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MINING IN Butte Montana
 
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Mining in Butte (Reels 3, 4, 5)
 
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[silent] Early images of mining practices in Butte, Montana. Circa 1920s. (collection PAc 85-87) The Montana Historical Society is the owner of this film and makes available reproductions for research, publication and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the MHS Photograph Archives before any reproduction use. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission to use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners.
Historic Mining Town - Butte, Montana
 
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Home to gold, silver and eventually copper mines, Butte was a mining boomtown, once the largest city for hundreds of miles, and called "the Richest Hill on Earth" because of the value extracted from the area. At one point it had hundreds of saloons and a robust Red Light District (in operation until the early 1980s). Open pit mining began in the 1950s, including the opening of the Berkeley Pit in 1955, the largest truck-operated open pit copper mine in the United States. The Berkeley Pit was shut down in 1982. When water pumps at other mines were shut down, the pit filled with water loaded with toxic heavy metals. Today the pit is a major environmental hazard and Superfund site. Mining has declined, and the historic Uptown district shows its age, but the city has done a lot to preserve Uptown and to showcase its mining history. The Photos (in order) M08A0118 - Uptown District M08A0095 - Uptown District; the cafe has great food, by the way M08A0148 - A mine in the Uptown District, noting the city's mile high elevation and mile deep mines; a number of older mines are locating in the middle of residential neighborhoods M08A0137 - The Anselmo Mine Yard highlights underground mining technology M08A0165 - Mining is still underway in Butte M08A0179 - The toxic waters of the Berkeley Pit M08A0160 - A memorial to the 168 miners lost in the 1917 Granite Mountain Mine disaster, the worst hard rock mining disaster in U.S. history M08A0270 - Our Lady of the Rockies, a 90-feet tall statue of the Virgin Mary, located atop the Continental Divide above Butte
Views: 1490 MarkHitsTheRoad
Berkeley Pit From The Air:  Drone Footage from Butte, MT
 
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This year, I needed to spend some time in Butte, Montana and I had the opportunity to see the local sites in my downtime while there. Coming from an environmental background, I was thrilled to be able to see the Berkeley Pit from a perspective many haven't been able to see. For those who are unfamiliar, the Berkeley Pit is the largest EPA Superfund site in the United States, meaning it's a historic site that is hugely contaminated. In this case, it is due to past work practices in copper mining. To read more on this site, check out the link to my blog post below: http://www.ACE.photo/2018/09/24/berkeley-pit-butte-montana-2018-06/ Check out my other photo/video work at: http://www.ACE.photo ***For licensing inquiries, please email me at: [email protected] Music: "Act Three" by Audionautix Artist: http://audionautix.com/ *Act Three by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Views: 1794 Chase Ertzberger
"Remembering Columbia Gardens" (1999)
 
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REMEMBERING THE COLUMBIA GARDENS, directed by Ray Ekness This film celebrates the now-vanished Columbia Gardens in Butte, Montana. - in business from 1899-1973 - in home movies, pictures, and first-hand accounts of people who enjoyed the rollercoaster, the carousel, the biplanes, the cowboy swings. ABOUT THE FILMMAKER Ray Ekness has worked and taught at The University of Montana since 1989. He was a professor for the Radio-TV Department while he was a television producer at UM's Broadcast Media Center. He joined the school's permanent faculty in 1998, and was department chair from 2004-2011. He has produced programs about subjects ranging from sports, dance, history and culture to travel, politics, news and public affairs. He continues to produce segments for the award-winning Montana PBS television series "Backroads of Montana., which has been nominated for five regional Emmy Awards. Learn more about MontanaPBS at http://montanapbs.org. Follow THE MONTANA EXPERIENCE on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/themontanaexperience/ Subscribe to THE MONTANA EXPERIENCE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_Psw3TOXXGULurBj5mtofQ Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/MontanaFilms
Butte History
 
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Don and Andrew talk with the head of Butte Archives about the history of Butte, Montana
Views: 2505 TheGreenEconomy
Preserving Montana’s history through old letters and photos
 
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Preserving Montana’s history through old letters and photos
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World Museum of Mining, Butte Montana
 
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This is museum of mining in Butte, Montana -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Vlog #3. Chicken Zen?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbahjFmHOjo -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
Views: 584 Hectic Eclectic
Butte, Montana
 
