A Drone Flew High Above An Uninhabited Mine In South Dakota And Caught The Most Incredible Footage

If you have ever taken an American history course, you know that the mining industry was key to the formation of South Dakota and that many of these historic mines – although abandoned – still stand. One of the most famous and profitable of South Dakota mines was Homestake, which was officially closed in 2002 and then re-purposed into the Deep Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory (AKA, the deepest underground laboratory in the country):

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To get a good look at the Homestake Mine during its prime, check out Rare Footage In The 1940s Shows South Dakota In A Completely Different Way.

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