This is a shot of the mine elevator in the Orphan Girl at the World Museum of Mining. Thanks again to the WMOM and Logan for touring me around in the touring areas and other, non-touring areas. I had a blast!
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This buzzer system is the original system in the underground area of the Orphan Girl Mine at the World Museum of Mining. Note the word “Buzzer” on the left.
This 1/2-hour breathing apparatus is on display at the World Museum of Mining, and was invented by Butte’s Dan Crowley. It was invented for use in the Butte underground mines after the Granite Mountain-Speculator Mine incident which killed many of miners. The equipment is in a glass case so I used my polarizing filter to …