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    Get a copy of 'Wild West' magazine, Aug 2012...

    Get a copy of 'Wild West' magazine, Aug 2012 issue (due out in June, at your local magazine stand). Under the 'Ghost Towns' feature is a detailed history and current photos of Collidge.
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    The McDonald Opera House in Philipsburg, Montana...

    The McDonald Opera House in Philipsburg, Montana (built in 1896 by Angus A. McDonald) is still standing and during the summer season it is open and various productions from melodramas to vauderville...
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    Thanks Darin, Gettin' old sure beats the...

    Thanks Darin, Gettin' old sure beats the alternative!
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    The 'ghost town' is Old Town, on the outskirts of...

    The 'ghost town' is Old Town, on the outskirts of Cody, Wyoming.
    Liver Eating Johnson is buried there.
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    Hi Devilwoman, Don't want to toot my own horn,...

    Hi Devilwoman,
    Don't want to toot my own horn, but my book, 'Ghost Towns and Mining Districts of Montana' will give you a pretty up-to-date idea of what is still standing in Montana. The book came...
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    Dating photos

    As a suggestion, it would be nice if all photos that are submitted, either in the forum or on the main website be dated.
    I was just on the website and being very familiar with Montana ghost towns,...
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    Powell 'pike' landusky

    This has a loose connection with ghosttowns, and maybe some reader can help. Old 'Pike' discovered gold in the Little Rockies in Montana in 1884, and pretty soon there was a rip roaring town there,...
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    For your information, one of the reasons Bannack...

    For your information, one of the reasons Bannack is so well preserved is that it is a State Park with two full time wardens, one lives on the north side approach to the town and the other lives on...
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    Sticky: Joel, following your mention of 'Ghosts and Ghost...

    Joel, following your mention of 'Ghosts and Ghost Towns' by W.J.Jack Way, I tried Alibris.com and managed to get a second printing of the book for $2.75. As you said, the photos make you cry for what...
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    Sticky: A new book, recently published is "Ghost Towns...

    A new book, recently published is "Ghost Towns and Mining Districts of Montana', for those of you that are interestested in Montana Ghost towns and mining history.
    It divides the state into counties...
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    I don't care how 'experienced' you are - you are...

    I don't care how 'experienced' you are - you are **** stupid to enter an abandoned mine under any circumstance. Last Year in Kimberly, B.C. an experienced mine inspector was sent to a company's...
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    Genevieve had a post office from July14,1916...

    Genevieve had a post office from July14,1916 until February 28, 1942. It is located in Valley County, slightly north-east of Saco, which is now in Phillips County.
  13. The answer Gravelrash is no, not all. Some...

    The answer Gravelrash is no, not all.
    Some wildlife areas are totally restricted for several years to allow wildlife both animals and plants to recover, others are restricted from vehicle traffic...
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    Laura, you beat me to it, recommending the Ring...

    Laura, you beat me to it, recommending the Ring Brothers book Ruby, Mining, Mayhem and Murder. It is an excellent book regarding the history of a mining town, and in particular Ruby.
    Great photos,...
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    To clear the air: A) The town of Coolidge is in...

    To clear the air:
    A) The town of Coolidge is in the Mining District of Elkhorn (where there is an Elkhorn mine), located in the Pioneer Mountains of Beaverhead County, Montana.
    B) The town of...
  16. Ghost Towns & Mining Districts of Montana

    For all you ghost-towners, both arm-chair and two-wheeler, my new book, 'Ghost Towns & Mining Districts of Montana' will be released by the end of the month.
    For a preview, go to:...
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    Lothrop, (correct spelling, according to the post...

    Lothrop, (correct spelling, according to the post office), had a P.O. from 1900 - 1913.
    I drove thru there last summer - didn't even know it was there, - no signs, no buildings, no cabin remains, no...
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    I believe you are referring to the town of Altyn,...

    I believe you are referring to the town of Altyn, which is a shade west of Cut Bank on the Blackfoot Indian Reserve. I'm afraid I don't know anything about this town, but you've got my interest up...
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    2007 Ghost Town Calendars

    If anyone is interested, the Montana Ghost Town Preservation Society now has their 2007 calendars for sale at $10.00 each (postage included).
    Contact: www.ghosttown.montana.com
    The calendar...
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    Pierce, Arizona General Store

    Somewher in my collection of photos, I've got a few photos, taken about twenty years ago, inside the Pierce General Store, showing the 'antiques' that were for sale. Everything from lace up grannie...
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    Ghost Towns In Montana

    Comet is on private property, altho I understand the owner recently passed away. It's anyone's guess as to what will happen to the mill, boarding house and two dozen cabins that are slowly falling...
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    Henry Chenoweth

    The comments made by Cecille, & the webmaster are well stated, but getting back to warc1's original topic of Henry Chenoweth's entries being outdated. This is only a part of the problem. Checking his...
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    Trapper City/Lion City/Burnt Pine/Greenwood/Hecla/etal

    I've done a little research into the Bryant Mining District, and would like to get together with you and swap info.
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    Vipond, Montana

    To find Vipond, start at Dewey on the Big Hole River. About half a mile west a gravel road heads south up into the Pioneer Mountains towards the Quartz Hill Mining District and the remains of...
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    Alberta Ghosttowns

    It may be a little late for your vacation, but visit your local library and dig out a copy of 'Ghost towns of Alberta' by Harold Fryer. It came out in 1976 - a little outdated, but at least a start....
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