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    • Elm Orlu Mine Hoist

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • An early day steam hoist in the Elm Orlu Mine. Drums, the large wheel-like machines, powered the pistons. The hoist operated much like a train.
    • Compressed Air Geared Hoist

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    • Mines
    • Image of a compressed air geared hoist, which was often used in the small mines as a main hoist and in the bigger mines for sinking shafts.
    • Butte Mine Poster

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of a decorative poster of various Butte mines. The mines are listed, as follows, from top to bottom and left to right: the Badger State Mine, the Speculator Mine, the North Butte Mine & new electrical hoist, the Diamond Mine, the Neversweat...
    • Underground, Hoisting Timber

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner demonstrating the safe procedure to hoist timber up to the stope. Note the chain and safety dog are being used. The miner keeps himself open to be able to step clear if needed.
    • Steam Hoist

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    • Mines
    • Image of a steam hoist and two unidentified men operating the machine.
    • Underground Timber Hoist Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating dangerous safety practice by looking up a stope as partner hoists timber up the stope.
    • 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.
    • Hoist House

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    • Mines
    • Image of miners at work in an unidentified mine hoist house.
    • 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.
    • A.C.M. Warehouse at  Anaconda Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company warehouse at the Anaconda Mine. The backyard is in the process of burning lead and insulation off of electrical wires for recycling. The barracks, also referred to as the Gunner's shack, is on the...
    • 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

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine headframe and hoist building. Dated on July 7, 1937.
    • Anselmo Mine Hoist

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine hoist, which was moved from the Black Rock Mine in 1936. Dated on March 9, 1937.
    • Anselmo Mine Hoist

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine hoist, which was originally in the Black Rock Mine #3 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 Chippy Hoist

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine's chippy hoist with the hoist engineer, identified as Jack Barry.
    • Buffalo Mine Steam Hoist

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of the Buffalo Mine's steam hoist. Individual on the right is Jack Peterson.
    • High Ore Mine Yard and Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant during its dismantling to make way for the new open put. It was located in the High Ore Mine yard. This plant furnished compressed air for all of the underground mines.
    • High Ore Mine Hoist Compressor

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    • Buildings
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant near the High Ore Mine on the Butte Hill. The mine was property of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which held eight direct-driven Nordberg compressors that compressed air up to 95 lbs. and delivered it to all the mines on the Butte hill.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which held eight direct-driven Nordberg compressors that compressed air up to 95 lbs. and delivered it to all the mines on the Butte hill.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard. The hoist was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard. The hoist was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Diamond Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the chippy hoist and engine rooms at the Diamond Mine.
    • Travona Mine Hoist

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image of the engine room showing the hoist at the Travona Mine, located at the bottom of Crystal Street in uptown Butte.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1895
    • Mines
    • Image of the headframe and the hoist from the Anaconda Mine, which was the first property of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company in Butte.
    • 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 compressed air hoist. The hoist engineer is identified as Chester Carter.
    • 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.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine. Note the Mountain View Mine hoist house and various other buildings on its right.
    • Moulton Mine Hoist

    • 1901
    • Mines
    • Image of the hoist from the Moulton Mine in Walkerville.
    • Mountain View Mine Hoist Equipment

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the hoisting engineer's stand and equipment at the Mountain View Mine hoist house. Dated on November 29, 1920.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the hydrostatic tank of the Butte Hoist Compressor Plant for the Bell Mine, High Ore Mine and the Mountain View Mine.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the hydrostatic tank of the Butte Hoist Compressor Plant for the Bell Mine, High Ore Mine and the Mountain View Mine.
    • Butte Hoist Building

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    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the Butte Hoist building , which held eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Kelley Mine #1 Hoist

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine #1 hoist, which was manufactured by the Nordberg Company and used at the mine during the 1960's.
    • Kelley Mine #1 Hoist

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's #1 hoist, which was manufactured by Allis Chalmers. The rock hoists had 12-ton skips in counter balance run by a 3,000 horsepower motor.
    • Kelley Mine Hoist #1

    • 1958
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's hoist #1, which went to the 4800 level of the mine. This hoist was manufactured by Allis Chalmers.
    • Kelley Mine Main Switchboard

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley mine's main switchboard, a 3000 H.P. General Electric Hoist and 3500 H.P. Motor-Generator Set.
    • Leonard Mine Hoist & Mechanic

    • 1943
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine hoist. The mechanic is identified as Bob Steward. Dated April 5, 1943.
    • Leonard Mine Hoist & Engineer

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine hoisting engineer and hoist at the #1 shaft. Dated in June 1902.
    • Belmont Mine Hoist

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the main hoist at the Belmont Mine, manufactured by Nordberg. Dated on April 5, 1927.
    • St. Lawrence Mine Main Hoist

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the main hoist at the St. Lawrence Mine. Dan Harrington has been identified as the individual in the photograph.
    • Moonlight Mine Hoist

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Moonlight Mine's hoist. In the 1940s, the hoist was moved to the Mayflower Mine in Whitehall, located in Jefferson County, Montana.
    • Mountain Consolidated Mine Hoisting Engine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) hoisting engine, manufactured by Allis Chalmers. The hoist was made to operate at a depth of 5,000 feet.
    • Mountain Con Mine Hoist

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated) showing the installation of a new Allis Chalmers manufactured main hoist. Dated on September 28, 1927.
    • Mountain View Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine hoist being dismantled prior to the opening of the Berkeley Pit.
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine. The two cages on the left are on the main hoist and the chippy hoist is to the right.
    • 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.
    • Belmont Mine Chippy Hoist

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Nordberg chippy hoist at the Belmont Mine, located on East Mercury Street. Dated on June 24, 1927.
    • Badger State Mine Electric Hoist

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Nordberg electric hoist during installation at the Badger State Mine. Dated on September 22, 1927.

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