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    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (1 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (2 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (3 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (4 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (5 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (6 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A cave-in in the Elm Orlu Mine.
    • Belmont Mine Hoister

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    • Mines
    • A demonstration at the Belmont Mine showing hoister hauling timber.
    • Belmont Mine Hoister

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    • Mines
    • A demonstration at the Belmont Mine showing hoister hauling timber.
    • Stopes

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • A description of stopes that are not functioning properly at the 2400-level of the Edith May Mine.
    • Underground Fan Bag

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A fan bag made of treated canvas is the 'pipe' that carries fresh air to the hot places in the underground mines. North Butte Mining Company was the 'inventor' of this improvement, which proved far superior to the tin stove pipe used previously.
    • Original Mine Visitors

    • 1907
    • Mines
    • A group of visitors in the mine yard of the Original Mine. Scallon is in second row, second to the right. C Goodale is on the porch with the large hat. Hm Gallows is second from the left on the porch, and H. S. Clark is on the porch with the large...
    • Carpenters at  Speculator Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • A group photograph of carpenters and helpers at the Speculator Mine. The men are listed as follows, seated from left to right: Winston, Deloughry, Currie, Dizall; Standing - Tom Donnelley, William R. Young, George Jones, Charles White, and S.B....
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1919
    • Mines
    • A miner building a watershed in the Speculator Mine, property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Speculator Mine Nipper

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A nipper on the 2800-foot level of the Speculator Mine sharpening axes. The mine was owned by the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Centerville and Walkerville

    • 1977
    • Mines
    • A panoramic view of Walkerville and Centerville, both located north of Butte. The photographer, Mr. Bob Stuart, worked for the Anaconda Company in the photography department until a reduction in work force terminated his employment. The mines are...
    • Tramway Mine Rescue Team

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • A rescue team at the Granite Mountain-Speculator Mine Fire in 1917. The door behind them leads to an airtight chamber where they stopped on the cage.
    • Holing and Crosscut

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A shaft in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines with blasted rock on the grizzlies, which were timbers spaced to prevent too large of rocks from falling through. This chute has been holed by a crosscut on the right side.
    • Timber Depot

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A timber depot in a North Butte mine. A fan in the left hand side of the picture pushed air through the fan bags to the stope. The stope was an open space left behind after the desired ore had been extracted from the space.
    • Moonlight Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • A view of East Granite Street taken from the entrance to the Moonlight Mine yard.
    • Precipitation Plant and  McQueen Addition

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • A view of the precipitation plant and the McQueen Addition on Butte's east side. Also shown are the Granite Mountain, Tuolumne, and the Speculator Mines in the foreground.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A view of the Speculator Mine - a property belonging to the North Butte Mining Company. A restroom was in the small building with a white window. Note the fruit tree growing near the building.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • A view of the Speculator Mine in Meaderville.
    • North Butte Mining Company

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A view of the square set stoping used by the North Butte Mining Company in their mines.
    • Kelley Mine Wooden Headframe

    • 1947
    • Mines
    • A view of the temporary wooden headframe at the Kelley Mine while the shaft was being sunk. When the shaft was down 6,000 feet a permanent steel headframe was constructed.
    • Speculator Mine Yard in Winter

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A winter view of the Speculator Mine yard. This mine belonged to the North Butte Mining Company and was located at the north end of the Butte Hill just east of Walkerville, MT. To the left is the Granite Mountain 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.
    • Underground Electric Work

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An electrician installing a portable fan. Corrugated iron was wrapped around the posts to prevent any sparks from starting a fire.
    • Butte Mines Machine Shop and  Kelley Dry

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • An exterior view of the Butte Mines Machine Shop and the Kelley Dry (showering area) taken from the top of the Kelley Mine's headframe.
    • Parrot & Anaconda Mines

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • An image collage of the Parrot and Anaconda Mines, two of the largest copper mines in the world. Note also the Lexington Mine and Mill.
    • Canvas Air Pipe

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image demonstrating the flexibility of the canvas air pipe blowing air on a miner train of mighty cars.
    • Blasting Primer Locker

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines of a locker for blasting primers, which are fuses with blasting caps. The disorder in the locker is the Safety Supervisor's nightmare.
    • Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, Dry Drilling

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, which illustrates a drilling platform with a miner and a buzzie drill, in addition to a compressed air hose. It is an example of dry drilling, which was against the safety codes.
    • Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, Drilling Dynamite Holes

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, which shows bad practice of two miners drilling dry holes for dynamite. The copper dust on their faces is proof that the area is too dry and could cause Miner's lung disease.
    • Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines Powder Magazine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, which shows the need for safe practice of not putting unused blasting powder in the powder magazine when the blasting has been finished. Here it is shown left hanging in the powder sack.
    • Granite Mountain Loading Stick

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of a loading stick for the guard rail at the 400 level station (also called the Chippy Shaft) in the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Unidentified Classroom

