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  • All fields: powder
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    • 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.
    • Anselmo Mine Powder Truck

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine powder truck. This truck made a weekly delivery of dynamite to all the underground mines each Tuesday. The dynamite was stored in a warehouse.
    • Berkeley Pit & Bucyrus Erie 40-R Drill

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    • Mines
    • Image of a Bucyrus Erie 40-R Drill. The drill is used to set holes for blasting, which are then loaded with the blasting powder. Image taken in the Berkeley Pit.
    • 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...
    • Speculator Mine Powder Plant

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the Speculator Mine on the right during the building of the Powder Plant at the site of the old Speculator Mine's boiler room. The plant was used to house blasting supplies for the Berkeley Pit.
    • Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines Powder Magazine

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image in the Speculator-Granite Mountain Mines, which shows the need for safe practice of not putting unused blasting powder in the powder magazine when the blasting has been finished. Here it is shown left hanging in the powder sack.
    • Underground Blasting

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground mine placing dynamite in a stick of powder to prepare for blasting.
    • Underground Drilling

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner drilling holes for blasting powder with an old cranked drifter machine in an unidentified Butte mine.
    • Underground Powder Magazine

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    • Mines
    • Image of a powder magazine in an unidentified mine. Blasting normally occurred towards the end of a shift.
    • Underground Powder Magazine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground powder magazine and the mine shift boss in an unidentified Butte mine.
    • Underground Powder Room

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of a powder room in an unidentified Butte underground mine.
    • Underground, Loaded Drilling Holes & Fuses

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image taken of holes in an underground mine that have been drilled and loaded with powder. Note the fuses extending out of holes, which would then be ignited in the proper order.

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