This was a real treat to watch! Thanks to Charlie Dean Archives for providing this really cool video. Definitely need to check out more of his videos on his YouTube page.
Homestake Gold Mine History
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Gold mining and the life of gold miners in South Dakota, as seen by the Homestake Mining company. How ore is drilled and brought up to surface. The route of General George Custer in 1874 is shown. Mine shafts, logging, South Dakota gold mine machinery, draftsmen, lab technicians shown. .