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    • West Stewart Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Stewart Mine. This mine was owned by W. A. Clark, who eventually sold it to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company.
    • West Colusa Mine Yard

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the blacksmith shop in the West Colusa Mine yard.
    • West Colusa Mine Yard

    • 1923
    • Mines
    • Image of the carpentry shop in the West Colusa Mine yard.
    • West Colusa Mine Main Hoist

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine main hoist, taken during the replacing of a broken main shaft.
    • West Colusa Mine Main Hoist

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine main hoisting engine with the engineer and the oiler.
    • West Colusa Mine Hoist

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine compressed air hoist and flat cable. The oiler has been identified as Al Lugg and the engineer is John Gilbert.
    • West Colusa Mine Electrical Station

    • 1939
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine electrical equipment room on the 2800-foot level of the mine. Dated on August 31, 1938.
    • West Colusa Mine Electrical Station

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine electrical equipment room on the 2800-foot level of the mine. Dated on August 31, 1938.
    • West Colusa Mine Crew

    • 1909
    • Mines
    • Image of a mine crew at the West Colusa Mine, dated on August 11, 1909. Peter Madlena is in the 3rd row next to man in the white shirt.
    • West Colusa Mine Crew

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of a West Colusa Mine crew. Mountain View ore bins can be seen on the left.
    • West Colusa Mine Crew

    • 1908
    • Mines
    • Image of a West Colusa Mine crew, which includes the shift boss and superintendent.
    • West Colusa Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the West Colusa Mine at the 2800-foot level station manway. Note the electrical cables.
    • West Colusa Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine. Dated in June of 1902.
    • West Colusa Mine

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

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine, right, and Speculator Mine, left. Note the block caving coming through to the surface. Modoc Mine waste dump is in background. Dated on October 9, 1953.
    • Washoe Smelter

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the interior of the Washoe smelter.
    • Washoe Smelter

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Washoe Smelter, located in Anaconda.
    • Washoe Smelter

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the Washoe Smelter taken while pouring molten copper.
    • Walkerville with  Alice Mine Dump

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • An image taken of Walkerville with the Alice Dump in background. the Belle of Butte Mine Mine to is to its right.
    • Walkerville Mines

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image of Walkerville taken from the top of Tobaggon street. Headframes are listed, as follows, from left to right: Moulton Mine, Alice Mine, and the Belle of Butte Mine.
    • Walkerville and  Pay Master Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • An image taken in Walkerville of the Sherman School on the left with the Pay Master Mine in middle.
    • Walkerville and  Moulton Mine

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • An image taken of Walkerville with the Moulton Mine and Mill on the left, the Alice Mine and Mill on the right, and the Blue Wing Mine to the left of the middle of the picture. Labels as follows: #4 - Alice Mill; #5 - Blue Wing Mine (where city...
    • Walkerville and  Alice Mine and Mill

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken in Walkerville, located north of Butte. Structures are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Moulton Mill, Alice Mill, and the Alice Mine with two boiler stacks from the Belle of Butte Mine ore bin on the right side of the...
    • Walkerville and  Alice Mine

    • 1885
    • Mines
    • Image of Walkerville and the Alice Mine in the background. Located in Walkerville.
    • Walkerville and  Alice Mine

    • 1880
    • Mines
    • View of the city of Walkerville, which was first referred to as 'Rainbow' around the 1880s. Note the Alice Mine and Mill looking North and the Moulton Mine and Mill on its left.
    • Unidentified Mine Crew

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of a mine crew in front of an unidentified mine building. Note that there are no hardhats.
    • Underground, Trucking Out Tools

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken while trucking out the tools after drilling a round of holes in an unidentified underground mine.
    • Underground, Setting up Jack bar

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miners setting up a Jack bar to hold a Leynor drill in an unidentified North Butte Mining Company's mine.
    • Underground, Loaded Drilling Holes & Fuses

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken of holes in an underground mine that have been drilled and loaded with powder. Note the fuses extending out of holes, which would then be ignited in the proper order.
    • Underground, Grizzlies

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The proper way of constructing grizzlies as demonstrated in an unidentified underground mine in Butte.
    • 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, Cutting Fuse

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified miner cutting a fuse length for a timing blast in an underground mine.
    • Underground Workings

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the underground workings in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Timber Hoist

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Timber hoist in a North Butte mine. The hoist was used to lift lumber to various levels of the underground mine.
    • Underground Timber & Pick

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating the correct stance to safely pull timber with a pick.
    • Underground Stope Danger

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demontrating an unsafe mining practice of working in a stope with open floors.
    • Underground Stope

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of a stope in an unidentified mine. Dated in October of 1915.
    • Underground Stope

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground stope in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Stope

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground timbered stope in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Stope

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image taken while barring down rock in an underground stope in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Station of  Stewart Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Stewart Mine showing an underground station, which demonstrates the type of 'safety dogs' on the cages. This was a property of Senator W.A. Clark.
    • Underground Powder Room

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a powder room in an unidentified Butte underground mine.
    • Underground Powder Magazine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground powder magazine and the mine shift boss in an unidentified Butte mine.
    • Underground Ore Cars

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

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner mucking in a stope.
    • 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.
    • Underground Miners & Candles

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of underground miners using candles for light on the 2600-foot level of an unidentified Butte mine.
    • Underground Mine Shaft

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of underground mine shaft, which has been identified as a property of North Butte Mining Company.
    • Underground Manway

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground manway, located in either the Granite Mountain Mine or the Speculator Mine, which were both properties of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Underground Locomotive

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground battery-powered electric locomotive dumping ore into a pocket in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Fire Zone

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of what was once a fire zone that has been put out by excess tailings.
    • Underground Fan Motor

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of a fan motor, which was used for ventilation underground.
    • Underground Fan Bag

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A fan bag made of treated canvas is the 'pipe' that carries fresh air to the hot places in the underground mines. North Butte Mining Company was the 'inventor' of this improvement, which proved far superior to the tin stove pipe used previously.
    • Underground Electric Work

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An electrician installing a portable fan. Corrugated iron was wrapped around the posts to prevent any sparks from starting a fire.
    • Underground Drilling

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner drilling holes for blasting powder with an old cranked drifter machine in an unidentified Butte mine.
    • Underground Drilling

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of a miner drilling a hole in an unidentified North Butte Mining Company mine.
    • Underground Drilling

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

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

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

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • North Butte Mining Company's underground workings, displaying a crosscut. A cross-cut was driven to intersect a vein of ore.

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