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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...
    • Air Compressor

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    • Mines
    • Image of an air compressor at an unidentified Butte mine.
    • Bell and Diamond Mine Yard

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mine yard, looking at the Bell Mine compressor room and Hawksworth Bit Shop building.
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mine air compressor plant. Dated on March 9, 1921.
    • Bell Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of the devastation at the High Ore Mine as a result of the explosion at the Bell Mine compressor.
    • Bell Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell Mine compressor after an explosion in which Mr. Bob Melvin was very seriously hurt.
    • Bell Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of men working to clean up the pipeline and other destruction resulting from the explosion of the compressor at the Bell Mine.
    • Bell Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of the buildings at the dry, also referred to as the change house, at the Diamond Mine following the explosion of the Bell Mine compressor.
    • Bell Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of men working to clean up the pipeline and other destruction resulting from the explosion of the compressor at the Bell Mine.
    • Butte Compressor Plant

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

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the air receiving tanks at the Butte Compressor Plant.
    • Butte Hill and Mines

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    • Image taken of Butte Hill from the Butte Hoist, which was located at the High Ore Mine. Note the Mountain View and High Ore mine yards, the Butte Hoist and compressor plant to the left, and Diamond Mine dump in the background.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard. The hoist was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard. The hoist was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

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

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • 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.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

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

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

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

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of a decorative poster of various Butte mines. The mines are listed, as follows, from top to bottom and left to right: the Badger State Mine, the Speculator Mine, the North Butte Mine & new electrical hoist, the Diamond Mine, the Neversweat...
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • MInes
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • High Ore Mine Compressor Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image taken of tourists in the High Ore Mine compressor plant. The plant held eight Nordberg compressors.
    • High Ore Mine Hoist Compressor

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    • Buildings
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant near the High Ore Mine on the Butte Hill. The mine was property of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company
    • High Ore Mine Tunnel

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the High Ore Mine of the tunnel from the Butte Hoist Compressor Plant to the High Ore Mine shaft.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • High Ore Mine Yard and Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant during its dismantling to make way for the new open put. It was located in the High Ore Mine yard. This plant furnished compressed air for all of the underground mines.
    • Leonard Mine Compressor Room

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    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the compressor room at the Leonard Mine showing the 2300-horsepower compressors.
    • Leonard Mine Compressor Room

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine compressor room. The two machinists are regrooving a sheave wheel for a headframe.
    • Mine Compressor

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

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

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat Mine compressor room. Tom Rogers has been identified as the engineer in the photograph.
    • Neversweat Mine Compressor Room

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat Mine compressor room with the Big Bertha 9000 c.f.m. compressor. Five other compressors are also in use.
    • Original Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image taken at the Original Mine showing the compressor with a rope drive.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the air compressor at the Orphan Girl Mine.
    • Steam Air Compressor

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    • Mines
    • Image of a steam-driven air compressor. Note the size of the fly wheel engineer and oiler.

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