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    • A.C.M. Warehouse at  Anaconda Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company warehouse at the Anaconda Mine. The backyard is in the process of burning lead and insulation off of electrical wires for recycling. The barracks, also referred to as the Gunner's shack, is on the...
    • A.C.M. Warehouse at  Anaconda Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company warehouse at the Anaconda Mine yard near the Mountain View Mine. Note the B.A. & P. Railroad trolley wire and the subsidence cracking the foundation of the building.
    • A.C.M. Warehouse at  Anaconda Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company warehouse at the Anaconda Mine yard near the Mountain View Mine fence at the top of the famous Burma Road on the Butte hill.
    • Anaconda Hill

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Group of Mines on the east side of Butte. Headframes are listed as follows, from left to right: the Diamond Mine, the Neversweat Mine, the Anaconda Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the South Shaft Mine, the St. Lawrence Mine, the...
    • Anaconda Mine Yard

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a worker loading scrap iron at the Anaconda Mine yard.
    • Anaconda Mine Yard

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a worker loading scrap iron at the Anaconda Mine yard.
    • Anaconda Mine Yard

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a worker loading scrap iron at the Anaconda Mine yard.
    • Anaconda Mine Yard

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a worker cutting up old mine cages at the Anaconda Mine yard. Note the B.A. & P. Railroad main line headed north towards the Rarus Mine.
    • Anaconda Mine Yard

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a worker loading scrap iron at the Anaconda Mine yard.
    • Anselmo Mine Shift Bosses

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of shift bosses at the Anselmo Mine. In the front row, second from the left, is Leo Spetter.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Badger State Mine. The men are drifting on the 3000-foot level.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of unidentified miners at the surface of the Badger State Mine.
    • Badger State Mine Yard

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the blacksmith shop and scrap iron piles at the Badger State Mine yard.
    • Badger State Mine, Collar Of Shaft

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the collar of the shaft at the Badger State Mine during the lowering of a locomotive underground.
    • Badger State Mine, Collar of Shaft

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the collar of the shaft at the Badger State Mine during the lowering of a locomotive underground.
    • Belmont Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine, located on East Mercury Street.
    • Butte Headframes

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte headframes, listed, as follows, from left to right: the Gagnon, Mt. Con, Original, Diamond, and the Stewart Mines.
    • Butte Hill & Mines

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of Meaderville and various Butte Mines listed, as follows, from left to right: the Rarus Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the Adams Mine, the High Ore Mine, the Tramway Mines, the Diamond Mine, the West Colusa Mine, the Speculator Mine, the...
    • Butte Miners' Union No. 1

    • 1940
    • People
    • Five members of the Butte Miners' Union No. 1 resting in the yard of the Original Mine. They are leading on the float of their organization after a patriotic Fourth of July parade. The individual on the far left is Curly McLeod.
    • Butte Reduction Works

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte Reduction Works, which was a manganese plant. A large amount of the scrap iron from the plant was used in WW II.
    • Butte Reduction Works

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte Reduction Works, which was a manganese plant. A large amount of the scrap iron from the plant was used in WW II.
    • Churn Drill

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a churn drill working in Walkerville. Note the Alice Mine in the background and the Belle of Butte Mine Mine below.
    • Colorado Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Colorado Mine air shaft. Note the Neversweat mine to its left.
    • Cora Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Cora Mine.
    • East Side of Butte Hill

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the East side of Butte Hill. Note the Main Range Mine in the foreground.
    • Emma Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine in Butte.
    • Emma Mine Crew

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine's crew.
    • Emma Mine Hoisting Engine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine's hoisting engine. This was one of the last hoists in Butte to use flat cable.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine that belonged to the North Butte Mining Company.
    • High Ore Copper Tank Flume

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore copper tank flume. The men are sweeping the deposit of copper precipitation off of the scrap iron. Following the muck, the precipitates were sent to the smelter in Anaconda.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the High Ore Mine. The men are replacing cribbing to hold back the dump from spilling onto the B.A. & P. Railroad tracks.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, which was used as a pump shaft until the 1960s and then moved to the Kelley Mine shaft.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, which was used as a pump shaft until the 1960s and then moved to the Kelley Mine shaft.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine. Note the Mountain View Mine hoist house and various other buildings on its right.
    • 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...
    • High Ore Mine Copper Tanks

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine copper tanks. Copper water was pumped out of the Butte mines, which would then run over the scrap iron in the tanks. The copper water would eat the scrap iron and leave pure copper precipitate.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine, which was located in Meaderville.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the new Leonard Mine yard.
    • Leonard Mine Yard

