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    What a great bunch of pictures David. I've been...

    What a great bunch of pictures David. I've been in Franklin quite a few times this year, if a person can get in there before everything start leafing out in the Spring, you can see a bit more of the...
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    Jeez sorry about the pictures, I changed my...

    Jeez sorry about the pictures, I changed my photobucket account awhile back. so sorry.

    Pam it was so wonderful to read about Mabel.
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    Great website, I have been going into Melmont...

    Great website, I have been going into Melmont since the early 1970s, back when you could drive a truck or jeep in there very easily.

    I love your Cemetery section, old cemeteries are my main...
  4. Thread: Sumpter

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    We went to Sumpter about 15 years ago, that whole...

    We went to Sumpter about 15 years ago, that whole area of Oregon is just lot of fun. I really liked the old gold dredge they have there.
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    Poll: Bodie is sort of our Holy Grail of Ghost Towns.

    Bodie is sort of our Holy Grail of Ghost Towns.
  6. I haven't been around for ages, so I thought I'd...

    I haven't been around for ages, so I thought I'd best make an appearance.

    Camping
    Visiting old cemetaries
    Photography
    OOMPARTS (out of place artifacts)
    History
    Road Trips on back roads
  7. We love having a GPS, but only an idiot(s) would...

    We love having a GPS, but only an idiot(s) would not have the common sense to have some sort of an idea, and a map before heading off for parts unknown.
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    What awesome pictures. Thanks for the link.

    What awesome pictures. Thanks for the link.
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    The last person to live there was Mabel Ovitt, in...

    The last person to live there was Mabel Ovitt, in this building and here is her grave, she died in 1968. Pictures below.

    The Ovitt Store, as it is known today in the State Park guide book. It was...
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    We talked to one of them quite a bit, a big guy...

    We talked to one of them quite a bit, a big guy with a long pony-tail, he was just awesome, he was from Dillion and staying there taking care of one of the other rangers two schnauzers and gave us...
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    I'll have to keep my eyes peeled for that movie,...

    I'll have to keep my eyes peeled for that movie, I'll try to find out the name.

    Mr. June calls that "his truck" now.

    Good pictures speedy, I would like to visit that town someday too. I like...
  12. That is my dream too, I only have 9 years to go,...

    That is my dream too, I only have 9 years to go, and if I am lucky, but doubtful, maybe sooner.
    I want a new RV and a nice 4 wheel 'something' to drag behind it. There'd be no stoppin' me them.
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    I am surprised there has never been a movie made...

    I am surprised there has never been a movie made about it. I have also been reading about Henry Plummer, a book called Hanging the Sheriff. I agree with the authors, Plummer was made a scape-goat for...
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    Thank you so much, I know I must sound like a big...

    Thank you so much, I know I must sound like a big dork, but really, being able to spend a day and night in Bannack, all alone, was such a thrill for us.
    I am just amazed how well preserved it is...
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    I took the pictures last week on the 7th I think...

    I took the pictures last week on the 7th I think it was.

    I have a digital camera, a Cannon PowerShot SD790 IS. And believe me, I am pretty much a "point and shoot photographer."

    I have to...
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    It's near Dillion, e-mail the State of Montana...

    It's near Dillion, e-mail the State of Montana and ask for a state map, the map has all the ghost towns on it, they have a little crooked house where each one is.
    It's in the same neck of the woods...
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    It is amazing, people are very respectful of the...

    It is amazing, people are very respectful of the place, it seems to demand it of you.
    It is managed by a Bannack Group and the St. of Montana, it is a real gem and people really care about it. I was...
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    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/ozma/Bannac...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/ozma/Bannack/bannack040.jpg
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/ozma/Bannack/bannack081.jpg...
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    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/ozma/Bannac...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/ozma/Bannack/bannack049.jpg
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/ozma/Bannack/bannack105.jpg...
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    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/ozma/Bannac...

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/ozma/Bannack/bannack104.jpg
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/ozma/Bannack/bannack035.jpg...
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    Spent the night in Bannack Montana

    The ghost town we stayed in. We camped on the bank of the little river than runs behind the town, that is where the gold was found in 1862.
    The yellow and black rooms are inside of the hotel, there...
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    I can live with that song.:)

    I can live with that song.:)
  23. Thread: Music?

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    I can't figure out what the problem is. When I...

    I can't figure out what the problem is. When I get on the forum I come directly to the forum and never hear the banjo music.
    But I just went to www.ghosttowns.com and turned up my speakers....Yeah...
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    This made me think of a town on the Oregon...

    This made me think of a town on the Oregon Coast..Gardiner. It is practicaly a "Ghost Town" now, because of the mill closing in 1999. We stopped there last fall to wander through their old cemetary,...
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    Oh that explains that then. I really couldn't...

    Oh that explains that then. I really couldn't believe it, most people being what they are. I know I sound cynical, but there it is.
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