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Rolling East along Interstate 90 as we run through Butte, Montana To find out all my current trip information, truckcams, GPS, photos, panoramas, and more, visit my BLOG: 18 Wheels Across America.net To learn more about BigRigTravels, visit these links: Homepage: http://bigrigtravels.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigRigTravels/ Trucking in America. Reality and Slow TV in it's original and truest form. Get your BigRigTravels shirts and decals at https://bigrigtravels.com/merchandise Get your BigRigTravels shirts and decals at https://bigrigtravels.com/merchandise #trucking #BigRigTravels #BigRigSteve
Views: 5102 BigRigTravels
Anaconda Copper Mining Company - Reel 19
 
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[silent] Footage pertaining to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company in Montana. Created and compiled by ACM employee Bob Vine, circa 1960s. From the original film canister notes: "Miscellaneous – geological dept. (Thornton Bldg., Butte, color) – annual report highlights, May 1967; loading anodes into Bosch tanks; construction at weed concentrator, Butte; smelter addition; converter aisle; miners coming up from underground; shovel loading truck (Berkeley Pit); casting billets, Great Falls; Anaconda Building Materials lumber products; overhead view of Berkeley Pit; year-end wrap-up (Jan. 1967); converter 'blowing'; casting anodes; fire assay dept.; John Alley, chemist; miners coming up from underground; Bill Conroy; pres. gen. mgr. B.A. & P.; scale weighing operation (Anaconda); casting wheel; stockholders meeting, June 1966; marquee; Washoe Theater; stockholders entering theater; graphic – 'how big is a stockholder'; '4 out of 10 own fewer than 25 shares'; '8 out of 10 own fewer than 100 shares'; speaker at podium; Charles Brindlehoff, chairman, with Frank Day, smelter manager; Mel Storke, among others, plant engineer; visitors @ smelter. Billboard in color: 'Anaconda a partner in Montana’s progress'; Great Falls Scientific Achievement Awards (1966); exhibits; participants; graphic; anode on Gt. Falls Tribune paper – 'State Fair Opens @ Noon Today' – (headline). Miscellaneous (bl & white): Lester Zellen & others – geological dept. core samples; cutting samples; skyline of Anaconda; Fr. Maroney; St. Peters church (Anaconda); hand holding aerial photo of tailing pond area; instrumentation personnel; Butte Service Award recipients at work." (collection PAc 2008-102) The Montana Historical Society is the owner of this film and makes available reproductions for research, publication and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the MHS Photograph Archives before any reproduction use. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission to use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners.
Relics of Montana - Photo Series
 
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I recently made a visit to the Missoula and Butte Montana area. I photographed ghost towns, abandoned mines, working ranches and a regional prison. I was fascinated by the the craftsmanship, ingenuity and beauty of the antique machinery. The prison was overwhelming. I couldn't help but feel dispirited and hopelessness as I wondered around the abandoned cells. I also recognized a glimmer of hope in the prisoner's personal graffiti, posters and pinups. Comments are welcome.
Views: 98 Anthony Riotto
Bannack Ghost Town | Abandoned Gold Mining Town | Montana | USA
 
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Bannack is a ghost town in Beaverhead County, Montana, United States, located on Grasshopper Creek, approximately 11 miles (18 km) upstream from where Grasshopper Creek joins with the Beaverhead River south of Dillon. Founded in 1862, the town contemporarily operates as a National Historic Landmark and is managed by the state of Montana as Bannack State Park. Bannack State Park | http://bannack.org/ Bannack Travel Guide | https://www.google.com/destination?q=bannack+travel+guide&num=100&newwindow=1&client=firefox-b-ab&site=search&output=search&dest_mid=/m/05wqf1&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi_ub6fzu_dAhWCUZAKHaFnAPgQri4waHoECAoQGQ#dest_mid=/m/05wqf1&tcfs=EhoaGAoKMjAxOC0xMC0yMRIKMjAxOC0xMC0yNQ Bannack | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bannack,_Montana Twitter | https://twitter.com/USAGhostTowns Tumblr | https://ameicanghosttowns.tumblr.com/ About my Channel. Welcome to my channel, the OFFICIAL home of American Ghost Towns, I make video's about Ghost Towns in America and other parts of the world, with the HISTORY and FACTS about these towns. Also video's about Travel and People. Don't Forget to Like, Share and Subscribe Here | https://www.youtube.com/c/AmericanGho... Thanks for visiting. #Bannack #BannackMontana #AmericanGhostTowns
Views: 3867 American Ghost Towns
Butte, Mont. / December
 
