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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.
    • Anselmo Mine Cage

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine lowering a package of timber into the cages on the main hoist.
    • Anselmo Mine Cage Replacement

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    • Mines
    • Image of workers replacing a cage used to haul ore out of the mine with a cage used to transport miners at the Anselmo Mine.
    • Battery-Powered Locomotive

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    • Mines
    • Image of a battery-powered locomotive entering a cage to be lowered into the mine shaft. The back of the locomotive rises in order for it to fit in the cage.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine showing the mine cage about to descend into the mine.
    • 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.
    • Cage Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of unidentified miners demonstrating the result of possible injury when men are pushing and crowding while getting on the cages.
    • Diamond Mine Cage

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Diamond Mine of men waiting to be taken down the shaft.
    • Diamond Mine Visitors

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Diamond Mine with Centerville visitors standing on sheets, which were pieces of protective iron placed in front of the shaft. Also note the cage and skip on the surface.
    • East Colusa Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image taken of men loading mine timber into a cage at the East Colusa Mine.
    • Four Deck Cage

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified mine with four-deck cages inside an enclosed headframe.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Steel Crates

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Top men loading steel crates on the mine cage for the drillers underground at the Granite Mountain Mine. Steel was loaded in tight bundles so as to avoid falling open and ripping apart the guides on its way down the shaft.
    • Kelley Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image of a worker standing in the temporary cage at Shaft #2 at the Kelley Mine. They were in the process of building the shaft. Note the railroad tracks for the mine's ore cars on the right side.
    • 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...
    • Leonard Mine Cage

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine cage and unidentified miners.
    • Leonard Mine Hurricane Deck

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of a shaftman on the Hurricane Deck, which was the platform on top of the mine cage, inspecting the Leonard Mine's shaft.
    • Mine Cage

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    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of a mine cage.
    • Mine Cage

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    • Mines
    • Image of a cage which was used to carry men up and down the mine.
    • Mine Crew

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    • Mine
    • Image of a group of miners wearing slickers, most likely waiting to get onto the cage at the end of their shift.
    • Mine Tourist

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    • Mines
    • Image of a tourist holding a miner's light standing in the cage.
    • 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.
    • Mountain Con Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image taken of miners at the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) entering the cage to be lowered into the mine. The Mountain Con was 5,300 feet deep from the collar of the mine.
    • Mountain Con Mine Four Deck Cage

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Consolidated Mine (Mountain Con) with men and ore cars occupying all four decks of the cage.
    • Mountain Con Mine Interior

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior view of a station with a cage in the Mountain Con (Mountain Consolidated) Mine.
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine showing the cage at the 600-foot level station underground. Dated on November 29, 1920.
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine showing the chippy cage on the 1600-foot level station. Dated on December 2, 1920.
    • Stewart Mine Top Man

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of a top man at the old Stewart Mine waiting at the cage about to go underground with miners. Dated June 20, 1902.
    • Tramway Mine Rescue Team

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • A rescue team at the Granite Mountain-Speculator Mine Fire in 1917. The door behind them leads to an airtight chamber where they stopped on the cage.
    • Underground Station Tender Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner demonstrating an unsafe method of bringing the cage to the same level of the station. An ore car could roll of off the cage and kill the station tender.
    • West Colusa Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image taken while making a cage for the West Colusa Mine.
    • West Colusa Mine Cage

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    • Mines
    • Image of a horse in a cage being taken underground at the West Colusa Mine.

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