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Photos of flood aftermath in the Black Hills area during 1901-1910


June 5, 1904, flood in Deadwood area


Pluma, June 5, 1904 (photograph courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD)
Flood in Pluma, SD, on June 5, 1904. Photograph courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD (used with permission).
Waite building in Deadwood, June 5, 1904. Photograph courtesty of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD
Waite building in Deadwood, SD, on June 5, 1904. Photograph courtesty of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD (used with permission).
Between Deadwood and Pluma, 1904 (Photograph courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD)
Flood damage between Deadwood and Pluma, 1904. Photograph courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD (used with permission).


June 17, 1905, flood in Hot Springs area


Washout on the Burlington Railroad on June 17, 1905, near Hot Springs. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission)
Washout on the Burlington Railroad on June 17, 1905, near Hot Springs, SD. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Another photograph of the railroad washout on June 17, 1905. Photograph courtesty of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
Another photograph of the railroad washout on June 17, 1905. Photograph courtesty of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
A bridge over the Cheyenne River about 6 miles southeast of Hot Springs was heavily damaged by flooding in 1905. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
A bridge over the Cheyenne River about 6 miles southeast of Hot Springs, SD, was heavily damaged by flooding in 1905. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
The railroad near Hot Springs was damaged by the June 17, 1905, flood. Photograph courtesy of Hot Springs Public Library (used with permission).
The railroad near Hot Springs, SD, was damaged by the June 17, 1905, flood. Photograph courtesy of Hot Springs Public Library (used with permission).
A bridge over the Cheyenne River about 6 miles southeast of Hot Springs was heavily damaged by flooding in 1905. Photograph courtesy of Fall River County Historical Society (used with permission).
The Chicago and North Western railroad near Hot Springs, SD, was damaged by the June 17, 1905, flood. Photograph courtesy of Hot Springs Public Library (used with permission).


June 1907 flood in Deadwood area


Railroad damage in Deadwood following 1907 flood (photo courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD)
Railroad damage in Deadwood following a flood in June 1907. Photograph courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD (used with permission).
Railroad damage in Deadwood following 1907 flood (photo courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD)
Railroad tracks were underwater in Deadwood following a flood in June 1907. Photograph courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD (used with permission).
Damage in Central City following a flood in June 1907 (photograph courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD)
Damage in Central City following a flood in June 1907. Photograph courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD (used with permission).


June 12, 1907, flood in Pactola area


Railroad damage in Deadwood following 1907 flood (photo courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD)
Flood along Rapid Creek in former town of Pactola (area now Pactola Reservoir). Photograph by George Ashmun, Black Hills National Forest.
Railroad damage in Deadwood following 1907 flood (photo courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD)
Flood along Rapid Creek in former town of Pactola (area now Pactola Reservoir). Photograph by George Ashmun, Black Hills National Forest.
Railroad damage in Deadwood following 1907 flood (photo courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD)
Railroad damage near former town of Pactola following a flood in June 1907. Photograph by George Ashmun, Black Hills National Forest.
Railroad damage in Deadwood following 1907 flood (photo courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD)
Railroad damage near former town of Pactola following a flood in June 1907. Photograph by George Ashmun, Black Hills National Forest.


June 12-13, 1907, flood in Piedmont area


This photograph was taken looking east as water covers the floor of Elk Creek valley during the 1907 flood on Elk Creek
This photograph was taken looking east as water covers the floor of Elk Creek valley during the 1907 flood on Elk Creek. Photograph courtesy ofJohn Honerkamp.
This photograph was taken about five miles east of Interstate 90 in Elk Creek Valley looking west towards the Black Hills during the flood of 1907
This photograph was taken about five miles east of Interstate 90 in Elk Creek Valley looking west towards the Black Hills during the flood of 1907. Photograph courtesy of John Honerkamp.
The railroad was being rebuilt in 1908 following a devastating flood that claimed the lives of three people in Stagebarn Canyon near Piedmont in 1907
The railroad was being rebuilt in 1908 following a devastating flood that claimed the lives of three people in Stagebarn Canyon near Piedmont in 1907. Photograph courtesy of John Honerkamp.


1909 flood in Deadwood area


Flooding in former town of Terry (near Deadwood) in 1909 (photo courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD)
Flooding in former town of Terry (near Deadwood) in 1909. Photograph courtesty of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD (used with permission).
Flooding in former town of Terry (near Deadwood) in 1909 (photo courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD)
Damage in former town of Terry (near Deadwood) following a flood in 1909. Photograph courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD (used with permission).

1909 flood in Hot Springs area (date unknown)


Clean up after 1909 flood in Hot Springs (date unknown). Photograph courtesty of Hot Springs Public Library (used with permission).
Clean up after 1909 flood in Hot Springs (date unknown). Photograph courtesty of Hot Springs Public Library (used with permission).


April 1910 flood in Belle Fourche area


The Belle Fourche River flooded the town of Belle Fourche in April 1910. Photograph courtesy of James O. Aplan, Antiques & Art, Piedmont, SD (used with permission).
The Belle Fourche River flooded the town of Belle Fourche in April 1910. Photograph courtesy of James O. Aplan, Antiques & Art, Piedmont, SD (used with permission).


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