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    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Anaconda Mine with two unidentified men, thought to be company officials.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners at the 2600-foot level of the Badger State Mine. Dated on January 21, 1921.
    • 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 Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Mucking was one of the major jobs of an underground miner in Butte. These two men are loading ore into a mine car with their shovels. The ore was then loaded into a skip and taken to the surface by a hoist and eventually taken to the smelter in...
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • MInes
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • Horses Hauling Ore at  Belle

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image of teams of horses hauling ore at the Belle of Butte Mine Mine in Walkerville. the Belle of Butte Mine Mine was located in Walkerville on North Main Street, about two blocks above Daly Street.
    • 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.
    • J.I.C. Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the J.I.C. mine on East side, located south of East Mercury Street. The two boys in the front row are Tim and John Lynch. Individual in the back row, center, is Joe Dubie.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of two contract miners and a sampler in the Mitchell Stope. Taken underground in the Leonard Mine.
    • Leonard Mine Compressor Room

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine compressor room. The two machinists are regrooving a sheave wheel for a headframe.
    • Leonard Mine Stope

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    • Mines
    • Image of a Mitchell Scope and two unidentified miners. Taken underground in the Leonard Mine.
    • Mine Crew & Candles

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified mine crew waiting to go underground in the cages. Miners working an 8-hour shift were given two candles and the 10-hour shift miners were given three candles.
    • Miners

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners working at an unidentified mine on the Butte Hill.
    • Miners & Skip

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of two miners standing in front of the skip holding a sample of the rock from the mine behind them. Note the carbide lamps in their hands.
    • Miners Stringing Messenger Wire

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of miners stringing messenger wire to hold up the air bag fan in the Granite Mountain - Speculator Mine. These two mines were worked as one mine and belonged to the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mt Con (Mountain Consolidated Mine) at the corner of North Main Street and Summit Street. The B. A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railroad) tracks crossed the intersection of these two streets at the time.
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine. The two cages on the left are on the main hoist and the chippy hoist is to the right.
    • Mountain View Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine Yard of two electricians. The individual to the left has been identified as Sid Hoar.
    • Parrot & Anaconda Mines

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • An image collage of the Parrot and Anaconda Mines, two of the largest copper mines in the world. Note also the Lexington Mine and Mill.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine with two miners using candles to examine rock. The view is at the 800-foot level.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine with two miners using candles to examine rock. The view is at the 800-foot level.
    • Pennsylvania Mine Crew

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of unidentified miners at the Pennsylvania Mine. Each man was alotted two candles for an eight hour shift underground.
    • Precipitation Plant Flumes

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of two flumes, both of which belonged to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company precipitating plant.
    • Precipitation Plant Flumes

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of two flumes, both of which belonged to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company precipitating plant.
    • Speculator Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners underground on the 2432-foot level working on a raise in the Speculator Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners at the Speculator Mine drilling holes for dynamite.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of an ore car, possibly a toilet car, in the Speculator Mine with two unidentified miners.
    • Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, Drilling Dynamite Holes

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, which shows bad practice of two miners drilling dry holes for dynamite. The copper dust on their faces is proof that the area is too dry and could cause Miner's lung disease.
    • St. Lawrence Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine's slime plant with two fire hoses to wash the tailings out of the four railroad cars. The slurry, or tailings, were then carried by a pipeline into the mine to fill the voids left by the extracted ore.
    • Steam Hoist

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners timbering in a stope in a Butte mine.
    • Underground Air Drill

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of two underground miners operating an air drill steel on a rock face of the mine.
    • Underground Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of two miners drilling underground in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner drilling holes for blasting with two jumbos. Note the drill steel stuck into four holes.
    • Underground Miners

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of two men working underground in an unidentified mine.
    • 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 Skip

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners in an underground mine stope drilling holes in the copper ore to load with dynamite to blast the ore down.
    • Underground Timbering

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    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners in an underground stope doing some necessary work in timbering. Note the carefully measured top of the timber being set in place.
    • Walkerville and  Alice Mine and Mill

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken in Walkerville, located north of Butte. Structures are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Moulton Mill, Alice Mill, and the Alice Mine with two boiler stacks from the Belle of Butte Mine ore bin on the right side of the...

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