More mining film preserved
16mm color film (pos.) Kodachrome, approx. 300 ft. on a 7" reel, 3 splices.
Stibnite; Bunker Hill, Burke Canyon. 1950
Stibnite, Idaho and the Bradley Mining Co. scenes from 1950, showing surface operations from a high vantage point, vans, a bulldozer at work, much on the miner’s hospital and surrounding residences. Bunker Hill mining operations, showing pit mining as viewed from top rim, panoramic shots of surface operations, a close-up of a "Bucyrus-Erie 54B" steam shovel at work loading dirt into a truck, with views of surrounding residences of the miners. Morning Star mine residential areas and new streetlights. Hercules mine showing residential housing, and Burke, Idaho showing local terrain around the town/mine.
Ch 3: 0:30 to 1:39 Bradley Mining Co. office and view
1:39 to 1:49 bulldozer at work
1:49 to 3:37 Stibnite town, church, and hospital
3:37 to 4:29 Bunker Hill open pit mine, with steam shovel 4:08-4:25
4:29 to 8:33 Electolytic Zinc Plant at Silver King, west of Bunker Hill Smelter which was west of Kellogg, Idaho.
8:33 Begins with the mine dump at the Morning Mine at Mullan, Idaho and mine facilities.
9:54 is the Morning Club at Mullan built by the Morning Mine as a community center at Mullan, Id.
10:24 begins with the Gem Mill at Gem, Idaho, used by the Hecla Mining Company at Burke, Idaho.
10:38 is the Tamarack & Custer mine near Burke, Idaho.
11:06 is the Hecla Mining companys Star Mine at Burke, Idaho. When the ore bodies of the Star & Morning were worked in conjunction(they were connected) it was called the Star-Morning Mine. Not the Morning Star.
11:21 is Burke, Id looking down canyon.
11:30 The 4 story building is the famous Tiger Hotel and the rest are out buildings for the Hercules Mining company, both at Burke, Id.
12:17 is the baseball field, Ahern Field, in upper Burke, Id.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYDU-GzYNn0 Written November 2009 for the UI Library's Digital Memories website.