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  1. Thread: Bones Anyone?

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    Wow, definitely a creepy thing. If the bones...

    Wow, definitely a creepy thing. If the bones would have been more recent, then it probably would have been a blessing that you found them because it might have meant an answer for a family with a...
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    I went to Rochford, SD in the Black Hills this...

    I went to Rochford, SD in the Black Hills this summer. I would call it a "resettled" ghost town. There's a functioning bar/restaurant there, a few hourses, and a town hall. It's also the most...
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    Certain Missouri/Arkansas/Ozarks ghost town

    Hey everyone,

    I'm trying to find out or recall the name of a certain ghost town that was either in Missouri, Arkansas, and/or the Ozark mountains. I know it's in either MO or AK and it's really...
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    Well, sorry to bump it once more (this is the...

    Well, sorry to bump it once more (this is the last time, I promise!)

    I know for sure we're going to
    - Deadwood, SD
    - Central City, SD
    - Lead, SD
    - Bannack, MT

    Now, here's where I need extra...
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    I'm actually interested in something like this...

    I'm actually interested in something like this myself. My folks paid in to some land grant back in the early 1990's and bought 80 acres for something like $4,600. Now it's worth about $130k. For...
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    Cool, I've never heard of Ruby, AZ. Then again,...

    Cool, I've never heard of Ruby, AZ. Then again, I'm not familiar with the southwest at all (never been there to be honest.) I like the pictures you took, is that all that you have? I personally...
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    I guess I don't disagree with the direction thing...

    I guess I don't disagree with the direction thing for ghost towns, you know the idea of protecting them. The only thing is, it also makes it harder for honest people like most of us here to find...
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    Update website, forum, content?

    Hey everyone,

    I was just wondering if GhostTowns.com ever plans to update the website, forum, or content?

    The website is using the same design as it has since 1998 if I am not mistaken. I'm...
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    Just thought I'd bump this topic once more, my...

    Just thought I'd bump this topic once more, my family and I are beginning to plan our trip right now so if anyone has any additional recommendations please let me know!

    Our destination will be...
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    Sorry for not touching base here for a while. ...

    Sorry for not touching base here for a while. Thank you folks for the information, it makes much more sense to me now. One of these days I'm going to visit the Croft Mine Historical Park, it's a...
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    I'm guessing it's in the far west part of...

    I'm guessing it's in the far west part of Minnesota where the great plains start.
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    Contact the local countythat Franklin, WA is in. ...

    Contact the local countythat Franklin, WA is in. Specifically, the county assessor who deals with land issues. They should be able to give you contact information for whoever owns the property...
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    I don't get how mines work

    I've never really understood how mines work.

    How were the long vertical shafts dug, using machinery?

    How did they bypass the water table and were able to dig below it? Wouldn't it just fill in...
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    I hate to say it but I never got to venture out...

    I hate to say it but I never got to venture out to some of the Iron Range ghost towns like I had planned on today. For one it was -10'F here and that's not including the wind chill. I think I will be...
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    Thank you Bob, I found it on Google Earth with no...

    Thank you Bob, I found it on Google Earth with no problem from what is on Topozone.


    Tomorrow is when I'm getting ready to go Minnesota ghost-town hunting.


    Another 12 hours left until I take...
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    Well I take it that's a "no". Thought I'd try...

    Well I take it that's a "no".

    Thought I'd try anyway. (:
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    I'm actually going to be buying "Ghost Towns and...

    I'm actually going to be buying "Ghost Towns and Other Historical Sites of the Black Hills" tonight to help me plan my trip to South Dakota and Montana this summer.
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    Minnesota Ghost Towns?

    Hello all,


    This next weekend I plan on going driving to find some ghost towns in my local state of Minnesota.

    I only know where two are:
    - Barrows, MN (much is abandoned but there's still...
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    Really neat pictures and info! Did you stop in...

    Really neat pictures and info! Did you stop in any ghost towns along the way, or did you just go to the mine? I bet it was fun to see that up-close in person!
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    Hey thanks for the idea, I read earlier about...

    Hey thanks for the idea, I read earlier about Spokane on this website. Is the schoolhouse on gov't property and can you sneak a peak inside?
  21. I'd be interested in something like this too.

    I'd be interested in something like this too.
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    Who owns most ghost towns?

    Are most ghost towns privately owned or owned by the government?

    I always thought it'd be cool to live in a ghost town, even if I was the only person living there.

    How would you go about buying...
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    Going to South Dakota, Montana this summer

    Hey guys,

    I'm going to South Dakota and Montana this summer and I want to plan the trip out in advance in regard to stopping at a few ghost towns.

    Can any of you recommend some of the...
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    Anyone ever lived in or owned a ghost town?

    ^ Title says it all.

    (Oops, sorry for the typo in the title, 'a' should be switched three words to the left.)
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    I hate to say it but I don't think it's going to...

    I hate to say it but I don't think it's going to happen. Whoever made the topic hasn't replied for ages and it looks like the idea is completely dead now.

    Sad.. would have been fun. :/
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