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    • A.C.M. Ropemen

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    • Mines
    • Image of ropemen, identified as Mike Baker and Charles Backholm, tarring the cable for the hoist at the Anselmo Mine. These men had the job of inspecting all of the hoist cable for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Mine, which was Marcus Daly's first mine in Butte. This mine had a flat cable hoist. To its right is the Mountain View Mine.
    • Anselmo Mine Workers

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    • Mines
    • Image of Anselmo Mine workers tarring a hoist cable. The men have been identified as Mike Baker and Charles Backholm.
    • Anselmo Mine, Collar of the Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image taken at the collar of the Anselmo Mine shaft with a ropeman ready to tar the cable on the hoist drum.
    • Bell Mine Double-Decker Cages

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell Mine showing the double-decker cages, which were used for carrying miners and supplies down into the mine. On the right, note the flat cable, which would have indicated that cages were down in the mine.
    • Belmont Mine Chippy Hoist

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the new Nordberg chippy hoist at the Belmont Mine, located on East Mercury Street. Note that the steel hoist cable has not yet been put on the drum. Dated on March 30, 1927.
    • Butte Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Mine hoisting engine, engineer, and the oiler. Note the flat rope cable.
    • Butte Mines Shop & King Bolt

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Butte Mines Shop showing the design of a new draw bar or king bolt, which was used to attach the steel cable of the hoist to the skip and cage.
    • Butte Mines Shop & King Bolt

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Butte Mines Shop showing the design of a new draw bar or king bolt, which was used to attach the steel cable of the hoist to the skip and cage.
    • Cable Mill & Gold Stamps

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior Cable Mill and gold stamps, located on the road to Georgetown Lake.
    • Cable Mill & Gold Stamps

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior Cable Mill and gold stamps, located on the road to Georgetown Lake.
    • Diamond Mine Rope House

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the Diamond Mine's rope house showing a ropeman sewing the cable.
    • Emma Mine Hoisting Engine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine's hoisting engine. This was one of the last hoists in Butte to use flat cable.
    • High Ore Mine and Hoist Cable

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine and hoist cable. The ropeman has been identified as Leo Mock; he is shown rewinding the flat cable on the hoisting engine.
    • High Ore Mine Hoist

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine hoist, which pulled flat cable from the 3000-foot level. The hoist engineer is identified as Chester Carter.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during an incident when the hoisting engineer Archie Fry forgot to reverse the hoisting engine; the engine's power, plus the weight of a loaded skip cage on the 3300-foot level, pulled the skip over the sheave wheel...
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during an incident when the hoisting engineer Archie Fry forgot to reverse the hoisting engine; the engine's power, plus the weight of a loaded skip cage on the 3300-foot level, pulled the skip over the sheave wheel...
    • Parrot Mine Hoist

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Mine flat cable hoist.
    • Stewart Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of the Stewart Mine showing a wooden headframe and an old flat cable steam hoist. At this time the mine belonged to W.A. Clark.
    • Underground Electric Motor

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner connecting a charging cable into an electric motor in an underground barn.
    • West Colusa Mine Hoist

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine compressed air hoist and flat cable. The oiler has been identified as Al Lugg and the engineer is John Gilbert.

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