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History of the early reduction plants of Butte, Montana

Ralph Irvin Smith

History of the early reduction plants of Butte, Montana

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Published by Montana School of Mines in Butte .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smelting,
  • Ore-dressing,
  • Silver mines and mining -- Montana -- Butte -- History,
  • Copper mines and mining -- Montana -- Butte -- History

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReprint / Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology -- no. 2, Reprint (Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology) -- no. 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16335240M
    LC Control Number54000032

    follows the "Early Butte History" article I presented last year. Malone was one of Montana' s preeminent historians and writers. H e was a history professor at Montana State University and served as its president from until he died of a sudden heart attack in Bill Dedman is a Pulitizer Prize-winning joumalist. Among the prominent citizens of Butte is Dr E. D. Leavitt, a native of New is a graduate of the Wesleyan University of Middletown, Connecticut, and Harvard Medical College. After passing three years in Colorado, beginning with the Pike’s Peak excitement of , in he removed to Montana, where he has ever since resided, being now a permanent resident of Butte, and giving. Butte Photographs. Butte, as you probably know if you read the Butte travel guide section, is a very interesting city. All the historic buildings, abandoned mining rigs, active strip mines and other historical items of interest make Butte an unique place to visit. Shown on this page are various pictures and photographs of Butte that I've taken. Montana, constituent state of the U.S. The fourth-largest state by area, Montana also has the third-lowest population density in the country. It borders Canada to the north, North Dakota and South Dakota to the east, Wyoming to the south, and Idaho to the west. Montana’s capital city is Helena.

    The map has only been available in Butte, Anaconda and Billings until now!Railroad companies included on the map are: Utah & Northern (), Summit Valley (), Montana Union (), W.A. Clark trolleys (), Butte City Street RY, Montana Central RY (), Northern Pacific & Montana (), Butte Electric RY (


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History of the early reduction plants of Butte, Montana by Ralph Irvin Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mining Childhood offers a fresh perspective on Montana g from a broad range of archival materials and oral histories, the book offers a child’s-eye view of key events in Butte’s history and considers how social, political, and economic forces shaping life in Butte left their marks on by: 1.

Growing Up in Butte, Montana, – by Janet L. Finn. Mining Childhood offers a child’s-eye view of Butte, Montana, from tothe years of Butte’s fame as the “Richest Hill on Earth.” Children were keen observers and active participants in community life, and childhood accounts of work, play, family, schooling, ethnicity.

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Well-illustrated; essential for those interested in Montana history /5(4). The Amalgamated Copper Company, the Anaconda Copper Mining Company's holding company, purchased the majority of the Parrot Company's approximately $2, in stock " Smith, History of the Early Reduction Plants of Butte, Montana, p.

Lost Butte, Montana, a book by Richard I. Gibson, is in stores and museum gift shops around order from the 's also in E-book formats at all the usual places. And read an interview with Gibson, here, and on KXLF Facebook page has many historic photos of Butte, and the Butte-Anaconda NHLD project showcases many historic buildings.

Without understanding the basic history of Butte, it makes it much more difficult to understand what the city is today. Butte began as nothing more than a bunch of mining camps back in the early ’s. Then, silver and copper was discovered.

This discovery brought in a flood of new companies and people to Butte. The Anaconda Copper Mining Company was organized on J in Butte and it dominated the early industrial history of Montana. In nearly three-quarters of the wage earners in the state were either directly or indirectly working for the company.

the mining history of butte and anaconda Butte, Montana was once known world-wide as The Richest Hill on Earth. A combination of geologic circumstances produced a mineral wealth that made hundreds of men rich and, more importantly, gave high-paying jobs and opportunities to thousands and thousands of immigrants from much of the rest of the world.

From its early days as a mining camp, to the rise of the Copper Kings and the resulting birth of the labor movement, through the industrialization and decline of mining, and down to a present marked by an environmental and urban renaissance, Butte's history is as colorful and diverse as the landscape of Montana.

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Sincethe Archives has provided access to Butte's rich history and culture through our manuscript and photograph collections, enabling us to foster relationships with patrons worldwide. Silver Bow was rugged and harsh, but it had a certain unpremeditated beauty Always you fought it with your heart this raw American mining camp.