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Photos from around Butte, Mont., December 2013, by Jim Springhetti. Includes photos of the uptown district, the Berkeley Pit copper mine, Lady of the Rockies statue and the Granite Mountain Mine Memorial. Soundtrack: The General Specific / Band of Horses
Views: 101 Jim Springhetti
Historic Uptown Butte Montana.wmv
 
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Photos of historic uptown Butte, Montana
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Bannack, Montana - a ghost town
 
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Bannack is a ghost town in SW Montana near the Idaho state line. This was a winter walk around this old mining town, full of log cabins, poured glass windows, mining equipment, The Meade Hotel, and an old school house.
Views: 9641 Tim Kelly
Copper Connections: Butte, Chile, and the Anaconda Copper Company
 
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Max Counter and Joe Bryan present “Copper Connections: Butte, Chile, and the Anaconda Copper Company. The two show photos comparing Butte and Chuqicamata, cities dominated by copper mining and the ACM. This presentation offers a photographic-based glimpse into the distant, yet intricately connected, copper towns of Butte and Chuqicamata, Chile. Through photos, this presentation will highlight the contrasts and parallels between these two towns that exist on the edge of the Anaconda's transcontinental copper pits. Max Counter is a PhD Candidate in Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He was born and raised in Butte, Montana, and his research focuses on post-conflict land rights in Colombia. Joe Bryan is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Born and raised in Helena, Montana, he has conducted research on indigenous rights in the Americas.
Views: 81 Butte Archives
MONTANA - AN OLD MINING COMMUNITY UP IN THE MOUNTAINS, USA.
 
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SEEN HERE IS WHAT IS LEFT OF AN OLD MINING COMMUNITY UP IN THE MOUNTAINS OF MONTANA USA.
Views: 1141 TOPCAMERAMAN
USA Red Light District Bordello Brothel Video Review Butte Montana Dumas Mining Brothels Whorehouse
 
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Brothels in USA Bordello Whorehouse & Brothels Walking around in Butte Montana they have lots Brothels in the Red Light District & Historic Old Buildings and Structures http://www.1ownercarguy.com When the mining started it became a boom town and one of the main business es at the time became Brothels and Prostitution. Butte had it's own version of the Red Light District. The buildings are all shut down now but some of them were ran into the 80's. They had underground tunnel systems that are still there today but are all covered up and you can't access anymore. Some cool stuff went on in this town. This was one of the biggest Copper Mines and produced copper for the entire country. Everything is now protected and just sits vacant now. You see a lot of trucks in this video. Everyone seems to be driving one and you don't see many cars unless they are a Subaru. Lots of cool things to see in this town. I would suggest stopping and seeing it if you were traveling anywhere close to it. Here is the Soda Steam link Free Shipping and $10 off http://www.stockgambles.com/stock-gambles-blog.html Make sure and check Out My channel I have Lots of 1 & 2 Owner Cars Trucks and SUV's on there and i sell them Cheap Also If You Subscribe You wont Miss out..;-) I Have a few Channels You can Access them Via My Main Channel page or also you can See the Links I post Below I will Also Post links to My websites and Facebook so you don't Miss any of the action Sign Up Everywhere!!..;-) Cheers Nathan Wratislaw AKA 1 Owner Car Guy 406-544-6919 Make sure and visit Some of My Websites Below I do All Sorts of Unique Things..;-) http://www.1ownercarguy.com http://www.cerealmarshmallows.com http://www.Beaglespocket.com http://www.ClickWebs.com http://www.Hardener.com http://www.missoulaautoauction.com http://www.vita-depot.com http://www.Nathanwratislaw.com Also Make Sure And ADD Me or Subscribe on Facebook & Youtube http://www.facebook.com/cerealmarshmallows And For Youtube i have 2 channels you may want to add http://www.youtube.com/user/cerealmarshmallows http://www.youtube.com/user/1ownercarguy http://www.youtube.com/user/stockgambles http://www.youtube.com/user/montanamuscle Send Me Hate Mail or Goodies & Stuff to show on Youtube 1 Owner Car Guy (Nathan Wratislaw) PO Box 2505 Lakeside, Ca 92040 No Ticking items please..;-) bordello, cathouse, knocking shop, whorehouse, strumpet house, sporting house, house of ill repute, house of ill fame, house of prostitution, and pleasure house Historic Buildings Structures "Butte Montana" Mining Town Brothels Prostitution "Red Light District" Classic Tunnels Protected History Butte Montana "Mining Town" "Boom Town" Copper Whores Money Headframe Brick "Berkley Pit" "Clean Up" "Nathan Wratislaw" "1 Owner Car Guy" Find See "Road Trip" Equipment Vacation Travel Underground Business Hotels Banks "Horse and Carriage" "Copper Block"
Views: 50688 Cereal Marshmallows
Butte's Mom and Pop Grocery Stores
 
