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    Dang it, I'm not going to be able to make this. :(

    Dang it, I'm not going to be able to make this. :(
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    BTW, this thread came up below...

    BTW, this thread came up below http://forums.ghosttowns.com/showthread.php?13604-Charleston-Cemetary
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    Really? I got those from Lat-Long.com...

    Really? I got those from Lat-Long.com and Google Maps says it is Charleston. Did Millville exist at that location before Charleston? Or was it renamed to Charleston? I lean towards the later because...
  4. It is kind of a pain to use at first, but the US...

    It is kind of a pain to use at first, but the US Department of the Interior maintains a system to track historic mine claims: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/land_records.html (Second option)
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    In Google maps there are a bunch of history...

    In Google maps there are a bunch of history markers at 31.6358, -110.1725. I am surprised that the cemetery isn't labeled among all that.
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    Thanks! I don't care about scratches at all, the...

    Thanks! I don't care about scratches at all, the paint is already in rough shape. I'm taking some 4x4 lessons in the near future and working on getting a friend or two to go also. :)
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    I have an extended cab F350 I'd like to take out...

    I have an extended cab F350 I'd like to take out there. I am a novice 4x4er though, so I'm not sure how much that'll work.
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    Must have Ghost Town Books for 2016?

    Going forward in 2016, what books are you using to find new locations?

    Phillip Varney is by far my favorite author for ghost town related materials. Especially for his Ghost Towns of the Pacific...
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    How's the road up? I'd like to try to make up...

    How's the road up? I'd like to try to make up there this summer if possible.
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    Website contacts?

    Anyone have any contacts for the site? If you send emails to them you're supposed to get an anti-spam bounce back. I never see those, so I'm not sure they're going through at all.
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    Apparently the town of Detroit Oregon is still...

    Apparently the town of Detroit Oregon is still way under water even at lowest tide. The ruins I found are apparently left over from the construction camp for the dam.

    Detroit Oregon
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    I've been thinking of building and app like this...

    I've been thinking of building and app like this also. I'd be interested in seeing some else's version. :)
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    Great research tool for me has been...

    Great research tool for me has been http://lat-long.com

    You can look up a partial name and sort by state and county. It's not 100%, but I've found hundreds of hidden gems in there along with GPS...
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    Fort Rock...

    Fort Rock is one of my favorite ghost towns. Ended up visiting twice while I was driving through Central Oregon. I am really impressed with what the Fort Rock Historical Society has done with the...
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    Just drove by again two weekends ago. She's...

    Just drove by again two weekends ago. She's looking worse every time. I'm pretty sure part of the roof is about to collapse in. That thing is going to have to go to the scrappers soon if it doesn't...
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    Location is here for the Ogle Mountain Mines...

    Location is here for the Ogle Mountain Mines. If you go up there, I'd love to ride with you. Here's a newspaper article about them from 1904. 500 foot tunnel that goes down 200 feet.
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    Thanks for the pictures. Westfall has been on my...

    Thanks for the pictures. Westfall has been on my to visit list for quite sometime. I'm hoping that will be this summer!
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    I'd be interested in joining something like this...

    I'd be interested in joining something like this in the Oregon/Washington area.

    I know there are several 4x4 and metal detector clubs around me. Many of their trips take them to ghost towns....
  19. Thread: Kirk, Oregon

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    Sorry about the bad link, here is the correct...

    Sorry about the bad link, here is the correct one:

    http://pnwphotoblog.com/ghost-town-of-kirk-oregon/
  20. There were two towns called Eureka, only a few...

    There were two towns called Eureka, only a few years apart.

    First one was in Baker near Sumpter; 44.8184797, -118.2046633. Post Office established Sept 9, 1892. Closed Feb 27, 1894 to Sumpter. Kit...
  21. Do you have locations for either of these? I'm...

    Do you have locations for either of these? I'm not finding them on the maps here.
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    Vya, Nevada - location?

    Anyone have the GPS coordinates for Vya, Nevada? Directions here on GT says "head east out of Cedarville CA on CA-299, cross into Nevada, take the first major intersection and head North. Total...
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    Identity of this Oregon Town?

    The name of this town has been bugging me for ages. But I have not been able to find any information about it, even it's name.
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  24. As close as I need too! :) About the latitude of...

    As close as I need too! :) About the latitude of San Francisco will be my cut off.
  25. Thread: Kirk, Oregon

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    I ended up visiting two years ago. The townsite...

    I ended up visiting two years ago. The townsite wasn't hard to find but there is nothing left other then debris.
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