Photograph by Michael Melford
In the early 20th century, railroads lured settlers into North Dakota. People believed rain would follow the plow. But they were wrong.
Let the stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife of South Dakota surprise your senses.
Get up close and personal with these powerful forces of nature.
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