Images of the Past

Lead's Open Cut

Season 1 Episode 12

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The first gold miners at the Homestake claim in Lead, South Dakota created and operated a surface mine. What remains is a large hole in the ground known as "The Open Cut."

Aired: 10/22/14 | Rating: NR

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