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  • All fields: dynamite
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    • A.C.M. Warehouse and the Anaconda Mine

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of men unloading boxes of dynamite at the Anaconda Copper Mining Company warehouse in the Anaconda Mine yard. Powder for all Butte's underground mines was distributed from here.
    • Anselmo Mine Powder Truck

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine powder truck. This truck made a weekly delivery of dynamite to all the underground mines each Tuesday. The dynamite was stored in a warehouse.
    • Butte Mines Warehouse

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of men unloading dynamite at the Butte Mines Warehouse, near the Anaconda Mine. The dynamite was delivered quickly to the separate mines, which was sent down the mine immediately upon arrival.
    • Speculator Mine

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground mine placing dynamite in a stick of powder to prepare for blasting.
    • Underground Blasting

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified miner pushing a stick of dynamite into a previously drilled hole underground.
    • Underground Blasting

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner loading primer into dynamite prior to loading holes for blasting.
    • Underground Stope Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified miner drilling with a stope drill and then loading the holes with dynamite. Note the square set timbering.
    • Underground Stope Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners in an underground mine stope drilling holes in the copper ore to load with dynamite to blast the ore down.

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