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    • Belmont Mine Timber Yard

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine timber yard, located on East Mercury Street in uptown Butte.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine, located on East Mercury Street in uptown Butte.
    • Badger State Mine Yard

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    • Image of an Ingersoll Rand Jumbo Drill in the Badger State Mine yard.
    • Berkeley Pit Blasting

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    • Image taken during a blasting at the Berkeley Pit. Note the 65-ton haul pack trucks waiting to be loaded.
    • Berkeley Mine

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    • Image of the Berkeley Mine during the installation of the new wooden headframe. Mine was located in the Meaderville district, east of Butte.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine at dusk, located on east Mercury Street.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine showing the mine cage about to descend into the mine.
    • Berkeley Mine

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    • Postcard image of the Berkeley Mine.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine and the original East side of Butte. Image taken from the Moonlight Mine yard.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine, located on East Mercury Street in Butte.
    • Belmont Mine Hoister

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

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    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine and carpenter shop, located in East Butte.
    • Lexington Mill

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    • Image of the Lexington Mill. The mine in the background is the Josephine Mine.
    • Berkeley Pit Blast

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    • Image of a blasting the the Berkeley Pit. Note the line of haul trucks to the left awaiting signal noting the end of the blast and resuming work.
    • Weed Concentrator

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    • Image of the Weed Concentrator. Note the overflow in the foreground.
    • Butte Mines & Mills

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    • Poster image of Butte mines and mills listed, as follows, from top to bottom: the Timber Butte Mill, the Black Rock Mine #1 shaft, the Black Rock Mill, the Butte and Duluth Mines, and the Pittsmont Mine.
    • Belmont Mine

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    • Image of the Belmont Mine.
    • Belmont Mine Hoister

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    • A demonstration at the Belmont Mine showing hoister hauling timber.
    • Badger State Mine

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    • Image taken underground in the Badger State Mine. Note holing and rock bolts.
    • Berkeley Mine

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    • Image of the Berkeley Mine, located in East Butte.
    • Berkeley Mine

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    • Postcard image of the Berkeley Mine.
    • Leonard Mine Copper Tanks

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    • Image of the copper tanks at the Leonard Mine. Note the horse barn to its left.
    • Clark Mill & Machinists

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    • Image of an unidentified machinist working at the Clark Mill. The individual to the far right has been identified as John Sullivan.
    • Berkeley Mine

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    • Image of the Berkeley Copper Mine adjoining the Tramway on the west side. Both mines were in Meaderville.
    • Berkeley Pit Shops

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    • Image of an aerial view of the Berkeley Pit shops.
    • Mountain Con Mine Electric Substation

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    • Image of the Mountain Con Mine electric substation, which was set to make D.C. power for storage in battery locomotive underground.
    • Berkeley Pit Test Drilling

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    • Image taken while test drilling in the Berkeley Pit. Note Butte's East side in the background.
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

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    • Image of the Meaderville side of the Butte hill. Mines are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Berkeley Mine, the Adams Mine, the Rarus Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the High Ore Mine, the Diamond Mine, and the Speculator Mine.
    • Butte Hill and Mines

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    • 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.
    • Berkeley Pit

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    • Image of the Berkeley Pit during its first years of production. Note the McQueen Addition in the background.
    • Butte Hoist Building

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    • Image of the interior of the Butte Hoist building , which held eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Berkeley Pit

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    • Image of the Berkeley Pit taken from the Pittsmont Mine dump. Note the McQueen Addition in the background. Dated in October of 1955.
    • Berkeley Mine

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    • Image of the Berkeley Mine, located on the Meaderville side of the hill where the Berkeley Pit later began.
    • Precipitation Plant 'Rose Bowl' Settle Pond

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    • Image of the precipitation plant's settling pond, referred to as the Rose Bowl, which was used to settle out copper water flowing to the new precipitation plant. Note the Tramway and the Berkeley Mines in its background.
    • Berkeley Pit

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    • Image of an aerial view of the Berkeley Pit.
    • Berkeley Mine Churn Drilling

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    • Churn drilling in the Berkeley Mine's yard. Note the McQueen district in the background.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville, looking northwest to the Black Rock Mine dump. Note the Great Northern Railroad bridge to its left. The Mastadons, the Big Butte of rocks, are to the left center.
    • Precipitation Plant

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville. Note the hydraulic sweeper stirring up cans in the copper water, as well as the crane with a magnet to handle the cans.
    • Butte Mines

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    • Image of the Butte hill. Headframes are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Kane Mine, the Dutton Mine, the Pennsylvania Mine, the Silver Bow Mine #1 and #2 shafts.
    • Precipitation Plant

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville. Note Silver Bow Creek to its right.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Image looking west to the Mat Mine, the Great Northern Railroad Trestle, and the Balaklava Mine dump. On the skyline is the Diamond Mine, the Speculator Mine, the Tuolumne Mine, the Granite Mountain Mine, the Badger State Mine, the Pilot Butte...
    • Berkeley Pit & East Ridge

