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  • All fields: silver
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    • Alice Mill

    • 1885
    • Mines
    • Image of the interior of the Alice Mill in Walkerville. The Alice Mine was known for being rich in silver. Note the ball mills.
    • Alice Mine

    • 1901
    • Mines
    • Silver bars at the Alice Mine in Walkerville.
    • Alice Open Pit Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Alice Mine and open pit silver and gold mine in Walkerville (north of Butte). Erosion of slope stability destroyed the original Alice Mine, which, before Butte, became a copper producer and was the biggest mine in the area.
    • 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.
    • Butte Mines

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte hill. Headframes are listed, as follows, from left to right: the Kane Mine, the Dutton Mine, the Pennsylvania Mine, the Silver Bow Mine #1 and #2 shafts.
    • Clark Smelter & Stack

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Clark Smelter, also known as Butte Reduction Works, which was located on south Montana Street where Silver Bow Creek crosses. Note Timber Butte to its left.
    • Clark Smelter & Stack

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Clark Smelter, also known as Butte Reduction Works, which was located on south Montana Street where Silver Bow Creek crosses. Note Timber Butte to its left.
    • Emma Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine, located on East Silver Street. The Emma Mine closed around 1959.
    • Emma Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of the Emma Mine on East Silver Street with the Reynolds McDowall Block in the background.
    • Loading a B.A. & P. Railroad

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the Granite Mountain Mine loading a B.A. & P. Railroad (Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railroad) car with copper and silver ore to be taken to the smelter in Anaconda. The mine's waste dump is on the right.
    • Mountain View Mine

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    • Mines
    • Photo collage of the Mountain View Mine, the Silver Bow shard, and the Parrot and Colusa Mines.
    • Orphan Girl Mine Timber Yard

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Orphan Girl Mine's timber yard, located behind the carpenter shop. This mine produced gold, silver, zinc, and lead.
    • Pennsylvania Mine

    • 1908
    • Mines
    • Image of the Pennsylvania Mine, located on Butte's East Side in uptown Butte. The large smoke stack in the image belonged to the Silver Bow Mine.
    • Pennsylvania Mine Yard

    • 1911
    • Mines
    • Image taken between the Pennsylvania and Silver Bow Mines on Butte's East Side.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
    • Mines
    • Image is third of four in a panoramic series showing the Silver Bow Mine to Meaderville. Note also the Butte and Boston Smelter and the Montana Ore Purchasing Company.
    • Pittsmont Mine

    • 1902
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    • Image of the Pittsmont Mine. Image is second of four in a panoramic series showing the Pittsmont Mine, located on the the left. Note the Silver Bow Mine and the Butte and Boston Smelter on the right.
    • Precipitation Plant

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville. Note Silver Bow Creek to its right.
    • Precipitation Plant

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    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville. Note Silver Bow Creek to its right.
    • Silver Bow Mill

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of the Silver Bow Mill and tressel, which was later purchased by the Butte & Boston Company who constructed the Butte & Boston Smelter in its place.
    • St. Lawrence Mine

    • 1880
    • Mines
    • Image of the St. Lawrence Mine, with the Pennsylvania and the Silver Bow Mines in the background.
    • Timber Butte Mill

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Timber Butte Mill and concentrator, which was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu Mine and the Moulton Mine, both of which he owned.
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the Timber Butte Mill and the surrounding area. The mill was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu Mine and Moulton Mine, both of which he owned.
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Timber Butte Mill while under construction with four unidentified workers taking a break. The mill was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu and Moulton Mines, both of which were mines he...
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1914
    • Mines
    • Image of the Timber Butte Mill and the surrounding area. The mill was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu Mine and Moulton Mine, both of which he owned.
    • Timber Butte Mill

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    • Mines
    • Image of the Timber Butte Mill and concentrator, which was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu Mine and the Moulton Mine, both of which he owned.
    • Timber Butte Mill

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the Timber Butte Mill while under construction with four unidentified workers taking a break. The mill was built by W. A. Clark to process the silver and zinc ore from the Elm Orlu and Moulton Mines, both of which were mines he...
    • West Gray Rock Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of the West Gray Rock Mine, located in Centerville. It is currently erected in Silver Star, Mt.

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