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    • Belmont Mine Chippy Hoist

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image of the new Nordberg chippy hoist at the Belmont Mine, located on East Mercury Street. Note that the steel hoist cable has not yet been put on the drum. Dated on March 30, 1927.
    • 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...
    • High Ore Mine Yard and Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

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    • Mines
    • 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.
    • Lexington-Alice Tunnel, Rock Bolts and Landing

    • 1945
    • Mines
    • Image of the rock bolts and landing for pillar support at the intersection of the Lexington-Alice Tunnel, which led to the Missoula shaft. Rock bolts are put through the pillar with landing mats, plate, and nut on other side of the pillar.
    • Ryan Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Ryan Mine, located north of Walkerville, which belonged to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company. This mine was never put into operation.
    • Underground Fire Zone

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image of what was once a fire zone that has been put out by excess tailings.

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