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    • Belmont Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the new headframe and the hoisting engines, which were still under construction, at the Belmont Mine. Dated on February 15, 1927.
    • Black Rock Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #2 shaft with its electric hoisting engine.
    • Butte Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Mine hoisting engine, engineer, and the oiler. Note the flat rope cable.
    • Emma Mine Hoisting Engine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine's hoisting engine. This was one of the last hoists in Butte to use flat cable.
    • 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.
    • High Ore Mine and Hoist Cable

    •  
    • 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.
    • Kelley Mine #1 and #1 Hosting Engines

    • 1954
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's #1 & #2 hoisting engines. The #1 was manufactured by Allis Chalmers at 3000 hp and the #2 was manufactured by Nordberg at 2000 hp.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1926
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine yard of a broken main shaft, or axel, of the hoisting engine. Dated on November 2, 1926.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during an incident when the hoisting engineer Archie Fry forgot to reverse the hoisting engine; the engine's power, plus the weight of a loaded skip cage on the 3300-foot level, pulled the skip over the sheave wheel...
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during an incident when the hoisting engineer Archie Fry forgot to reverse the hoisting engine; the engine's power, plus the weight of a loaded skip cage on the 3300-foot level, pulled the skip over the sheave wheel...
    • Leonard Mine Hoist & Engineer

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

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the construction of new idler towers for the hoisting plant at the Mountain Con (Mountain Consolidated) Mine. Dated on March 22, 1927.
    • 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 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.
    • Original Mine Hoisting Engine

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine hoisting engine, the Nordberg steam. This engine would later be converted to a compressed air (direct drive) engine.
    • Underground, Hoisting Timber

    •  
    • 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.
    • West Colusa Mine Main Hoist

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine main hoisting engine with the engineer and the oiler.

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