Wagons To Rails: Rick Mills Talks Trains At Adams Center
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A locomotive pulls a westbound mixed train on the Rapid City, Black Hills & Western line, bound for Mystic, circa 1935. The road is Jackson Boulevard, near the intersection of Mountain View Road, looking north..
Photo courtesy of Rick Mills
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This is the intersection of Jackson Boulevard and Mountain View Road as it is today, looking north.
The Director of the SD State Railroad Museum examines the history of wagons and railcars this week in Deadwood.
On Thursday, Rick Mills is giving a talk about transportation at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC) in Deadwood. Mills is a scholar, author, and speaker. He tells SDPB's Victoria Wicks that historically, modes of transportation have depended on each other to evolve.
Mills speaks at noon on Thursday, Nov. 3. The center's address is 150 Sherman Street, Deadwood. Mills' talk is part of the Adams center's Preservation Thursday series. People are invited to bring a lunch. The center is wheelchair accessible.