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    • Alice Open Pit Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice Mine and open pit silver and gold mine in Walkerville (north of Butte). Erosion of slope stability destroyed the original Alice Mine, which, before Butte, became a copper producer and was the biggest mine in the area.
    • Butte Mines Machine Shop and  Kelley Dry

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • An exterior view of the Butte Mines Machine Shop and the Kelley Dry (showering area) taken from the top of the Kelley Mine's headframe.
    • Dublin Gulch

    • 1895
    • Mines
    • Dublin Gulch, a residential area on the east side of the Butte Hill dotted between mines, with the Stewart Mine in the center just off of North Main Street above Woolman. Mine on the left is the Gold Hill Mine . To the right are Nippers #1 and #2.
    • Dublin Gulch and  Kelley Mine

    • 1951
    • Mines
    • Image of Dublin Gulch, an area of houses where local miners lived, with the Kelley Mine in the background. Also note the famous Anaconda Road, which wound up the Butte Hill through all of the mines on the right-hand side.
    • East Colusa Mine & Leonard Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image of the East Colusa Mine and the Leonard Mine yard. The structure on the left was a gym, which was used for sports activities and dances. Entry to this area was through the mine yard.
    • Elm Orlu Miners' Lunch Area

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miners' lunch area in Elm Orlu Mine. The image also includes an air door. This door included "sliders," which were used to regulate the amount of air released through the shoot.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine. Note the Great Northern railroad tracks on the mountain and the residential area of McQueen on the right.
    • Miners at  Alice Mine

    • 1893
    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the Alice Mine in the Walkerville area.
    • Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, Drilling Dynamite Holes

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, which shows bad practice of two miners drilling dry holes for dynamite. The copper dust on their faces is proof that the area is too dry and could cause Miner's lung disease.
    • Tailing Ponds

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of unidentified mine structures and tailings ponds in the Butte area.
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the Timber Butte Mill and the surrounding area. The mill was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu Mine and Moulton Mine, both of which he owned.
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the Timber Butte Mill and the surrounding area. The mill was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu Mine and Moulton Mine, both of which he owned.
    • Unidentified Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified mine in the Meaderville area. It has been identified as possibly being the N.W. tunnel in the Woodville Canyon.

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