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  • All fields: steam
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    • Buffalo Mine Steam Hoist

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of the Buffalo Mine's steam hoist. Individual on the right is Jack Peterson.
    • Corliss Steam Engine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Corliss Steam Engine, property of Butte Electric and the Montana Power Company.
    • Corliss Steam Engine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Corliss Steam Engine, property of Butte Electric and the Montana Power Company.
    • Elm Orlu Mine Hoist

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • An early day steam hoist in the Elm Orlu Mine. Drums, the large wheel-like machines, powered the pistons. The hoist operated much like a train.
    • High Ore Mine Yard & Central Heating Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Central Heating plant, located in the High Ore Mine yard. The plant provided all of the steam to heat the mines, as well as the Hennessy Building, which that housed all the Company's offices.
    • Leonard Mine

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

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the steam marine-type hoist engine at the Mountain Con Mine. Located on north Main Street in uptown Butte. The hoist was removed in 1915 and replaced by a compressed air Nordberg Hoist.
    • Mountain Con Mine Hoist

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the steam marine-type hoist engine at the Mountain Con Mine. Located on north Main Street in uptown Butte. The hoist was removed in 1915 and replaced by a compressed air Nordberg Hoist.
    • Original Mine Hoisting Engine

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine hoisting engine, the Nordberg steam. This engine would later be converted to a compressed air (direct drive) engine.
    • 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.
    • Steam Air Compressor

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    • Mines
    • Image of a steam-driven air compressor. Note the size of the fly wheel engineer and oiler.
    • Steam Engine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of men operating a steam engine in an unidentified Butte Mine.
    • Steam Engine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of men operating a steam engine in an unidentified Butte Mine.
    • Steam Hoist

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of a steam hoist and two unidentified men operating the machine.
    • 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.

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