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Can you name these lesser-known Butte headframes?
Can you name these lesser-known Butte headframes?
Can you name these lesser-known Butte headframes?
The Butte mine headframes are possibly the most easily identifiable structures on The Hill as you look up from down on The Flats. Especially as the sun goes down and their looming shadows are cast eastward across the Uptown cityscape. Sure, the Original Mine is becoming known worldwide thanks to the Montana Folk Festival and the thousands that it attracts every year. The Mountain Con is known for it's "Mile High, Mile Deep" paint job as well as for having its surrounding area turned into a beautiful recreation area. The Belmont's hoisthouse is now a bustling Senior Citizens center. But what about some of Butte's lesser-known mines whose headframes are still standing? Can you name these mines just by sight?
Higher Up at Butte's Montana Tech Arrested
Higher Up at Butte's Montana Tech Arrested
Higher Up at Butte's Montana Tech Arrested
Butte is not known for its crime, though crime rates here have reached 47 violent crime offenders per 1000 residents, putting it well above the national average of 38 per 1000. Point is, no place is absolved from crime. Case in point: on March 20th, 2024, a high-level employee at Butte's Montana Tech was taken into custody.
Your Ultimate Guide to Butte Bars for St. Paddy's Day
Your Ultimate Guide to Butte Bars for St. Paddy's Day
Your Ultimate Guide to Butte Bars for St. Paddy's Day
St. Patrick's Day is almost here and with it falling on a Sunday, you can bet that the revelry here in the Mining City will start well before the Sabbath. Are you looking for a place to tip back a pint or two before heading into the madness near Park and Main? Or are you going straight for the Uptown? Here are a couple of places Uptown you should consider checking out.
How to survive a Butte St. Patrick's Day
How to survive a Butte St. Patrick's Day
How to survive a Butte St. Patrick's Day
This year, St. Patrick's Day falls on a Sunday which, in many cities, would mean celebrations may be more subdued than in other years. By Butte standards, it effectively means that Sunday will be treated like a Saturday, and we will count the sick day we're using Monday to create a Butte-Irish Three-Day Weekend. So, it may be a little crazy, especially uptown. Butte loves a good party. But a good party does not mean you can be an ungracious guest, so if you're on your way, here are a few tips to help you enjoy your St. Patrick's Day in Butte, America.

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