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February 2, 2023

100 Years Ago

February 1, 1923

The Homestake Mining Company of Lead have properties adjoining that of the Peerless Company near Gillette. Although not yet as well developed as the Peerless, coal is being mined there and rumor has it that development of the property will commence this year. It has also been reported that an electric railroad will be constructed from the Homestake mine near Peerless to the Homestake properties in South Dakota.

Farmer, rancher, stockmen, freighter and friends – after a great deal of talk, an effort is being made to collect by subscripptioon enough money to b...

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