Butte began as a mining camp in the s. Early map drawings of Butte sometimes referred to the settlement as "Butte City." InWilliam L. Farlin staked the Asteroid Mine (later known as the Travona), and was followed by an influx of additional miners seeking gold and silver.

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This book consists of a series of talks given before the Butte Rotary Club, March-Aprilon a variety of mining topics, collected and issued by the Butte Chamber of Commerce. Of the total population of Butte, less than percent are black, and even less are the children or grandchildren of the city’s once thriving black community.

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Perry Not In Library. History of the early reduction plants of Butte, Montana Ralph Irvin Smith Not In Library. Founded inButte, “the Richest Hill on Earth”, is located in Silver Bow County in southwest Montana. The Butte mine district is essentially within the city limits of Butte.

The city of 34, is nearly on the Continental Divide at an elevation of feet in the Rocky Mountains flanked by the Boulder Mountains to the north and. For more information on plants native to our region, an excellent source is books by H. Wayne Phillips, author of Plants of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (), Central Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (), Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (), and The Wildflowers of Yellowstone and the Rockies Postcard Book ().

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The human remains of a male infant. Miscellaneous newspaper clippings and booklets related to Butte history, including: a souvenir program honoring Montana's volunteers of the Spanish-American War (); program for Butte Street Fair and Carnival (); a photo booklet of Anaconda Reduction Works (); and a souvenir program of Butte's Rodeo ().

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May 6, -- strike against wage reduction to $ a day by surface workers prompts strikers to form Butte Laborer's Union. The new union changes its name to Butte Workingmen's Union in honor of Butte's first union.

Butte is the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, Unitedthe city and county governments consolidated to form the sole entity of Butte-Silver Bow.

The city covers square miles (1, km 2), and, according to the census, has a population of 33, making it Montana's fifth largest is served by Bert Mooney Airport with airport code : Silver Bow.

BUTTE A WORLD CLASS ORE DEPOSIT Steve J. Czehura, Montana Resources, LLP, Butte, MT Abstract The Butte quartz monzonite is the host rock for early porphyry copper style mineralization and subsequent mesothermal-epithermal, enargite-gold style veining that transects the district.

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Butte Land and Investment Company records, Overview of the Collection Creator Butte Land and Investment Company Title Butte Land and Investment Company records Dates (inclusive) Quantity 80 linear feet of shelf space Collection Number MC (collection) Summary The Butte Land and Investment Company was a real estate.

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During the period that Anaconda Copper Mining Company was consolidating its Montana operations, it was also expanding towards its goal of controlling copper "from mine to consumer." In the company acquired the International Smelting and Refining Company, which owned smelters at Tooele, Utah, and Miami, Arizona, as well as the Raritan.

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"The Mines and Reduction Works of Butte City, Montana", USGS Min. Res.pp Piper, Dave. Personal interview, May & SeptemberButte, Montana. Raymer, Robert. A History of Copper Mining in Montana, Chicago: American History Publishing Company. Sahinen, Uuno M. Jan. 2, — Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway hauls first ore to Anaconda smelter replacing Montana Union Railroad.

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A Brief Description of the Anaconda Reduction Works - Mark Rosenleaf Collection. A Brief Description of the Anaconda Reduction Works is a history and annual report published by the Anaconda Copper Mining Company detailing the operations of the copper concentrator, leaching plant, roaster, and smelter.

One of the first historic sites I visited in Montana was the Madison Buffalo Jump State Park. That ancient property–in use for an estimated years before the last kill c. –reflected how Native Americans used the landscape resources in unique ways to feed their families, build their lives and create their material culture–the buffalo was so central to Plains Indian culture.

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A native plant that served as tobacco was cultivated by the early Kootenai, but later they switched to tobacco which they traded with white men who came to the area in the s. The Kootenai's were composed of three bands, a Tobacco Plains band in the Upper Kootenai, Mid-Kootenai who frequented the Libby and Jennings area, and Lower Kootenai's.

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