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This is a Brown Bag Lunch presentation by Jim Michelotti and Joe Lee about Butte’s Mom and Pop neighborhood grocery stores. Jim has been collecting photos and researching the independent grocery stores that once served the historic neighborhoods in town. Jim presents his research while Joe discusses his childhood working in his father’s store. Jim Michelotti is a Butte native who grew up in the Meaderville and McQueen neighborhoods. Jim volunteers with the Archives and the Knights of Columbus and maintains a passion for Butte history. He is an active member of the Cristoforo Colombo Lodge, an Italian organization that has roots in Butte back to the late 1880s. Joe Lee is a former Butte Department of Law Enforcement undersheriff, and has been chairman of the Beautify Butte campaign. Lee also serves on the Port of Montana board of directors and is director of the Montana League of Cities and Towns.
Views: 660 Butte Archives
Ep. 120 - Dumas Brothel
 
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Butte, Montana has its roots in mining. The town came to be known as the "Richest Hill on Earth" and gold, silver and copper were all mined here. As was the case with so many mining towns, a successful red light district grew within the town. One of the most successful and high-class brothels in town was the Dumas Brothel. Rich clientele could have their fantasies met here, but there was also pleasure for the working class in the basement, which ran like a sex mill. The brothel passed through many hands and has the reputation of being the longest running brothel in the country. And it seems that clients and the girls are still hanging out here in the afterlife. Several entities are thought to haunt this building. Join us as we explore the history and ahuntings of the Dumas Brothel! The Moment in Oddity is by Bob Sherfield and features Pykrete and Ice Aircraft Carriers and This Day in History is by Jessica Bell and features Joshua Slocum Traveling Round the World Solo. Our location was suggested by listener Julie David and our Research Assistant was April Rogers-Krick. Check out the website: http://historygoesbump.com Show notes can be found here: http://historygoesbump.blogspot.com/2016/04/hgb-ep-120-dumas-brothel.html Become an Executive Producer: http://patreon.com/historygoesbump Please consider nominating us in the 2016 Podcast Awards: http://podcastawards.com You can do so until April 30th 2016  
Views: 1469 History Goes Bump
Our Lady of The Rockies --Statue...Historic..Womens Memorial..Continental Divide --RVerTV
 
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Moving Orb At The Dumas Brothel Caught By Mining City Paranormal
 
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Mining City Paranormal captures a moving orb on the window curtain at the Dumas Brothel in Butte, Montana.
Views: 488 Haunted Or Not?
Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railway
 
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Video Software we use: https://amzn.to/2KpdCQF Ad-free videos. You can support us by purchasing something through our Amazon-Url, thanks :) The Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railway is a short line railroad in the U.S.state of Montana which was founded in 1892.It was financed by the interests behind the Anaconda Copper Mining Company and operated primarily to carry copper ore from the mines at Butte, Montana to the smelters at Anaconda, Montana, although the company was chartered as a common carrier and also carried passengers and general freight.The BA&P was an electrification pioneer, converting in 1913 and being the first primarily freight railroad to electrify. ---Image-Copyright-and-Permission--- License: Public domain License Url: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Butte,_Anaconda_and_Pacific_Railway_electric_locomotive.jpg ---Image-Copyright-and-Permission--- This channel is dedicated to make Wikipedia, one of the biggest knowledge databases in the world available to people with limited vision. Article available under a Creative Commons license Image source in video
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The Montana Central Railway
 
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Missoula author and railroad historian Bill Taylor details the history of The Montana Central Railway. By 1883 Canadian-born James J. Hill had become successful shipping grain and developing railroads in and around St. Paul, Minnesota. In 1884 his friend Paris Gibson, founding father of Great Falls, invited him to visit Montana. While there, he toured the Rocky Mountain front between Great Falls and Butte looking for investment opportunities and future traffic for his St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway (predecessor to the Great Northern Railway) which was in the process of building west. Hill bought mining property, silver options near Rimini, and invested in Gibson's Great Falls Townsite Company. He met with Marcus Daly, Butte s future copper baron, and Charles Broadwater, Helena banker and railroad promoter. Hill's visit was to have far-reaching consequences for the development of the territory. This is the story of the construction and the early operations of the Montana Central Railway between Great Falls and Butte, which was to become an integral part of Hill's railroad empire. Presented on November 14, 2013, at the Montana Historical Society, Helena.
Mining Technoligies Billings Montana
 
