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    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Speculator Mine

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

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Headframes in image are listed from left to right, as follows: the West Grey Rock Mine, the Green Mountain Mine, and the East Grey Rock Mine. All were located in the Centerville District.
    • Motorman & Drill Steel

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating a motorman getting hurt by running into a carelessly left long drill steel that is projecting over the car.
    • Underground Nail Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image demonstrating unsafe practice of leaving nails projecting from lagging; the nails should be left bent over.
    • Blue Wing Mine and Casper Mine

    • 1895
    • Mines
    • Image looking west from above Walkerville toward the Blue Wing Mine, which can be seen on the left and the Casper Mine, seen on the right.
    • Berkeley Pit Blast

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Bell Mine Yard and Hawk's Drill Shop

    • 1928
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of blacksmiths from the Hawk's Drill Sharpening Shop standing in the Bell Mine yard. Bill Rundle has been identified as the first man on the left in the back row.
    • Dupont Powder Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of a group of men in front of the Dupont Powder Plant, located just north of Ramsay. This plant housed the powder for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company The individual second from the left in the first row is Richard Mullins; the last man in...
    • Miners at  Alice Mine

    • 1893
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of miners at the Alice Mine in Walkerville. Mr. Buzzo, the mine's superintendent, is seated second from the left.
    • Anaconda Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image of a group of miners in the Anaconda Mine yard. The individual just left of the dog in the foreground has been identified as James Spargo.
    • Berkeley Pit Crew

    • 1974
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of workers at the Berkeley Pit. Individuals listed, as follows, third from the left, back row: L. Gilbert, Frank Connell, and Bill Steyh; front row, second from the left is Rudy Richter.
    • Leonard Mine Crew

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    • Mines
    • Image of a Leonard Mine crew. The individual in the back row, third from the left, has been identified as Rudy Petritz.
    • Leonard Mine Crew

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of a mine crew at the Leonard Mine. The man to the far left, standing, has been identified as John 'Hammer' Hogan.
    • Kelley Mine Portal Tunnel

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image of a portal tunnel at Kelley Mine. Inspecting the holing of the #2 shaft. Individuals are listed as follows, from left to right: Unknown, Ray Barrett; Rope Boss, Bill Creaber; Foreman, John Killoy; Superintendant, and fifth man is unknown.
    • Small Mining Lease in Walkerville

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image of a small mining lease just below Clark's Fraction Mine. The man in the image is John Sweeten of Walkerville, and the man to his left is John Mooney, the father of Margaret Cunnington.
    • Butte Hill Mines

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of a street car heading east on West Daly Street in Walkerville, just east of Excelsior Avenue. The Moulton and Alice Mines are on the left. Next to these is the Valdamere-Magna Carta-Lexington Mines and mill.
    • Travona Mine Crew

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a Travona Mine crew. The only identified person is Al Maunder, located in the fourth row, first individual on the left.
    • West Colusa Mine Crew

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of a West Colusa Mine crew. Mountain View ore bins can be seen on the left.
    • Anaconda Hill

    • 1894
    • Mines
    • Image of Anaconda Hill in uptown Butte. The headframe are listed, as follows, from left to right: the High Ore Mine, the Parrot Mine, the Neversweat Mine, the Colusa-Parrot Mine, the Ramsdell-Parrot Mine, the Balona Mine, and the Bricker.
    • Butte Headframes

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte headframes, listed, as follows, from left to right: the Gagnon, Mt. Con, Original, Diamond, and the Stewart Mines.
    • Centerville Mine District

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of Centerville with the West Grey Rock Mine on the left and the Mountain Con Mine on the right.
    • Corktown

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of Corktown with the Original Mine on the left and the Stewart Mine on right.
    • Corktown

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of Corktown with the Stewart Mine on the left and the Mountain Con Mine to the left of the Stewart.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of East Butte and headframes. Headframes and structures are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Torrid Mine, Pittsmont Mine #3 shaft, Tropic Mine , and a boarding House.
    • Parrot Mine Shop Electricians

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of electricians at the Parrot Mine shop, owned by the Anaconda Copper Mining Company. Individuals are listed, as follows, from left to right: First row: Dolly Baker, W.E. Hoskins, Sylvester Sullivan, Emmett Kyser, Jim Leary, Al Carey, &...
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image of fourth of four in a panoramic series. Structures that can be seen are the Montana Ore Purchasing Company Smelter on the left and the Pittsmont Mine #3 shaft on the right.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Iron Workers & Ropemen

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of iron workers and ropemen for the Anaconda Company working on the Leonard Mine headframe. The men standing have been identified, as follows, from left to right: foreman Matt Korsund, Clarence Morris, Tom Arthur, Al Plate, Leslie Williams,...
    • Butte Hill & Mines

