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A ghost town is a town that has been abandoned, usually because the economic activity that supported it has failed or because of natural or human-caused disasters.
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Ghost TownsThree Forks, British Columbia

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This kiosk is on the south side of Highway 31, just east of the Sandon Road turnoff. It stands within the one time town of Three Forks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 4/17/2014

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Ghost TownsAlamo Siding, BC

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An abandonned mine concentrator, hydroelectric plant and mining centre in the Slocan area of BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member chrisoutdoors

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsSandon - British Columbia

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Sandon was one of many flash-in-the-pan mining communities in southern British Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/26/2012

last visited: 1/29/2014

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Ghost TownsRetallack - British Columbia

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At least Retallack has left a little something behind for us to find.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/26/2012

last visited: 1/29/2014

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Ghost TownsErie - BC, Canada

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Though the townsite was laid out in 1893, it remained empty until the discovery of gold on nearby Whiskey Creek and Rest Creek. The longest lived mines were the Arlington and Relief claims.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/16/2013

last visited: 1/8/2014

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Ghost TownsHB Mine Townsite - Salmo, BC

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First staked in 1910, what became known as the Hudson's Bay Mine operated, though not continuously, until 1978. Some forty years later a small town was built to house workers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsPhoenix, BC

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The city of Phoenix is no more. The townsite is now just a big hole in the ground, the final result of open pit mining of copper ore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: never

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