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    • Image of an aerial view of the Berkeley Pit and the East Ridge of the Rocky Mountains.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Image of the east side of the Butte Hill showing various mines, including the Berkeley Mine and the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Rose Bowl Settling Pond

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    • Image of the Rose Bowl, which was used to settle yellow ochre from the copper water flowing into the new precipitation plant. Grosso's pig ranch and the new Precipitation Plant are in the center, as well as the Butte & London Mine dump.
    • Butte & Duluth Open Pit Mine

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    • Image of the Butte & Duluth Pit, Butte's second open pit mine, located near the Columbia Gardens. Note the East Ridge of the Rocky Mountains in the background.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Image of the Moose Mine, the Badger State Mine, the Speculator Mine, and the Granite Mountain Mine. Image taken from the mine dump at the High Ore Mine.
    • Precipitation Plant

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    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville. Note the settling ponds.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Image of the East side of the Butte Hill. Note the headframes, smoke stacks, and the railroad tracks covering the hill.
    • Flume & Copper Water

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    • Image of a flume which carried copper water through the railroad and cut to the Balaklava Mine and the precipitation plant.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Image of various headframes listed, as follows, from left to right: Green Mountain Mine, the West Gray Rock Mine, the Wakeup Jim Mine, and the Diamond Mine.
    • Butte Hill Postcard

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    • Postcard of the Butte hill, titled 'The richest hill in the world.' Headframes in the image are the West Steward Mine and the Mountain Consolidated (Mountain Con) Mines in Butte, MT. Also note the Little Minah and the Corra mines.
    • Colusa & Leonard Extension Mine

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    • Image of the Colusa and Leonard Extension Mine, which was part of the Tuolumne Group in the McQueen destrict.
    • Central Timber Yard

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    • Image of the central timber yard for the Butte mines showing timber bundles as they came from the Anaconda Copper Mining Company's mill in Bonner.
    • Butte's East Side

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    • Image of Butte's east side. The Leonard Mine and Meaderville district are on the right. Headframes also shown are the the Mountain View Mine, High Ore Mine, Speculator Mine, Granite Mountain Mine and the Badger Mines.
    • Timber Butte Mill

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    • Image of the Timber Butte Mill and concentrator, which was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu Mine and the Moulton Mine, both of which he owned.
    • Dutton Mine

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    • Image of the Dutton Mine, located on East Mercury Street.
    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

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    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, which was located in Dublin Gulch just below the Diamond Mine. A railroad car of Portland cement is being unloaded.
    • Butte, Anaconda, & Pacific Railroads

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

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    • Image of Butte Reduction Works, which was located on South Montana Street at the base of Timber Butte.
    • Butte Hill Mines

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine, Speculator Mine, Elm Orlu Mine, and the Badger State Mine to the far left.
    • Butte's East Side

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    • Image of Butte's East side taken from the Pennsylvania Mine dump.
    • Central Timber Yard

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    • Image of what would become the home of the Central Timber Yard. It was dismantled and moved yet again to be located behind the Anselmo Mine.
    • Centerville

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    • Image taken of Centerville, a settlement located between Butte and Walkerville, looking towards Butte from the Josephine Mine dump. Note the Mountain Con Mine's engine room in the upper right.
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

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    • Image of the Butte Hill. Headframes are listed, as follows, from right to left: the Neversweat Mine, the East Stewart Mine, the Nipper Mine #1 shaft, and the East Minah Mine.
    • East Colusa Mine

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    • Image of the East Colusa Mine, located in Meaderville. Note the ore train in the foreground.
    • Precipitation Plant Flumes

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    • Image of two flumes, both of which belonged to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company precipitating plant.
    • East Colusa Mine

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    • Image of the East Colusa Mine, located in Meaderville.
    • Washoe Sampler

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    • Image of the Washoe Sampler, which was located on South Montana Street just below the railroad crossing. Ore mined in Butte had to be sampled after unloading here and then weighed. Payment for the metals was made through this smelter.
    • East Colusa Mine

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    • Postcard image of the East Colusa Mine.
    • Rocker Framing Mill

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    • Image taken at the Rocker Framing Mill of square set timbers for the underground mines. Note the step-down method.
    • Underground Tourists

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    • Image of a group of tourists one the 1500-foot level of an unidentified mine.
    • East Colusa Mine

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    • Image taken of men loading mine timber into a cage at the East Colusa Mine.
    • Meaderville Slime Plant

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    • Image of the Meaderville slime plant showing tailings (waste) being hauled back in railroad cars from the smelter in Anaconda.
    • East Colusa Mine & Leonard Mine Yard

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    • Image of the East Colusa Mine and the Leonard Mine yard. The structure on the left was a gym, which was used for sports activities and dances. Entry to this area was through the mine yard.
    • Butte Mines Shop & King Bolt

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    • 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 Drilling

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    • Image of an underground miner operating a jackleg drill in an unidentified mine.
    • East Colusa Pit & Air Shafts

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    • Image of the East Colusa Pit. Note the liquidator and East Colusa air shafts just above the pit.
    • Precipitation Plant

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    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company precipitation plant in Meaderville.

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