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  • All fields: Speculator
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    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • 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 & 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 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 & Mines

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of Meaderville and various Butte Mines listed, as follows, from left to right: the Rarus Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the Adams Mine, the High Ore Mine, the Tramway Mines, the Diamond Mine, the West Colusa Mine, the Speculator Mine, the...
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville side of the Butte hill. Mines are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Berkeley Mine, the Adams Mine, the Rarus Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the High Ore Mine, the Diamond Mine, and the Speculator Mine.
    • 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 Hill Mines

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, Speculator Mine, Elm Orlu Mine, and the Badger State Mine to the far left.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Carpenters at  Speculator Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • A group photograph of carpenters and helpers at the Speculator Mine. The men are listed as follows, seated from left to right: Winston, Deloughry, Currie, Dizall; Standing - Tom Donnelley, William R. Young, George Jones, Charles White, and S.B....
    • Gem Mine & East Gem Shaft

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Gem Mine showing the East Gem shaft of the North Butte Mining Company. The mine was under lease to Allan Hooper & Associates in 1955. The Speculator and Diamond Mines are in the background.
    • 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.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the High Ore Mine and the Speculator Mine in its background.
    • Mine Layout in Uptown Butte

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • The headframes are labeled as follows, from left to right: the Tuolumne, Speculator, Diamond, Ticon, and the Jessie Mines.
    • 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 of  Speculator Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Miners at the North Butte Mining Company's Speculator Mine, located in Walkerville (north of Butte).
    • 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 Waiting to go on Shift

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Miners waiting to go on shift at the Speculator Mine. Note that the Chippy Cage was not yet installed.
    • Mining Crew in  Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of a mining crew from the Speculator cementing the shaft. (Ambrose Ghiringhelli is figure second in from the right. E4346)
    • Mule Skinner

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The North Butte Manufacturing Company's Speculator Mine with a mule skinner and horses pulling a train of ore cars.
    • 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.
    • Sarsfield Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Sarsfield Mine's headframe was originally at the Speculator Mine. It was moved to Chile in South America and was dropped in the bay. It is still there today.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Speculator Mine erecting its new headframe.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the 2693-foot level stope in the Speculator Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of a 2434-foot level stope in the Speculator Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1919
    • Mines
    • A miner building a watershed in the Speculator Mine, property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Speculator Mine of the copper tanks at the 2800-foot level.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of an ore car, possibly a toilet car, in the Speculator Mine with two unidentified miners.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners at the Speculator Mine drilling holes for dynamite.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners underground on the 2432-foot level working on a raise in the Speculator Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine in Butte, MT.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Speculator Mine in Butte, MT.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image of the Speculator Mine, owned by the North Butte Mining Company in Butte, MT.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A view of the Speculator Mine - a property belonging to the North Butte Mining Company. A restroom was in the small building with a white window. Note the fruit tree growing near the building.
    • 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

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine with the old steel headframe,which was later moved to the old location of the Sarsfield Mine on the East Ridge.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine prior to 1907. Note its old headframe.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Speculator Mine owned by North Butte Mining Company in the Meaderville District.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine after the construction of its new engine room and steel headframe.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • A view of the Speculator Mine in Meaderville.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • The Speculator Mine in Meaderville.
    • Speculator Mine Day Shift

    • 1906
    • Mines
    • Image of the day shift ready to go underground at the Speculator Mine. The individual second from the left in the second row is Dick 'Dickie' Bird.
    • 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 Horse Barn

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine's horse barn on the 2000-foot level underground. The hay and manure were recognized as a fire hazard and were treated with great care.
    • Speculator Mine Night Shift

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the night shift waiting to go underground at the Speculator Mine. Dick Bird is second from the left in the second row from the front.
    • Speculator Mine Nipper

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A nipper on the 2800-foot level of the Speculator Mine sharpening axes. The mine was owned by the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Speculator Mine Powder Plant

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the Speculator Mine on the right during the building of the Powder Plant at the site of the old Speculator Mine's boiler room. The plant was used to house blasting supplies for the Berkeley Pit.
    • 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 Stope

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of a stope in the Speculator Mine. The mine belonged to the North Butte Mining Company.
    • 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.
    • Stopes

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of stope on the 900-foot level of the Speculator Mine.
    • 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.
    • 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.

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