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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.
    • 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)
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Stewart and Original Mines

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken looking south from the Mountain Con Mine. The mines are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Stewart Mine and the Original Mine.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Butte Hill and Headframes

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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken of Walkerville with the Lexington Mine on the left.
    • 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.
    • Bell and Diamond Mine Crew

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image taken of a Bell and Diamond Mine Crew made up of mostly craftsmen and laborers. The timber yard and carpenter shop for the Diamond Mine was in the Bell Mine yard. Timber was trucked through a tunnel under the ore bins to the Diamond mine...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Original Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine showing the copper tanks and the Gagnon gallows frame to the left.
    • 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.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine in Walkerville with the mill being torn down on the left.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Speculator Mine Engine Room

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

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Pennsylvania Mine, located on East Broadway Street. Note the Belmont Mine to the far left.
    • Pennsylvania Mine Foreman House

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    • 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.
    • Separator Inspection in  Kelley Mine

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Individuals are listed, as follows, from left to right: E.I. Renouard, Jr., Manager of Mines; A. C. Bigley, General Manager; Chester H. Steele, Vice President in Charge of Western Operations, Inspecting Manager (?). The men are shown inspecting the...
    • Butte Mines

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of various Butte mines. Headframes are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Original Mine, Highore, Nipper #1 and #2, Mountain View, Anaconda, Neversweat and the Parrot. Note the copper tanks in front of Orignal 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...
    • 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.
    • Loading Ore in  Kelley Mine

    • 1952
    • Mines
    • The individuals in the photo are listed, as follows, from left to right: E. I. Renouard, Jr., Manager of Mines, Butte. A. C. Bigley, General Manager, Western Mining Opeerations, C. H. Steele, Vice President in Charge of Western Operations. The men...
    • Original Mine Garage

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Original Mine with the Mt. Con to its left and Kelly to its right.
    • 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....
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

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