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    • Anselmo Mine Air Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image of a desperation air shaft for the Anselmo Mine. The individual is in the sinking cage; the sinking equipment was removed after the shaft was sunk. The shaft was an up shaft.
    • Compressed Air Geared Hoist

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    • Mines
    • Image of a compressed air geared hoist, which was often used in the small mines as a main hoist and in the bigger mines for sinking shafts.
    • Kelley Mine Headframe Under Construction

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the building of the Kelley Mine headframe and its engine room. Note the sinking headframe is already in place. Surrounding headframes listed from left to right, as follows: High Ore Mine, Mountain View Mine, Anaconda Mine, and...
    • Kelley Mine Shaft

    • 1954
    • Mines
    • Image of the temporary sinking wooden headframe at the Kelly Mine shaft.
    • Kelley Mine Sinking Frame

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine with temporary sinking gallows frame to be replaced with a steel frame at a later date.
    • Kelley Mine Sinking Frame

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley mine's sinking frame, which would later be replaced with the steel frame from Leonard mine. Mountain View Mine is in the background with the company warehouse to the right.
    • Kelley Mine, Sinking Headframe

    • 1949
    • Mines
    • Image of the sinking of the headframe for the Kelley Mine's shaft in central Butte. The Diamond Mine is in the background.
    • Modoc Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Modoc Mine headframe, which was used for sinking a circular shaft for an air shaft addition.
    • Modoc Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Modoc Mine headframe, which was used for sinking a circular shaft for an air shaft addition.
    • Shaft Sinking Crew

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    • Mines
    • Image of a shaft-sinking crew of five men sinking a bucket with an empty mine car.
    • Sinking a Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image of five miners preparing to sink a small mine shaft.
    • Sinking of the Pump Barge

    • 1980
    • Mines
    • Sinking of the pump barge at the settling pond, which was located above the Berkeley Pit.

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