• Prairie Rose coal dragline, Falkirk Mine, Underwood, N.D.

    A coal dragline nicknamed the Prairie Rose works in the distance at the Falkirk Mine near Underwood, N.D.

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  • Mines Building, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D.

    A very large, multi-story brick building. Three archways are at the entrance. A paved path leads to the building and also off to the right. A lawn is in the foreground. A few trees stand in front of t…

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  • Coal tipple, Baukol-Noonan Mine, Noonan, N.D.

    Two loaded coal cars sit at the site of the Baukol-Noonan Mine's coal tipple near Noonan, N.D.

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  • A letter on Oliver County settlement, central N.Dak.

    A pamphlet describing the natural advantages and land available for homesteading in Oliver County, N.D.

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  • Bill Moore

    Moore, Bud, 1917-2010

    Bill Moore (William Monroe Moore, Bud's dad) by Joe Petran's cabin on Lolo Creek about 1925. Daughter Sylvia (right). Taken by Clara Gaues Hollopeter. Negative is reversed in this picture. The image i…

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  • Truax Traer Coal Company train

    A view of a loaded Truax Traer Coal company train, sitting on railroad tracks near a shed. The engine compartment bears a number 3, and also a notice advising "No Riders."

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  • Storm Creek Meadow

    Moore, Bud, 1917-2010

    The Lochsa Story Ch 15 Page 239. The Clarkes posted Storm Creek Meadow as a mining claim but used it mostly as a base for big game hunting and trapping. Credit Bud Moore. See also #4216 (same image, c…

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  • Jerry Johnson

    Moore, Bud, 1917-2010

    Chapter 6. The Lochsa Story, Page 78. The Legend of Isaac's Gold. Veteran prospector Jerry Johnson searched for precious metals in the Lochsa during the 1880s and 1890s. Jerry Johnson Hot Springs is n…

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  • Reclamation site, Falkirk Mine, Underwood, N.D.

    A sign on land reclaimed by the Falkirk Mining Company gives dates as to when the land was regraded, topsoil respread, conditions, and rocks picked, when grass was seeded, and the types of grass seede…

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  • Don Babcock's mining claim

    Moore, Bud, 1917-2010

    Don Babcock's mining claim 1. Don Babcock worked in and explored the Fish Creek country when he was a boy. He was always interested in mining. Later on in his life, he went to work for one of the outf…

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  • Lignite coal mine near Minot, N.D.

    A man and a woman stand with horses and a cart near a lignite coal mine near Minot. A building with tall smokestacks and mining machinery is visible in the background.

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  • World Museum of Mining in Butte

    Man working equipment at a mine shaft at the World Museum of Mining in Butte, Montana. The man is operating a winch by pushing a beam that turns the gear wheel. A lift cable over the top sheave (pulle…

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  • Beaver Jack's cabin

    Moore, Bud, 1917-2010

    Beaver Jack's cabin in the Blacklead Mining District. There was kind of a blacksmith's shop on the back of this cabin including a forge, and other tools not visible in this photo. Bud owns Beaver Jack…

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  • Last resting place of prospector Billy Rhodes

    Moore, Bud, 1917-2010

    Rocks marking the last resting place of prospector Billy Rhodes in the Blacklead Mining District and related story (also documented in The Lochsa Story.)

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  • Jim Piquette Interview, February 16, 1989

    Piquette, Jim

    Jim Piquette discusses growing up in Missoula, Montana during the early 20th century. He describes working as a newspaper boy, his experiences in the School of Mines in Butte, Montana, and panning for…

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  • Coal Miners on underground train, Washburn Lignite Coal Company, Wilton, N.D.

    Two coal miners ride an underground train to get to a coal vein at the Washburn Lignite Coal Company in Wilton. Another miner drives the machine.

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  • Rhodes Peak in the Blacklead Mining District

    Moore, Bud, 1917-2010

    Photo shows Rhodes Peak in the Blacklead Mining District, looking at Silver Creek, which is a fork of Cayuse Creek, which is a fork of the North Fork of the Clearwater River. This is regeneration from…

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  • Gold Mines in the Judith Mountains, Montana. Spotted Horse Mine, Kentucky Favorite Mine

    Hanley, Jerry, Durell, C. (Charles) T. Durell, Mellor, Reginald J

    The accompanying report surfaced in the early 1980s when descendants of Reginald J. Mellor found it in his files and gave it to descendants of George and Helen Wieglenda. George was well acquainted wi…

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  • Workshop of Washburn Lignite Coal Company, Wilton, N.D.

    Photograph of a machine shop where it appears they are working on the mining coal cars. The wheels are in the foreground on a work bench and a man is standing in the background. It is a very crowded r…

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  • Jerry Johnson

    Moore, Bud, 1917-2010

    The Lochsa Story Ch 6 Page 78. Veteran prospector Jerry Johnson searched for precious metals in the Lochsa during the 1880s and 1890s. Jerry Johnson Hot Springs is named for him, as is the campground…

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