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Wagons To Rails: Rick Mills Talks Trains At Adams Center

Credit Victoria Wicks
Rick Mills, author, scholar, speaker, and Director of the SD State Railroad Museum, stands beside the museum's latest acquisition, a 1947 caboose.

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.

Rapid City freelancer Victoria L. Wicks has been producing news for SDPB since August 2007. She Retired from this position in March 2023.