South Dakota
'Overgrown farm house'-near Wessington Springs, South Dakota
Scenic storage barn-near Miller, South Dakota
Post harvest November sunset-near Beresford, South Dakota
Old farm-stead near Madison, South Dakota
Old structural remains-near Carthage, South Dakota
Farmstead-near Woonsocket, South Dakota
Eastern South Dakota scenery
Barn 'still standing' near Pierre, South Dakota
DeSmet, South Dakota courthouse
Central South Dakota wetlands
Central South Dakota's interior farm remnants
Outhouse-located near DeSmet, South Dakota
'Leaning barn' near Wessington, South Dakota
Western South Dakota's South Fork Moreau River-near Newell, South Dakota
Reflective thaw-near Enning, South Dakota
Typical hey stack-near Union Center, South Dakota
Early sunset-western South Dakota
First Lutheran Church-Newell, South Dakota
Former ranch home-near Castle Rock, South Dakota
Western South Dakota's reflective blue sky
Spectacular reflective sunset-near Elm Springs, South Dakota
"The Classy Shak" Vale, South Dakota
Old church remains-central South Dakota
Structural & outhouse remains-Capa, South Dakota
Old school building-Capa, South Dakota
Old Capa, South Dakota remnants
A creative scenic setting-near Philip, South Dakota
Eastern Badlands and some topographical 'shades'
South Dakota State Highway 44 (near Scenic, South Dakota)
South Dakota's Badlands-near Wall, South Dakota
Badlands-'painted desert' (west-central South Dakota)
South Dakota's vast Badlands
Grazing goat-near Cedar Pass, South Dakota
'14 Mile Roadhouse'-near Elk Point, South Dakota
St Peter's Church--Jefferson, South Dakota
Copyright Michael K Robb 2019
Eastern South Dakota Sunset-near Mayfield, South Dakota
Old farm residence-near Platte, South Dakota
'Leaning shed' near Mosher, South Dakota
Cedar Butte, South Dakota grain elevator
Abandoned ranch ruins-east of Winner, South Dakota
Old dilapidated farm house-near White River, South Dakota
Late 1800's Ranch House (near Miller, South Dakota)
1800's Rancher's House & windmill (in desolation)
Evening twight on a remote road (late January)....near Gettysburg, South Dakota
Northern South Dakota (February) sunset
Antique salvage store-Kimball, South Dakota
Early-mid 1900's schoolhouse-near Gann Valley, South Dakota
Main Avenue~
Sioux Falls, SD.
Old Courthouse & Museum~
(6th & Main)
Sioux Falls, SD.
St Joseph Cathedral~
Sioux Falls, SD.
Canton, South Dakota's
Downtown Business District~
Lincoln County Courthouse~
Canton, SD.
McCook County Courthouse~
Salem, SD.
Main Street~
Mitchell, SD.
Quintessential setting~
Near Mitchell, SD.
Holy Family Catholic Church~
Mitchell, SD
Another abandoned ranch~
Near Woonsocket, SD.
Davison County Courthouse~
Mitchell, SD.
St Mary's Catholic Church~
Salem, SD.
Garretson Heritage Museum &
First National Bank~
Garretson, SD.
Blooming wildflowers~
Near Sioux Valley, SD.
Dells Theatre & Red Stone Architecture~
Dell Rapids, SD.
Rose Stone Inn~
Dell Rapids, SD.
Downtown (4th Street)~
Dell Rapids, SD.
Brookings County Courthouse~
Brookings, SD.
Downtown (3rd & Main)
Brookings, SD.
Brookings, SD Post Office~
(5th & Main)
Eastern South Dakota scenery~
Near Sinai, SD.
Open marshlands~
Near Rutland, SD.
Rutland, South Dakota.
Early 1950's International Pickup~
Rutland, South Dakota School~
(c.1935)
Lake County Courthouse~
Madison, SD.
Lake Madison~
(On a beautiful sunny evening)
Old Humboldt Bank Building~
Madison, SD.
