You Can Never Unsee The Horrors Of This Abandoned South Dakota Mine

Once upon a time, the biggest and most prosperous industry in South Dakota was mining, which brought in thousands of new families and helped shape the state into what it is now. Unfortunately, just as quickly as the mines grew, they dried up, leaving behind several abandoned mines like this one that you can never unsee:

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Please note: Etta Mill is located on private property, so do not go exploring without receiving proper permission. To get an even better look at Etta, check out this video from Clay Gibbs:

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