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of Meaderville and various Butte Mines listed, as follows, from left to right: the Rarus Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the Adams Mine, the High Ore Mine, the Tramway Mines, the Diamond Mine, the West Colusa Mine, the Speculator Mine, the...
    • Mine Bosses

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of mine bosses at an unidentified mine in Butte. The men are identified, as follows, from left to right: Jon Kane, S.W. Wynne, and James T. Norton.
    • Gagnon Mine

    • 1896
    • Mines
    • Image of piles of lumber in the Gagnon Mine yard with a view of miners' homes on the left side of the picture.
    • East Ridge Headframes

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of Rampart Mountain and the East Ridge. Headframes are listed as follows, from left to right: the Butte and London, Green Leaf, North Butte Extension, Main Range, Pittsmont #3, and the Pittsmont Smelter.
    • Rowe Road

    • 1919
    • Mines
    • Image of Rowe Road. Note the Butte Reduction Works in its background; this plant was later a Manganese Plant. On the left is Big Butte and the Milwaukee Railroad track.
    • Rowe Road

    • 1919
    • Mines
    • Image of Rowe Road. Note the Butte Reduction Works in its background; this plant was later a Manganese Plant. On the left is Big Butte and the Milwaukee Railroad track.
    • Anselmo Mine Shift Bosses

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of shift bosses at the Anselmo Mine. In the front row, second from the left, is Leo Spetter.
    • Alice and Moulton Mines

    • 1909
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice and Moulton Mines in Walkerville. Note the Belle of Butte Mine Mine to the left.
    • Alice Mine Crew

    • 1896
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice Mine crew. Mine superintendent T.W. Buzzo is second from the left in the second row. #4 is Billy Hull Butched, #5 is Golden Post Master John Banner Helman, and #6 is John Rich.
    • Alice Mine Office

    • 1901
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice Mine office with Mr. Buzzo seated on the left.
    • Alice Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice Mine, seen at the top center of the photograph. Also in image are the Belle of Butte Mine, at the top right, and also the Alice Mill being dismantled below. The Dream Theater can be seen in the lower left corner.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company Smelter. The men are identified, as follows, from left to right: Swan Larson, Sam Shorar, and Greg Petrini.
    • 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...
    • Mining Method Illustration

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company's illustration of three types of mining. The center illustrates the pick and shovel, and the blast method; to its left block caving is demonstrated; and to its right is the open pit method.
    • Anaconda Hill

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Group of Mines on the east side of Butte. Headframes are listed as follows, from left to right: the Diamond Mine, the Neversweat Mine, the Anaconda Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the South Shaft Mine, the St. Lawrence Mine, the...
    • Anaconda and Neversweat Mines

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda, left, and Neversweat, right, Mines. Note the small mine in the foreground is the L.E.R. Mine. All located in the Dublin Gulch district.
    • Belmont Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine following the completion of the steel headframe in 1927. The surrounding headframes are listed as follows, from left to right: the St. Lawrence Mine, the Mountain View Mine, the Rarus Mine, and the Pennsylvania Mine.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft Shaft

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock #1 shaft with the Butte Boiler Shop on the left and the Machine Shop on the far right.
    • Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte & Superior Black Rock Mine #1 Shaft, repair shop, crusher and boiler room. Note the Niagara mine on the lower left.
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

    • 1934
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hill and headframes. The High Ore Mine is in the center, the Diamond Mine is to the left, the Speculator and Granite Mountain Mines are to the right and the Central Heating and Missouri River Substation can be seen under the...
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hill from the Pittsmont Mine slag dump, located in East Butte. Headframes and structures are listed, as follows, from left to right: Northern Pacific Railroad Roundhouse, Neversweat Mine, Berkeley Mine, Rarus Mine, High Ore Mine...
    • Butte Mines

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

    •  
    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Clark Smelter & Stack

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Clark Smelter, also known as Butte Reduction Works, which was located on south Montana Street where Silver Bow Creek crosses. Note Timber Butte to its left.
    • Clark Smelter & Stack

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the Clark Smelter, also known as Butte Reduction Works, which was located on south Montana Street where Silver Bow Creek crosses. Note Timber Butte to its left.
    • Colorado Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Colorado Mine air shaft. Note the Neversweat mine to its left.
    • Leonard Mine Copper Tanks

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the copper tanks at the Leonard Mine. Note the horse barn to its left.
    • Leonard Mine Copper Tanks

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the copper tanks at the Leonard Mine. Note the horse barn to its left.
    • Speculator Mine Day Shift