James River basin~
North of Mitchell, SD.
Woonsocket, SD.
City Park & Reservoir~
Sanborn County Courthouse~
Woonsocket, SD.
Jerauld County Courthouse~
Wessington Springs, SD.
Gann Valley, SD.
Post Office & Mercantile Store~
Fort Thompson, SD
Methodist Church~
Residential remains~
Near Mac's Corner, SD.
State Capitol Building~
Pierre, SD.
Hughes County Courthouse~
Pierre, SD.
Holabird, South Dakota
Grain Elevator.
Hyde County Courthouse~
Highmore, SD.
Ree Heights Grain Elevator~
Hand County McWhorter Museum~
(Miller, SD)
Hand County Courthouse~
Miller, SD.
Sully County Courthouse~
Onida, SD.
W.J. Asmussen store (1930's)~
Lebanon, SD.
Commercial Avenue~
Gettysburg, SD.
Cathedral Of The Prairie~
Hoven, SD.
Walworth County Courthouse~
Selby, SD.
Early 1950's Volvo~
Near Selby, SD.
St. Augustine Catholic Church~
Bowdle, SD.
Brown County Courthouse~
Aberdeen, SD.
Aberdeen, SD.
Downtown business district~
Scenic setting~
Near Bristol, SD.
1940's style grain elevator~
Waubay, SD.
Codington County Courthouse~
Watertown, SD.
Watertown, SD
Broadway Street District.
Main Street~
Spearfish, SD.
(1908) Bank building & block.
Now serves as a bar.
Deadwood, SD
Historic Main Street.
(from the east).
Historic Main Street.
(from the west).
Deadwood, SD.
Historic Bodega Hotel (1878).
Deadwood, SD.
Ole' Franklin Hotel~
(built 1903)
Deadwood, SD.
Lawrence County Courthouse~
Deadwood, SD.
Deadwood, SD Post Office~
Iron Horse Hotel~
Deadwood, SD.
Historic Town Hall Inn~
Lead, SD.
C.G. & T. Hose Company building~
(1915)
Central City, SD.
Sturgis, South Dakota~
Downtown--Main Street.
Rapid City's bustling downtown
business district.
Alex Johnson Hotel~
Rapid City, SD.
Early 1940's grain elevator
complex~
Oelrichs, SD.
Late 1800's ranch house remains~
Near Smithwick, SD.
Buffalo Gap, SD High School~
(built 1923).
Buffalo Gap Trading Post~
Historic Third Street District
Yankton, SD.
Douglas & Main.
Elk Point, SD.
Clay County Courthouse.
Vermillion, SD.
1930's chicken barn.
(spring foliage)
Near Armour, SD.
Picturesque 1950's horse barn.
Near Meckling, SD.
1940's farm hand's quarters.
Near Caylor, SD.
University of South Dakota.
(Old Main Hall)
Vermillion, SD.
Yankton, SD
Third Street
(looking east)
Douglas County Courthouse.
(south angle)
Armour, SD.
Douglas County Courthouse
(north angle)
Armour, SD.
Characteristic leaning barn.
Near Platte, SD.
1880's ranch house.
Near Witten, SD.
Bouquet Table Road.
Badlands, SD.
Opal Road.
On a stormy June day.
Old Jail
Scenic, SD.
Tranquil setting.
Along Sage Creek Road.
Near Scenic, SD.
State Highway 44
As it descends toward
Lake Francis Case.
Buryanek Plains.
Gregory County, SD.
Tatanka Trading Post.
Scenic, SD.
Chimney remains from a 
1920's Roadhouse.
Near Dixon, SD.
West Hills.
Near Lake Francis Case,
South Dakota.
Ideal, South Dakota 
School.
(c. 1920-1975).
First Presbyterian Church of
Interior, SD.
The old
C.H. Merrill Museum of
Natural History.
Scenic, SD.
Wall, SD  Post Office 
& Souvener stores.
Wall, SD.
Main Street.
(early June)
Wasta Hotel
Wasta, SD.
