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  1. Thar ya' go, Shirohniichan.

    http://forums.ghosttowns.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3591&stc=1&d=1251848054

    Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park

    But their may not be much time left, if the plans for park closures...
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    . " ... HE CAME WEST DRESSED TO KILL (. And...

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    " ... HE CAME WEST DRESSED TO KILL (. And so, he) WAS"

    Thanks, bad bob. Now I get it. :D

    But I'm still not so sure I like the idea of "Scratchy" being somewhere on the premises. Does he...
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    Not sure exactly what the life expectancy is in...

    Not sure exactly what the life expectancy is in that place, but if that one grave is any indication:

    "HERE LIES ONE EASTERN DUDE HE CAME WEST DRESSED TO KILL WAS ... " - And then it suddenly...
  4. Sites along I-10, through southern New Mexico, USA - No passport required ;-)

    Everything I will mention here, is 2WD.

    If you stay on I-10, the Rail Road ghost town of Steins on the AZ/NM state line may be worth a stop-an-look; though, it may be closed to tours, due to the...
  5. Now, you guys had better lay off - an stop...

    Now, you guys had better lay off - an stop teasin' poor Vulture, if ya' knows whats good for ya'!

    From what I heared, he and that Petunia are a force to be reckoned with, once they get all riled...
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    That really takes me back. When I left the...

    That really takes me back.

    When I left the "Wheat Heart" of northern Oklahoma (where I spent much of my younger adulthood) many of the small towns where sliding to a similar state of ghostyness....
  7. Great Photos

    Thank you, dinslow, for those photos. I keep returning to look at them over, and over again. Maybe someday I can get there, now that I know where they are. :)

    All that was missing from the b&w...
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    One sensational display of vintage scatological...

    One sensational display of vintage scatological technology! (Not so sure I would care for that particular sensation, though.:p)
    ...
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    http://forums.ghosttowns.com/attachment.php?attach...

    http://forums.ghosttowns.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3550&stc=1&d=1251406413
    ..... LauraA :) ..
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    Thank You

    Thank ya', kindly, windbreaker.:) That is a lot of info! Someone was up there in force, on that canyon above where I live. And it did not appear to be the usual mining or ranching. (?)
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    Maybe, a little

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    Aside from the intriguing Google Map result,
    http://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en&q=&tab=wl (insert: "China Camp" "Cochise County" AZ USA )
    I know of one person, who lives...
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    Thank you, Great And Venerated Bird Of Ancient Worlds!

    It's over!??? :(

    But, what a saga, while it lasted!!!:D

    He sure was, "one tough accountant"! Cannot imagine anyone today nonchalantly accepting those conditions, as part of the job (Mr....
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    burros

    I like my burros with some melted asadaro cheese, a small shot of Jose Swerve-O, and a big glass of water (so long as it didn't come from that well in Bluewater, AZ).:D

    Do not think that "Mexican...
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    Roslyn, Washington was Cicely, Alaska in Northern...

    Roslyn, Washington was Cicely, Alaska in Northern Exposure! I did not know that was filmed at a real town. I remember the show, and always wished I could go live there.

    That fire station looks...
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    A gorgeous view, and all that beautiful stone...

    A gorgeous view, and all that beautiful stone work - and no one there to enjoy it!? So sad. Guess we can enjoy your photos of it, instead. :)

    Can anyone tell me, if there is a guide to CCC camps....
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    I have been enjoying your series on Johnsville,...

    I have been enjoying your series on Johnsville, CA, dwinslow. But I wonder what that first structure was: a real small church (not much sin to atone for - I guess), a tiny little school (back when...
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    Towns that didn't "ghost"

    What a wonderful idea for a thread, Wolfgang. :)

    I hope your website is up and running soon. I found pictures and info about Julian Ca, and Silverton Co on a number of places on the web. They are...
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    Gotta remember that one, for my book of horse...

    Gotta remember that one, for my book of horse laughs. :D
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    "drank some of it"???!!! :eek:...

    "drank some of it"???!!! :eek: E-E-E-E-Y-U-U-U-U!!!!!

    Guess that explains why Mr. Robinson was sick so often. :rolleyes: :p
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    Be Eaten By Flying Monkey Demons - OR - Fall Into A Chasm ?!!!

    They certainly do!!!

    Once, years ago, we were camped near the site of a long abandoned WWPA(?) camp, far up a lonely canyon, in a desolate part of southwestern NM. Suddenly, :eek: the arid...
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    Everyone here is still laughing about your great...

    Everyone here is still laughing about your great post! Especially those who have had that exact, same experience. :D

    That sound that burros really do make is NEVER the classic "He Haw", that...
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    Amazing photos. That site could be used as the...

    Amazing photos. That site could be used as the setting of a movie about some lost civilization.
    I can almost imagine Velossa Raptors, sneaking around in all that jungle greenery.;) :D
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    Wow, Joel! Those are right out in the open. No...

    Wow, Joel!

    Those are right out in the open. No overhanging cliffs to keep any precipitation off. - If it ever even precipitates, out there?

    Wonder what they were mortared with? It does not...
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    Definitely, a Ghost Site. :) Thank you ghcoe. ...

    Definitely, a Ghost Site. :) Thank you ghcoe.

    Imagine, trying to take a mule drawn supply wagon, with just a hand brake, up or down that grade! Makes me nervous, just thinking about it. Those...
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    Thank you, Fairlane500. :) That building with the...

    Thank you, Fairlane500. :) That building with the basket-look finish is interesting. Is it stucco over adobe, I wonder?
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