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    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image taken while erecting the headframe from the original Black Rock Mine over the original wooden headframe at the Anselmo Mine. Dated on September 23, 1936.
    • Anselmo Mine

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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine. Its new steel headframe, which was originally at the Black Rock Mine #3 shaft, was installed in 1936.
    • Anselmo Mine Hoist

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the installation of the steel hoist at the Anselmo Mine. This hoist was originally located at the Black Rock Mine. Dated on October 15, 1936.
    • Anselmo Mine Hoist

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine hoist, which was moved from the Black Rock Mine in 1936. Dated on March 9, 1937.
    • Anselmo Mine Hoist

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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine hoist, which was originally in the Black Rock Mine #3 shaft.
    • Anselmo Mine Stope

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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine. Miner in image is in a stope driving a rock bolt with a jackleg drill.
    • Badger State Mine

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    • Image taken underground in the Badger State Mine. Note holing and rock bolts.
    • Bell Mine Hawksworth Bit Shop

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Hawksworth bit shop crew, which manufactured rock bits and drill steel for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company The shop was in the yard of the Bell Mine.
    • Black Rock Mill

    • 1912
    • Mines
    • Image of the Black Rock mill under construction.
    • Black Rock Mill

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Black Rock Mill under construction.
    • Black Rock Mill Crew

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mill crew.
    • 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...
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the Black Rock Mine, mill and concentrator, and the #3 shaft. This Butte mine was the largest mine during WWI and employed 2200 miners.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine and Mill. The headframe is the #3 shaft, mill and repair shop. The #3 headframe moved to the Anselmo Mine in the 1930s. Note the mine on lower right is the Niagara.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine during the winter of 1910.
    • Black Rock Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine during the winter of 1910.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Manufacturing Company, as well as the Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft shaft. Note the wooden gallows frame.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft blacksmith shop and the machine shop on the right.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft, repair shop, crusher and boiler room. Note the Niagara mine on the lower left.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft Shaft with its wooden main frame.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft. Also note the timber yard, the Elm Orlu Mine, and the Jersey Blue Mine.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft Shaft

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock #1 shaft with the Butte Boiler Shop on the left and the Machine Shop on the far right.
    • Black Rock Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #2 shaft with its electric hoisting engine.
    • Black Rock Mine and Concentrator

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte and Superior Black Rock Mine and concentrator while the mill was under construction. Pete Madlena is the individual underneath the arrow.
    • Black Rock Mine and Zinc Concentrator

    • 1913
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine and Zinc concentrator. This concentrator was one of the first zinc plants in Butte. At one time, this company employed 2,000 people.
    • Black Rock Mine Conveyor Belt

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine, which used a conveyor belt for moving the zinc.
    • Black Rock Mine Conveyor Belt

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine conveyor belt running through the old mill site. This belt, called the Believe Belt, was the longest in Butte at 1800 feet long.
    • Black Rock Mine Incline Car

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of an incline car at Butte and Superior Black Rock Mine. The car was always level when stopped at various landings; it transported supplies to the mill and concentrator. It also carried supplies from the timber yard and shops at the #1 shaft...
    • 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.
    • Black Rock Mines #2 and #2

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Black Rock Mines #2 and #3, owned by the Butte and Superior Mining Company. This is a group of three panoramic shots.
    • Black Rock Zinc Concentrator

    • 1910
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    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mine zinc concentrator while under construction.
    • Butte & Superior Black Rock Mill

    • 1912
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Superior Black Rock Mill. Image was taken during the construction of the new smelter. Dated on February 7, 1912.
    • Butte & Superior Black Rock Mill

    • 1912
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Superior Black Rock Mill. Image was taken during the construction of the new smelter. Dated on February 7, 1912.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Image of various headframes listed, as follows, from left to right: Green Mountain Mine, the West Gray Rock Mine, the Wakeup Jim Mine, and the Diamond Mine.
    • Butte Mines & Mills

