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    • 3 men and large saw blade in the ACM Co. Mill

    • 1909; 1910; 1911
    • Sawmills; Band saws; Sawmills -- Equipment and supplies; Sawmill workers; Files and rasps; Anaconda Copper Mining Company
    • Three young men posed around a very large band saw blade in the filing room at the Anaconda Copper Mine Company Mill at Bonner, Montana.
    • A.C.M. camp 1, Woodworth

    • 1943
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber camps; Kitchens -- Employees
    • Man in kitchen of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company camp #1, Woodworth, Montana.
    • A.C.M. log camp, Woodworth

    • 1943
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber camps; Lumber trade; Bulldozers; Logging -- Equipment and supplies
    • Man operating a dozer at the Anaconda Copper Mining Company log camp, Woodworth, Montana.
    • Barn at Potomac logging camp

    • 1905
    • Lumber camps; Barns; Draft animals; Horses; Horse-drawn vehicles
    • Barn at Potomac logging camp. Men stand near teams of horses and wagons in the foreground.
    • Big wheeled log carrier pulled by a horse team

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    • Logging; Log transportation ; Horse-drawn vehicles
    • Logs loaded under big-wheeled log carrier, also known as logging wheels, are pulled by a team of horses. A man walks just behind and to the side of the horse team. Another man stands beside the cart.
    • Boiler room in a Weed Lumber Company mill

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    • Sawmills; Boilers; Lumber trade -- Employees; Lumber trade
    • Boiler room and worker in a Weed Lumber Company Mill showing how boilers are fed mill refuse. Weed, California.
    • Bottling department of the Billings Brewing Company.

    • 1917; 1918; 1919
    • Billings Brewing Company; Beer; Breweries; Breweries -- Employees; Bottles
    • Bottling department of the Billings Brewing Company. Billings, Montana. Bottles are on tables throughout the room. Men stand near the tables.
    • Buck Fisher near Keystone, Montana

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    • Keystone Mine (Broadwater County, Mont.); Gold mines and mining; Gold miners; Hard rock mines and mining
    • Buck Fisher pushes a wheel-barrow out of a mine shaft entrance near Keystone, Montana. Snow covers the ground and mountainside.
    • Bucking a fallen tree into logs

    • 1943
    • Loggers ; Crosscut saws
    • Henry Johnson and Ben Hallgreen 'bucking' a fallen tree into logs using a two man saw, Woodworth, Montana.
    • Bullard well at Pioneer, Montana

    • 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889
    • Gold mines and mining; Gold miners; Hydraulic mining; Placer mining
    • Image identified as 'Kohrs-Bielenberg, Bullard Well, Pikes Peak Avenue,' Pioneer mining district, Montana. The image shows several men engaged in hydraulic mining. There are three women in the image. This image may be of the Ballard Mine operation.
    • Butte, Montana. Mule train

    • 1909; 1910; 1911
    • Mules; Miners; Mines and mineral resources; Mine railroad cars; Copper mines and mining; Hardrock mines and mining
    • Butte, Montana. Mule train on the 1,100 ft. level, Rarus Mine, Butte, Montana. Mule pulling ore wagon with two unidentified miners.
    • Camp at Amy's Landing

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    • Lumber camps; Loggers; Tents
    • Camp at Amy's Landing (probably in Montana). A group of men pose for the photograph. The photography may have been taken on wash day as what appears to be laundry hangs on lines nearby. Tents are in background.
    • Cannery interior at Stevensville

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    • Canneries -- Equipment and supplies; Cannery workers
    • Cannery interior at Stevensville, Montana. Worker, wearing gloves and boots, stands on a low, wood platform with one hand resting on a piece of machinery.
    • Constructing the Mosier Dredge

    • 1932; 1933; 1934
    • Dredges; Gold mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Dredges -- Design and construction
    • Construction of the Mosier dredge at Pioneer Gulch, Montana. In operation in December 1933. The front gantry is in place on the dredge.
    • Early mining camp, Quigley, Montana.

