Anaconda, Montana

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Anaconda, county seat of Deer Lodge County, which has a consolidated city-county government, is located in southwestern Montana of the United States.wikipedia
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Deer Lodge County, Montana

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Anaconda, county seat of Deer Lodge County, which has a consolidated city-county government, is located in southwestern Montana of the United States.
It forms a consolidated city-county government with its county seat of Anaconda.

Anaconda Range

Located at the foot of the Anaconda Range (known locally as the "Pintlers"), the Continental Divide passes within 8 mi south of the community.
The mountain range takes its name from the nearby town of Anaconda, founded by Marcus Daly in 1883.

Anaconda Copper

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The Anaconda Company expanded smelting capacity over time; by 1919 the Washoe Reduction Works could boast that its 585-foot (178 m) smokestack (Anaconda Smelter Stack) was the tallest masonry structure in the world and that the smelter-refining complex constituted the world's largest non-ferrous processing plant.
Daly built a smelter in Anaconda to process copper mined in Butte.

Butte, Montana

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Anaconda was founded by Marcus Daly, one of the Copper Kings, who financed the construction of the Anaconda smelter on nearby Warm Springs Creek to process copper ore from the Butte mines.
Daly built a smelter at Anaconda, Montana (a company town) and connected his smelter to Butte by a railway.

Consolidated city-county

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Anaconda, county seat of Deer Lodge County, which has a consolidated city-county government, is located in southwestern Montana of the United States.

Washoe Theater

On main street is the Washoe Theater, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Washoe Theater is a historic movie theater in Anaconda, Montana, United States, that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places,

Marcus Daly

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Anaconda was founded by Marcus Daly, one of the Copper Kings, who financed the construction of the Anaconda smelter on nearby Warm Springs Creek to process copper ore from the Butte mines.
Daly owned a railroad, the Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railroad to haul ore from his mines to his smelter in Anaconda, a city he founded for his employees to work the smelters.

Anaconda Smelter Stack

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The Anaconda Company expanded smelting capacity over time; by 1919 the Washoe Reduction Works could boast that its 585-foot (178 m) smokestack (Anaconda Smelter Stack) was the tallest masonry structure in the world and that the smelter-refining complex constituted the world's largest non-ferrous processing plant.
It is a brick smoke stack or chimney, built in 1918 as part of the Washoe Smelter of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company (ACM) at Anaconda, Montana in the United States.

William A. Clark

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When Montana was admitted as a state in 1889, Daly lobbied to have the capital moved here, but it stayed in Helena, a location supported by rival William Andrews Clark.
He became a hero in Helena, Montana, by campaigning for its selection as the state capital instead of Anaconda.

Butte–Anaconda Historic District

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Part of Anaconda is included in the Butte-Anaconda Historic District.
The Butte–Anaconda Historic District is a National Historic Landmark (NHL) that spans parts of Walkerville, Butte and Anaconda, Montana, United States.

ARCO

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In 1980, Atlantic Richfield Company closed the smelter, bringing an end to almost a century of mineral processing.
Anaconda's holdings included the Berkeley Pit and the Anaconda, Montana Smelter.

Copper Kings

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Anaconda was founded by Marcus Daly, one of the Copper Kings, who financed the construction of the Anaconda smelter on nearby Warm Springs Creek to process copper ore from the Butte mines.
Daly responded by building a giant smelter in Anaconda, just 30 miles west of Butte.

Lucille Ball

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However, her father had moved the family to Anaconda, Montana, for his work, where they lived briefly, among other places.

John H. Collins (academic)

John H. Collins
Born in Anaconda, Montana, he attended the University of Illinois and Cornell University, and in 1952 received his doctorate in classical history from Goethe University in Frankfurt-am-Main where he studied under Professor Matthias Gelzer, then a leading authority on Roman history, and prepared his doctoral dissertation on "Psychology and Propaganda in Caesar's Writings."

Bert Glennon

Glennon was born in Anaconda, Montana in 1893 and attended Stanford University, where he graduated in 1912.

Raymond Hunthausen

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The oldest of seven children, Raymond Gerhardt Hunthausen was born in Anaconda, Montana, to Anthony Gerhardt and Edna Marie (née Tuchscherer) Hunthausen.

Runaway Train (film)

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Principal photography began on March 13, 1985, at the Butte, Anaconda, & Pacific Roundhouse in Anaconda, Montana.

George A. Lingo

A native of Anaconda, Montana, Lingo came to Alaska in 1918 with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Lingo.

Jack Morris (Jesuit)

Jack Morris
Morris was born to John and Violet (née Murphy) Morris on October 22, 1927, in Anaconda, Montana.

George Leo Thomas

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George Thomas was born in Anaconda, Montana, as the second of the five children of George and Mary (née Cronin) Thomas.

Mickey and the Bear

Mickey and The Bear was filmed in and around Anaconda, Montana.