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  • All fields: stope
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    • Emma Mine Stope

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of a stope at the 600 level of the Emma Mine. Dated on March 12, 1920.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1950
    • Mines
    • Image of the Mitchell Stope at the Leonard Mine.
    • Leonard Mine

    • 1970
    • Mines
    • Image of two contract miners and a sampler in the Mitchell Stope. Taken underground in the Leonard Mine.
    • Leonard Mine Stope

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    • Mines
    • Image of a Mitchell Scope and two unidentified miners. Taken underground in the Leonard Mine.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of miners at the 2693-foot level stope in the Speculator Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Speculator Mine

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    • Mines
    • Image of a 2434-foot level stope in the Speculator Mine, a property of the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Stopes

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Stope on the 2800-foot level at Edith May Mine.
    • Stopes

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of stope on the 900-foot level of the Speculator Mine.
    • Timber Depot

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • A timber depot in a North Butte mine. A fan in the left hand side of the picture pushed air through the fan bags to the stope. The stope was an open space left behind after the desired ore had been extracted from the space.
    • Timbering in a Stope

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    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners timbering in a stope in a Butte mine.
    • Underground Mucking

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner mucking in a stope.
    • Underground Stope

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image taken while barring down rock in an underground stope in an unidentified mine.
    • Underground Stope

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image of a stope in an unidentified mine. Dated in October of 1915.
    • Underground Stope Danger

    • 1900
    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demontrating an unsafe mining practice of working in a stope with open floors.
    • Underground Stope Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of an unidentified miner drilling with a stope drill and then loading the holes with dynamite. Note the square set timbering.
    • Underground Stope Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of two unidentified miners in an underground mine stope drilling holes in the copper ore to load with dynamite to blast the ore down.
    • Underground Stope Drilling

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner drilling with a stope drill. Note the square set timbering used.
    • Underground Timber Hoist Danger

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    • Mines
    • Image of an underground miner demonstrating dangerous safety practice by looking up a stope as partner hoists timber up the stope.
    • Underground, Hoisting Timber

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    • Mines
    • Image of a miner demonstrating the safe procedure to hoist timber up to the stope. Note the chain and safety dog are being used. The miner keeps himself open to be able to step clear if needed.

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