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Butte Mineyards, Anselmo Mine, Butte, Silver Bow County, MT



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Item Title


Location
Anselmo Mine, Butte vicinity, MT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MT-36-A
Building/structure dates: 1911 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1936 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1950 subsequent work

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Wooden Buildings
Mining


Related Names
Anaconda Mining Company Foundry Department
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SHOT OF THE INTERIOR OF THE ANSELMO ENGINE ROOM LOOKING WEST, SHOWING THE NORDBERG HOIST. BOTH THE HOIST AND THE HEADFRAME WERE MOVED TO THE ANSELMO IN 1936-37 FROM THE BLACK ROCK MINE, WHERE THEY WERE BUILT IN 1911-1912
2. WEST END OF THE ANSELMO HOIST SHOWING THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE CLUTCH AND THE BRAKE TO THE HOIST
3. VIEW OF THE CONTROL PLATFORM LOOKING SOUTH
4. EAST END OF THE HOIST LOOKING NORTHWEST
5. MOTOR OF THE ANSELMO HOIST LOOKING NORTHWEST
6. VIEW OF THE ANSELMO MINEYARD LOOKING NORTHEAST. ON THE LOWER RIGHT IS A TUNNEL FOR PASSING TIMBERS INTO THE MINE; THE CARPENTER'S SHOP IS IN THE LEFT FOREGROUND, WITH THE CHIPPY DRY AND MAIN ENGINE ROOMS BEHIND IT. THE ORE CHUTES AT THE ANSELMO, WHICH RESEMBLE COAL TIPPLES, ARE THE ONLY ONES OF THIS TYPE AT BUTTE
7. VIEW OF THE ANSELMO MINEYARD LOOKING NORTH UP ALABAMA STREET
8. ANSELMO MINEYARD FROM THE CORNER OF ALABAMA AND CALADONIA STREETS
9. ANSELMO MINEYARD LOOKING NORTHWEST FROM NEAR THE CORNER OF COPPER AND JACKSON STREETS
10. TIMBER YARD AT THE ANSELMO MINE. THIS YARD WAS BUILT IN THE 1950s TO SERVE ALL THE MINES
11. ANSELMO HEADFRAME LOOKING NORTHWEST. THE DEBRIS ON THE LEFT IS WHAT REMAINS OF THE SLIME PLANT. THE ORE SORTER IS TO THE LEFT OF THE HEADFRAME, WITH TRACKS BENEATH
12. DETAIL OF A POISON SIGN ON THE NORTH END OF A WOOD TREATING TANK IN THE TIMBER YARD
13. INTERIOR OF THE WOOD TREATING PLANT LOOKING NORTH. ON THE LEFT IS A WOOD TREATING TUBE, ON THE RIGHT ARE STORAGE TANKS. A MIXING VAT IS VISIBLE ON THE FAR RIGHT
14. MIXING VAT AND TUB IN THE WOOD TREATING PLANT, LOOKING SOUTHEAST. THE PLANT USED BOTH ACID AND ARSENIC
15. GENERAL VIEW OF THE WOOD TREATING PLANT LOOKING SOUTHWEST
16. NORTH END OF THE WOOD TREATING PLANT
17. SOUTH END OF THE AC TO DC CONVERTER AT THE EAST END OF THE LOWER LEVEL OF THE ANSELMO ENGINE ROOM, LOOKING NORTHWEST
18. CABLE SPOOLS ON THE ANSELMO HOIST LOOKING NORTHEAST. THE SPOOL TO THE WEST IS OVERSHOT, THE EASTERN SPOOL IS UNDERSHOT
19. BOILER ROOM AT THE EAST END OF THE NORTH SIDE OF THE ANSELMO ENGINE ROOM, LOOKING NORTHEAST. BOTH BOILERS WERE MADE AT THE ANACONDA FOUNDRY, AND ARE INSCRIBED 'AMC CO. Foundry Dept. Anaconda, Mont'
20. CHIPPY HOIST AT ANSELMO MINEYARD, LOOKING SOUTHWEST. THE HOIST IS A NORDBERG HOIST WITH A WESTINGHOUSE MOTOR
21. VIEW OF THE CHIPPY HOIST FROM THE NORTHEAST
22. DETAIL OF THE CONTROL BOOTH AT THE CHIPPY HOIST LOOKING WEST
23. DETAIL SHOWING TEE MOTOR ATTACHMENT TO DRIVE THE CHIPPY HOIST
24. APPERATUS FOR RECHARGING MINERS' HEADLAMPS, LOCATED AGAINST THE NORTH WALL OF THE LOWER LEVEL OF THE CHIPPY HOIST HOUSE, LOOKING NORTHWEST. SOME OF THE BATTERY PACKS ARE STILL IN PLACE, AND ONE HAS A LAMP HANGING AT THE END
25. GENERAL VIEW OF THE ANSELMO MINEYARD LOOKING NORTHEAST. IN THE FOREGROUND IS THE CARPENTER'S SHOP. BEHIND IT AND TO THE LEFT ARE THE DRIES (THE LEFT HALL PREDATES THE STEEL HEADFRAME, THE RIGHT HALL WAS BUILT LATER). DIRECTLY BEHIND IS THE CHIPPY HOIST, AND TO THE LEFT IS THE MAIN HOIST. THE TANK BETWEEN THE CARPENTER'S SHOP AND THE MAIN HOIST IS A COMPRESSED AIR TANK
26. SKIPS AND CAGES HANGING FROM THE ANSELMO HEADFRAME, LOOKING WEST
27. VIEW OF THE ANSELMO YARD LOOKING NORTH FROM THE HEADFRAME, SHOWING THE MAIN HOIST, WITH THE WOOD TREATING PLANT TO THE RIGHT
28. GENERAL VIEW OF BUTTE LOOKING EAST FROM THE ANSELMO HEADFRAME
29. VIEW OF THE SHOWERS, LOOKING SOUTH, IN THE OLD PART OF THE ANSELMO DRY
30. VIEW OF THE LOCKERS IN THE OLD PART OF THE ANSELMO DRY LOOKING WEST FROM WITHIN THE SHOWERS. THE LOCKERS ARE ALONG THE EAST WALL OF THE OLD SECTION
31. VIEW OF THE ANSELMO HEADFRAME, HOIST HOUSE, AND CHIPPY HOIST LOOKING SOUTH
32. ANSELMO HEADFRAME AND TIPPLE LOOKING EAST


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