When they scrapped USS South Dakota in 1962, Sioux Falls couldn't get the whole battleship into landlocked South Dakota. So they salvaged what parts they could, poured a foot-high concrete outline onto the ground in Sherman Park along the banks of the Big Sioux River, and combined the pieces into a minimalist pseudo-replica.
The USS South Dakota was in every major battle and the...
Ellsworth AFB is an Air Force installation roughly 11 kilometers northeast of Rapid City, South Dakota.
It is home to the B-1B bomber, and is being upsized due to the 2005 BRAC (Base ReAlignment and Closure) Bill. On a funny note, in 2004, some pilots from Northwest Airlines landed there instead of the Rapid City Airport.
At the time of writing, it is in Low Resolution.
From USGS.gov: Mount Adams, one of the largest volcanoes in the Cascade Range (3,742 meters - 12,276 feet), dominates the Mount Adams volcanic field in Skamania, Yakima, Klickitat, and Lewis counties and the Yakima Indian Reservation of south-central Washington.
Mount Batten was the only operational military airbase in the South West Peninsula at the outbreak of war in 1939.
RAF Mount Batten was a Royal Air Force station and flying boat base at Mount Batten, a peninsula in Plymouth Sound, Devon. England. Originally a seaplane station opened in 1917 as a Royal Navy Air Service Station Cattewater it became RAF Cattewater in 1918 and in 192...
Type: Douglas CC-129 Dakota 4M (DC-3A-467)
NASARR Dakota "Pinocchio" of the Canadian Armed Forces, Cold Lake AFB. Several air forces, including the Belgian, German and Canadian had some Dakota's modified to train future Starfighter pilots on the North American Search and Ranging Radar, which was housed in the pointed...
Here was Gutzon Borglums parents born and lived until they immigrated to the USA in the mid 1850th.
Gutzon is famous for have created the Mount Rushmore figures of the 4 presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Rosevelt wich began on in 1916.
He also created the bust of Lincoln on the Lincoln Mausoleum in Springfield, Illinois.