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rebuilding mine equipment heavy equip repair
Views: 130 perkinsboyminer
The Ballad of the Hard Rock Miner - new arrangement
 
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This is a new arrangement of The Ballad of the Hard Rock Miner. I hope that you enjoy it. I am pleased to include several period photographs courtesy of the Mohave Museum of History and Art. This song is inspired by "Deep Enough-A Working Stiff in the Western Mine Camps" - University of Oklahoma Press - by Frank Crampton. Many thanks to Ed Romanski of the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg, Arizona, for recommending this book to me. Ed is a transplanted New Yorker, like me, with his boots firmly rooted in Arizona's history. The heritage and history of Arizona needs to be discovered on foot, horseback, and in a 4-wheel drive truck. Many of the most interesting places are not marked on most maps. There is an abundant supply of accurate historical information that is readily available to the amateur historian: historical societies, foundations, archives, and libraries have been posting documents, maps, and photos on websites that are easily accessible. In addition, many books are available (both re-issues of out-of-print books and newly written) about Arizona mining history. The historic maps of Arizona display dense clusters of mines and mining camps that were centers of intense activity in the period 1880-1930. Names like Chloride, Constellation, Stanton, Gillette, Tiptop, Humbug, and Bradshaw City were the centers intense prospecting, mining, processing, and community life. Many of these historic sites do not make the cut of "ghost town" tourist books. Many of them are located within 5 miles of highways and interstates. Others are easily accessible in high-clearance vehicles via forest service roads and jeep trails. "Deep Enough" is essential reading for anyone wanting to know about the day-to-day life in the western mining camps in the early years of the 20th century. The song describes the life of a "hard-rock stiff" who works in a mine for ten days, and then moves on to the next mine. Miners of the day were very mobile, roaming the country from Butte, Montana to Bisbee, Arizona. The work rules of the day required a minimum of ten days work in order to draw a paycheck. The song expresses the realities of a dangerous occupation, the swaggering pride of a highly skilled craftsman, and the pleasures that were available in the mining camps and towns along the way. The Rand McNally Official 1925 Auto Trails Map is courtesy of the University of Kansas Libraries. The song is copyrighted by Robert T. Gibney 2011.
Views: 1466 Robert Gibney
East Ridge Butte Montana
 
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Flight from the Continental Divide
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Anaconda - A Step Back in Time
 
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Still photos of the copper-smelting town of Anaconda, Montana. Photographs circa 1880's to WW2 and beyond.
Views: 5361 Mark Holloway
Exploring Homestake Mine & Weepah Mine, Arizona
 
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#MineExploration of the Homestake Mine & Weepah Mine, which are located just west of US-93, about halfway been Wickenburg & Wikieup, on the banks of the Santa Maria River in Arizona's Yavapai County. The Homestake Mine & Weepah Mine are in the Black Mountains of the Arrastra Mountains Wilderness. I was surprised the Weepah Mine adit was still open, but it looked more exploratory, than meant to remove significant gold & silver. The Homestake Mine was also open, with several stopes & inclined shafts. Given the length of the drift level, I was surprised there were no ore cart tracks. Blog: http://prestonm.com/weepah-homestake-mine-exploration/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/PrestonMcMurry
Views: 655 KingsnakeSince1986
COPPER KING HOTEL, Butte, Montana Documentary, 2017
 
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Documentary about the Rise and Fall and Resurrection of the Copper King Hotel in Butte, Montana. A community hub for generations, this video features current and previous owners and details the sometimes rocky history of the complex from 1978 to what it has become today.
Montana Resources - 4 minutes of trucks at the crusher
 
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More photos at http://www.lisawareham.com/blog/montana-resources-butte-mt
Butte, America Film
 
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Shot in film and narrated by 2009 Golden Globe Winner and actor Gabriel Byrne, Butte, America recounts the sometimes glorious, often sorrowful, but always fascinating story of the most lucrative hard rock mining city in United States history. For more please visit: http://butteamericafilm.org/
Views: 3387 jrmillner
Butte Columbia Gardens
 