Settlers house
(built c. 1922)
Near Wasta, SD.
Rapid Creek Valley.
Western South Dakota.
Early June ground flora.
Pennington County, SD.
Owanka, SD
(ghost town)
shed remnants.
1930's
Owanka, SD
Grain elevator.
Owanka, SD.
(from the south).
Looking north toward
Owanka, SD.
Panoramic View of 
Owanka Valley.
"Downtown" Owanka, SD.
Tripp County Courthouse.
Winner, SD.
Tripp County Courthouse.
(east angle)
Winner, SD.
Wood, South Dakota
Grain elevator.
(built c. 1930)
Old farm equipment storage
building.  
Mellette County, SD.
Old Longhorn
General Merchandise Store.
Scenic, SD.
Longhorn Saloon & old
'westside' businesses'
Scenic, SD.
Sage Creek Road.
(looking north)
Near the Badlands.
Panoramic view of the
Badlands-off in the distance.
(from Sage Creek Road).
Another old relic.
Owanka, SD.
Downtown Owanka
(west angle)
Early 1960's fords
"resting in peace"
Owanka, SD.
Early 1900's ranch house.
Meade County, SD.
'Red Owl', South Dakota.
(about all that remains)
Long abandoned horse shed
& late 1940's haul-truck.
Near Hereford, SD.
Stormy early June afternoon.
Near Stoneville, SD.
Stoneville Town Hall.
Stoneville, SD.
Typical western South Dakota
scene.
Near Enning, SD.
Grazing equestrians.
Meade County, SD.
Western South Dakota Storm.
Near Opal, SD.
Harding, SD
Old Mercantile store 
& warehouse.
Harding, SD.
North angle.
(black & white)
Mercantile store.
Harding, SD.
Old town hall.
Harding, SD.
Original school building.
Harding, SD.
Harding, SD
('newer' school building)
Camp Crook, SD
Historical plaque.
Old Courthouse.
Belle Fourche, SD.
Downtown
State Street.
Belle Fourche, SD.
1880's ranchers stone house.
Near St Onge, SD.
Old stone ranch house
(19th century) & 
acreage.
Near St Onge, SD.
Traditional early 1900's
outhouses.
White Owl, SD.
White Owl General Store.
White Owl, SD.
St Onge, SD.
Old Center Street District.
(east angle)
St Onge, SD.
Old Center Street district.
Late 1800's ranch setting.
Near Union Center, SD.
Union Pacific Overpass.
Over the Bad River.
Near Nowlin, SD.
Marcus, SD.
Old Town Hall.
Blowing grasslands.
Haakon County, SD.
Nestled pond in the
rolling Oahe Hills.
Near Midland, SD.
1920's farm house.
Near Plainview, SD.
Old 1930's service garage.
Nowlin, SD.
Rolling grasslands.
Near Ottumwa, SD.
State Highway 34
traversing the
Cheyenne River Basin.
Plainview, SD
"town shed"
More rolling grasslands.
Haakon, SD.
Capa, SD
School building & outhouses.
(west angle)
Bad River Basin
(looking south)
Near Nowlin, SD.
Capa school & grounds
(southern angle)
Capa School
(built 1908)
Capa, SD
Early 1900's farm remnants.
Near Okaton, SD.
Early 1900's 
Boarding House.
Capa, SD.
Same boarding house.
(in color)
Capa, SD.
Draper State Bank.
Draper, SD.
Lyman County Courthouse.
Kennebec, SD.
1890's ranch mansion.
Near Presho, SD.
Same mansion
(in color)
East angle.
1920's storage shed.
Near Presho, SD.
Vivian, SD
Grain elevator complex.
Overlooking Presho Valley
Lyman County, SD.
Chamberlain, SD.
Downtown Main Street.
Garfield Hall.
Near Hub City, SD.
Garfield Hall.
(west angle)
Old ranchers' house.
(built 1898)
Near Tripp, SD.
Canistota, SD
Painted watertower.
Harvest hay bailing.
Mid-July.
Near Rimrock, SD.
