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    • Adams Mine Shaft Fire Cleanup

    • 1925
    • Mines
    • Image taken while cleaning up after the fire at the Adams Mine Shaft on the east side of Walkerville.
    • Anaconda Mine Yard

    • 1940
    • Mines
    • Image of a worker cutting up old mine cages at the Anaconda Mine yard. Note the B.A. & P. Railroad main line headed north towards the Rarus Mine.
    • Anaconda Road and Parrot Mine

    • 1952
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anaconda Road, which wound up the Butte Hill between many of the major mines. Note that the Butte Mines Machine Shop was under construction at the Parrot Mine during this time.
    • Anselmo Mine Air Shaft

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    • Mines
    • Image of a desperation air shaft for the Anselmo Mine. The individual is in the sinking cage; the sinking equipment was removed after the shaft was sunk. The shaft was an up shaft.
    • Anselmo Mine Switchboard

    • 1937
    • Mines
    • Image of the Anselmo Mine's switchboard that controlled the hoists that carried the cages up and down the mine. Dated on March 9, 1937.
    • Bell and Diamond Mine Crew

    • 1915
    • Mines
    • Image taken of a Bell and Diamond Mine Crew made up of mostly craftsmen and laborers. The timber yard and carpenter shop for the Diamond Mine was in the Bell Mine yard. Timber was trucked through a tunnel under the ore bins to the Diamond mine...
    • Bell Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of men working to clean up the pipeline and other destruction resulting from the explosion of the compressor at the Bell Mine.
    • Bell Mine Compressor Explosion

    • 1962
    • Mines
    • Image of men working to clean up the pipeline and other destruction resulting from the explosion of the compressor at the Bell Mine.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which held eight direct-driven Nordberg compressors that compressed air up to 95 lbs. and delivered it to all the mines on the Butte hill.
    • Butte Hoist Compressor Plant

    • 1910
    • Mines
    • Image of the Butte Hoist compressor plant, which held eight direct-driven Nordberg compressors that compressed air up to 95 lbs. and delivered it to all the mines on the Butte hill.
    • Dublin Gulch and  Kelley Mine

    • 1951
    • Mines
    • Image of Dublin Gulch, an area of houses where local miners lived, with the Kelley Mine in the background. Also note the famous Anaconda Road, which wound up the Butte Hill through all of the mines on the right-hand side.
    • Granite Mountain Mine 3200-Foot Level Station

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • The 3200-foot level station of the Granite Mountain Mine shaft showing two hoisting compartments. The one on the right is the chippy hoist, used to transport men up and down the mine. The mine was owned by the North Butte Mining Company.
    • High Ore Mine Precipitation Plant

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine's precipitation tanks. Here workers are sweeping up copper residue for its ore value. Some of the copper collected here was 100% pure copper.
    • High Ore Mine Underground Exhaust Fan

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of the High Ore Mine underground exhaust fan. The fan helped to push bad air up and out of the shaft. Dated February 26, 1920.
    • Kelley Mine

    • 1949
    • Mines
    • Image of the Kelley Mine when its headframe was first being set up. The home on the left belonged to a family named Kelley, however they were not associated with the mine.
    • Leonard Mine Shaft

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken in a Leonard Mine shaft looking up from the 800-foot level.
    • Mine Cage

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of a cage which was used to carry men up and down the mine.
    • Miners in  Speculator or Granite Mountain Mine

    • 1919
    • People
    • An image of miners in the Speculator or Granite Mountain Mine cleaning up a small pile of granite that fell from the left side of the crosscut. Note the miners' hard hats, which were introduced to Butte in 1938.
    • Miners Stringing Messenger Wire

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Image of miners stringing messenger wire to hold up the air bag fan in the Granite Mountain - Speculator Mine. These two mines were worked as one mine and belonged to the North Butte Mining Company.
    • Precipitation Plant

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville. Note the hydraulic sweeper stirring up cans in the copper water, as well as the crane with a magnet to handle the cans.
    • Precipitation Plant

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image of the precipitation plant in Meaderville. Note the hydraulic sweeper stirring up cans in the copper water, as well as the crane with a magnet to handle the cans.
    • Stewart Mine

    • 1960
    • Mines
    • An image taken looking up Wyoming Street at the Stewart Mine in uptown Butte.
    • Underground Timber Hoist Danger

    •  
    • 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

    •  
    • 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.
    • Underground, Looking up a Raise

    •  
    • Mines
    • Image taken underground in an unidentified mine while looking up a raise. Note the timber slide with rope to hoist the mine timbers and the worker at the left climbing a ladder.
    • Underground, Setting up Jack bar

    • 1920
    • Mines
    • Miners setting up a Jack bar to hold a Leynor drill in an unidentified North Butte Mining Company's mine.

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