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Chris Fisks talks about Columbia Gardens .
Views: 706 bsdmedia
SWEET THUNDER by Ivan Doig
 
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SWEET THUNDER by Ivan Doig On Sale Now A beloved character brings the power of the press to 1920s Butte, Montana, in this latest from the best storyteller of the West In the winter of 1920, a quirky bequest draws Morrie Morgan back to Butte, Montana, from a year-long honeymoon with his bride, Grace. But the mansion bestowed by a former boss upon the itinerant charmer, who debuted in Doig's bestselling The Whistling Season, promises to be less windfall than money pit. And the town itself, with its polyglot army of miners struggling to extricate themselves from the stranglehold of the ruthless Anaconda Copper Mining Company, seems—like the couple's fast-diminishing finances—on the verge of implosion. These twin dilemmas catapult Morrie into his new career as editorialist for the Thunder, the fledgling union newspaper that dares to play David to Anaconda's Goliath. Amid the clatter of typewriters, the rumble of the printing presses, and a cast of unforgettable characters, Morrie puts his gift for word-slinging to work. As he pursues victory for the miners, he discovers that he is enmeshed in a deeply personal battle as well—the struggle to win lasting love for himself. Brilliantly capturing an America roaring into a new age, Sweet Thunder is another great tale from a classic American novelist.
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FAIRMONT  RV PARK  Anaconda, MT (Near Butte)
 
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Fairmont RV Park, located between two historic cities - Anaconda and Butte, MT, is an easy off/on I-90 (Exit 211). Much of the lure of this part of the country is the Spirit of the American West. The Anaconda/Philipsburg area, the core of the Pintler Scenic Route, is blessed with year 'round recreation opportunities, scenic splendor, and plenty of history. Philipsburg, only 30 miles from Fairmont RV Park, was founded in 1886 as a trading center. It has a beautifully restored street front, and the Sweet Palace is "a must" -- it's an unbelievably huge Victorian Confectionary. Fishing in Montana's big rivers is an angler's dream; Rockhouds search for sapphires, garnets, crystals, quartz & amethyst. Mining history means untold numbers of Ghost towns. Anaconda, known for smelting copper for more than a century, is today a small town of friendly folks. Historical homes built in the 1880's still stand tall with architectural beauty that is sure to bring the cameras out of the cases. The huge brick smokestack, constructed in 1918, stands on a small hill & looms a total of 1,000 ft. above Anaconda. Today the site of that smelter is the location of the nationally known18-hole Old Works Golf Course designed by Jack Nicklaus. Old # l Trolley stops at the Butte Visitor's Center for daily tours of historical Butte. Fairmont RV Park is a great central location to hang your hat while sightseeing the area. There's so much to see and do that more than one night is needed before moving on. The RV Park & Campground has all the amenities to keep everyone happy. There are cabins, tenting & RV sites -- all located on 15 acres. Want to really go western? Reserve one of their popular Indian Teepees. There's a 1500 Sq. Ft. Recreation Hall with lots of games, pool table, internet, and the cushy couch awaits you. Group facilities include outdoor canopies and seating. A Country Store and fuel is also available for your convenience. Just next door is Fairmont Hot Springs Resort for water fun and basking in the sun of "Big Sky Country" - Montana. What are you waiting for? For more details on this park go to: http://www.woodalls.com/campground/campgrounddetails.aspx?campgroundid=46320200
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open pit mining
 
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Rarus Railroad Mine Local Over Shield Ave
 
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Rarus Railroad Mine Local Over Shield Ave in Butte, MT. RARW 2010: GP39-2 RARW 106: GP9 Creative Commons Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn0sWMrHFL2233n3aqDSfFw Facebook: http://facebook.com/schultheisproductions Twitter: http://twitter.com/schultheisprod Google Plus: http://plus.google.com/+MitchellSchultheis Flickr: http://flickr.com/people/trainsincentralia/ Railsightings: http://railsightings.com/rs/profile/gamemaster10476 RRPicture Archives: http://gamemaster10476.rrpicturearchives.net/ Rail Pictures: http://railpictures.net/members/viewprofile.php?id=49806
Rexall Drug Train Butte, Montana June 1936
 