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

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of Anaconda Copper Mining Company doing some excavation near Lexington Mine.
    • Lexington Mine Slag Plant

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine Slag Plant near the old Magna Carta Mine in Walkerville.
    • Lexington Mine Slime Plant

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine's slime plant near the Magna Carta Mine in Walkerville.
    • Meaderville Copper Tanks

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville copper tanks. In the center is the Northern Pacific Railroad wye, as ell as several more copper tanks. Note the flume for copper water on top of the Montana Ore Purchasing Company slag dump.
    • Meaderville Copper Tanks

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville copper tanks. In the center is the Northern Pacific Railroad wye, as ell as several more copper tanks. Note the flume for copper water on top of the Montana Ore Purchasing Company slag dump.
    • Miners' Training School

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Pennsylvania Mine of the Miners' Training School. When the Pennsylvania Mine was down the old carpenter shop was used for classrooms.
    • Moonlight Mine Hoist

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Moonlight Mine's hoist. In the 1940s, the hoist was moved to the Mayflower Mine in Whitehall, located in Jefferson County, Montana.
    • Moose Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Moose Mine, located in Walkerville. This mine was later used as a ventilation shaft. This shaft had the largest up-cast fan in Montana.
    • Moose Mine Air Shaft

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Moose Mine Air Shaft, which worked in conjunction with the Badger State Mine.
    • Motorman & Battery-Type Locomotive

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a motorman and a battery-type locomotive in an unidentified Butte mine. The large side-dump Granby mine cars were used after the year 1940.
    • 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 Con Mine Carpenter Boss

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of Tom Stack, the carpenter boss and surface foreman at the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated).
    • Mountain Con Mine Crew

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of miners of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) in Centerville. First row: J. Rolando, O. Owens, S. Fisher, R. Johnson, B. Maki, & J. Powers. Second row: J. Popish, G. Howard, J. Gansarski, F. Grehing, P. Lappala, M. Frantti, A....
    • Mountain Con Mine Ore Bins

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine ore bins in the process of loading copper ore to be shipped to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter.
    • Neversweat and Anaconda Mine Ore Bins

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat and the Anaconda Mine ore bins after putting out a small fire. The engine and compressor rooms are to the right and the Kelley headframe is on the left.
    • Neversweat Mine Fan Adit

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of workers 'driving' to open an air fan adit at the Neversweat Mine.
    • Orphan Girl

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine hoist.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine, located just west of Butte.
    • Orphan Girl Mine Yard

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine yard with First-Aid teams practicing for a contest between the mines, most likely for Miners' Union Day activities.
    • Orphan Girl Mine Yard First-Aid Practice

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine yard with First-Aid teams practicing for a contest between the mines, most likely for Miners' Union Day activities.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Mine, which later became the upcast air shaft for the hill. Its steel headframe would be moved to the Neversweat Mine some years later.
    • Pennsylvania Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pennsylvania Mine on East Broadway Street. The wooden headframe was replaced by a steel headframe in the late 1940s.
    • Pittsmont Mine #4 Shaft

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont #4 shaft with the Anaconda Copper Mining Company reopening the shaft after the original collar had caved.
    • Precipitation Plant and  McQueen Addition

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • A view of the precipitation plant and the McQueen Addition on Butte's east side. Also shown are the Granite Mountain, Tuolumne, and the Speculator Mines in the foreground.
    • Right Bower Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Right Bower Mine, which was located in north Meaderville. The mine was 500-feet deep.
    • Slushing Copper Ore

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a miner slushing copper ore in an unidentified Butte mine.
    • St. Lawrence Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified miner at the top of the St. Lawrence Mine.
    • St. Lawrence Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine with timber on the sheet. Also note the Anaconda Mine in the background.
    • St. Lawrence Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the St. Lawrence Mine before dismantling. The valley was full of water vapor and clouds. Natural gas took over all of the city of Butte by 1938, with only a handful of people retaining their coal and wood stoves.
    • Travona Mine Hoist

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Travona Mine whose Nordberg hoist was moved from the Buffalo to the Anselmo Mines.
    • Tuolumne Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • An image of the Tuolumne Mine.
    • Underground Drilling

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner drilling with a stoper drill.
    • Underground Miners Working

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of miners working in an unidentified mine. Note that the men are wearing hard hats, which were required after 1935.

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