Vintage postcards of mines from the past.
Headframes dot the landscape in this 1938 Meaderville postcard.
Butte miners take a lunch break while working underground.
The Moonlight Mine was located on Butte's East Side.
This vintage postcard, circa 1905, is of the Pennsylvania Mine.
One of the most litigated mines in Butte's history, the Minnie Healy Mine was once owned by Copper King F. Augustus Heinze.
Adjoined to the Cora Mine in Walkerville was the Wild Bill Mine.
There were several mines in Meaderville, including the Rarus Mine.
The Leonard Mine's air-powered hoist is featured in this postcard.
The Belle Mine was in good company, with the High Ore and Gray Rock close by.
Postcard depicts the life of an underground miner.
Early-day Butte businessman Patrick Largey was the original owner of the Speculator Mine.
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