Homestake Mine - Mining Gold in the 1930s
Season 2 Episode 3 | 7m 10s
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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Film and video shot over the years shows changes in gold recovery methods at Homestake.
Film from 1954 shows how methods of gold recovery evolved at Homestake Mine.
Video from the 1990s shows gold recovery at Homestake Mine. Includes final pour in 2002.