Three hundred miles due north of Deadwood, South Dakota and roughly half as many years past its 1870s heyday, a new gold rush is threatening to give that storied spectacle of exuberant capitalism a run for its money.
In a country with an unofficial underemployment rate of 20%, the tiny railroad whistle-stop of Williston, [...]
The Gold Rush boomtown of Deadwood in the Black Hills of what is today South Dakota drew thousands of people of all ethnicities to its mining industry and associated trades. By 1880, Deadwood was a well-established town, a transport... Read Post
It's time Las Vegas lost its title as "stripper capital of the universe" to Williston, North Dakota. The little oil boomtown in the Great Plains might only have two strip clubs—Whispers and Heartbreakers—but the exotic dancers there... Read Post