1930's ranchers setting.
(near Canistota, SD)
1940's horse & hey barn.
Near Bridgewater, SD.
July hay harvest.
Southern South Dakota.
James River.
Along Highway 42.
Hanson County, SD.
1940's 'double headed' barn.
Clay County, SD.
1950's quonset style barn.
Southeast South Dakota.
South Dakota Highway 42
Looking east from the
James River.
Colorful July sunset.
Grant County, SD.
Rolling prairies.
Eastern South Dakota.
Grant County Courthouse.
Milbank, SD.
Grant County Courthouse.
(west angle)
Milbank, SD.
Milbank, SD.
Telephone Block.
Downtown Milbank, SD.
Westside businesses.
Main Street.
1880's Frontier Town.
Dry Creek School.
1880's Frontier Town.
Orthodox Church.
1880's Frontier Town.
Gregory National Bank.
1880's Frontier Town.
Longhorn Saloon &
Cardell Walker Livery.
1880's Frontier Town.
Looking down Main Street.
1880's Frontier Town.
Feed & Seed depot &
other buildings.
1880's Frontier Town.
Side street.
19th century buildings.
1880's Frontier Town.
Scenic countryside.
Near Okaton, SD.
'Golden' autumn foliage.
Near Oacoma, SD.
Changing autumn colors.
Near Alexandria, SD.
Golden balsom tree.
Eastern South Dakota.
Black Hills-back country.
Roughlock Falls.
Black Hills, SD.
Late 1800's ranch house.
Near Rochford, SD.
Late 19th century farm house.
Near Hermosa, SD.
Rochford 'Mall'.
Est. 1902.
Rochford, SD.
Moonshine Gulch Saloon.
Rochford, SD.
'Hairpin Turn'
Needles Highway.
Black Hills, SD.
Sylvan Lake.
South Dakota's
Black Hills.
1881 Bank Building.
Custer, SD.
'Bucktooth' Butte.
Black Hills, SD.
Golden autumn foliage.
Black Hills, SD.
Roughlock Falls.
(close up).
Main Street businesses.
Downtown Hill City, SD.
Downtown Hill City.
(close up)
'Golden Oak'.
Near Caputa, SD.
Beautiful autumn foliage.
Black Hills, SD.
Folsom Baptist Church.
Western South Dakota.
Hood Tunnel.
Needles Highway.
Black Hills.
"Sharks Tooth"
Needles Highway.
Needles Eye Tunnel
Needles Highway.
Black Hills, SD.
Needles Eye Tunnel.
(close up)
'Stump Needles"
Needles Highway.
Beautiful Needles.
Needles Highway.
'looking east'
South Dakota's Needles.
'looking west'
Iron Creek Tunnel.
(west entrance)
Iron Creek Tunnel.
Needles Highway.
Black Hills, SD.
More spectacular needles.
Black Hills, SD.
Geographic Stalagmites.
Needles Highway.
Sylvan Lake.
Rocky escarpments.
'looking north'
Black Hills.
South boat launch.
Sylvan Lake.
Needles Eye Tunnel.
(west entrance)
Changing colors.
Southern Black Hills.
Balsom Pines.
Black Hills, SD.
C.C. Gideon Tunnel.
Southern Black Hills.
Some bright yellows.
Central Black Hills.
Scovel Johnson Tunnel.
Southern Black Hills.
Scovel Johnson Tunnel.
(close up)
A peek at Mount Rushmore.
Through the pines.
Doane Robinson Tunnel.
Near Keystone, SD.
Highway 385.
Autumn foliage.
Near Keystone, SD.
Open rolling countryside.
Pennington County.
Side profile-
George Washington.
Mount Rushmore.
Old General Store.
Hillhead, SD.
Hillhead General Store.
(black & white)
Roberts County Courthouse.
Sisseton, SD.
1890's farm hut.
Near Ortley, SD.
Beautiful sunset.
Northern South Dakota.
Early 1900's buildings.
Veblen, SD.
1890's Orthodox church.
