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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
    • 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.
    • Anselmo Mine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the main hoist at the Belmont Mine, manufactured by Nordberg. Dated on April 5, 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.
    • 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.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

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

    • 1925
    • MInes
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

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

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine hoist house. The hoist's engineer has been identified as Judson Oiler, seen holding the oil can, who worked the hoist almost until it was dismantled to make room for open pit mining.
    • Butte Hoist Building

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

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

    • 1901
    • Mines
    • Image of the hoist from the Moulton Mine in Walkerville.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Mountain View Mine Dismantle

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

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the installation of the steel hoist at the Anselmo Mine. This hoist was originally located at the Black Rock Mine. Dated on October 15, 1936.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • West Colusa Mine Main Hoist

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

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