A ghost town on the Yellowstone ....

by Elliot Paul

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Dig into Montana’s rich mining heritage, soak in hot springs, and wander through authentic s ghost towns on this Big Sky road trip through the state’s southwestern corner. Check out this website for your research on ghost towns; There is a lot of great information there. We have found our way into all sorts of interesting, out of the way spots thanks to including South Pass City and Atlantic City near Lander which you'll find there. Virginia City MT is there as well but we haven't visited there yet (it's on the list for our. Berlin was established shortly after silver was discovered in the nearby central Nevada hills during the late s. The ghost town today is preserved by the Nevada State Parks system, and features old miner cabins with furnishings, a machine shop and the stamp mill including the old Ford truck that sits just outside, which is arguably one of the most photographed items in Nevada.   He had intended to name the town Varina, after the wife of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States. But the judge who received the town charter was a Union supporter, and changed the name to Virginia. We picked up round-trip train tickets and walking maps in the neighboring ghost town of Nevada City, where we had rooms for the night.

With such a rich history of mining in the area, Southwest Montana is home to untold numbers of ghost towns. Virginia City, Nevada City and Bannack are among the . From the summit at Ramshorn, continue down the trail toward the Bayhorse Ghost Town. Keep your camera ready as there are a LOT of photo ops of kilns, flumes, and buildings from the s and early s. Explore the ATV trails around the Bayhorse Ghost Town, which is an Idaho state ATV park. Ghosts Towns of the West is filled with photographs, maps, history, and detailed directions to find the best ghost towns to linger in the wake of the Old West. Ghost Towns of the West blazes a trail through the dusty crossroads and mossy cemeteries of the American West, including one-time boomtowns in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico,/5. Ghost Towns of the West is a comprehensive guide to former boomtowns of the American West, covering ghost towns in eleven states from Washington to New Mexico, and from California to Montana. This book has everything you need to learn about, visit, and explore a .

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Along the west leg of the historic Yellowstone Trail (MT Hwy. 1) is Philipsburg, which had its hard-rock mining heyday in the late s.

Silver mining spawned brick and mortar buildings before silver prices plunged and the town’s population dwindled. Today, historic Philipsburg is the best living example of what these ghost towns were once like.

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Independence is a long-abandoned ghost town high in the Absaroka Mountains. Around a dozen miles north of Yellowstone Park, it nearly straddles the Park-Sweet Grass County lines.

The town boomed from the s to the early s. But getting there was never a picnic, taking up to five days by wagon from Big Timber 60 miles away.

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/5(2). A Ghost Town on The Yellowstone (3rd Book of 6 in the Autobiographical Series "Items On the Grand Account") Paul, Elliot Published by Random House, New York (). The perfect way to start your Yellowstone adventures is by heading to Montana's Bannack State Park, where you can take a stroll through one of America's best preserved ghost towns.

Bannack is home to more than 50 buildings, each of them still standing, empty and abandoned, along what was once a bustling Old West main street.

The Ghost in Room 2. Awhile ago, a woman wakes up petrified in her room, Room Number 2, at the Old Faithful Inn. She’s shaking with fear and clutches at her husband, rousing him and asking if he too can see the woman dressed in s garb floating at the foot of the bed.

Genre/Form: Historical fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Paul, Elliot, Ghost town on the Yellowstone. New York: Random House. -the best source of information on ghost towns in the U.S. Ghost towns are listed by state & include biographies, pictures, and other detailed ghost town info.

Ghost Towns of Montana - Yellowstone County. So, in A Ghost Town on the Yellowstone, which was first published inMr. Paul reaches back to the year and to his youthful adventures on a project of the United States Reclamation Service in : Elliot Paul. Virginia City MT is about 2 hours from the park.

Also near Lander WY is South Pass City. Meteetsee WY has a ghost town nearby too. I would google these and you can find lots of info. We plan on stopping at South Pass City on our way up from Colorado. Get this from a library.

A ghost town on the Yellowstone. [Elliot Paul] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elliot Paul. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages 21 cm.

