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    • Cage Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of unidentified miners demonstrating the result of possible injury when men are pushing and crowding while getting on the cages.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine. Men are unidentified.
    • Anselmo Mine Workers

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    • Mines
    • Image of Anselmo Mine workers tarring a hoist cable. The men have been identified as Mike Baker and Charles Backholm.
    • Leonard Mine Yard

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine yard while men are underloading cylinders for a new hoist.
    • Shaft Sinking Crew

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    • Mines
    • Image of a shaft-sinking crew of five men sinking a bucket with an empty mine car.
    • Improper Motor Driving

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    • Mines
    • Image of a motorman demonstrating improper driving methods. The men were supposed to keep both feet inside of the motor to avoid crushing a leg.
    • Leonard Mine Strike

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    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine during one of many labor disputes. Notice the sheets hung across the back of the fence to hide the scabs, men who crossed the picket line to work during a labor dispute/strike.
    • Mill Men

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    • Mines
    • Image of a group of men working in an unidentified mill.
    • 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,...
    • Underground Miners

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    • Mines
    • Image of two men working underground in an unidentified mine.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine. Men are unidentified.
    • Mine Cage

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    • Mines
    • Image of a cage which was used to carry men up and down the mine.
    • Steam Hoist

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    • Mines
    • Image of a steam hoist and two unidentified men operating the machine.
    • Leonard Mine Carpenter Shop

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    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the Leonard Mine carpenter shop basement. Men in the back of the image are unidentified.
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine yard. Men are unidentified.
    • A.C.M. Ropemen

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    • Mines
    • Image of ropemen, identified as Mike Baker and Charles Backholm, tarring the cable for the hoist at the Anselmo Mine. These men had the job of inspecting all of the hoist cable for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company.
    • East Colusa Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image taken of men loading mine timber into a cage at the East Colusa Mine.
    • 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...
    • Leonard Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Leonard Mine yard. Men are unidentified.
    • Alice Mine

    • 1884
    • Mines
    • Image of a shift of men from the Alice Mine, located north of Butte in Walkerville.
    • Shorty Lode

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of the Shorty Lode Claim and four unidentified men standing on the railraod track with a child. The claim was located on the East Ridge.
    • Anaconda Mine

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Anaconda Mine with two unidentified men, thought to be company officials.
    • Diamond Mine Cage

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Diamond Mine of men waiting to be taken down the shaft.
    • Green Mountain Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain Mine, located in the Centerville district of Butte. The men are installing three new boilers at the mine site.
    • Green Mountain Mine

    • 1898
    • Mines
    • Image of men at the Green Mountain Mine in Centerville, located at the east end of Center Street. This was one of the largest mines at the turn of the century. Note, that the wooden headframes at this time were primarily covered.
    • Mine Compressor

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of men working at a compressor in an unidentified Butte Mine; possibly the Rainbow Mine in Walkerville.
    • Leonard Mine Crew

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine shaft #1. The men are waiting to go on shift; note their lunch buckets and candles.
    • Mountain Con Mine Four Deck Cage

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mountain Consolidated Mine (Mountain Con) with men and ore cars occupying all four decks of the cage.
    • Mine Compressor

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of men working at a compressor in an unidentified Butte Mine; possibly the Rainbow Mine in Walkerville.
    • 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

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of men at the Gagnon Mine.
    • 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....
    • Steam Engine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of men operating a steam engine in an unidentified Butte Mine.
    • Gagnon Mine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of men at the Gagnon Mine.
    • Steam Engine

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of men operating a steam engine in an unidentified Butte Mine.
    • Mountain Con Mine

    • 1913
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Mountain Con Mine (Mountain Consolidated). Men are unidentified.
    • Mountain View Mine Crew

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of a mine crew at the Mountain View Mine. Names of men are unknown. Dated on February 17, 1914.
    • 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...
    • Granite Mountain Mine Underground

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Mucking was one of the major jobs of an underground miner in Butte. These two men are loading ore into a mine car with their shovels. The ore was then loaded into a skip and taken to the surface by a hoist and eventually taken to the smelter in...
    • Original Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of men drilling underground at the Original Mine.
    • Original Mine Refrigeration Plant