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The 1 million dollar train that tour the USA & Canada in 1936, promoting Rexall Drug Company. Blue and Cream in color, powered by a New York Central RR streamliner. What a sight to witness! This was in Butte, Montana in and around June 9th, 1936.
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Anaconda Copper Mining Company - Bonner Lumber Mill
 
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[silent] An Anaconda Copper Mining Company promotional film that shows various processes within the Bonner Lumber Mill in Missoula County, Montana. Circa late-1930s. (collection PAc 2018-07) The Montana Historical Society is the owner of this film and makes available reproductions for research, publication and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the MHS Photograph Archives before any reproduction use. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission to use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners.
Edward Melvin Schaad - The Butte Years (1917-1926) - revised
 
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Mini-documentary on Edward Melvin Schaad's childhood in Butte, Montana. Includes audio of 1978 interview. With captions. Revised with new photos of Gregson from Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives.
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Aftermath of Firecracker Display Butte, MT
 
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Here is a short clip of the aftermath of (I'm guessing around 176,000) firecrackers being set off at once. See my previous vid to watch it!
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California Drought Brings Back Gold Fever | National Geographic
 
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California rivers, low from the recent drought, are ushering in a new gold rush. Professional miners—along with hobbyists like Bruce Meyer—are hurrying to uncover precious metals by panning, sniping, and prospecting at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Read more about the new gold rush: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/08/140814-california-drought-gold-rush-water-climate-mining-panning/ VIDEOGRAPHER AND EDITOR: Spencer Millsap Should We Eat More Bugs? | National Geographic https://youtu.be/Ej59-ljxhoU National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Feeding Butte in Hard Times, documented by C. O. Smithers
 
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“Feeding Butte in Hard Times” is the fourth of several themed presentations from the C.O. Smithers Photograph Collection. This presentation in photographs relates how Butte took care of feeding its needy during economic hard times and long strikes. A special focus is on the Hansen Packing Plant south of Butte, which, during the Great Depression, hired hundreds of WPA workers to process meat to feed the country. The photos were presented by staff archivist Irene Scheidecker, based on the work of volunteers Barb and Reno Parker. Funding for the C. O. Smithers Collection by the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation, and Montana Resources.
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Anaconda, Montana!
 
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Still photos around town.
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Missoula Flood & other Montana Views c1908
 
