Bonanza in the Hills
[Photo captions: left, top right, bottom right]
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); Historic South Dakota Civil Engineering Landmark (within shouting distance of this marker); President Taft Comes to Deadwood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Deadwood Changing -- 1884 1902 and Now (about 300 feet away); Serving the Black Hills (about 300 feet away); Civic Stability (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deadwood.
Also see . . . Deadwood Historical Photos 1800s. (Submitted on November 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Additional keywords. mining
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.