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    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

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    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, which was located in Dublin Gulch just below the Diamond Mine. A railroad car of Portland cement is being unloaded.
    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

    • 1960
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    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant . The company mixed the cement for all of the mines here, located just below the Diamond Mine dump. Portland Cement stored in these towers.
    • A.C.M. Cement Plant

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    • The Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, which was located in Dublin Gulch just below the Diamond Mine. A railroad car of Portland cement is being unloaded.
    • A.C.M. Precipitation Plant

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    • Image taken from Meaderville, looking south, of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company precipitation plant.
    • A.C.M. Precipitation Plant

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    • Image taken from Meaderville, looking south, of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company precipitation plant.
    • A.C.M. Warehouse at  Anaconda Mine

    • 1940
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    • 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...
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Cement Plant

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, located below the Diamond Mine. All cement needed for the underground mines was mixed here and then delivered to the mines.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Cement Plant

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company cement plant, located below the Diamond Mine. All cement needed for the underground mines was mixed here and then delivered to the mines.
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company Plant

    • 1926
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    • Image of the synchronous converters for electrolitic zinc reduction at the Anaconda Copper Mining Company plant in Great Falls. Dated on December 20, 1926.
    • 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 Mines

    • 1921
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    • Image of the Bell and Diamond Mine air compressor plant. Dated on March 9, 1921.
    • Butte Compressor Plant

    • 1910
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    • Image of the air receiving tanks at the Butte Compressor Plant.
    • Butte Compressor Plant

    • 1910
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    • Image of the air receiving tanks at the Butte Compressor Plant.
    • Butte Hill & Mines

    • 1950
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    • Image of Walkerville and various Butte Mines listed, as follows, from left to right: the Leonard Mine, the East Colusa Mine, the Tramway Mines, and the precipitation plant in the foreground.
    • Butte Hill and Mines

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    • 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 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
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    • 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 comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which held eight direct-driven Nordberg compressors that compressed air up to 95 lbs. and delivered it to all the mines on the Butte hill.
    • 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 comprised of eight Nordberg compressors.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which held eight direct-driven Nordberg compressors that compressed air up to 95 lbs. and delivered it to all the mines on the Butte hill.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

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

    • 1915
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    • 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...
    • Butte Reduction Works

    • 1940
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    • Image of Butte Reduction Works, which was a manganese plant. A large amount of the scrap iron from the plant was used in WW II.
    • Butte Reduction Works

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of Butte Reduction Works, which was a manganese plant. A large amount of the scrap iron from the plant was used in WW II.
    • Central Timber Yard

    • 1952
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    • Image of the timber treating plant at the central timber yard.
    • Copper Precipitation Plant

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the copper precipitation plant just below the Original Mine on the west side of North Main Street in uptown Butte.
    • Copper Precipitation Plant

    • 1920
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    • Image of the copper precipitation plant just below the Original Mine on the west side of North Main Street in uptown Butte.
    • Dupont Powder Plant

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    • 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...
    • Flume & Copper Water

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    • Image of a flume which carried copper water through the railroad and cut to the Balaklava Mine and the precipitation plant.
    • Flume & Copper Water

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    • Image of a flume which carried copper water through the railroad and cut to the Balaklava Mine and the precipitation plant.
    • Great Falls Smelter

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    • Image of a zinc plant, located at the Great Falls Smelter.
    • Green Mountain Air Shaft

    • 1945
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    • 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 Mine & Berkeley Pit

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    • 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 and Flume

    • 1960
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    • 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 Compressor Plant

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    • Image taken of tourists in the High Ore Mine compressor plant. The plant held eight Nordberg compressors.
    • High Ore Mine Hoist Compressor

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    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant near the High Ore Mine on the Butte Hill. The mine was property of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company
    • High Ore Mine Precipitation Plant

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    • Image of the High Ore Mine's precipitation tanks. Here workers are sweeping up copper residue for its ore value. Some of the copper collected here was 100% pure copper.
    • High Ore Mine Tunnel

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    • Image taken in the High Ore Mine of the tunnel from the Butte Hoist Compressor Plant to the High Ore Mine shaft.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • High Ore Mine Yard

    • 1938
    • Mines
    • Image of the north High Ore Mine's yard and scrap iron pile at the Bell compressor plant, which was North Butte Mining Company's manager's residence. Note the B. A. & P Railroad's Gondola car waiting to be loaded.
    • High Ore Mine Yard & Central Heating Plant

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    • Image of the Central Heating plant, located in the High Ore Mine yard. The plant provided all of the steam to heat the mines, as well as the Hennessy Building, which that housed all the Company's offices.
    • High Ore Mine Yard and Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

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    • Image of the Butte hoist compressor plant during its dismantling to make way for the new open put. It was located in the High Ore Mine yard. This plant furnished compressed air for all of the underground mines.
    • Kelley Mine Heater Cars

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of heater cars at the Kelley Mine, which were used until the new heating plant was built.
    • Leonard Mine Copper Tanks

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    • Image of the Leonard Mine headframe and the copper tanks of the precipitation plant.
    • 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.
    • Leonard Mine Precipitation Plant

    • 1929
    • Mines
    • Image taken during the construction of the Leonard Mine precipitation plant. Dated on August 9, 1929.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1900
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    • Installing a new plant at the Lexington Mine. Note the Magna Carta Mine and the Valdemer Mine in the background.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1909
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    • Image of the Lexington Mine located at the top of North Main Street in Walkerville. Image was taken during a period of construction when F. Augustus Heinze was building a new plant.
    • Lexington Mine

    • 1948
    • Mines
    • Image of the east section of Walkerville from at the top of Tobaggon Avenue. The Lexington Mine is on the right, while during the installation of a new line for the Mine's slime plant.
    • Lexington Mine Slag Plant

    • 1940
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    • Image of the Lexington Mine Slag Plant near the old Magna Carta Mine in Walkerville.
    • Lexington Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
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    • Image of the Lexington Mine's slime plant or sand-filling plant in Walkerville. The 'car shaker' shakes the tailings out of the railroad car.
    • Lexington Mine Slime Plant

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine's slime plant near the Magna Carta Mine in Walkerville.
    • Lexington Mine Slime Plant

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Lexington Mine's slime plant, showing wrecked cars due to lack of caution. The cars should have been 'blocked' near the Magnolia Mine.
    • Meaderville Slime Plant

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    • Image of the Meaderville slime plant showing tailings (waste) being hauled back in railroad cars from the smelter in Anaconda.

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