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    • Mine Crew

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    • Mines
    • Image of a mine crew at an unidentified mine. The photographer, J. Crowley, took the image during a visit to Butte from Cork County, Ireland.
    • Rarus Mine

    • 1930
    • Mines
    • Image of a mule train at the 1100-foot level of the Rarus Mine. Mules were used in the Butte mines until the switch to electricity took place in 1937.
    • St. Lawrence Mine

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image taken of the St. Lawrence Mine before dismantling. The valley was full of water vapor and clouds. Natural gas took over all of the city of Butte by 1938, with only a handful of people retaining their coal and wood stoves.

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