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    In 1969 I went into a mine in MERCUR,UT.It sloped...

    In 1969 I went into a mine in MERCUR,UT.It sloped downward.I went a ways and felt funky,backed out.Less than a year later,it seems now,a father and son died in the same mine from poison gas further...
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    Ft.washington

    It is a shame that ALL signs of the massive amount of bldgs from the WWII era were wiped off the face of the earth at Fts.Washington AND Hunt.
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    Forts,camps and airfields

    The NORTH AMERICAN FORTS site is great.I just recently e mailed Phil Payette to check out the LDS Church news article in Nov.8 about work on the reconstruction of Bluff Fort in SE Utah.The brothers...
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    Young And Stupid/long Ago

    In the late 60's and early 70's,I often explored mining areas of N.UT.I went a good ways into a descinding shaft at Mercur.Later,two people died who went only a little deeper than I did.I was...
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    Underwater Virginia Village

    In an old issue of the ROANOKE HISTORICAL SOCIETY quarterly,there is an article about the quaint settlement NE of Roanoke that now lies beneath the waters of CARVINS COVE lake.The article includes...
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    Little Noted Eastern Ghost Town-not "the Jamestown"

    A few miles East of Farmville is the site of Jamestown.This site last had any real use about 1935.It is the subject of a nice article in the Richmond Times Dispatch of this date.It was once a...
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    The SEA Has Claimed Quite A Few Towns

    It has claimed at least two on the Eastern shore of Va.,A sizable town on the N.side of Willapa Bay,Wa.It has caused large Forts of rock and brick to diappear all or partly,like at W.side of...
  8. Thread: Camp Reno

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    One More Thing

    THE DISH REALLY NEEDS WHOLE WHEAT NOODLES FOR THE FIBER SENIOR CITIZENS NEED>I try to avoid all WHITE carbs as if the devil herself was offering the product.The more garlic,the more good it will do...
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    Best Resource

    Have read all my posts on this subject below?No matter,the best single resource is reached by googling USA FORTS NETWORK.More info than you ever kne existed.
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    Turner Field

    I lived in Tallahassee when Turner was still opened.Sad that it was dumped as aviation facility.Go to Airfields-Freeman or abandoned and little known airfields.Punch on GA section and then the area...
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    What Air Force Property??

    I'm aware of no air force property in N.Fla E of Panama city.If you could have been talking about navy properties,there were some "abandoned "navy aux air facilities.After waste assessments ,all I...
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    Camping Preperation

    Great "motion detector"is soda cans strung on fishing line.Height is determined by the likely hood of bigfoot,cougars or bear.The biggest caliber handgun is the best.By the way,a great website for...
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    You Can't Believe Everything You Don't See

    On the Pyote scene,it's weird that the USGS maps show NOTHING there.The aerials,however show a big complex,big runways and aprons,hanger foundations,streets,etc.It's supposedly hard to get onto the...
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    Military Ghosts

    I find it difficult to classify a missle ste as a ghost town.Just not enough there.Most sites weren't a "town"People were rotated in and out.The families didn't live,give birth and die there,as at a...
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    Bases/ghosts

    One person mentioned Vulcan,Alberta.That's probably the best one in Alberta,for sure.If you're ever crossing the country,Walker AAF in the middle of Kansas,is a great one to sneak into.A real ghost...
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    Pamplin City,VA

    I would like to put up for your consideration,Pamplin City.It lies between Appomattox and Farmville,just off US 460.Take the business route in,go under the railroad tracks at the indicated place.On...
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    Alberta ghosts

    There is a site called ghosttownpix.com.It deals strictly with Canadian ghosts and has a good Alberta section.I enjoy it and found out about places I stumbled across in the 60's,but had no idea what...
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    Eastern Ghosts

    I toured Clover,Va again this past week.This is as much,or more,a ghost as many Western sites.You see side walks to nowhere,long abandoned homes and businesses.You can see in your minds eye what...
  19. Thread: Utah

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    coal city

    Wasn't this place totally destroyed/leveled and locked away?
  20. Miami

    Dutch lady,have you been to Miami before?If you haven't and have a day don't miss VIZCAYA,a most amazing mansion.It's been in a lot of movies( if you see the brochure for the house,grab some,it's a...
  21. Ne Florida

    Just West of St.Aug.,Hastings has a ghost town feel to the old part.In SA,take in Old St.Augustine village.It is a collection of old home and bldgs.from different eras.The ones built by Canova are...
  22. NC Ghosttowns

    Brunswick Town,S.of Wilmington,N.C. is a great ghost in SE NC.Wilmington,itself has a lot to offer the visitor.Visit the battleship North Carolina right nxt.to downtown.Gives the European the picture...
  23. Thread: new in utah

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    Utah Ghosts

    Back in Ut a couple weeks ago,but no time for an expidition.Cute little redneck lady,since you admit to being in Riverton,I'd jus'take off down Redwood Rd.Turn West at the sign for Cedar Fort.Stop...
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    Ghost Towns and the military

    In the not too distant past,I addressed this topic of military bases as ghost towns adnauseum.I won't repeat much of that,except to say that many bases reflected the "establishment"norm for...
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    Underground Seattle

    Having taken the tour back in '69,before lawyers dictated what and where,I have to say-It was much different back then.we went places that can't be viewed today.It's like touring a ghost town and...
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