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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Underground, Looking up a Raise

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    • 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.
    • Underground, Hoisting Timber

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    • 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.
    • Underground Timber Hoist Danger

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

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

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

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of a steam hoist and two unidentified men operating the machine.
    • 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.
    • Parrot Mine Hoist

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Parrot Mine flat cable hoist.
    • Orphan Girl Mine Hoist

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

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

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the steam marine-type hoist engine at the Mountain Con Mine. Located on north Main Street in uptown Butte. The hoist was removed in 1915 and replaced by a compressed air Nordberg Hoist.
    • Mountain Con Mine Hoist

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the steam marine-type hoist engine at the Mountain Con Mine. Located on north Main Street in uptown Butte. The hoist was removed in 1915 and replaced by a compressed air Nordberg Hoist.
    • Mountain Con Mine Hoist

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

    • 1901
    • Mines
    • Image of the hoist from the Moulton Mine in Walkerville.
    • 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 Yard

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

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

    • 1941
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of the hoist building at the Leonard Mine. Dated on January 16, 1941.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 #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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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