    • 1895; 1896; 1897
    • Miners; Tents; Mining camps; Horse-drawn vehicles; Draft animals; Lumber
    • Dozens of men pose at a mining camp in Quigley, Montana. A large tent is in the left of the image. A team of horses and a wagon are on the right side of the image. Boards are stacked on the ground in the foreground.
    • Four men outside by a building and machinery

    • 1902; 1903; 1904
    • Men; Machinery; Wooden-frame buildings; Flywheels; Steam-engines
    • Four men stand or sit near a large piece of machinery, possibly used for mining or lumbering. The machine appears to be a steam engine. It has a smoke stack and a flywheel. The door at the front of the machine is possibly the firebox door. A wooden...
    • French Gulch logging camp

    • 1905
    • Allen Company (Mont.); Logging; Loggers; Lumber camps
    • French Gulch logging camp. About 70 men stand in front of three large white tents. A fourth tent is off to the side of the group, and the area behind the tents is forested.
    • Gold mining operation on Quartz Creek, Montana

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    • Gold miners; Placer mining; Sluices
    • Two miners appear in the foreground of a gold mining operation on Quartz Creek, Montana. A sluice is visible in the center of the image.
    • Hot stuff, molten copper, Washoe Smelters

    • 1899; 1900; 1901
    • Smelters; Copper smelting; Copper industry and trade
    • Hot stuff, molten copper, Washoe Smelters Butte, Montana (stereoscopic view). Workers pose of the floor of the smelter. Molten copper flows from pipes on the left side of the photo into molds. The mold in the foreground appears to be overflowing.
    • Hydraulic gold mining hose and nozzle

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    • Gold mines and mining; Gold miners; Hydraulic mining; Placer mining
    • Close-up view of a hydraulic gold mining hose and nozzle (called a monitor). High-pressure water sprays out of the monitor. Four miners stand near the hose. Unknown location.
    • Ice house and Missoula Ice Company delivery truck

    • 1917; 1918; 1919
    • Missoula Ice and Cold Storage Company; Ice industry; Trucks; Wooden-frame buildings; Rattlesnake Valley (Missoula County, Mont.)
    • Harold Nearman and Than Root work on ice delivery truck of the Missoula Ice Company. The ice house was located up the Rattlesnake. Missoula, Montana. A pile of lumber is scattered on the ground beside the truck.
    • Interior of silver mill, Granite, Montana

    • 1894; 1895; 1896
    • Mineral industries; Silver -- Milling
    • Interior of one of the mills for the silver mines at Granite, Montana. Two mill workers pictured.
    • Interior of the Bi-Metallic Mine at Granite

    • 1899; 1900; 1901
    • Granite-BiMetallic Consolidated Mining Company; Mineral industries; Silver mines and mining;
    • Interior of the Bi-Metallic Mine at Granite, Montana. Mill workers and heavy equipment.
    • Irrigation Canal of Bitterroot District Irrigation

    • 1907; 1908; 1909
    • Bitterroot River Valley (Mont.); Irrigation canals and flumes; Men
    • Men pose with machinery in deep ditch. A wooden trestle is behind them. Postcard with the caption: Digging Irrigation Canal of Bitter Root District Irrigation Co., A Slight Interruption.
    • Laying railroad bed for the gold mines, Quigley

    • 1891; 1892; 1893
    • Manual work; Tools; Outcrops (Geology)
    • Workers laying the railroad bed for the gold mines out of Quigley, Montana. Men stand at the base of an outcrop. Several of the men hold tools, including sledgehammers. A pick axe lies on the ground. One man holds a bucket.
    • Loggers eating a hot lunch, Woodworth

    • 1943
    • Loggers; Logging; Lumber trade
    • Image entitled 'A hot lunch.' Loggers sitting on logs and the ground eating lunch at Woodworth, Montana.
    • Logging in the Swan River area

    • 1908-08
    • Tree felling; Swan River Valley (Mont.); Logging; Forests and forestry
    • Two men felling a tree in the Swan River area, Montana.
    • Logging scene on West Fork of Bitterroot River

    • 1893-02
    • Bitter Root Development Company; Draft animals; Log transportation; Loggers; Wagons; Horses
    • Logging scene on West Fork of Bitter Root River, February, 1893. Load contains 14,213 feet of logs, hauled by four horses. Kendall Brothers, loggers for the old Bitter Root Development Company. (Identification on back of original) Three men stand...
    • Logging up Rattlesnake Creek

    • 1921-09-18
    • Rattlesnake Valley (Missoula County, Mont.); Loggers; Logging; Logging -- Equipment and supplies;
    • From left to right, probably Michael Klinkner, unknown, Carl Drews, and unknown, logging up Rattlesnake Creek outside Missoula, Montana. The men all hold hand tools used for logging. One man is digging a pit with a pickaxe, possibly a sawpit. Cut...
    • Making charcoal

    • 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
    • Charcoal burners; Men
    • Probably a dirt-covered mound used for making charcoal with men on top tending the fire. Cut wood is stacked on top of the mound beside the men.
    • Michael Klinkner & Carl Drews logging

