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Old 08-02-2008, 01:24 AM   #1
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show us your ghost town (old and new) pics!

With the cool threads on here of late about abandoned military places etc I was thinking about ghost towns and how you can have old wild west ghost towns (thankyou for the fab TAT pics) AND you can have modern ghost towns (what's that place where the ground underground is on fire?) where businesses and people have moved away and times are hard and the town just dies a sad slow death.......

Anyway, can anyone post their pics for me? i'd love to see them!


thanks in advance!!

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Old 08-02-2008, 02:00 AM   #2
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Winter 2005. Real de Catorce, Mexico.
This wasn't really a ghost town but I sneaked into this old mining camp where is was being used to hold a flock of sheep.








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Old 08-02-2008, 02:34 AM   #3
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The water tank from Strangways Ruins (an old pastrol settlement) in the South Australian desert just off of the Oodnadatta Track.

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Old 08-02-2008, 02:37 AM   #4
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Old 08-02-2008, 02:39 AM   #5
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Great stuff TP -
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Old 08-02-2008, 03:24 AM   #6
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Not the most spectacular pics.... Centralia, PA - mostly abandoned/condemned after an underground mine fire, which has been continuously burning for the past 4 decades or so.











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Old 08-02-2008, 10:47 AM   #7
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Rush, AR. An old zinc mining town that was a going concern till the 60's. It's part of the Buffalo River Historical District now. The guys in the pics are some friends from the Floribama Riders who were here for a visit.

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Old 08-02-2008, 01:32 PM   #8
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[quote=AnthonyD]Not the most spectacular pics.... Centralia, PA - mostly abandoned/condemned after an underground mine fire, which has been continuously burning for the past 4 decades or so.






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Centralia! That's the one! i find that just incredible! Thanks AD - anyone got more pics?
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[quote=ozarkrider]Rush, AR. An old zinc mining town that was a going concern till the 60's. It's part of the Buffalo River Historical District now. The guys in the pics are some friends from the Floribama Riders who were here for a visit.

Cool!

hey OR - is that you with the lavicious tongue poking out? or is that how you initiate riders from out of town?

Nice Hawk!

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Old 08-02-2008, 02:47 PM   #10
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Centralia! That's the one! i find that just incredible! Thanks AD - anyone got more pics?
Hey Shaggie, I wish I had more pics but my camera died while we were there. It really is a very interesting place to visit, despite the fact that there's basically nothing there, and the smell of the air is ... interesting... to say the least. I should be back there later this summer and will get better pics.
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Old 08-02-2008, 02:58 PM   #11
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Old 08-02-2008, 03:00 PM   #12
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Rush, AR. An old zinc mining town that was a going concern till the 60's. It's part of the Buffalo River Historical District now. The guys in the pics are some friends from the Floribama Riders who were here for a visit.

Cool!

hey OR - is that you with the lavicious tongue poking out? or is that how you initiate riders from out of town?

Nice Hawk!

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Not me. I'm not that shy. I'd have had my tongue in his ear. Newbies in this area generally don't last long.
The guy on the Hawk uses it for track days down south. Good bunch of fellows that I'm glad to have met. I had the pleasure of leading them on a ride through the Ozarks for a day ride. In the bunch was a 60+ lady on a R1200RT who rode it down the gravel hill to get to the town. And hustled it back up said hill with no problems. My kinda girl.
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Old 08-02-2008, 03:12 PM   #13
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Old 08-02-2008, 03:20 PM   #14
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Here's some pictures of Detroit summer 2007. A real modern ghost town, these pictures were taken not far from downtown.



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Old 08-02-2008, 03:25 PM   #15
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Here's a couple from New Orleans, Summer 2007.



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