Bonanza in the Hills
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Workers at an entrance to an area mine. Note the candle lantern on the mule’s neck. [Photo credit] South Dakota State Historical Society.
The Homestake gold mine in Lead. Tailings (rock refuse) from the mine can be seen on the horizon, up Deadwood Gulch. [Photo credit] Nebraska State Historical Society.
Miners balancing on wood cribbing in a stop, or mine. [Photo credit] Wyoming State Museum.
Erected by Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission. (Marker Number 4.)
Location. 44° 22.497′ N, 103° 43.842′ W. Marker is in Deadwood, South Dakota, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Street and Water Street on
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Riches from Mud (within shouting distance of this marker); Gold in the Gulch (within shouting distance of this marker); Gold Discovery in the Great Sioux Reservation (within shouting distance of this marker); Deadwood Changing -- 1884 1902 and Now (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Serving the Black Hills (about 300 feet away); Civic Stability (about 300 feet away); Waite Block Annex (about 400 feet away); Ride High, T.C., Ride High (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Deadwood.
Also see . . . Deadwood Historical Photos 1800s. (Submitted on November 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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