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  1. John Butterfield's Overland Mail company in Arizona

    Thanks for the map. I might have to do more research,but there is supposed to be a Butterfield Stage Stop in Selma,Texas about a couple of miles from me. They finally restored it enough to protect...
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    Sure wish I could help you out.I don't know...

    Sure wish I could help you out.I don't know anything about the greater Toronto area.I have been to Canada years ago.My late father was a ChiefMaster Sargent in the US AirForce, and he got stationed...
  3. Thread: Nothing, AZ

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    Wow3,I never heard of the place.I had no idea it...

    Wow3,I never heard of the place.I had no idea it was so recent . That's an odd town name for sure.
    Here in Texas we have a few odd ones too.There's Uncertain, Nameless,Squeezepenny,Dar Buzzard, and...
  4. Well,,I'm not surprised there were other...

    Well,,I'm not surprised there were other communities around Silver City. I like to check out www.texasescapes.com They often show some old Texas postal maps of the 1900s or even some later maps of...
  5. Thread: Route 66

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    Really great photos.There is a book on Route 66...

    Really great photos.There is a book on Route 66 in the latest Edward R.Hamilton Booksellers catalog I got.It shows old photos of various buildings,and the update photos of these places. It states the...
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    No never been there. www.texasescapes.com...

    No never been there. www.texasescapes.com has Texas divided into different portions of the state,and lists ghost towns,in think also in different regions.
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    Wonder where in Texas you want to place this...

    Wonder where in Texas you want to place this Tony? I seem to remember years ago as a kid someone tried building a wild west town as an attraction ,out west, can't recall if it was in the
    the...
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    I've never been there, but could it also be for...

    I've never been there, but could it also be for protection from the buildings as well? Not just to keep out vandals, but if the buildings are'nt safe anymore to be around, and in danger of falling...
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    Wonder what's going to happen to the buildings...

    Wonder what's going to happen to the buildings there? As far as Bracken Village goes, i was there in March to look in some of the little shops to see if i could find something for my sister for her...
  10. There is or was a company called United Realty...

    There is or was a company called United Realty who have books listed places all over the country.My parents used to get these cause my dad wasn't too sure where he wanted to retire to after he got...
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    Yes, It is possible there was a town by that...

    Yes, It is possible there was a town by that name.However, the citizens might have voted on a name change,or when they applied for a post office permit, the US Postal Service at the time may have...
  12. There is Rockledge, Jericho and Glenrio in...

    There is Rockledge, Jericho and Glenrio in Texas,and there might be a few others.I think there is a Texas Route 66 Association. There probably are some others too, but can't think of their names...
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    Don't know how it is here in Texas. there are...

    Don't know how it is here in Texas. there are towns here around the San Antonio area, like Hackberry,which has a couple of old houses built in the gothic style of the 1840s to 1860s or so, and a...
  14. Thread: Bodie Sucks

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    Never been to Bodie, but i enjoy looking at the...

    Never been to Bodie, but i enjoy looking at the photos of the buildings and the contents still inside.
    I know of some ghost towns around here.But haven't seen graffiti all over the place or wanton...
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    Hi,Have you gone already to this reunion? You...

    Hi,Have you gone already to this reunion? You might want to check out www.texasescapes.com They have the state's ghost towns divided into sections and Langtry would be listed in West Texas. There's...
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    Never heard of the Screaming Well.Do you know how...

    Never heard of the Screaming Well.Do you know how it got it's name? Did someone get thrown into the well?
    You can Google Stull Kansas, and i think Troy Taylor,on his website has something about...
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    Great photos, by the way, did you know...

    Great photos, by the way, did you know Rico,Colorado has a website?It does.Found that out when I was trying to learn more on the town.
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    Thanks for the link.On the Texgenweb,for the...

    Thanks for the link.On the Texgenweb,for the state of Texas, one of the counties has a list of tragic deaths.
    One invovled a man who apparently had long hair.Somehow his hair got caught in the...
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    i didn't either. The town of Post,Texas in Garza...

    i didn't either. The town of Post,Texas in Garza County was founded by the cereal king,C.W.Post. The town has a website and has how the town came to be founded.Gail Bordon ,founder of Borden Milk was...
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    Well both films were shown on tv late at night,...

    Well both films were shown on tv late at night, and both were in color.The films were horror,as far as actors go,none were big names unfortunately.I'll check IMDb too.
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    ghost towns used in films

    maybe someone can help me with some film titles.
    Many years ago back in the 1980s,1990s, saw a film shot in an abandoned town.
    Can't even recall much about it,except that some people got lost and...
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    No. There are small towns like out in Texas...

    No.

    There are small towns like out in Texas and elsewhere that have small populations.They are not totally deserted,complete ghost towns, but do have some people in them. Many of them may not...
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    Found an unlisted ghost town!

    :cool: I think if you check out www.texasescapes.com you will find a lot of Texas towns not listed here.
    Like Angeles out in west Texas, of which only a metal sign remains near where the railroad...
  24. Ghost Town between Broken Arrow and Coweta ,Oklahoma

    Just thought of a couple of more places, like Kunde and Goebel communities. I know where the old Goebel school is ,but Kunde i have no idea.
  25. Thread: Graveyards

    by HollyDolly
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    Graveyards

    :) Thanks for the great photos.I know of several forgotten ones around here.Most are little family plots
    that i've seen on some of the backroads around here. There are a few which the state has...
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