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  • Visit Quarry Brewing

    Visit Quarry Brewing

    In 2007 Quarry Brewing LLC, initiated a revival of Butte’s rich tradition of beercraft and hospitality. Chuck and Lyza Schnabel set out to brew and serve the highest quality handcrafted beers in a taproom with all the spirit and charm of your local pub. The community response was instant and

  • Gallows Frames

    The tall, black, steel structures that dot the Hill mark where underground mines operated. Called “gallows frames” by miners because working far below ground could be and often was deadly, head frames held the hoisting gear needed to lower cages of miners and bring up the ore. Only about a

  • The History of Butte

    Like many mining camps, Butte came into existence because of gold. Yet by 1870 placer mining, the easiest method of gold extraction, was petering out. While most miners drifted away to other promising mineral strikes, a few far-sighted individuals labored on in Butte, trying to solve the puzzle of freeing