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    • 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 was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Kelley Mine #1 Shaft Hoist

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Martin Hannifan guiding a tour at the Kelly Mine #1 Hoist. Martin is the first individual from the left on the bottom row.
    • 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 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 located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hill and Mines

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    • Mines
    • Image taken of Butte Hill from the Butte Hoist, which was located at the High Ore Mine. Note the Mountain View and High Ore mine yards, the Butte Hoist and compressor plant to the left, and Diamond Mine dump in the background.
    • Butte Hoist Building

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    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the Butte Hoist building , which held eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Underground Timber Hoist

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Timber hoist in a North Butte mine. The hoist was used to lift lumber to various levels of the underground mine.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • West Colusa Mine Main Hoist

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine main hoist, taken during the replacing of a broken main shaft.
    • West Colusa Mine Main Hoist

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine main hoisting engine with the engineer and the oiler.
    • 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.
    • Granite Mountain Mine 3200-Foot Level Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The 3200-foot level station of the Granite Mountain Mine shaft showing two hoisting compartments. The one on the right is the chippy hoist, used to transport men up and down the mine. The mine was owned by the North Butte Mining Company.
    • 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.
    • Original Mine Nordberg Steam Hoist

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine showing the Nordberg steam hoist installed in 1898 by the mine's owner, Senator W.A. Clark. Note the engine operators at work.
    • Steam Hoist

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    • Mines
    • Image of a steam hoist and two unidentified men operating the machine.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Orphan Girl

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine hoist.
    • Travona Mine Hoist

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Travona Mine whose Nordberg hoist was moved from the Buffalo to the Anselmo Mines.
    • Orphan Girl Mine Hoist

    • 1928
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine's hoist. Note the oiler and the engineer.
    • 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 Tunnel

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the High Ore Mine of the tunnel from the Butte Hoist Compressor Plant to the High Ore Mine shaft.
    • 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...
    • Granite Mountain Mine Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Mucking was one of the major jobs of an underground miner in Butte. These two men are loading ore into a mine car with their shovels. The ore was then loaded into a skip and taken to the surface by a hoist and eventually taken to the smelter in...
    • Hoist House

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    • Mines
    • Image of miners at work in an unidentified mine hoist house.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine Hoist & Mechanic

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

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

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the underground electric hoist believed to be the 3900-foot level at the Stewart.
    • Leonard Mine Hoist & Engineer

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine hoisting engineer and hoist at the #1 shaft. Dated in June 1902.
    • Underground, Looking up a Raise

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    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in an unidentified mine while looking up a raise. Note the timber slide with rope to hoist the mine timbers and the worker at the left climbing a ladder.
    • Moulton Mine Hoist

    • 1901
    • Mines
    • Image of the hoist from the Moulton Mine in Walkerville.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine Underground Hoist

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    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Leonard Mine of the underground hoist, which was located on the 2000-foot level.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine yard while men are underloading cylinders for a new hoist.
    • Travona Mine Hoist

    • 1939
    • Mines
    • Image of the Travona Mine's hoist control panel in the engine room. Dated in August of 1939.
    • 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.
    • Travona Mine Hoist

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Travona Mine Hoist, an clectric AC hoist. This hoist was moved from the Anselmo Sister Mine to the Orphan Girl, and, finally, to the Moonlight.
    • Moonlight Mine Hoist

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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 Main Hoist

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Belmont Mine on East Mercury Street with its new Nordberg main hoist. The chippy hoists and the M.G. sets are in the process of being installed. The main hoist motor with the drums is in place. Dated on January 13, 1927.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Mountain Con Mine Hoist

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    • Mines
    • Image of the underground hoist at the Mountain Con Mine on the 4000-foot level.
    • Diamond Mine Hoist Wreck

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Diamond Mine hoist after a wreck following a runaway.
    • Diamond Mine Hoist Wreck

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Diamond Mine hoist after a wreck following a runaway.

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