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    Thank you very much. I do hope to get back to...

    Thank you very much.

    I do hope to get back to Ward next year, but I won't be going alone!

    I spent some time online trying to learn something about that gas pump. I thought it was probably made...
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    Ward, Colorado (travel warning)

    I recently took a trip to Ward in Boulder County (Colorado) to take some pictures. It's an interesting place with a lot of history.

    This town had nearly died out by the mid 1960s. But then it...
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    Thank you. I hope to get out to...

    Thank you. I hope to get out to eastern/southeastern Colorado for more ghost town pics soon.
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    Walker, Kansas

    Walker, Kansas is in Ellis County. It is located just north of Interstate 70 at exit 172. The location is about a mile east of where the old Route 40 crosses under the Interstate. There are several...
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    Wallace, Kansas (continued)

    Some more photos of Wallace, Kansas:

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    Abandoned home.

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    Another derelict house.
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    Wallace Kansas (Wallace County)

    Wallace Kansas is on old Highway 40 between Oakley, Kansas and the Colorado state line. It is nine miles east of Sharon Springs and 45 miles west of Oakley. The town is on the north side of the...
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    Winona, Kansas (Logan County)

    Winona is located on Highway 40 in western Kansas. It is about 23 miles west of Oakley and 31 miles east of Sharon Springs. It is partly populated but mostly abandoned. There are several buildings on...
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    Page City, Kansas (continued)

    If you are driving west from Oakley, Kansas (toward Colorado) on old Highway 40, you'll see the Page City sign. To your right (north) will be large, concrete grain elevators, and to the left (south)...
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    Page City (unincorporated) Kansas

    Page City is an unincorporated town in Logan County, western Kansas. It is 16.5 miles west of Oakley on old Route 40. There appear to be a few residents, but I wouldn't vouch for it. Mostly the town...
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    Monument, Kansas

    Monument, Kansas is in Logan Count, 9 miles west of Oakley on old Route 40. It's in the #1 quadrant of the Kansas map.

    Top left: Abandoned house on the south end of town, about two blocks from...
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    I agree. I have a lot of photos from from the...

    I agree. I have a lot of photos from from the Dust Bowl region, mainly eastern Colorado and western Kansas. Some were taken in ghost towns not even listen here.

    I'll post a few pictures now and...
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    Thanks. I never thought they'd respond. But I'll...

    Thanks. I never thought they'd respond. But I'll see if Google will fix the mistake.

    :cool:
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    Morley is near Trinidad. A picture of the old...

    Morley is near Trinidad. A picture of the old church is at this site.

    http://184.172.50.87/~trinidad/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Wolff-Morley-300x225.jpg
  14. Is Missouri too far?

    I just got back from a drive to Illinois (Effingham) and stopped to take some photos in Missouri. This old motel in Kingdom City, Missouri seems to be iconic to a lot of people. Just Google the name...
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    Page City Kansas - it's not Monument and it's not Winona!

    Here's another example.... I rely on Google maps to hunt for these forgotten towns whenever I'm going on the road. And I never would have found these if not for Google's "street view" that gives an...
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    Google Map Errors

    I just returned from a road trip and took the old route 40 from western Kansas into eastern Colorado. I was astonished at how wrong the Google map was about some locations on that road. If you look...
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    My two cents worth....

    :D

    Whether you like the music or not, it does cause problems for some people. Imagine you live in a small apartment and your roommate has to be at work early. So you use the computer at night. And...
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    Hey, Darius! How interesting to find that...

    Hey, Darius!

    How interesting to find that somebody lives near Ramah. I've wanted to go there to take pictures for a very long time. I'd be driving down from Denver and want to make sure it's worth...
  19. I am not sure Ramah has gotten enough attention...

    I am not sure Ramah has gotten enough attention to draw the souvenir seekers or even more than a few lookers. I really wouldn't be surprised if a lot of things there are unchanged - at least not...
  20. I've been hoping to get to Ward (link)...

    I've been hoping to get to Ward (link) again before it's too late. I was there almost five years ago. And those places do change.

    There are a lot of old towns I haven't seen for a while and some...
  21. And just in time for Halloween, too! :cool:

    And just in time for Halloween, too! :cool:
  22. Deer Trail, in eastern Arapahoe County, is an...

    Deer Trail, in eastern Arapahoe County, is an exception to the "friendly people" rule. At least I didn't get a rousing welcome when I was there a few years ago.

    There are several photos at this...
  23. Roggen, Weld County, Colorado is another ghost...

    Roggen, Weld County, Colorado is another ghost town with a few residents left and some interesting buildings. The ghosttowns.com page is here.

    Here's the abandoned downtown strip.
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  24. In Weld County there's a historic ghost town...

    In Weld County there's a historic ghost town called Dearfield.

    Dearfield was an African-American agricultural settlement that existed in the early 20th century but was pretty much abandoned by...
  25. More pictures of Vona, Colorado: ...

    More pictures of Vona, Colorado:


    http://rodentrealty.com/SOUTHWEST/southwest0310.jpg

    http://rodentrealty.com/SOUTHWEST/southwest0315.jpg

    http://rodentrealty.com/SOUTHWEST/southwest0312.jpg...
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