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BarstowNear Pecos, George E. Barstow founded the town under his namesake in the 1890s. In 1900, the city had a population of over 1000, and boomed with its successful farming industry. Though, in 1904, the Pecos Dam broke, damaging all fruit and vegetable crops. With severe droughts following, the population dwindled. By 1930, the town's population was cut in half. Photo: Courtesy/Steve, GhostTowns.com

12 ghost towns to visit in Texas

Looks like the main drag of Birdwell, Texas. A town hit hard by a recession of cattle ranching families in the mid-century. It has never recovered.

- Go on a ghost town road trip through Montana (this is Bannack ghost town)

Elkhorn is home to Montana’s smallest state park — only one acre — designated to protect Gillian Hall and Fraternity Hall, two of the best-preserved remnants of Elkhorn’s glory days.

Ghost town:  TERLINGUA, TEXAS  A former center of cinnabar mining, the ore from which mercury is extracted, Terlingua is now a gateway to Big Bend National Park, the wild, southern wilderness of Texas.

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McLean, Texas. A ghost town frozen in time.

McLean, TX: Route 66's nearly-abandoned "ghost town" frozen in time

Located in Gray County, Texas, McLean is an abandoned, virtual ghost town, located along historic Route

Mildred, a Kansas ghost town. I knew I wasn't the only one who thought this town was a creepy ghost town.

Mildred, a Kansas ghost town. I knew I wasn't the only one who thought this town was a creepy ghost town.

Sasco rose to prominence towards the end of the Old West, and is perhaps not how many would imagine a “Wild West” ghost town to be.  But this town, which once housed 600 people and is an acronym for Southern Arizona Smelter Company, boasts some interesting remains.  Most extensive are the old Rockland Hotel (above), smelter foundations and the old cemetery.

Ghost Towns & Abandoned Mines in Alaska, Arizona and Arkansas

Ghost Town, Tortilla Flat, Az  One of the places I have wanted to see forever is a real abandoned ghost town

Ghost Town, Tortilla Flat, Az One of the places I have wanted to see forever is a real abandoned ghost town

Montana Ghost Town- I would love to see this!

Montana Ghost Town- I would love to see this! I see this when ever i go out for a drive here in Montana

Gold King Mine Ghost Town                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Ghost towns in Arizona

Gold King Mine Ghost Town in Arizona, which has to explore only 1 to 2 hours from Phoenix drive time.

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