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    Armour, Polk County Florida update

    Tried to get to the old factory town of Armour in Polk County Florida. Found the location and former road to the site, which is now just a parking lot entrance for a few businesses. The way to...
  2. Jane Jay Florida attempted visit in 2012

    I attempted to get to the Jane Jay site back in 2012. There is a small road off US17 that leads to it. However, the old railroad crossing is blocked off. There are a few houses on this little...
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    I have a number of updates and new locations and...

    I have a number of updates and new locations and would be adding them to the Florida page if the site uploaded them, even within a few months. I submitted new places and pictures of existing ones...
  4. Hi there, Don't go on the forum much these...

    Hi there,

    Don't go on the forum much these days. If you let me know what site youre interested in I can probably help.

    Thanks,

    Jim Pike (Mainmanwalkin)

    also Mainmanwalkin on Facebook
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    Hey, just now saw your post. Don't know if the...

    Hey, just now saw your post. Don't know if the Apix story was written yet. Left you a message to contact me.
    Thanks,
    Jim Pike (mainmanwalkin)
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    I agree --the site has had an issue for many...

    I agree --the site has had an issue for many weeks that prevents uploading new photos to the regular state ghost town pages. No luck getting it fixed and the webmaster email bounces back too :(
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    good point Tsarevna --my way of documenting old...

    good point Tsarevna --my way of documenting old coins would be to say "cool, look what I just found!"
  8. I hope someone is looking into this.... ...

    I hope someone is looking into this.... :confused:
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    7774 Popash School, Mainmanwalkin, and barbed...

    7774 Popash School, Mainmanwalkin, and barbed wire fence
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    I'm probably 98% ghost towner, 2% metal detector....

    I'm probably 98% ghost towner, 2% metal detector. One time I went to the abandoned Popash school hoping to find some older coins that may have been lost in the grass. However when I got there the...
  11. Problem uploading photos (and emailing)

    A few days back I tried to upload photos to a couple Florida ghost town pages and kept getting an error message. The message advised to contact the server administrator webmaster@ghosttowns.com --I...
  12. Thanks for the update Mike. Sounds like there's...

    Thanks for the update Mike. Sounds like there's life yet in Fort Lonesome. What I know of Mosaic it's not surprising that they got rid of the old house and everything else in their way when they...
  13. Picnic Florida old schoolhouse near Fort Lonesome update?

    Can anyone confirm if the old schoolhouse from Picnic, Florida is still around? It was near the Fort Lonesome intersection at the edge of a small field, which according to Google Earth's latest...
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    Glad to have you here. Have you been to many old...

    Glad to have you here. Have you been to many old ghost towns or just starting out?
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    Mike, at some point you and I have got to meet up...

    Mike, at some point you and I have got to meet up for a ghost town hunting trip. Maybe next summer
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    Thanks alot for the update Gerald. I figured some...

    Thanks alot for the update Gerald. I figured some of the buildings on the way to the site might be related, and there could be foundations or other evidence that isn't visible on Google Earth....
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    Fontaine Florida

    A few months back I attempted to get to the site of Fontaine. The ghosttowns description was pretty brief and stated it was unknown if anything remains.

    "Known as the "Fontaine Grant", it does...
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    Beachhunter, are you still metal detecting?

    Beachhunter, are you still metal detecting?
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    St Augustine Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse Feb 2010 Update

    Made it back to St Augustine last month; visited several spots in town and nearby and took many pictures along the way. Bad news though, As I was going thru the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse my camera...
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    Thanks for clearing that up about the relics...

    Thanks for clearing that up about the relics being from a packing house instead of the sawmill. Part of one of the ruins was obviously being used by the townfolk as a big barbecue pit. I feel...
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    SASCO attempt 4-25-09

    I was in Arizona last month with my brother for the weekend to attend our oldest brother's wedding. Flew into Phoenix, made the drive on I-10 down to Tucson, figured I could check out Sasco on the...
  22. It's hard to see but the white line in the middle...

    It's hard to see but the white line in the middle of the photo is a partially exposed concrete foundation at the old Shiloh townsite

    here is a better view: ...
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    I'll have to look for that the next time I'm up...

    I'll have to look for that the next time I'm up in that area. Is it past the main entrance gate or before it? (meaning: would I have to pay the KSC entrance fee?)
  24. Since the subject of NASA and Kennedy Space...

    Since the subject of NASA and Kennedy Space Center ghost towns has come up again, wanted to include photos from another trip to the area:


    railroad crossing to the former Wilson Lumber Company...
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    The "motorcyle rider thru Chernobyl" link...

    The "motorcyle rider thru Chernobyl" link appeared on the ghosttown forums a couple times before.

    It's a fictionalized tale put together from an official group tour and photos from other...
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