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    • Mines
    • An image of an unidentifed class, which may have been a citizenship class. The photo taken by North Butte Mining Company.
    • Original Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of men drilling underground at the Original Mine.
    • Miners in  Speculator or Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1919
    • People
    • An image of miners in the Speculator or Granite Mountain Mine cleaning up a small pile of granite that fell from the left side of the crosscut. Note the miners' hard hats, which were introduced to Butte in 1938.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • An image of the Badger State Mine in the foreground and a portion of Granite Mountain Mine yard and cement mixer.
    • Emma Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • An image of the Emma Mine with the ore bins.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • An image of The Granite Mountain Mine in 1915. This mine was the scene of the fire disaster in June 1917.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine that belonged to the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Shaft

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine with empty mine cars on the left and loaded cars on the right. Note the fan bags on the left, which carryied fresh air through the mine.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, Badger State, Elm Orlu, and Pilot Butte Ore Bins.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, center, and the Badger Ore Bins to the right.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, which was owned by the North Butte Mining Company and located in Walkerville, MT (just north of Butte).
    • Original Mine

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • An image of the Original Mine on the 1600 level shaft station, showing loaded ore cars and miners at work.
    • Mines on Butte Hill

    • 1975
    • Mines
    • An image of the Original Mine, Stewart Mine, and the Kelley Mine #1 and #2 shafts were some of the more prominent mines on the Butte Hill.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine after the construction of its new engine room and steel headframe.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine in Butte, MT.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine prior to 1907. Note its old headframe.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine with the old steel headframe,which was later moved to the old location of the Sarsfield Mine on the East Ridge.
    • Speculator Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine, Tuolumne Mine, and Granite Mountain Mine to the left.
    • Speculator Mine Horse Barn

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of the Speculator Mine's horse barn on the 2000-foot level underground. The hay and manure were recognized as a fire hazard and were treated with great care.
    • Tuolumne Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • An image of the Tuolumne Mine.
    • Original Mine Visitors

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • An image of visitors at the 1500-foot level of the Original Mine.
    • Original Mine Visitors

    • 1907
    • Mines
    • An image of visitors taking a tour of William A. Clark's Original Mine in uptown Butte.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of W. A. Clark's Elm Orlu Mine in Walkerville, MT.
    • Original Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image taken at the Original Mine showing the compressor with a rope drive.
    • Granite Mountain-Speculator Mines Fire

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • An image taken at the Speculator Mine during the occurrence of the Granite Mountain-Speculator Fire in 1917. Groups of people are shown waiting to find out about missing relatives.
    • Walkerville and  Pay Master Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • An image taken in Walkerville of the Sherman School on the left with the Pay Master Mine in middle.
    • Stewart Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • An image taken looking up Wyoming Street at the Stewart Mine in uptown Butte.
    • Colorado Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image taken of the Colorado Mine while still under construction.
    • Walkerville with  Alice Mine Dump

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • An image taken of Walkerville with the Alice Dump in background. the Belle of Butte Mine Mine to is to its right.
    • Walkerville and  Moulton Mine

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • An image taken of Walkerville with the Moulton Mine and Mill on the left, the Alice Mine and Mill on the right, and the Blue Wing Mine to the left of the middle of the picture. Labels as follows: #4 - Alice Mill; #5 - Blue Wing Mine (where city...
    • Original Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image taken underground at the Original Mine.
    • Pittsmont Mines

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • An interior view of the office and mineral display at the Pittsmont Smelter. Original is from the W. J. Carpenter Studio in Spokane, Washington, Butte, Montana.
    • Butte, Anaconda, & Pacific Railroads

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    • Mines
    • B.A. & P. R.R. (Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railroads) tracks on the Butte hill, located below the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated).
    • Kelley Haul Road

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Building Kelley Haul Road Image taken during the building of the Kelley Haul Road.
    • Kelley Haul Road

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Building Kelley Haul Road Image taken during the building of the Kelley Haul Road.
    • Butte Mines

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Butte mines listed, as follows, from left to right: Mt. Con, Diamond, Stewart, Kelley, High Ore, Original, and the Mountain View.
    • Buffalo Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Center of image is the Buffalo mine. Surrounding headframes are listed from left to right, as follows: the Old Glory Mine, the Corra Mine, the Diamond Mine, the Mt.Con #1and the Mt. Con #2 mines.
    • Berkeley Mine Churn Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Churn drilling in the Berkeley Mine's yard. Note the McQueen district in the background.
    • Stewart Mine Company Officials

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Company officials at the Stewart Mine, including John Gillie, with guests and the street car conductor on the collar of the shaft.
    • Tuolumne Mine Dismantle

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Dismantling the Tuolumne Mine and the buildings in the mine yard.
    • Dublin Gulch

    • 1895
    • Mines
    • Dublin Gulch, a residential area on the east side of the Butte Hill dotted between mines, with the Stewart Mine in the center just off of North Main Street above Woolman. Mine on the left is the Gold Hill Mine . To the right are Nippers #1 and #2.
    • Butte Miners' Union No. 1

    • 1940
    • People
    • Five members of the Butte Miners' Union No. 1 resting in the yard of the Original Mine. They are leading on the float of their organization after a patriotic Fourth of July parade. The individual on the far left is Curly McLeod.
    • Gem Mine & East Gem Shaft

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Gem Mine showing the East Gem shaft of the North Butte Mining Company. The mine was under lease to Allan Hooper & Associates in 1955. The Speculator and Diamond Mines are in the background.

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