The headframe of the Ruby Shaft, which has since fallen into the shaft, was contained in a building as shown. Power for the hoist was provided by steam engines that burned wood and coal. In the early years, ore was crushed in Mills A and B which were adjacent to the mine.
In 1888, the Granite Mountain Mining Company began construction of a large mill called the Rumsey Mill or Mill C in a valley to the east on Fred Burr Creek. The mill was completed in 1889 and was connected to the mining complex by an 8750-foot aerial tramway.
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|Date Added||Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 1:00am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12T E 327261 N 5131604|
|Decimal Degrees||46.31600000, -113.24366667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 46° 18.96', W 113° 14.62'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||46° 18' 57.60" N, 113° 14' 37.20" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 110-134 Contract Mill Rd, Philipsburg MT 59858, US|
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