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Homestake Mine Open Cut223 viewsMuch has changed at Homestake since we were there in 2002, but the open cut is still there in all of its glory.
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Andrew in Dynamite Car147 viewsDynamite car at Homestake Mine
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Sun Pose135 viewsOnce again, William has "issues" with the sun as we pose for a picture...
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Pactola Lake Reservoir133 viewsWe made a brief stop at this scenic spot on our way from Hill City to Deadwood.
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Cheesy Fish Pose117 views
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Homestake Park102 viewsSince we were there in 2002, shortly after the mine closed, they tore down a large portion of the plant and turned it into an interpretive park.
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Pneumatic Mine Train Engine101 viewsWe opted to do the Black Hills Mining Museum over the Homestake tour. The mining museum was very interesting, and had very detailed displays of how mining worked through the ages.
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Pactola Lake99 viewsGrandma and Andrew stayed back in the van for this one...
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William and Tim at Pactola Lake96 views
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How it Worked96 viewsCathy and William pose by a sign explaining how the mine used to work.
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Pactola Lake Reservoir95 views
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Mine Train95 viewsAt Homestake Park, you could see many mining objects, including these mine train cars, among 'ruins' of the mine structures.
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