    • 1921-09-04
    • Rattlesnake Valley (Missoula County, Mont.); Loggers; Logging; Logging -- Equipment and supplies; Crosscut saws
    • Probably Michael Klinkner (left) and Carl Drews (right) doing some logging up the Rattlesnake Valley outside Missoula, Montana. Both men carry hand tools used for logging.
    • Mosier gold dredge

    • 1932; 1933; 1934
    • Dredges; Gold mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Dredges -- Design and construction
    • Workers posed in front of the gold dredge 'Mosier' at Pioneer Gulch, Montana.
    • Mosier gold dredge

    • 1932; 1933; 1934
    • Dredges; Gold mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Dredges -- Design and construction
    • Workers in front of the 'Mosier' gold dredge at Pioneer Gulch, Montana.
    • Painting parking spaces on Broadway Avenue

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    • Missoula (Mont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Streets -- Maintenance and repair; Employees; Restaurants; Automobiles; Hotels;
    • A man painting parking spaces on Broadway Avenue across from the Palace Hotel, Missoula, Montana. The Greyhound Cafe and Posthouse Fine Foods are in the background.
    • Peeling converter logs

    • 1943
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Lumber camps;
    • Peeling converter logs for Anaconda smelter, Woodworth, Montana.
    • Problems of winter log hauling

    • 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
    • Log transportation; Logging trucks; Logging truck accidents
    • Problems of winter log hauling: a logging truck accident. A man squats on a log truck turned partially on its side. The chained tires and bottom of the truck are visible. The load of logs can be seen. The location is unknown (probably Montana).
    • Rail mounted Decker loader

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    • Logging railroads; Derrick cars (Railroads); Cranes, derricks, etc.; Loaders (Machines)
    • Rail mounted Decker loader with a number of loaded logs on rail cars. Two men stand on the loader, and one man stand beside the tracks with a hand resting on the loader.
    • Successful miner

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    • Miners; Tools; Ore deposits
    • Stereograph image with hand-written identification: 'Successful Miner.; In the image a man poses with ore and hand tools, including pickaxes and sledgehammers. The ore probably came from a hard rock mine.
    • Telephone lineman

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    • Telephone lines -- Design and construction ; Telephone companies -- Employees
    • Telephone linemen pose on a telephone pole. Location unknown. A railroad crossing sign is immediately behind the pole. Buildings can be seen on the other side of the railroad tracks with lumber stacked beside the tracks. A forest is behind the...
    • The undercut

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    • Tree felling; Logging; Loggers; Axes
    • Two lumberjacks chopping a tree, using the undercut, on state lands near Radnor, Montana.
    • Threshing scene in field near Bozeman, Montana

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    • Threshing; Agricultural machinery & implements; Horse-drawn vehicles; Wagons
    • Threshing scene in field near Bozeman, Montana. Workers posed on and near hay wagons and threshing machine. Farm tractor on right providing power for conveyor belt.
    • Truck in front of Daily's Meats, Missoula

    • 1949; 1950; 1951
    • Missoula (Mont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Trucks
    • Two men work in the bed of a Daily's truck parked in front of Daily's Meat Market on West Front, Missoula, Montana.
    • Two forest workers

    • 1910
    • Loggers; Fir; Forests and forestry; Manual work
    • Two forest workers in a stand of fir trees, possibly cutting a trail.
    • Two men on springboards and one in undercut

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    • Trees; Loggers; Logging; Springboards (Logging); Tree felling; Manual work
    • Two men stand on springboards attached to a huge tree. A third man lies in the undercut of the tree. Springboard holes can be seen throughout the trunk.
    • Two-wheeled log cart

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    • Logging; Log transportation; Manual work
    • Two men work with a logging cart with high wheels, or logging wheels. Logs lie on the ground under the cart. Location unknown.
    • Western Montana Building and Loan construction

    • 1956-04-18
    • Missoula (Mont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Building; Commercial buildings; Construction workers
    • Western Montana Building & Loan under construction, Missoula, Montana. Men high up on the building's steel framework.
    • Wind mill which turns a circular saw

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    • Sawmills; Windmills; Wind power; Circular saws
    • Large, multi-bladed wooden wind mill which turns a circular saw. A man stands amidst a pile of logs with the saw set to cut lumber. Hills rise in the background.
    • Workers outside Bi-Metallic Mine in Granite

    • 1894; 1895; 1896
    • Granite-BiMetallic Consolidated Mining Company; Granite (Mont.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Hard rock mines and mining; Silver mines and mining; Industrial chimneys;
    • Workers posing outside the Bi-Metallic Mine in Granite, Montana. Large group of men are seated in front of a tall building with Bi-Metallic Mine printed on it.

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