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    • Butte & Boston Smelter

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte and Boston Smelter, which was located in Meaderville. This smelter was later operated by the Boston & Montana Company on a lease basis. The Meaderville smelters, there were four total, were closed when the Anaconda Copper Mining...
    • Four Deck Cage

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified mine with four-deck cages inside an enclosed headframe.
    • 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.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
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    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine. Image is second of four in a panoramic series showing the Pittsmont Mine, located on the the left. Note the Silver Bow Mine and the Butte and Boston Smelter on the right.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image is third of four in a panoramic series showing the Silver Bow Mine to Meaderville. Note also the Butte and Boston Smelter and the Montana Ore Purchasing Company.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of fourth of four in a panoramic series. Structures that can be seen are the Montana Ore Purchasing Company Smelter on the left and the Pittsmont Mine #3 shaft on the right.
    • Pittsmont Mine #3 Shaft and Stacks

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine #3 shaft, the McQueen addition, and Maple Street. Also note Rampart Mountain and the mine's four smoke stacks.
    • Pittsmont Mine & Smelter

    • 1902
    • Mills and Smelters
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine and smelter. Image is first of four in a panoramic series. Note South Butte in the background.
    • Shorty Lode

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of the Shorty Lode Claim and four unidentified men standing on the railraod track with a child. The claim was located on the East Ridge.
    • St. Lawrence Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant, which was designed to empty four railroad cars of tailings from Anaconda to be mixed with the proper amount of water and pumped down Butte mines to fill old workings in preparation of the new mining methods of...
    • St. Lawrence Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant, which was designed to empty four railroad cars of tailings from Anaconda to be mixed with the proper amount of water and pumped down Butte mines to fill old workings in preparation of the new mining methods of...
    • St. Lawrence Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant, which was designed to empty four railroad cars of tailings from Anaconda to be mixed with the proper amount of water and pumped down Butte mines to fill old workings in preparation of the new mining methods of...
    • St. Lawrence Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant, which was designed to empty four railroad cars of tailings from Anaconda to be mixed with the proper amount of water and pumped down Butte mines to fill old workings in preparation of the new mining methods of...
    • St. Lawrence Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine's slime plant with two fire hoses to wash the tailings out of the four railroad cars. The slurry, or tailings, were then carried by a pipeline into the mine to fill the voids left by the extracted ore.
    • St. Lawrence Slime Plant

    • 1959
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant. Four railroad cars of tailings, also referred to as slime, were unloaded at one time with fire hoses. This man is shown hurrying the tailings down to the mixing tank where a pump will dump the tailings with...
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Timber Butte Mill while under construction with four unidentified workers taking a break. The mill was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu and Moulton Mines, both of which were mines he...
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Timber Butte Mill while under construction with four unidentified workers taking a break. The mill was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu and Moulton Mines, both of which were mines he...
    • Underground Drilling

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of a miner drilling holes for blasting with two jumbos. Note the drill steel stuck into four holes.
    • Underground Hand-Drilling

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of four unidentified miners hand-drilling on the 2000-foot level in a Butte mine.

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