The Golden Reward mine south of Lead, South Dakota, operated as a surface mine during the late 1980s and 1990s, extracting gold from ore using a process called "heap leaching."
The most productive gold mine in North America began as a surface mine. What remains is a South Dakota landmark.
South Dakota's been famous for pheasants for decades, and the annual hunt is a treasured tradition.
Black Hills State College homecoming included a few Spearfish High School students.
The story of a landmark resort in the Black Hills - still in business after more than a century.
Started in the 1930s as a herd management technique, the annual roundup has become a major Black Hills tourist attraction.
A 1938 film promoting tourism in the Black Hills features Spearfish Canyon.
Film shot in 1913 shows an event at Spearfish Normal School, the educational institution then on the site of what is now Black Hills State University.