Cottonwood, SD.
Old general store &
filling station.
Creighton, SD.
1920's gas pump.
Creighton, SD.
Abandoned ranch buildings.
Near Quinn, SD.
Old mercantile building.
Cottonwood, SD.
Creighton, SD 
Old general store
& gas pump.
(south angle)
1930's medal style
grain elevators.
Cottonwood, SD.
One of several abandoned
ranch-steads.
Creighton, SD.
November "winter day"
Near Clearfield, SD.
Modest residence.
(c. 1902)
Clearfield, SD.
1930's service garages.
Wewela, SD.
1890's schoolhouse.
Tripp County, SD.
Old general mercantile store.
Clearfield, SD.
1920's storage garage.
Quinn, SD.
Picturesque 'ghost farm'.
Eastern South Dakota.
Milltown, South Dakota.
1915 vintage
Grain elevator.
Remains of a 1880's
stone storage building.
Milltown, South Dakota.
Another vintage old classic
flour storage building.
Milltown, SD.
1920's "antique"
General Store.
Clayton, SD.
Downtown
(3rd Street)
Emery, SD.
Eerie ominous abandoned
1890's farm stead.
Clark County, SD.
Another peek at this 
long abandoned farm house.
Clark County.
Old helping hand farm house.
Clark County, SD.
Another view of this
1930's farm hand quarters.
Clark County.
Raymond Gazette Office.
Raymond, SD.
'Downtown'
Raymond, South Dakota.
Old site on the plains.
Clark County.
Another peek at this 
1930's farm equipment garage.
Clark County.
1940's grain elevator.
Crocker, SD.
Northeastern plains.
Clark County.
1920's stable barn.
Near Bryant, South Dakota.
Frontal view of this 
1920's classic.
Bryant, SD.
1890's farm house.
(long abandoned)
Clark County, SD.
Rustic 1930's farm setting.
Carpenter, South Dakota.
Another view of this
ominous old setting.
Southern Clark County.
Beautiful 1930's classic barn.
Carpenter, SD.
Quintessential
South Dakota countryside.
Clark County.
Long abandoned ranch stead.
Southern Clark County.
Another view of this old ranch.
Classic 1930's stable barn.
Southern Clark County.
Frontal view of this
1930's barn.
One more view of this 
1930's ranch.
Clark County, SD.
Old presbyterian church.
Northeast Day County, SD.
1920's ranch scene.
Eastern Day County, SD.
Sunny October morning 
at this presbyterian church.
Day County.
Another typical prairie scene.
Southern Day County.
Picturesque 1930's stable barn
in Day County.
Another view of this
old rural church.
Day County.
Cottonwood, South Dakota.
('ghost' grain elevators)
Another view of the
Cottonwood grain elevators.
Old bank.
Cottonwood, SD.
Another peek at the 
long abandoned
Cottonwood church.
Delapidated old church.
Cottonwood, SD.
Cottonwood 'business district'.
(ghost town)
Vintage 1930's barn.
Near Plankinton, SD.
Nisland church.
(close up)
Nisland Community Church.
(west angle)
Ingersoll Schoolhouse.
Butte County.
Old Mercantile Store.
Fruitland, SD.
Nisland Community Church.
(black & white)
Badlands Park Road.
Traversing South Dakota's
famous badlands terrain.
Castle Trailhead.
Badlands National Park.
Saddle Escarpment.
Badlands.
Devil's Floor.
Badlands National Park.
More of the Badlands Road.
(looking north)
Badlands Road.
(looking west)
Turnoff in 
Badlands National Park.
Eastern Badlands escarpments.
View of the 
Badlands Park Road.
(looking west)
Camels Humps.
Badlands National Park.
Devils Valley.
Badlands Park.
Sharks Fins.
Badlands Park.
Badlands stalagmites.
Eastern Badlands.
Badlands Road 
traversing the valley.
Painted colors of the 
Badlands National Park.
More of the Badlands 
rugged scenery.
Lone bald tree in March.
Badlands Park.