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The Lead Subsidence

  • Aired: 10/13/2016
  • 01:28
  • Rating: NR
Homestake gold miners spent years digging shafts and drifts beneath the town of Lead, South Dakota. In the 1920s and 1930s, portions of the town, including it's main business district, began sinking into the earth.
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After years of undermining, portions of Lead, South Dakota, began to sink.
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