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    • 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.
    • Alice Mine

    • 1932
    • Mines
    • Image taken of Walkerville. Note the Alice Mine at the top of the image while under construction. the Belle of Butte Mine can be seen in the middle. Dated on May 11, 1932.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image taken while erecting the new headframe over the original wooden headframe at the Anselmo Mine. Dated on December 15, 1936.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image taken while erecting the headframe from the original Black Rock Mine over the original wooden headframe at the Anselmo Mine. Dated on September 23, 1936.
    • Belmont Mine Construction

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine while under construction. Dated on November 2, 1927.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1966
    • Mines
    • Image taken while preparing for a blast at the Berkeley Pit.
    • Berkeley Pit & High Ore Mine

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Berkeley Pit while loading haul trucks. Note the High Ore Mine in the background.
    • Berkeley Pit Test Drilling

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    • Image taken while test drilling in the Berkeley Pit. Note Butte's East side in the background.
    • Black Rock Mine and Concentrator

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte and Superior Black Rock Mine and concentrator while the mill was under construction. Pete Madlena is the individual underneath the arrow.
    • Black Rock Zinc Concentrator

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine zinc concentrator while under construction.
    • Cage Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of unidentified miners demonstrating the result of possible injury when men are pushing and crowding while getting on the cages.
    • Colorado Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Colorado Mine while under construction.
    • Colorado Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image taken of the Colorado Mine while still under construction.
    • Colorado Smelter

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    • Mines
    • Image taken while gathering wood for the Colorado Smelter. The location was behind, east, the Columbia Gardens Amusement Park.
    • 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.
    • High Ore Mine Adit

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    • Mines
    • Image taken while driving an adit from the 300-foot level of the High Ore Mine to start the copper tanks on the east side of the hill.
    • High Ore Mine Copper Tank

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken while copper water was leaving the High Ore Mine at the 300 adit. Note the man sweeping the surface of the old scrap iron to make a fresh surface so that the water can leach the minerals out. The copper precipitate then flows to the...
    • Kelley Mine Construction

    • 1951
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine while under construction. The homes in the picture were located in Dublin Gulch.
    • Kelley Mine Construction

    • 1951
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine while under construction on the Butte hill. Surrounding headframes are listed as follows, from left to right: Mt. Con and Green Mountain.
    • Kelley Mine Surface Miner

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of a surface miner working in the mine yard while checking the lumber on trucks. Note the loaded ore cars are on the railroad (top right).
    • 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 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.
    • Ladder Danger

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating the results of trying to climb a ladder while carrying tools.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine while men wait to go on shift underground.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Leonard Mine while working at the 2000-foot level.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1913
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the base of the Leonard Mine headframe while the skips are in place. Dated on July 8, 1913.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine while men wait to go on shift underground.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1900
    • mines
    • Image taken while inspecting the work place in the Leonard Mine following a blast.
    • Leonard Mine Tailings

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine while dumping tailings in the hopper under the ore bins, which filled the mined-out stopes underground.
    • Leonard Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine yard while men are underloading cylinders for a new hoist.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image of the east section of Walkerville from at the top of Tobaggon Avenue. The Lexington Mine is on the right, while during the installation of a new line for the Mine's slime plant.
    • Loading a Drift Round

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken while loading a drift round for blasting in an unidentified mine.
    • Mountain Con Mine Ore Bins

    • 1928
    • Mines
    • Image of the new ore bins while under construction over the old ore bins at the Mountain Con Mine.
    • Mountain View MIne

    • 1912
    • Mines
    • Image taken while dismantling the old ore bins at the Mountain View Mine to make room for larger bins.
    • Mountain View Mine Yard

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified miner while on a break in the Mountain View Mine yard.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine, taken while loading waste rock into a dump truck. The ore cars carried an average of 60 to 70 tons per railroad car.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of miners with their candles while underground at the Parrot Mine. The man with the beard is identified as Al Schumacher, the mine superintendent.
    • Pittsmont Mines

    • 1903
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont #2 Mine, located in East Butte. Individual in photo is Mr. Ralph Baggaley. Baggaley resided in Butte from 1903 through 1906, while experimenting with new smelting process technologies at the Pittsmont mines.
    • Slushing Copper Ore

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    • Mines
    • Image taken while slushing in an underground mine on the Butte hill.
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Timber Butte Mill while under construction. When built, it was considered one of the most modern and fireproof in the northwest.
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Timber Butte Mill while under construction.
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Timber Butte Mill while under construction. When built, it was considered one of the most modern and fireproof in the northwest.
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Timber Butte Mill while under construction with four unidentified workers taking a break. The mill was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu and Moulton Mines, both of which were mines he...
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Timber Butte Mill while under construction with four unidentified workers taking a break. The mill was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu and Moulton Mines, both of which were mines he...
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Timber Butte Mill while under construction.
    • Underground Blasting

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image taken while loading holes that have been drilled for blasting.
    • Underground Drilling

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground while drilling out a round for blasting.
    • Underground Drilling

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image taken while drilling out a round in a drift in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Drilling

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image taken while drilling out a round for blasting underground in an unidentified mine.
    • 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.
    • Underground Mine Locomotive

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken while placing a set of newly charged batteries on an underground mine locomotive.
    • Underground Mucking Machine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken while loading a small mine car in a drift using a mucking machine in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Ore Cars

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken while dumping ore into the pocket with newer ore cars, which were larger in size.
    • Underground Stope

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image taken while barring down rock in an underground stope in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Timber Danger

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating the results of using unsafe mining practices and standing underneath a timber slide while timber is being hoisted.
    • Underground, Filling the Drift

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken while filling old underground workings with slime when all of the ore had been removed from the drift.
    • Underground, Filling the Stope

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken while filling the stope below with mine waste. Note how the ground is timbered before it is filled.
    • Underground, Looking up a Raise

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in an unidentified mine while looking up a raise. Note the timber slide with rope to hoist the mine timbers and the worker at the left climbing a ladder.
    • Underground, Trucking Out Tools

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken while trucking out the tools after drilling a round of holes in an unidentified underground mine.
    • Unloading Timber Underground

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken while unloading a bundle of mine timber underground in an unidentified mine on the Butte hill.
    • Washoe Smelter

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the Washoe Smelter taken while pouring molten copper.
    • West Colusa Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image taken while making a cage for the West Colusa Mine.

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