2001 Mining History Association Field Trip

 

12th Annual Conference, June 14-17, 2001

Montana Tech

Butte, Montana

 

PHOTO GALLERY 2

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The Badger State Mine headframe and hoist house are located on the north side of the mining district.

The Diamond Mine headframe stands on a hill overlooking downtown Butte to the right and the Granite Mountain Mine to the left.

 

The Belmont Mine headframe sits near the edge of the Berkeley Pit, east of downtown Butte.

The Travona Mine headframe is near the southern edge of the mining district.

 

The two Kelly Shafts on the north side of the Berkeley Pit. (1993 photo)

View across the Berkeley Pit toward the Montana Resources Continental Pit at the base of the mountain.  The Anaconda concentrator (right) now processes ore from the Continental. (1993 photo)

 

 

View of the Berkely Pit looking northeast from downtown Butte.  The pit has begun to fill with runoff and mine drainage. (1993 photo)

View of the Berkeley Pit looking southeast from downtown Butte. (1993 photo)


Photo Credits: Mike Kaas

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