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1. Higgins Avenue, Missoula, Montana. 2. Higgins Avenue Bridge, Before Flood. 3. C., M. & St. Paul R. R. Grade, Before Flood. 4. The Great Log Jam of the Blackfoot, 1908. 5. Log Jam Looking North, from Center. 6. Log Jam Looking South from Center. 7. Part of Great Log Jam, Bonner, Montana. 8. No Wonder the Lights Went Out in Missoula. 9. Power House Internally Wrecked. 10. A Rise of 12½ Feet, but it Stood the Test. 11. Missoula Power House and Dam, June 6, 1908. 12. Mad Waters of the Missoula at Bonner. 13. The Raging River at the Power House. 14. At Sunset, June 7, the Worst Was Over. 15. Missoula from Sentinel Mountain No. 2. 16. Missoula from Sentinel Mountain No. 3. 17. Missoula from Sentinel Mountain No. 1. 18. Bluebird Driven from Nest by Rising Water. 19. A Sad Predicament, Sunday, June 7, 1908. 20. Risky Business, but There Was No Other Way. 21. Main Channel of River is Here After Flood. 22. The Never Will Play Here Again. 23. A Little Shaky, But it Fills the Gap. 24. Missoula River From Mix's Store, at High Water. 25. Missoula River from Mix's Store, Before Flood. 26. Havoc Wrought by Rattlesnake Creek. 27. Greenough Property Damaged by the Rattlesnake. 28. Trying to Save St. Paul Grade, June 5, 1908. 29. River Highest Ever Known, June 6, 1908. 30. A Common Sight on the Railroads in 1908. 31. Subdued Prisoners Waiting for Their Exile. 32. An Evening Scene Among the Wild Buffaloes. 33. Wild Buffaloes Swimming Pend d'Oreille River. 34. After the Swim, Herd of Wild Buffaloes, Mont. 35. Please Let Me Out, I Want to Go Back. 36. She Nearly Got Him That Time. 37. Making a Last and Fierce Struggle for Freedom. 38. Where Forsyth Lost His Camera and Nearly His Life. 39. Lake McDonald, the Glory of Montana. 40. Among the Storm Clad Peaks of Lake McDonald. 41. "The Cataract Leaps in Glory," Lake McDonald. 42. When the Clouds Hang Low, Lake McDonald. 43. A Beautiful Water Worn Gorge, Lake McDonald. 44. The Fairy Glen, Lake McDonald. 45. Middle Flathead River, Lake McDonald. 46. Gunsight Lake, Northern Montana. 47. The Charming Avalanche Basin, Lake McDonald. 48. Heaven's Peak Reflected in Avalanche Lake. 49. "Hills Rock Ribbed and Ancient as the Sun," 50. Mt. Edward, from Glacier Trail. 51. Boating on Pretty Lake McDonald. 52. A Glacier Party, Lake McDonald. 53. How Compacted Snows on the Rockies Form Glacier Ice, Iceberg Lake. 54. Moraine, at Foot of Sperry Glacier. 55. A Glacier Party, Lake McDonald. 56. Mt. Edwards from the Glacier, Lake McDonald. 57. Waiting Till the Clouds Roll By, on Sperry Glacier. 58. July Among the Snowy Peaks of Lake McDonald. 59. A Fathomless Cleft in the Ice, Sperry Glacier. 60. A Crevasse Forming in the Glacier. 61. Mirror View of the Mission Mountains, Montana. 62. From the Continental Divide, near Swift Current Pass. 63. Glacier National Park. 64. Blackfeet Indians Preparing for the Medicine Lodge Ceremony. 65. The Snake Dance, Flathead Reservation, Mont. 66. Indian Mothers and Their Babes. 67. View on a Cattle Range in Montana. 68. Lime Cliffs at Morrison Cave, Montana. 69. The Trail Up to Morrison Cave, Montana. 70. A Cathedral Not Made With Hands. 71. In the Cathedral, Showing Pillars 30 Feet High. 72. The Alter, 600 Feet Down, in Morrison Cave. 73. Beautiful Stalactites, Morrison Cave, Montana. 74. Hall of Statues, Morrison Cave. 75. The Casket, 600 Feet Underground. 76. Decorations, in the Bridal Chamber, Morrison Cave. 77. The Falls, 700 Feet Below Surface. 78. Fallen Pillar, 12 Feet in Circumference. 79. Wonderful Works of Nature, Morrison Cave. 80. The Fountain, Morrison Cave, Montana. 81. The Richest Hill on Earth, Butte, Mont. 82. Train Load of Ore for Washoe Smelter. 83. Mines and Copper Smelter at Butte, Mont. 84. Copper Smelters and Mines, Butte, Montana. 85. Station at 1600 level in Original Mine, Butte. 86. Drills at work 1000 feet under Butte. 87. Ready to Blast, 1000 feet under the Butte Postoffice. 88. Where Stage and Steamer Meet, Flathead Lake. "SS Klondike" 89. A view on the Pend d'Oreille River, Montana. 90. Rainbow Falls, on the Missouri River, Montana. 91. Rainbow Falls, on the Missouri River, Montana. 92. A mountain of "petrified water" -- Pulpit Terrace and Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. 93. From Pt. Lookout, 1,200 ft. above river, up canon to Lower Falls. 94. The Castle Geyser in action, Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone Park. 95. Ominous bubbling and boiling in the "Devils Punch Bowl," 96. "Down on the Farm" in Montana. 97. A Charming Lilly Pond, Yellowstone Nat. Park.
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Fire in the Attic Spins at the Mountain Con Hoist House
 
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Fire in the Attic wanted an epic photo shoot, so I brought them to the Mountain Con, one of the deepest mines in Montana. Surrounded by the dead machinery, the silence and darkness was broken by the sound and light of flaming staffs, swords, rope darts, nunchaku, kama, and hoops. We even had the fire department get called on us and five trucks showed up. This was a great shoot guys, I had a lot of fun filming you and putting this together. Let's do it again.
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WORLD'S BIGGEST MACHINES - Impressive Timelapse - Open Pit Mining at Garzweiler - Zeitraffer
 
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Zeitrafferaufnahmen von Schaufelradbaggern und Absetzern im Tagebau Garzweiler. Timelapse mit Gopro, EOS 10D und Videoclips der 5D II und 7D. © 2013 www.gerholdt.de +++ Musik: "Cephalopod", Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Saint Patrick's Day 2013 ~ Butte Montana
 
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Highlights of the 2013 Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Butte, Montana, and the after party with Dublin Gulch at the Silver Dollar Saloon.
Views: 1690 cgMediaWorks