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    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
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    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine. Image is second of four in a panoramic series showing the Pittsmont Mine, located on the the left. Note the Silver Bow Mine and the Butte and Boston Smelter on the right.
    • Pittsmont Mine & Smelter

    • 1902
    • Mills and Smelters
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine and smelter. Image is first of four in a panoramic series. Note South Butte in the background.
    • Shorty Lode

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of the Shorty Load. It was located on the East Ridge, just east of the Pittsmont Mine.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the erecting of the new headframe over the wooden headframe at the Mountain Con Mine. Dated on October 1, 1927.
    • Neversweat and Anaconda Mines

    • 1916
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat and the Anaconda Mines. Note at the far right is W.A. Clark's Colusa Mine and also the Parrot Mine shafts. The Butte Compressor Plant can be seen at the far right.
    • Shorty Lode

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of the Shorty Lode Claim and four unidentified men standing on the railraod track with a child. The claim was located on the East Ridge.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image of an aerial view of the Berkeley Pit.
    • 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.
    • St. Lawrence Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine with the Molly Murphy and Anaconda Mines on the right side.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and smelter.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of a caterpillar-tracked car in the Berkeley Pit.
    • Neversweat Mine

    • 1959
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat Mine on the Butte hill.
    • Butte Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the air receiving tanks at the Butte Compressor Plant.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hill from the Pittsmont Mine slag dump, located in East Butte. Headframes and structures are listed, as follows, from left to right: Northern Pacific Railroad Roundhouse, Neversweat Mine, Berkeley Mine, Rarus Mine, High Ore Mine...
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the construction of new idler towers for the hoisting plant at the Mountain Con (Mountain Consolidated) Mine. Dated on March 22, 1927.
    • Neversweat Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • View of the Neversweat Mine with its headframe being dismantled. Demolition was underway to prepare for open pit mining on the hill.
    • Mountain Con Mine Interior

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image of an interior view of the Mountain Con (Mountain Consolidated) Mine. Dated on January 1, 1936.
    • Main Range Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Main Range Mine, McQueen Addition, 2200 Feet Deep. Produced some ore but mostly a Stock Proposition. Owned by North Butte Mining Company, Butte, Montana.
    • St. Lawrence Mine

    • 1880
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine, with the Pennsylvania and the Silver Bow Mines in the background.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Badger State Mine taken during the erection of its new steel headframe.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the hydrostatic tank of the Butte Hoist Compressor Plant for the Bell Mine, High Ore Mine and the Mountain View Mine.
    • Berkeley Pit Ore Bins

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of railroad cars loading at the Berkeley Pit ore bins.
    • Mountain Con Mine Interior

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior view of a station with a cage in the Mountain Con (Mountain Consolidated) Mine.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1880
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Mine.
    • Pilot Butte Mine

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pilot Butte Mine, Elm Orlu Mine dump to its left, and the Black Rock Mine in its background.
    • 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.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #4 shaft in East Butte. Note the steel headframe.
    • 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.
    • Berkeley Pit Haul Truck

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit. The individual on the right has been identified as Smiles Norris.
    • Mountain Con Mine Hoist

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) showing the installation of a new Allis Chalmers manufactured main hoist. Dated on September 28, 1927.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #3 shaft.
    • 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.
    • Cable Mill & Gold Stamps

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior Cable Mill and gold stamps, located on the road to Georgetown Lake.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1913
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated). Men are unidentified.
    • Neversweat Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat Mine looking west.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and Smelter, located in East Butte.
    • Blacksmith Shop Interior

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of an early day blacksmith shop in an unidentified Butte mine yard.
    • Berkeley Pit Haul Truck

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of an electric haul truck in the Berkeley Pit. Individual not identified.
    • Anaconda and St. Lawrence Mines

    • 1888
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda and St. Lawrence mines, upper half, and the Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter, lower half.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and Smelter, located in East Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft and smelter in East Butte. Note the Parrot Smelter in the background.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of a battery motor at the 2400-foot level underground in the Badger State Mine. Dated on January 21, 1921.
    • Horse Whim

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of a horse whim, a piece of equipment common in the early 1900s. The whim was a large capstan with radiating arms to which horses could be yoked. They would then travel in a circle and were used for raising ore, water, or timber out of the...
    • Mountain Con Mine Carpenter Boss

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

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Kelley Mine of the crusher located at the foot of the headframe.
    • East Gray Rock Mine

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image of the East Gray Rock Mine, located just west of the Diamond Mine. The Gray Rock Mine was originally owned by Mr. James King.
    • Mountain Con Mine Shift

    • 1968
    • Mines
    • Image of a shift starting back to work at the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) following the 1967-1968 strike.
    • Kelley Mine #1 Shaft Hoist

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Martin Hannifan guiding a tour at the Kelly Mine #1 Hoist. Martin is the first individual from the left on the bottom row.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Badger State Mine prior to its steel headframe construction.
    • Mine Compressor

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of men working at a compressor in an unidentified Butte Mine; possibly the Rainbow Mine in Walkerville.
    • 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.
    • Nipper Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Nipper Mine in Dublin Gulch on Anaconda road. This mine was property of Heinze.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Badger State Mine taken during the erection of its new steel headframe.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft located in East Butte. Note the concentrator bin in the center.
    • Steam Engine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of men operating a steam engine in an unidentified Butte Mine.
    • Mountain Con Mine Shift

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken of a group of miners going on shift at the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated).
    • Kelley Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a grizzley drift at the Kelley Mine.
    • Pittsmont Mines

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft with crew.
    • Butte Reduction Works

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Reduction Works stack, which was the largest concrete stack in the world for some time.
    • East Colusa Pit & Air Shaft

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the East Colusa Pit and the East Colusa air shaft in the background. Dated on January 25, 1956.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft with crew.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Berkeley Pit during the early days of production.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Smelter and the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft in its background. This smelter was amongt he last smelter to operate in Butte.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #2 shaft. Note the concentrator.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of East Butte and headframes. Headframes and structures are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Torrid Mine, Pittsmont Mine #3 shaft, Tropic Mine , and a boarding House.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which held eight direct-driven Nordberg compressors that compressed air up to 95 lbs. and delivered it to all the mines on the Butte hill.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1968
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Consolidated Mine, the deepest shaft in Butte at 5400 feet deep. Dated on March 22, 1968.

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