    • 1906
    • Mines
    • Image of the day shift ready to go underground at the Speculator Mine. The individual second from the left in the second row is Dick 'Dickie' Bird.
    • East Colusa Mine & Leonard Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • East Ridge Headframes

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the East Side of Meaderville. Structures are listed as follows, from left to right: the B&M Hospital, Six o'clock, and the Butte & London and Green Leaf Mines. In the foreground is the North Butte Extension.
    • Emma Mine Crew

    • 1942
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine's #2 day shift crew in July 1942, during WWII. Identification is as follows, left to right: last man is Bill Booth, in the second row #1 is Neal Duddy, and in the third row #11 is Pete Verona.
    • Pennsylvania Mine Foreman House

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    • Mines
    • Image of the foreman's house of the Pennsylvania Mine, located at 1022 East Park Street. Note the Pennsylvania Mine dump to the fat left.
    • Gagnon and Original Mines

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the Gagnon Mine on the left and the Original Mine on the right, both with wooden headframes. Both were located on North Main Street in uptown Butte.
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain air shaft while building a new railroad spur and road into the upper yard at the Mt. Con. The Diamond Mine can be seen on the left and the Central Heating Plant's smoke stacks and the High Ore Mine are on the right.
    • Green Mountain Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Mine on the left and East Gray Rock, Wake-Up-Jim and the Diamond on the right.
    • Green Mountain Mines

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Mines, listed, as follows, from left to right: the Green Mountain Mine, the East Gray Rock, and the Wake-Up-Jim.
    • High Ore Mine First Aid Crew

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine First Aid Crew. The men are identified, as follows, from left to right: First row: Joe Canavan, George Bullock, Norman Rae, & Gene Larson; Second Row: George Orlich, John Dumezich, Julio Petroni, John Will, Matt Powers, &...
    • Butte Hill Mines

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, Speculator Mine, Elm Orlu Mine, and the Badger State Mine to the far left.
    • Kelley and Neversweat Mines

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley and the Neversweat Mines on the right, with Cork Town and Dublin Gulch areas on the left.
    • Kelley Mine

    • 1949
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine when its headframe was first being set up. The home on the left belonged to a family named Kelley, however they were not associated with the mine.
    • Kelley Mine Construction

    • 1951
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine while under construction on the Butte hill. Surrounding headframes are listed as follows, from left to right: Mt. Con and Green Mountain.
    • Kelley Mine Wooden Headframe

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine with its wooden headframe, which was used while the shaft was being sunk. It was later replaced by a steel headframe from another mine. To the left is the Anacona Mine and to the right is Neversweat Mine.
    • Kelley Mine Shaft Collar Set

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's shaft collar set, showing installing and dedicating the collar set of the start of the new shaft. William Peltoma is in the left front. Glover and Art Bigley are behind him. In the back center is Andy Sims, Bob O'Toole...
    • Leonard Mine First Aid Contest

    • 1936
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine co-winners of the 1936 First Aid contest. The men are identified, as follows, from left to right: Back row: Phil Trythall, Capt. Ed Bonner, Safety Engineer Cecil Rodda, Homer Hagens, and Foreman Ray Levra; Sitting: John...
    • Leonard Mine Lamp House

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine lamp house. Leo Maney, the shift boss, is seated on the far left side.
    • Leonard Mine Ore Bins & B.A. & P. Railroad

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine. Men are loading copper ore from the mine's ore bins into B.A. & P. railroad ore cars with the Great Northern Railroad switch engine. The men in the photo have been identified, as follows, from left to right: John Wedin,...
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine in Walkerville with the mill being torn down on the left.
    • Parrot Mine Machine Shop Supervisors

    • 1943
    • Mines
    • Image of the machine shop supervisors at the Parrot Mine. The individual on the left is Mr. Jaccard and on the right is George Nevin. Dated in May 1943.
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Board of Directors Meeting

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image of the Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company in 1957. Individuals are listed, as follows, from left to right: Front row: Roy H., Chairman of the Board of Director, J. Luther Cleveland, Director and Chairman...
    • Mountain Con Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Con Shaft, taken at 5390 feet deep, the deepest of all Butte Mines. The individual on the left is Larry Lammi and to his right is Morris Hanninen.
    • Mountain View Mine Carpenter Shop Crew

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine carpenter shop crew. Individual in first row to the far left is Harry Griffin and Richard Wyatt is the tall individual to the far left standing.
    • Mountain View Mine First Aid Crew

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine first aid crew. Individual to the far left has been identified as Scott Lyle.
    • Mountain View Mine First Aid Crew

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain View Mine first aid crew. Individual to the far left has been identified as Scott Lyle.

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