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Homestake Mine - Mining Gold in the 1930s

  • Aired: 11/21/2016
  • 07:10
  • Rating: NR
Gold mining in South Dakota's Black Hills evolved from pick and shovel work to industrial-scale operations. This film shows how miners drilled into rock and moved ore through the Homestake operations extensive shaft mine.
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Homestake Mine - Mining Gold in the 1930s
Homestake Mine - Mining Gold in the 1930s
How miners drilled, blasted, and removed ore from what was once the deepest mine on earth.
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