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    • Badger State Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • An image of the Badger State Mine in the foreground and a portion of Granite Mountain Mine yard and cement mixer.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit, looking west. Note the High Ore, Granite Mountain, and Badger Mines in the background.
    • Black Rock Mine Watchmen

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of Tom Barker and Ed Mitchell, watchmen at the Black Rock Mine after the 1930 shutdown. Mitchell survived the great fire of 1917 in the Granite Mountain-Speculator Mine.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image looking west to the Mat Mine, the Great Northern Railroad Trestle, and the Balaklava Mine dump. On the skyline is the Diamond Mine, the Speculator Mine, the Tuolumne Mine, the Granite Mountain Mine, the Badger State Mine, the Pilot Butte...
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image of the east side of the Butte Hill showing various mines, including the Berkeley Mine and the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Moose Mine, the Badger State Mine, the Speculator Mine, and the Granite Mountain Mine. Image taken from the mine dump at the High Ore Mine.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image looking west to the Mat Mine, the Great Northern Railroad Trestle, and the Balaklava Mine dump. On the skyline is the Diamond Mine, the Speculator Mine, the Tuolumne Mine, the Granite Mountain Mine, the Badger Mine, the Pilot Butte Mine, and...
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

    • 1934
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hill and headframes. The High Ore Mine is in the center, the Diamond Mine is to the left, the Speculator and Granite Mountain Mines are to the right and the Central Heating and Missouri River Substation can be seen under the...
    • Butte's East Side

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    • Mines
    • Image of Butte's east side. The Leonard Mine and Meaderville district are on the right. Headframes also shown are the the Mountain View Mine, High Ore Mine, Speculator Mine, Granite Mountain Mine and the Badger Mines.
    • Granite Mountain Loading Stick

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of a loading stick for the guard rail at the 400 level station (also called the Chippy Shaft) in the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of miners at a 2875-foot level cross-cut in the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, which was owned by the North Butte Mining Company and located in Walkerville, MT (just north of Butte).
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine that belonged to the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of North Butte Mining Company.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, Badger State, Elm Orlu, and Pilot Butte Ore Bins.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • An image of The Granite Mountain Mine in 1915. This mine was the scene of the fire disaster in June 1917.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, center, and the Badger Ore Bins to the right.
    • Granite Mountain Mine 3200-Foot Level Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The 3200-foot level station of the Granite Mountain Mine shaft showing two hoisting compartments. The one on the right is the chippy hoist, used to transport men up and down the mine. The mine was owned by the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Bosses

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of the mine bosses at the Granite Mountain Mine, which was one of North Butte Mining Company's premium properties in Butte. The shift bosses, hoistmen, and foremen wore overalls, just like the underground miners.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine with empty mine cars on the left and loaded cars on the right. Note the fan bags on the left, which carryied fresh air through the mine.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Steel Crates

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Top men loading steel crates on the mine cage for the drillers underground at the Granite Mountain Mine. Steel was loaded in tight bundles so as to avoid falling open and ripping apart the guides on its way down the shaft.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Mucking was one of the major jobs of an underground miner in Butte. These two men are loading ore into a mine car with their shovels. The ore was then loaded into a skip and taken to the surface by a hoist and eventually taken to the smelter in...
    • Granite Mountain Mine-Pilot Butte's Air Shaft

    • 1980
    • Mines
    • Image of the Granite Mountain Mine and Pilot Butte's air shaft. This property was originally owned by the North Butte Mining Company. Note that the Berkeley Pit waste dump was gradually burying everything near the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Granite Mountain-Speculator Mines Fire

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • An image taken at the Speculator Mine during the occurrence of the Granite Mountain-Speculator Fire in 1917. Groups of people are shown waiting to find out about missing relatives.
    • Loading a B.A. & P. Railroad

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Granite Mountain Mine loading a B.A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) car with copper and silver ore to be taken to the smelter in Anaconda. The mine's waste dump is on the right.
    • Miners in  Speculator or Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1919
    • People
    • An image of miners in the Speculator or Granite Mountain Mine cleaning up a small pile of granite that fell from the left side of the crosscut. Note the miners' hard hats, which were introduced to Butte in 1938.
    • Miners Pouring Concrete

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miners pouring concrete in a shaft of the Granite Mountain Mine. The shaft needed a more secure replacing following the fire of 1917.
    • Miners Stringing Messenger Wire

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of miners stringing messenger wire to hold up the air bag fan in the Granite Mountain - Speculator Mine. These two mines were worked as one mine and belonged to the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Miners' Tools

    • 1919
    • Mines
    • The 2200 level of the Granite Mountain Mine, which belonged to North Butte Mining Company. Miners' tools are stored in a neat manner in this image.
    • Moonlight Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Moonlight Mine, located on East Granite Street.
    • Moonlight Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Moonlight Mine, located on East Granite Street. The Moonlight Mine was an upcast shaft for the Belmont Mine.
    • Moonlight Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • A view of East Granite Street taken from the entrance to the Moonlight Mine yard.
    • North Butte Mining Company Mines

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • The North Butte Mining Company mines on the east side of the Butte hill with McQueen in the background. Top: Granite Mountain and Speculator. Bottom: Main Range and Colusa Leonard Extension.
    • 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.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • Image of the Speculator Mine with the Granite Mountain Mine to its left.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine, Tuolumne Mine, and Granite Mountain Mine to the left.
    • Speculator Mine Engine Room

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the Speculator engine room. The building to the left belonged to the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Speculator Mine Rescue Team

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • Rescue Team removing a body from the Speculator Mine during the Granite Mountain-Speculator fire of 1917.
    • Speculator Mine Yard in Winter

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A winter view of the Speculator Mine yard. This mine belonged to the North Butte Mining Company and was located at the north end of the Butte Hill just east of Walkerville, MT. To the left is the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Tramway Mine Rescue Team

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • A rescue team at the Granite Mountain-Speculator Mine Fire in 1917. The door behind them leads to an airtight chamber where they stopped on the cage.
    • Underground Chute

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of a grizzly at the 3072-foot level chute at either the Granite Mountain or the Speculator Mine. These mines belonged to the 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 Ventilation Door

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    • Mines
    • Image of a ventilation door in a mine, which was located in the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.

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