeley Mine and the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Butte Mines Shop & King Bolt

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Butte Mines Shop showing the design of a new draw bar or king bolt, which was used to attach the steel cable of the hoist to the skip and cage.
    • Butte Mines Shop & King Bolt

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Butte Mines Shop showing the design of a new draw bar or king bolt, which was used to attach the steel cable of the hoist to the skip and cage.
    • Central Timber Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image of the central timber yard for the Butte mines showing timber bundles as they came from the Anaconda Copper Mining Company's mill in Bonner.
    • Diamond Mine Rope House

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the Diamond Mine's rope house showing a ropeman sewing the cable.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine on the 1200-foot level at the #10 Pyle Raise showing icicle-like formations in the mine.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine showing the west end of a stope.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (1 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (2 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (3 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (4 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (5 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (6 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Gagnon Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Gagnon Mine with its enclosed head frame. Also showing a skip dump.
    • 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 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.
    • Interior of  Black Rock Mill

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mill showing the flotation equipment.
    • Interior of  Black Rock Mill

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mill, showing the mine's interior and two rows of flotation equipment.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1931
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine showing the Imperial Potentate, T.J. Huston, of the Shriner's Lodge during a visit to the mine. Dated on October 28, 1931.
    • Leonard Mine Compressor Room

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    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the compressor room at the Leonard Mine showing the 2300-horsepower compressors.
    • 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 Yard

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine yard showing the redwood cooling tower for the mine compressors.
    • Leonard Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine yard, showing the headframe, idler tower, engine room, and parking lot.
    • Lexington Mine Office

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine's office showing war bond salesmen, and also the mine's superintendent, assistant superintendents, foremen, and shift bosses during the Korean War period. Taken in October of 1955.
    • Lexington Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine's slime plant, showing wrecked cars due to lack of caution. The cars should have been 'blocked' near the Magnolia Mine.
    • Magna Carta Mine

    • 1896
    • Mines
    • Image of the Magna Carta Mine located in Walkerville (north of Butte), showing the boiler after the fire. Clarks Fraction Mine is in background.
    • Meaderville Slime Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville slime plant showing tailings (waste) being hauled back in railroad cars from the smelter in Anaconda.
    • Meaderville Slime Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville slime plant showing tailings (waste) being hauled back in railroad cars from the smelter in Anaconda.
    • Mountain Con Mine Hoist

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) showing the installation of a new Allis Chalmers manufactured main hoist. Dated on September 28, 1927.
    • Mountain Con Mine Yard

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine yard showing construction on the new dry (change house) and the new headframe. Dated September 27, 1927.
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine showing the chippy cage on the 1600-foot level station. Dated on December 2, 1920.
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine yard showing the miners that worked above ground.
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine showing the cage at the 600-foot level station underground. Dated on November 29, 1920.
    • 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 Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image taken at the Original Mine showing the compressor with a rope drive.
    • Original Mine

    • 1903
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine showing the ore chutes and its gallows frame.
    • Original Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine showing the copper tanks and the Gagnon gallows frame to the left.
    • Original Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of Anaconda Hill showing the Original and Steward Mines.
    • Original Mine Nordberg Steam Hoist

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine showing the Nordberg steam hoist installed in 1898 by the mine's owner, Senator W.A. Clark. Note the engine operators at work.
    • 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

    • 1965
    • Mines
    • World Museum of Mining showing the Orphan Girl Mine's headframe and what was originally the Museum gift shop's location.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
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    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine. Image is second of four in a panoramic series showing the Pittsmont Mine, located on the the left. Note the Silver Bow Mine and the Butte and Boston Smelter on the right.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image is third of four in a panoramic series showing the Silver Bow Mine to Meaderville. Note also the Butte and Boston Smelter and the Montana Ore Purchasing Company.
    • Pittsmont Mine Reopening

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine reopening. Note the bottom of the ore pocket, showing chains and rail used to hold back ore material and control loading. Dated May 2, 1956.
    • 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 Smelter

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Smelter showing the secondary crusher.
    • Pittsmont Smelter

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Smelter showing the roasting furnace.
    • Stewart Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of the Stewart Mine showing a wooden headframe and an old flat cable steam hoist. At this time the mine belonged to W.A. Clark.
    • Stewart Mine 2800-Foot Level

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of the Stewart Mine on North Main Street in uptown Butte, showing the motorman at the 2800-foot level. Dated on January 17, 1921.
    • Stewart Mine Visitors

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Stewart Mine at the 1500 level showing visitors with the mine foreman.
    • Travona Mine

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image of the Travona Mine, taken from the south of Platinum and Crystal Streets on Butte's west side showing several mine buildings.
    • Travona Mine Hoist

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image of the engine room showing the hoist at the Travona Mine, located at the bottom of Crystal Street in uptown Butte.
    • Underground Station of  Stewart Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Stewart Mine showing an underground station, which demonstrates the type of 'safety dogs' on the cages. This was a property of Senator W.A. Clark.
    • Unidentified Mine Yard

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified mine yard showing sacks of ore underneath the headframe.

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