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    • Alice Mine Cages

    • 1890
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice Mine Cages in Walkerville. Superintendent Mr. Buzzo is leaning on the rail in the suit.
    • Belmont Mine Boiler Installation

    • 1927
    • Mines
    • Image taken at the Belmont Mine of the boilers' installation. Located on East Mercury Street in uptown Butte. Note also the Great Northern Rail Yard and the small mine in the middle, the Ortisco Mine. Dated on December 14, 1927.
    • Granite Mountain Loading Stick

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • An image of a loading stick for the guard rail at the 400 level station (also called the Chippy Shaft) in the Granite Mountain Mine.
    • Meaderville Slime Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville Slime Plant. Note the rail cars of tailings, which were washed out of cars with fire hoses and flushed into old mine stopes.
    • Meaderville Slime Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Meaderville Slime Plant. Note the rail cars of tailings, which were washed out of cars with fire hoses and flushed into old mine stopes.
    • Orphan Girl Mine Trolley Tracks

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine's trolley tracks, which were used for hauling waste to the dumps by rail. In later years, trucks were used. Note the fence and the double gates.
    • Pittsmont Mine Reopening

    • 1956
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine reopening. Note the bottom of the ore pocket, showing chains and rail used to hold back ore material and control loading. Dated May 2, 1956.

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