A Ghost To on the Yellowstone is another Elliot Paul- there's your best way to present it. Again a bit of autobiography, dating back to a year's experience in virtually every possible capacity from rodman on, in a surveying party that more or less accidentally became part and parcel of the founding of the short-lived town of Trembles, Montana.

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Visiting one of Montana’s ghost towns is like stepping back in time to the era of gold, saloons and vigilantes. Experience the quiet solitude of Bannack State Park or watch history come alive with a performance at Virginia City and Nevada City. Animas Forks is a ghost town located twelve miles northeast of Silverton in San Juan County, Colorado.

With Silverton Rock Pirates, your adventure begins in the quaint town of Silverton from which you will ride through scenic mountain valleys and along running streams. Aldridge is a ghost town in Park County, Montana.

According to the book Ghost Towns of the Montana Prairie, the town was incorporated as Aldridge in but was earlier named Horr, and later ge is a mining town that supplied coke and coal to the smelters for the Anaconda Copper Mining ge is located two miles north of the northern entrance to Yellowstone National County: Park.

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Free shipping for many products. While enjoying Montana's blue skies and breathtaking scenery, make a pit stop in Nevada City, a ghost town situated roughly 90 miles northwest of Yellowstone National Park.

The restored former. Set out for an off-road adventure through the mountainous terrain and remarkable natural landscapes around Yellowstone National Park. Feel the rush as you climb to a mountaintop to take in the views and pass through the eerie remnants of a Montana gold mining ghost town.

Ive never been to Yellowstone or OFI but my aunt has and when she back she had a book about Yellowstones ghost stories it's pretty interresting i would reccommend people read it.

reply Submitted by admin on J - pm. Ghost Town Fuel Stop - W Yellowstone HWY, Casper, Wyoming - Rated based on 48 Reviews "Garbage pre made breakfast burritos, The owner /5(48). Southern Cross – A Montana Ghost Town - near Georgetown Lake, Montana MT Southern Cross was an ’s mining camp named by a sailor for a constellation visible only from the southern hemisphere.

Our next stop takes us for a drive along the iconic Route 66 highway to the small ghost town of Oatman Arizona. The present-day population of this ghost town is people and 1 poltergeist. He goes by the name of “Oatie the Ghost” and is believed to be the poor spirit of William Ray Flour, an Irish miner who died behind the Oatman hotel/5(16).

Every town has a spooky side, and Bozeman is no different: In more ways than one sometimes we get visitors who just won't leave. Here are some places that might have you saying, "I see dead people."The Northwood Office Building. Shellie Larios’ book Yellowstone Ghost Stories has many unusual stories about this national park located in Wyoming.

Larios shares the well-known traditional ghost stories of the Old Faithful Inn. This includes sightings of the Headless Bride and the lover who killed : Virginia Lamkin.

Read this book on Questia. A Ghost Town on the Yellowstone by Elliot Paul, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of A Ghost Town on the Yellowstone (). Ghost towns are listed bystate & include biographies, pictures, and otherdetailed ghost town historical information.

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Many of these locations have vanished, or turned into Ghost Town. Many of the sites are now located in other counties. Details about some of the early town’s creation are from “Western Historical Publishing Co”, published book, Yellowstone County, WS.

Bannack, a Montana Ghost Town A ghost town is a town or city which has lost all of its businesses and population. A town often becomes a ghost town because the economic activity that supported it has failed, or due to natural or human-caused disasters such as a flood, government action, uncontrolled lawlessness, or war.- Buy Ghost Town on the Yellowstone book online at best prices in India on Read Ghost Town on the Yellowstone book reviews & author details and more at 4/5(1).Bringing yet more people into the state were a couple of gold rushes, especially that of the Lewiston District, located near the southern tip of the Wind River Range, which would result in the settlements of South Pass City, Atlantic City, and Miners Delight, all of which are ghost towns today.

Other districts discovered during that era of relatively high gold prices included Centennial Ridge.