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    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
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    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine. Image is second of four in a panoramic series showing the Pittsmont Mine, located on the the left. Note the Silver Bow Mine and the Butte and Boston Smelter on the right.
    • Butte Hill

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Panorama image of the Butte Hill. The Anaconda Mine is the small mine in the left corner, the Grant Extension Mine and the St. Lawrence Mine are in the middle, and the Saul Mine is on the right. (2 of 3)
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Kelley Mine

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Individuals are listed, as follows, from left to right: Dr J. R. VanPelt, Judge Harold A. Medina,Martin Hannifan , Manager, Butte Mines-Kelley Mine, Mrs Medina, and F. A. Luforth. Dated December 21, 1953.
    • 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.
    • Butte Hill

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Panorama image of the Butte Hill. The Harris Mine is on the bottom left. The Butte Reduction Works and the Colorado Smelter are in the background making smoke. (3 of 3)
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • West Colusa & Speculator Mines

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image of the West Colusa Mine, right, and Speculator Mine, left. Note the block caving coming through to the surface. Modoc Mine waste dump is in background. Dated on October 9, 1953.
    • High Ore Mine Pumpmen

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    • Mines
    • Image taken at the High Ore Mine with pumpmen, which were a father and son team comprised of Jerry Mullaney, with his son Jim on his left and his son Tom on his right.
    • Corktown

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

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the building of the Kelley Mine headframe and its engine room. Note the sinking headframe is already in place. Surrounding headframes listed from left to right, as follows: High Ore Mine, Mountain View Mine, Anaconda Mine, and...
    • 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...
    • West Colusa Mine Crew

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of a West Colusa Mine crew. Mountain View ore bins can be seen on the left.
    • Bell and Diamond Mine Office

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Bell and Diamond Mine office. The men have been identified as follows, from left to right: Second from the left is M. Burke, third is Tom Walker, and fifth is Hague.
    • Corktown

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

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pilot Butte Mine, Elm Orlu Mine dump to its left, and the Black Rock Mine in its background.
    • 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.
    • Lexington Mine Waste Dump

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the view looking southeast toward Butte from the Lexington Mine's waste dump on North Main Street in Walkerville. Note the St. Lawrence Church on the left and the Mt Con Mine in the upper left.
    • Walkerville and  Alice Mine and Mill

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken in Walkerville, located north of Butte. Structures are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Moulton Mill, Alice Mill, and the Alice Mine with two boiler stacks from the Belle of Butte Mine ore bin on the right side of the...
    • Mountain View Mine Yard

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken of miners in the Mountain View Mine Yard. Scott Lyle is on the far left and the individual second from the left is Ted Cavanaugh.
    • 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...
    • Walkerville and  Alice Mine

    • 1880
    • Mines
    • View of the city of Walkerville, which was first referred to as 'Rainbow' around the 1880s. Note the Alice Mine and Mill looking North and the Moulton Mine and Mill on its left.
    • Mine Layout in Uptown Butte

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • The headframes are labeled as follows, from left to right: the Tuolumne, Speculator, Diamond, Ticon, and the Jessie Mines.
    • 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,...
    • Walkerville Mines

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image of Walkerville taken from the top of Tobaggon street. Headframes are listed, as follows, from left to right: Moulton Mine, Alice Mine, and the Belle of Butte Mine.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Speculator Mine Night Shift

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the night shift waiting to go underground at the Speculator Mine. Dick Bird is second from the left in the second row from the front.
    • 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.
    • Colorado Mine

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

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine showing the copper tanks and the Gagnon gallows frame to the left.
    • Underground, Looking up a Raise

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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, &...
    • Leonard Mine Copper Tanks

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    • Mines
    • Image of the copper tanks at the Leonard Mine. Note the horse barn to its left.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Iron Workers & Ropemen

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    • 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,...
    • 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.
    • Clark Smelter & Stack

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    • 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.
    • Mining Method Illustration

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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Pittsmont Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken of East Butte and the Pittsmont #3 shaft. Mines are listed as follows, from left to right: the Torrid Mine, Pittsmont #3, and the Tropic Mine.
    • St. Lawrence Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence slime plant, which was designed to empty four railroad cars of tailings from Anaconda to be mixed with the proper amount of water and pumped down Butte mines to fill old workings in preparation of the new mining methods of...
    • Butte Hill and Mines

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Original Mine

    • 1905
    • Mines
    • Image of the steel headframe of the Original Mine on North Main Street. The Anaconda Road is on the right and the Stewart Mine is on the left. Also note the eight stacks just east of Main Street.
    • Centerville Mine District

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • The headframes in the image are listed from left to right, as follows: West Gray Rock Mine, Green Mountain Mine, East Gray Rock Mine, Wakeup-Jim Mine, and the Diamond Mine, all located in the Centerville neighborhood.
    • Neversweat and Anaconda Mine Ore Bins

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Neversweat and the Anaconda Mine ore bins after putting out a small fire. The engine and compressor rooms are to the right and the Kelley headframe is on the left.
    • Mountain View Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine Yard of two electricians. The individual to the left has been identified as Sid Hoar.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Speculator Mine Engine Room

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the Speculator engine room. The building to the left belonged to the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • 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.
    • Alice Mine Office

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

    • 1917
    • Mines
    • Image of the Speculator Mine with the Granite Mountain Mine to its left.
    • 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.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Neversweat Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the Neversweat Mine, located just above the Dublin Gulch district. The Anaconda mine is to the left of the seven stacks.
    • 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.
    • 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....
    • Mountain Con Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image taken at the bottom of Mountain Con shaft at 5390 feet. Individual second from the left is Larry Lammi, third from the left is Morris Hanninen, and fourth from the left is Calvin Gustufson.
    • Precipitation Plant & the Mastadons

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Men of  Kelley Mine

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Men of the Kelley Mine, listed left to right as follows: Front row: Unknown, Unknown, John Killoy, Will Rogers Jr, Martin Hannifan, and Unknown. Back row: Jim Hannifan and son Jim Hannifan.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Original Mine Garage and Cars

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Workers in front of the Original Mine's garage. Cars' model is the 1920 Pierce-Arrow touring car. The man on the left is the foreman Ed Holland.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Parnell Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Parnell Mine yard. Note the cement blocks stacked in the yard. These blocks were used to line the shaft and were left on hand as need for replacements arose.
    • 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.
    • Nipper Mine #1 & #2 Shafts

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Nipper Mine shafts #1 and #2. The #2 shaft was an incline shaft at a 78 degree incline. The Neversweat Mine can be seen in the background of the image and the Anaconda Mine is to the left. Note Dublin Gulch in the foreground.
    • 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.
    • St. Lawrence Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine's slime plant with two fire hoses to wash the tailings out of the four railroad cars. The slurry, or tailings, were then carried by a pipeline into the mine to fill the voids left by the extracted ore.
    • Pennsylvania Mine Crew and Bosses

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Pennsylvania Mine, includes foreman and other miners. Image was taken from a postcard. Front row, from left to right: Wm. H. Perry, Jack Anderson, Sam Sibley, & McQuay, the shift boss. The individual in the back row, to the far...

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