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Homestake Mine Open Cut226 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 Car148 viewsDynamite car at Homestake Mine
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Sun Pose136 viewsOnce again, William has "issues" with the sun as we pose for a picture...
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Pactola Lake Reservoir135 viewsWe made a brief stop at this scenic spot on our way from Hill City to Deadwood.
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Cheesy Fish Pose118 views
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Homestake Park104 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 Engine102 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 Lake100 viewsGrandma and Andrew stayed back in the van for this one...
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William and Tim at Pactola Lake97 views
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Mine Train97 viewsAt Homestake Park, you could see many mining objects, including these mine train cars, among 'ruins' of the mine structures.
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How it Worked97 viewsCathy and William pose by a sign explaining how the mine used to work.
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Pactola Lake Reservoir96 views
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