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  • All fields: ore
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    • Anaconda Hill

    • 1894
    • Mines
    • Image of Anaconda Hill in uptown Butte. The headframe are listed, as follows, from left to right: the High Ore Mine, the Parrot Mine, the Neversweat Mine, the Colusa-Parrot Mine, the Ramsdell-Parrot Mine, the Balona Mine, and the Bricker.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine prior to the installation of new ore bins.
    • Anselmo Mine

    • 1961
    • Mines
    • Image of a B.A. & P. ore train leaving the Anselmo Mine. Note the picketers, known as the Teamsters, at the entrance of the mine protesting the passage of the train into the mine yard.
    • Anselmo Mine

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    • Image of the Anselmo Mine. Note the ore cars underneath the shaft in the process of being filled with ore.
    • Anselmo Mine Cage Replacement

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    • Image of workers replacing a cage used to haul ore out of the mine with a cage used to transport miners at the Anselmo Mine.
    • Anselmo Mine Yard

    • 1961
    • Mines
    • Image of a B.A. & P. ore train leaving the Anselmo Mine. Note the picketers, known as the Teamsters, at the entrance of the mine protesting the passage of the train into the mine yard.
    • Balaklava Mine Flumes

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Balaklava Mine showing flumes, which were used to carry copper water from the High Ore adit to the new precipitating plant near Silver Bow Creek.
    • 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...
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mines with the Bell Mine ore bins.
    • Bell and Diamond Mines

    • 1916
    • Mines
    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mines and the Bell Mine ore bins.
    • Bell Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of the devastation at the High Ore Mine as a result of the explosion at the Bell Mine compressor.
    • Belle of Butte Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belle of Butte Mine ore bin and loaded ore wagon. Located in Walkerville.
    • Belmont Mine Ore Bins

    • 1929
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine ore bins, located on East Mercury Street. Dated on February 28, 1929.
    • Belmont Mine Ore Bins

    • 1929
    • Mines
    • Image of the Belmont Mine ore bins and the completed gin pole in the background. Dated on February 28, 1929.
    • Berkeley Pit

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Berkeley Pit, looking west. Note the High Ore, Granite Mountain, and Badger Mines in the background.
    • Berkeley Pit & High Ore Mine

    • 1957
    • Mines
    • Image taken in the Berkeley Pit while loading haul trucks. Note the High Ore Mine in the background.
    • Berkeley Pit Ore Bins

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of railroad cars loading at the Berkeley Pit ore bins.
    • Butte Hill & Headframes

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Moose Mine, the Badger State Mine, the Speculator Mine, and the Granite Mountain Mine. Image taken from the mine dump at the High Ore Mine.
    • 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 Hill and Headframes

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    • 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 Headframes

    • 1934
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hill and headframes. The High Ore Mine is in the center, the Diamond Mine is to the left, the Speculator and Granite Mountain Mines are to the right and the Central Heating and Missouri River Substation can be seen under the...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the hydrostatic tank of the Butte Hoist Compressor Plant for the Bell Mine, High Ore Mine and the Mountain View Mine.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard. The hoist was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the hydrostatic tank of the Butte Hoist Compressor Plant for the Bell Mine, High Ore Mine and the Mountain View Mine.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard. The hoist was comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which was located in the High Ore Mine yard.
    • Butte Mines

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Butte mines listed, as follows, from left to right: Mt. Con, Diamond, Stewart, Kelley, High Ore, Original, and the Mountain View.
    • Butte's East Side

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    • Mines
    • Image of Butte's east side. The Leonard Mine and Meaderville district are on the right. Headframes also shown are the the Mountain View Mine, High Ore Mine, Speculator Mine, Granite Mountain Mine and the Badger Mines.
    • Dismantling a Trestle in Walkerville

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image of the trestle between the Magna Carta and the Alice Mines being dismantled. Clark's Fraction Mine is in the background. The miners trammed ore from the Magna Carta Mine to the Alice Mill by pushing ore cars by hand.
    • East Colusa Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the East Colusa Mine, located in Meaderville. Note the ore train in the foreground.
    • East Ridge Mine Tunnel

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    • Mines
    • Image of a mine tunnel with sacks of ore samples ready to be assayed. Identified as the East Ridge Mine.
    • Elm Orlu Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • This image of the Elm Orlu Mine (a W.A. Clark property) in Walkerville, shows a bulkhead, which were put in place to close off areas underground that had been mined out. The heavy timbers shown here indicate that this bulkhead is also a cribbing...
    • Emma Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • An image of the Emma Mine with the ore bins.
    • Emma Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine, primarily a manganese ore mine.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, center, and the Badger Ore Bins to the right.
    • Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1935
    • Mines
    • An image of the Granite Mountain Mine, Badger State, Elm Orlu, and Pilot Butte Ore Bins.
    • 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...
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • Image of the Green Mountain air shaft and the building of a new railroad spur and road to the upper yard at the Mt. Con, Mountain Consolidated. Note the Central Heating Plant smoke stacks and the High Ore Mine.
    • 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.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • MInes
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • High Ore Compressor

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of two compressors at the High Ore Mine, a faction of the Butte hoist.
    • 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.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Postcard image of the High Ore Mine and the Speculator Mine in its background.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine. Dated on March 14, 1920.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine looking northeast. Dated on March 13, 1920.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, as seen from the Montana Power Company's substation.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine pumps that carried copper water to the surface from the various levels of the mine. Copper water from all the mines drained into these pumps and was then pumped to the outside holding tank. The pumps ran 24 hours a day...
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine headframe, which was to be dismantled in preparation of the Berkeley Pit expansion.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the dump at the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine awaiting its dismantling to make way for the open pit.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • 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 Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore, the Diamond, and the Corra Mines. Note the rope house behind the High Ore engine room.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine just before its dismantle.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, which was used as a pump shaft until the 1960s and then moved to the Kelley Mine shaft.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine, which was used as a pump shaft until the 1960s and then moved to the Kelley Mine shaft.
    • High Ore Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine. Note the Mountain View Mine hoist house and various other buildings on its right.
    • High Ore Mine & Berkeley Pit

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Central Heating Plant and the Montana Power Substation on the edge of the expanding Berkeley Pit open pit mine. The plant and substation would be torn down for this expansion.
    • High Ore Mine & the Missouri River Substation

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Missouri River Substation, located in the High Ore Mineyard. This substation supplied power to all of the Butte mines and the B.A. & P. Railroads.
    • 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 and Flume

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of a flume carrying copper water from the High Ore Mine to the new precipitation plant. The flume came down over the Balaklava Mine dump and passed under the Great Northern Railroad Trestle in North Meaderville.
    • High Ore Mine and Hoist Cable

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    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine and hoist cable. The ropeman has been identified as Leo Mock; he is shown rewinding the flat cable on the hoisting engine.
    • High Ore Mine Cables

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    • Mines
    • Image taken in the High Ore Mine. Note the lead covered electric cables.

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