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    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Mine at the 1000-foot level. Dated November 19, 1920.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1943
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Anselmo Mine of a miner slushing above the 3200-foot level.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Badger State Mine with a motor on the 2400-foot level. Dated on February 14, 1921.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Badger State Mine. The men are drifting on the 3000-foot level.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Badger State Mine of a motor on the 2800-foot level. Dated on March 18, 1920.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of a battery motor at the 2400-foot level underground in the Badger State Mine. Dated on January 21, 1921.
    • Badger State Mine

    • 1921
    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners at the 2600-foot level of the Badger State Mine. Dated on January 21, 1921.
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mines showing the electrical cables just off of the 2800-foot level stattion. Dated on November 3, 1920.
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mines 2600-foot level underground station showing electrical connections. Dated on November 3, 1920.
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Bell and Diamond Mines on the 1500-foot level. Dated on November 1, 1920.
    • Belmont Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the 2800-foot level of the Belmont Mine. Dated on November 13, 1920.
    • Berkeley Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Berkeley Mine, which shows a mine car filled with wooden wedges on the 1500-foot level. Dated on December 8, 1920.
    • Berkeley Mine Ventilation Doors

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Berkeley Mine at the 1500-foot level underground showing ventilation doors. Dated on December 8, 1920.
    • Berlin Vein Work Records

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The North Butte Mining Company's records showing the work done on the 2600 level of the Berlin Vein.
    • Black Rock Mine Incline Car

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of an incline car at Butte and Superior Black Rock Mine. The car was always level when stopped at various landings; it transported supplies to the mill and concentrator. It also carried supplies from the timber yard and shops at the #1 shaft...
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine's 1600-foot level drift, which was no example for a 'safe' working place.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The Elm Orlu Mine on the 1200-foot level at the #10 Pyle Raise showing icicle-like formations in the mine.
    • Emma Mine Stope

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of a stope at the 600 level of the Emma Mine. Dated on March 12, 1920.
    • 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.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of miners at a 2875-foot level cross-cut in the Granite Mountain Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Granite Mountain Mine 3200-Foot Level Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The 3200-foot level station of the Granite Mountain Mine shaft showing two hoisting compartments. The one on the right is the chippy hoist, used to transport men up and down the mine. The mine was owned by the North Butte Mining Company.
    • High Ore Mine Adit

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    • Mines
    • Image taken while driving an adit from the 300-foot level of the High Ore Mine to start the copper tanks on the east side of the hill.
    • High Ore Mine Hoist

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine hoist, which pulled flat cable from the 3000-foot level. The hoist engineer is identified as Chester Carter.
    • High Ore Mine Pump Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine electric pump station, located on the 1200-foot level underground. Dated February 21, 1920.
    • High Ore Mine Pump Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pump station, located on the 1200-foot level underground.
    • High Ore Mine Pump Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pump station, located on the 1200-foot level underground. Dated February 21, 1920.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps, located on the 3900-foot level. The pumps were made of bronze and carried the copper water from the underground mines to the surface.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps on either the 2200-foot level or the 2800-foot level.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps, located on the 3800-foot level station underground.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps, which were located on the 1200, 2200, 2800, and 3800-foot level stations of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps, which were located on the 3800, 2800, 2200 and 1200-foot level stations.
    • High Ore Mine Pumps

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps at the 1200-foot level.
    • Kelley Mine 1300 Level Station

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine just above the #3 shaft at the 1300 level station. The shaft and station are entirely concreted. Dated September 15, 1955.
    • Kelley Mine Grizzly Drift

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • Image of a miner blocking ore through grizzlys in a grizzly drift at the 800-foot level.
    • Kelley Mine Hoist #1

    • 1958
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine's hoist #1, which went to the 4800 level of the mine. This hoist was manufactured by Allis Chalmers.
    • Kelley Mine Pump Station

    • 1968
    • Mines
    • Kelly Mine pump station on the 3900 foot level, which pumped all of the water for Butte underground mines.
    • Kelley Mine Tramp Iron Magnet

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the tramp iron magnet at the discharge of the conveyor belt from the underground bin into the skip pocket on the 700 foot level of the Kelley Mine.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1979
    • Mines
    • Image taken on the 3500-foot level of the Leonard Mine.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Leonard Mine while working at the 2000-foot level.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during an incident when the hoisting engineer Archie Fry forgot to reverse the hoisting engine; the engine's power, plus the weight of a loaded skip cage on the 3300-foot level, pulled the skip over the sheave wheel...
    • Leonard Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Leonard Mine at the 600-foot level station.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during an incident when the hoisting engineer Archie Fry forgot to reverse the hoisting engine; the engine's power, plus the weight of a loaded skip cage on the 3300-foot level, pulled the skip over the sheave wheel...
    • Leonard Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine at the 2200-foot level station. The miner is dumping a mine car of copper ore into a skip pocket.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a wet drift at the 3500-foot level in the Leonard Mine. Identified as Robert Brookins.
    • Leonard Mine Pump Station

    • 1912
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Leonard Mine pump station, located on the 1200-foot level.
    • Leonard Mine Pumps

    • 1953
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Leonard Mine at the 2800-foot level pumps.
    • Leonard Mine Pumps

    • 1913
    • Mines
    • Image of the electrical water pumps at the 2200-foot level of the Leonard Mine. Dated on July 5, 1913.
    • Leonard Mine Pumps

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of water pumps taken underground at the Leonard Mine #1 shaft on the 600-foot level.
    • Leonard Mine Shaft

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken in a Leonard Mine shaft looking up from the 800-foot level.
    • Leonard Mine Trolley Motor

    • 1978
    • Mines
    • Image taken on the 2000-foot level at the Leonard Mine, which connected to the Kelley Mine underground trolley system.
    • Leonard Mine Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Leonard Mine at the 2200-foot level of the ventilation fan with the fan bag. Dated on November 24, 1920.
    • Leonard Mine Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Leonard Mine on the 1200-foot level. Dated on November 23, 1920.
    • Leonard Mine Underground

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the 1400-foot level of the Leonard Mine. Note the ore cars dumping into skip pocket.
    • Leonard Mine Underground Hoist

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground at the Leonard Mine of the underground hoist, which was located on the 2000-foot level.
    • Lexington Mine Tunnel

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine tunnel that connects with the actual mine on the 350 level. Note the ore cars bear the Granby label.
    • 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...
    • Miners' Tools

    • 1919
    • Mines
    • The 2200 level of the Granite Mountain Mine, which belonged to North Butte Mining Company. Miners' tools are stored in a neat manner in this image.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of a blower on the 3400-foot level bringing fresh air to a crosscut underground in the Mountain Consolidated (Mt. Con) Mine.
    • Mountain Con Mine Hoist

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the underground hoist at the Mountain Con Mine on the 4000-foot level.
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine showing the chippy cage on the 1600-foot level station. Dated on December 2, 1920.
    • Mountain View Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Mountain View Mine showing the cage at the 600-foot level station underground. Dated on November 29, 1920.
    • Neversweat Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of switch boxes at the Neversweat Mine at the 800-foot level. Dated on September 22, 1920.
    • Original Mine

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

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

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine with two miners using candles to examine rock. The view is at the 800-foot level.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine with two miners using candles to examine rock. The view is at the 800-foot level.
    • Parrot Mine

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in the Parrot Mine at the 1000-foot level.
    • Rarus Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of a mule train at the 1100-foot level of the Rarus Mine. Mules were used in the Butte mines until the switch to electricity took place in 1937.
    • 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...

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