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    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant . The company mixed the cement for all of the mines here, located just below the Diamond Mine dump. Portland Cement stored in these towers.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Cement Plant

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, located below the Diamond Mine. All cement needed for the underground mines was mixed here and then delivered to the mines.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Cement Plant

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, located below the Diamond Mine. All cement needed for the underground mines was mixed here and then delivered to the mines.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit, the pit garage, and the leach pads.
    • Berkeley Pit & Haul Truck

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit, which used a diesel motor to maneuver around the shovels and the dumps. Note the trolley and wires. This model of truck was not successful in Butte.
    • Berkeley Pit & Haul Truck

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit, which used a diesel motor to maneuver around the shovels and the dumps. Note the trolley and wires. This model of truck was not successful in Butte.
    • Berkeley Pit & Haul Truck

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit, which used a diesel motor to maneuver around the shovels and the dumps. Note the trolley and wires. This model of truck was not successful in Butte.
    • Berkeley Pit & Haul Truck

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit, which used a diesel motor to maneuver around the shovels and the dumps. Note the trolley and wires. This model of truck was not successful in Butte.
    • Berkeley Pit & Haul Truck

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit, which used a diesel motor to maneuver around the shovels and the dumps. Note the trolley and wires. This model of truck was not successful in Butte.
    • Berkeley Pit & Meaderville

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit and the Meaderville district, as well as the Leonard and East Colusa Mines in the background.
    • Berkeley Pit Garage

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of a new garage at the Berkeley Pit. The smaller garage is being removed.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Black Rock Mine after the Anaconda Copper Mining Company had removed the steel headframe and installed it at the Anselmo Mine. The company erected this temporary headframe to do some work for the new block caving methods of mining the...
    • Diamond Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Diamond Mine.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Elm Orlu Mine headframe just before the Anaconda Copper Mining Company dismantled it.
    • Green Mountain Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain air shaft with the West Gray Rock Mine in the background.
    • Hawksworth Drill Shop

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Hawksworth Drill Shop, located on the upper section of Anaconda Road. This building was originally the Bell Mine boiler room.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine awaiting its dismantling to make way for the open pit.
    • 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 and Flume

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of a flume carrying copper water from the High Ore Mine to the new precipitation plant. The flume came down over the Balaklava Mine dump and passed under the Great Northern Railroad Trestle in North Meaderville.
    • Kelley Haul Road

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Building Kelley Haul Road Image taken during the building of the Kelley Haul Road.
    • Kelley Haul Road

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Building Kelley Haul Road Image taken during the building of the Kelley Haul Road.
    • Kelley Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine. Note the air cooler in foreground.
    • Kelley Mine #1 Hoist

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine #1 hoist, which was manufactured by the Nordberg Company and used at the mine during the 1960's.
    • Kelley Mine #3 Shaft

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's #3 shaft, which was used for transporting miners and supplies. Shafts #1 and #2 were used for hauling rock. Note to the right is an electric substation center.
    • Kelley Mine Main Switchboard

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley mine's main switchboard, a 3000 H.P. General Electric Hoist and 3500 H.P. Motor-Generator Set.
    • Kelley Mine Ore Bins

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine ore bins and the B. A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) ore cars.
    • Kelley Mine Underground Green House

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of a miner underground on the 3900 pump station at the Kelley Mine tending flowers that were cultivated in the underground mine's green house. Plants and trees were grown underground with the help of grow lights and correct humidity.
    • Kelley Mine Underground Green House

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of roses blooming in the Kelley Mine's underground green house. Orchids were also grown here and did incredibly well.
    • Kelley Mine Visitors

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image taken of Kelley mine visitors standing in front of the mine's #3 engine room.
    • 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.
    • Missoula Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Missoula mine after the headframe was moved from Alice Mine, located north of the Anselmo Mine.
    • Modoc Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Modoc Mine headframe, which was used for sinking a circular shaft for an air shaft addition.
    • Modoc Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Modoc Mine headframe, which was used for sinking a circular shaft for an air shaft addition.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) timber yard. Note the immense amount of timber required for just one mine.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine, which would eventually become the home of the World Museum of Mining on Butte's west side in the early 1960s.
    • Parnell Mine Dump

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parnell Mine dump. The skip cages for the Emma Mine were stored here until needed. Note the compressed air pipeline on the hill.
    • Stewart Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • An image taken looking up Wyoming Street at the Stewart Mine in uptown Butte.
    • Underground Drilling

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner drilling holes to prepare for blasting in an unidentified mine.

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