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    • Anselmo Mine, Collar of Shaft

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Anselmo Mine of the collar of the shaft. Timber is shown being lowered into the mine. Note the carpenter shop at the right and the tipple for loading the railroad cars. This was the only mine on the Butte hill that used a tipple.
    • Orphan Girl Mine

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine headframe after it was moved from the Colorado Mine in 1925. Note that there are only 2 shiv wheels. Today, at the site at the World Museum of Mining, there are 3 shiv wheels, one for a chippy and in addition there is...
    • St. Lawrence Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the St. Lawrence Mine before dismantling. The valley was full of water vapor and clouds. Natural gas took over all of the city of Butte by 1938, with only a handful of people retaining their coal and wood stoves.
    • 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.

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