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Photo, Print, Drawing Anaconda Copper (ARCO) Berkeley Pit, Butte, Montana

About this Item


  • Anaconda Copper (ARCO) Berkeley Pit, Butte, Montana


  • Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Butte, Montana, August 28, 1979


  • -  Copper mines and mining
  • -  Spoil banks
  • -  Mining machinery
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  United States -- Montana -- Butte


  • Photographs
  • Ethnography


  • -  Note: Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
  • -  Index data: Film negative frame numbers, descriptions: at Anaconda Copper (ARCO) Berkeley Pit, Butte MT: 2, 120-ton dump truck; 3, misfire; 4-5, dust in air from constant rock slides; 6-8, four or five shovel loads, from the steam shovel, fill the 120-ton truck; 9-10, truck takes load of ore out of the pit; 11-16, shoveling ore into the truck; 17, miner on the ground behind the steam shovel; 18, bulldozer and dump truck; 19, shoveling into the truck; 20-21, spoil bank seen from the south, part of pit where there will be no further mining.


  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/005: 84591

Source Collection

  • Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)


  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

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Credit line: Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Crummett, Michael. Anaconda Copper ARCO Berkeley Pit, Butte, Montana. United States Butte Montana, 1979. Butte, Montana. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Crummett, M. (1979) Anaconda Copper ARCO Berkeley Pit, Butte, Montana. United States Butte Montana, 1979. Butte, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Crummett, Michael. Anaconda Copper ARCO Berkeley Pit, Butte, Montana. Butte, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.