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    • Poster image of Butte mines and mills listed, as follows, from top to bottom: the Timber Butte Mill, the Black Rock Mine #1 shaft, the Black Rock Mill, the Butte and Duluth Mines, and the Pittsmont Mine.
    • Butte Mines & Mills

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    • Mines
    • Poster image of Butte mines and mills listed, as follows, from top to bottom: the Timber Butte Mill, the Black Rock Mine #1 shaft, the Black Rock Mill, the Butte and Duluth Mines, and the Pittsmont Mine.
    • Centerville and Walkerville

    • 1977
    • Mines
    • A panoramic view of Walkerville and Centerville, both located north of Butte. The photographer, Mr. Bob Stuart, worked for the Anaconda Company in the photography department until a reduction in work force terminated his employment. The mines are...
    • Centerville Mine District

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • The headframes in the image are listed from left to right, as follows: West Gray Rock Mine, Green Mountain Mine, East Gray Rock Mine, Wakeup-Jim Mine, and the Diamond Mine, all located in the Centerville neighborhood.
    • Centerville Mine District

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Headframes in image are listed from left to right, as follows: the West Grey Rock Mine, the Green Mountain Mine, and the East Grey Rock Mine. All were located in the Centerville District.
    • Centerville Mine District

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of Centerville with the West Grey Rock Mine on the left and the Mountain Con Mine on the right.
    • Continental Pit

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of a rock divider at the Continental Pit.
    • Cora & Gray Rock Mines

    • 1897
    • Mines
    • Image of the Cora Mine and the Gray Rock Mine in its background.
    • East Gray Rock Mine

    • 1911
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    • 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.
    • East Gray Rock Mine

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    • Image of the East Gray Rock Mine, which was located next to the Diamond Mine yard.
    • Gray Rock Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Gray Rock Mine.
    • Green Mountain Mine

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

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Mine on the left and East Gray Rock, Wake-Up-Jim and the Diamond on the right.
    • Green Mountain Mines

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Mines, listed, as follows, from left to right: the Green Mountain Mine, the East Gray Rock, and the Wake-Up-Jim.
    • Holing and Crosscut

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A shaft in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines with blasted rock on the grizzlies, which were timbers spaced to prevent too large of rocks from falling through. This chute has been holed by a crosscut on the right side.
    • Interior of  Black Rock Mill

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mill showing the flotation equipment.
    • Interior of  Black Rock Mill

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Mining Company's Black Rock Mill, showing the mine's interior and two rows of flotation equipment.
    • Kelley Mine #1 Hoist

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's #1 hoist, which was manufactured by Allis Chalmers. The rock hoists had 12-ton skips in counter balance run by a 3,000 horsepower motor.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Image of a miner at the bottom of the shaft in the Leonard Mine. The man is clearing rock from the bottom of the shaft, something that had to be done daily.
    • Lexington-Alice Tunnel, Rock Bolts and Landing

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • Image of the rock bolts and landing for pillar support at the intersection of the Lexington-Alice Tunnel, which led to the Missoula shaft. Rock bolts are put through the pillar with landing mats, plate, and nut on other side of the pillar.
    • Little Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Little Elm Orlu Mine, located in the Black Rock #1 Yard.
    • Miners & Skip

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    • Image of two miners standing in front of the skip holding a sample of the rock from the mine behind them. Note the carbide lamps in their hands.
    • Niagra Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Niagra Mine below the Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft shaft.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine, taken while loading waste rock into a dump truck. The ore cars carried an average of 60 to 70 tons per railroad car.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine with two miners using candles to examine rock. The view is at the 800-foot level.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine with two miners using candles to examine rock. The view is at the 800-foot level.
    • 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.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Rainbow Mine

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Rainbow Mine, located North of the Black Rock Mine.
    • Underground Air Drill

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of two underground miners operating an air drill steel on a rock face of the mine.
    • Underground Blasting

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    • Image of an underground miner 'timing the shot,' a term used to refer to preparing the fuse before blasting rock.
    • Underground Miner Pushing Ore Car

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    • Image demonstrating a miner pushing a car in an unsafe manner in a mine that could cause his hand and fingers to be smashed if caught between a rock and the timber.

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