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of what appears to be refrigeration plant of what is probably the Original Mine. One of the men has been identified as Lester Madlena.
    • Granite Mountain Mine Steel Crates

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Top men loading steel crates on the mine cage for the drillers underground at the Granite Mountain Mine. Steel was loaded in tight bundles so as to avoid falling open and ripping apart the guides on its way down the shaft.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Copper Precipitates

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of men sweeping the copper off of the Iron with large brooms. Copper sulphate would precipitate on the Iron and the brooms swept it into the troughs.
    • Copper Precipitates

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of men sweeping the copper off of the Iron with large brooms. Copper sulphate would precipitate on the Iron and the brooms swept it into the troughs.
    • Copper Precipitates

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of men sweeping the copper off of the Iron with large brooms. Copper sulphate would precipitate on the Iron and the brooms swept it into the troughs.
    • Leonard Mine Precipitation Plant

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine precipitation plant. The men are sweeping copper away from the iron; the copper water eats away the iron and leaves copper deposits behind.
    • 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.
    • Butte Mines Warehouse

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of men unloading dynamite at the Butte Mines Warehouse, near the Anaconda Mine. The dynamite was delivered quickly to the separate mines, which was sent down the mine immediately upon arrival.
    • A.C.M. Warehouse and the Anaconda Mine

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of men unloading boxes of dynamite at the Anaconda Copper Mining Company warehouse in the Anaconda Mine yard. Powder for all Butte's underground mines was distributed from here.
    • 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...
    • Underground Miners Working

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of miners working in an unidentified mine. Note that the men are wearing hard hats, which were required after 1935.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the High Ore Mine. The men are replacing cribbing to hold back the dump from spilling onto the B.A. & P. Railroad tracks.
    • High Ore Copper Tank Flume

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore copper tank flume. The men are sweeping the deposit of copper precipitation off of the scrap iron. Following the muck, the precipitates were sent to the smelter in Anaconda.
    • Badger State Mine

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

    • 1942
    • Mines
    • Image of miners in the Emma Mine. The following men have been identified: on the bottom row, #1 Smiles Norris and #10 Gilbert Nessler; on the third row, #1 Jerry Flynn and #2 Taxi Banfield.
    • Anselmo Mine Crew

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • Image of a group of samplers and measure men at the Anselmo Mine.
    • Badger State Mine Crew

    • 1946
    • Mines
    • Image of a crew at the Badger State Mine. The group of men were awarded for a good safety record.
    • Mountain View Mine Crew

    • 1947
    • Mines
    • Image of a crew at the Mountain View Mine Yard. Names of men are unknown.
    • 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...
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine while men wait to go on shift underground.
    • Miners at  Stewart Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of men at the Stewart Mine and a shift of men waiting to be lowered.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Leonard Mine while men wait to go on shift underground.
    • Kelley Mine Haul Drift

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a haul drift at the Kelley Mine. The men are installing trolley wire.
    • Kelley Mine Haul Drift

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a haul Drift at the Kelley Mine. The men are installing trolley wire.
    • Kelley Mine Haul Drift

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a haul drift at Kelley Mine. The men are Installing trolley wire.
    • Leonard Mine Ore Bins

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Leonard Mine in Meaderville. Men are loading copper ore into the ore cars with the Great Northern Railroad switch engine.
    • Kelley Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of men completing concrete work in the #2 Kelley Shaft.
    • Kelley Mine #2 Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of men completing concrete work in the #2 Kelley Shaft.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (6 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (2 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (5 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (1 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (4 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1955
    • Mines
    • (3 of 6) A group of 6 pictures showing the tearing down of the Elm Orlu Mine's headframe. The men are not identified.
    • 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,...
    • Bell Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of men working to clean up the pipeline and other destruction resulting from the explosion of the compressor at the Bell Mine.
    • Bell Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of men working to clean up the pipeline and other destruction resulting from the explosion of the compressor at the Bell Mine.
    • 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, &...

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