Butte

 

 

JASON AND VOLUNTEER DIGGER

 

JASON WITH BLOB WINE CENTERVILLE ABOVE BUTTE

 

BUTTE MONTANA BOTTLING, BUTTE CITY HUTCH

FOUND 40 HUTCHES NEARBY JUST A FEW INCHES BELOW SURFACE

MOST WITH MINIMAL WEAR PROBABLY TOSSED UNDER A BUILDING

 

 

 

  NORTHWESTERN BUTTE MONT. HUTCHINSON SODA

AFTER HOURS OF DIGGING BY BILL THE BONE PIT GIVES UP A EARLY PICKLE

BOTTLES FROM BEHIND THE BROTHEL 56 EAST MERCURY

BUILDING ADDITIONS COVERED SITES OF 1880’s PRIVIES

ONE PRIVY WAS 17 FEET DEEP  BOTTLES CIRCA 1900

DWAYNE WAY DOWN DEEP HIS FIRST OUTHOUSE

AND WE SEND HIM DOWN 15 FEET!

GABE AND VERONICA GET BOTTLE DIGGING FEVER

 

 

JAMES AND JASON KROGER BOTHERS

BUTTE M.T. HUTCH FOUND IN CENTERVILLE

 

 

JAMES WITH THE NORTHWESTERN BUTTE HUTCH

LITTLE HO AND THE BIG HO BEHIND US

 

  

 

56 EAST MERCURY STREET BROTHEL BOTTLES CIRCA 1900

 

 

MINERS UNION HALL NUMBER 2 MUCH BROKEN GLASS FEW WHOLE BOTTLES

 

PASS THE BOTTLE IS THE GAME WE PLAY

 

RAY AND BILL IN ANOTHER BIG PIT YIELDING A FEW OLDER BOTTLES

 

THE BEST BOTTLE BY FAR TO APPEAR AFTER DAYS OF DIGGING A TIPPECANOE BITTERS FROM 1886

 

VIEW OF BUTTE LARGEST LIVING GHOST TOWN 100,000 POPULATION CIRCA 1900 NOW ABOUT 30,000

 

BOTTLES FRESH FROM THE GROUND AT DUMP SITE NORTH OF BUTTE

BOTTLES EXPOSED AFTER 125 YEARS IN THE GROUND  RARE GREEN KROGER AND AQUA HARRINGTON BUTTE HUTCHES

 

KROGER BROTHERS BUTTE MONTANA TERRITORY IN A RARE  APPLE GREEN IT MADE OUR DAY, THEN WE FOUND ANOTHER!