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Retired miners Tom Holter and Ed Drabant currently volunteer at the World Museum of Mining in Butte, MT. They kindly showed several Rocky Mountain School of Photography students around the Orphan Girl Mine.

miner Tom Holter 2012-0891

miner Tom Holter 2012-0891

Tom Holter 2012-0924

Tom Holter 2012-0924

miner Ed Drabant 2012-0974

miner Ed Drabant 2012-0974

miner Ed Drabant 2012-0976

miner Ed Drabant 2012-0976

miner Ed Drabant 2012-0977

miner Ed Drabant 2012-0977

miner Tom Holter showing us the Orphan Girl mine horn call system 0895

miner Tom Holter showing us the Orphan Girl mine horn call system 0895

inside the Orphan Girl mine 0911

inside the Orphan Girl mine 0911

miner Tom Holter showing us the Orphan Girl mine 0916

miner Tom Holter showing us the Orphan Girl mine 0916

Ela in the Orphan Girl mine 0921

Ela in the Orphan Girl mine 0921

miner Tom Holter 0926

miner Tom Holter 0926

miner Tom Holter 0934-2

miner Tom Holter 0934-2

miner Tom Holter 0934

miner Tom Holter 0934

Ela with miner Ed Drabant 0981

Ela with miner Ed Drabant 0981

Orphan Girl 0118-2

Orphan Girl 0118-2

Orphan Girl 0118

Orphan Girl 0118