Old Abandoned Roads

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  1. Uke

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  3. Uke

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    I just read the RR, sounds eerily like Chernobyl. So they have marshals to keep people off the chat / tailings piles, but tornados and winds in general blow that toxic mess all over creation, go figure.
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    Old Oklahoma State Highway 33, cut in two by a new turnpike about thirty years ago.

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    A favorite spot about 5 minutes from my front door. Haven't been able to find any historical records of what road it used to be.

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    Mala Suerte Been here awhile

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    There's a documentary on Netflix called Tar Creek that documents what happened and how screwed up the .gov's attempt to fix it was. It became a superfund site, which essentially means the .gov poured millions of dollars into it and its still uninhabitable. There's a number of them in the US, sadly.
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    Singin' to the choir, I've lost count of the number of Super Fund Sites within 30 miles of my house, in HouTex, where the gardens glow.

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    We ride through the Tar Creek/Picher area occasionally.

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    Mala Suerte Been here awhile

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    I lived in OK (Edmond/Guthrie area) for 12 years and had never heard of Picher until I moved to CO and was prepping for a class I taught on Environmental Regulations.

    I'm pretty amazed at the number of abandoned roads in OK, obviously I should have gone further NE.
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    an abandoned road to Las Majadas (Spain) IMG_8223.jpg
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    I never went but I remember back in the 70's and 80's, people would go up there to ride their dirt bikes on the chat piles.
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    Old Hwy. 51, Mannford, Oklahoma. Abandoned with the construction of Lake Keystone in the 60's.

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    Abandoned road to a closed recreation area, Keystone Lake, Oklahoma.

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    Old Oklahoma Highway 64. Abandoned with the construction of Lake Keystone in the 60's.

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    The old Clinton Yukon asbestos mine
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