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Unidentified man on Signal Hill - Central City, South Dakota in the background
Sawpit Gulch neaer Central City, Dakota Territory 1877
Central City, Dakota Territory 1877
This iconic western mining scene has been optimized by Western Mining History. Depicted is Central City, Dakota Territory in 1877, one of the most important early settlements during the Black Hills gold rush.
This photo has appeared in the following articles:
Deadwood and the Black Hills: The Ultimate Photo Collection
Central City and Terraville, South Dakota
Central City prior to the April 1888 Fire
Central City, South Dakota five months after the big 1888 fire
Father DeSmet and Alpha Mine - Black Hills, Dakota Territory 1877
Close up view of the activity at the Father DeSmet and Alpha Mine 1877
Location of Central City relative to Deadwood