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    I've been trying to keep an eye on the site, when...

    I've been trying to keep an eye on the site, when it works, but haven't had much to say lately.

    Got a number of pictures to post, just not the time to do so these days...
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    Still checking in on occasion. Sadly, I'm...

    Still checking in on occasion. Sadly, I'm currently suffering from a case of "too many things to do, not enough time to do them."
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    Utilizing the township location along with the...

    Utilizing the township location along with the map overlay feature of www.historicmapworks.com, I was able to find the approximate location of what was likely the site of this community.

    Visible...
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    Scott, thanks for the kind words. Looking...

    Scott, thanks for the kind words.

    Looking closer at the aerial photo on Bing (better quality than Google Earth for Ollie), I can see no remaining sign of a roundhouse, not even the turntable pit...
  5. A quick look at Google Earth finds that the...

    A quick look at Google Earth finds that the "ghost" section of the town seems to be centered around the intersection of Cedar Ave and 11th Street.

    I wish I could pay another visit to Vaughn. I...
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    Proving that the hunt for information always...

    Proving that the hunt for information always continues to provide results, I have an update.

    I can confirm that the "mystery store" on the first page of this thread is what is left of Durham. And...
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    Even Maryhill itself is a quasi-ghost town. It...

    Even Maryhill itself is a quasi-ghost town. It started off as another pet project of Sam Hill to become a planned Quaker community. However, his plans never came through, and many of the buildings he...
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    Wish I could have made it, looks like it was a...

    Wish I could have made it, looks like it was a great adventure! Unfortunately, I had work on Saturday, and my internet's been down, but that's how it is sometimes...
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    I'm just planning on posting everything I have...

    I'm just planning on posting everything I have here.
    I'll be sure to take a look and let you know what, if anything, has changed.
    thanks for the interest,
    Kyle
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    Route 66 & More

    Well, I just made it back from a three-day, who knows how many mile adventure through the 100-plus degree Mojave to visit several sites of interest.

    What I have, for y'all to look forward to...
  11. I've got several towns Montana I can submit. Some...

    I've got several towns Montana I can submit. Some of the best ghost towns I've ever visited and photographed are in that state.
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    In San Diego

    For the next few weeks I will be in the San Diego area, so I was wondering anyone had any recommendations for locations to visit in that vicinity? I'd really like to make it out to the dying towns of...
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    The foundation of the old substation is easy to...

    The foundation of the old substation is easy to visit, located at the Watershed's interpretive center just before the main gate. Supposedly the depot still exists, also, converted to a house in...
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    As far as I could tell, both of them were....

    As far as I could tell, both of them were. Abandoned cars and trucks littered all the little town I stopped in across the state. I'm sure you'll be even more so once I get around to adding the others...
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    Mapes, North Dakota

    I can't find much in the way of info on this little town, I can just say that it was built along the Great Northern Railroad and was founded in 1883. From there, the only history I can say is that...
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    I would have an interest in going, I'll just be...

    I would have an interest in going, I'll just be out of town through Friday, the 26th of August. can't say I've been to the area before, but I generally seem to have a knack for finding my way around...
  17. Good luck, it's a great area for the northwest...

    Good luck, it's a great area for the northwest ghost towns, and who knows how much is out there that we haven't found.
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    There was a Luna Mine near Austin, Nevada, which...

    There was a Luna Mine near Austin, Nevada, which could possibly be the location. or a Silver Moon Mine and Half Moon mine near Gold Point and Caliente, respectively. Otherwise, from post office data...
  19. My thoughts, too. The lack of two-story, larger...

    My thoughts, too. The lack of two-story, larger houses in Ronald had me thinking that these bigger ones could be in the more appropriately sized Roslyn. I may have to go have a look-see at some...
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    So many of these places desperately need saving,...

    So many of these places desperately need saving, it's a shame that our Government spending works so that we have to fight just to save one when they all deserve help!
  21. A couple years ago I printed off Don's pictures...

    A couple years ago I printed off Don's pictures to try and do some before and after shots, and the only buildings I could find were the firehouse and store. None of the houses in the pictures I could...
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    Looks like the town is at least there to the...

    Looks like the town is at least there to the extent of a couple of buildings:
    ...
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    Well, if anyone is up for trying to find a site,...

    Well, if anyone is up for trying to find a site, I'm around and willing to have an adventure. For me, at least, I think Durham is really at the top of my list, though I wouldn't mind a trip to see...
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    Updated my original post with the status of my...

    Updated my original post with the status of my visits, including the addition of Littleport, Iowa, Dore, North Dakota, and Georgetown and Hall, Montana.

    Now, to get to posting the pictures and...
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    I just visited Temple today and found that not...

    I just visited Temple today and found that not only has someone pulled the Chevy out, with no sign to be found other than a hubcap, but the building behind it has been burned by vandals, too. To add...
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