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The great steel city of Sheffield was once a true northern powerhouse, and remains a leading metallurgy centre to this day. Buried within the former site of the pioneering Firth Brown Steels, an abandoned underground medical centre still endures.

Chloride - Arizona Ghost Town

Abandoned Florida Fort Jefferson; Work began on this fascinating, unfinished coastal fort in 1846 and the building is still the largest masonry structure in the Western Hemisphere, comprising of over 16 million bricks. part of Dry Tortugas National Park and can only be reached by seaplane or boat.

Chloride - Arizona Ghost Town

Bannack, Montana: Meade Hotel in Ghost Town - which is said to still keep the ghostly souls of its pioneering patrons haunting the building

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The New York City Subway is the fifth busiest rapid transit system in the world and the busiest in the western hemisphere, offering 24 hour service, 365 days a year. So once again it’s not surprising that a few old stations have fallen off the grid. Like London and Paris, New York City has several ghost stations, but none more beautiful than City Hall.

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Ghost Town, This looks like Lamar... maybe a looooong time ago?!?!? so cool!

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Ghost Towns - Valdez, CO - barely alive, but still there

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ghost towns of the west - I was obsessed with Boom Towns and the Gold Rush when I was little. Still am, really. :)

Abandoned farmhouse in Canada.

Abandoned

Silver City, Idaho Certainly one of the better ghost towns having enough still standing to give visitors a good idea of how it was in its heyday. Silver City even had a brewery and a bottling plant. Some of the mines produced ore well into the millions of dollars during their lifetime. Silver City started its decline about 1889 when the inevitable began to appear.

Abandoned

Bannack, MT-In 1864, Bannack was named the first Territorial Capital of MT. Remaining in Bannack for only a short time, the Capital moved on to Virginia City where gold had been discovered. Many prospectors left Bannack for Virginia City. Bannack continued as a mining town with a fluctuating population til 1930s. By the 1950's mining had dwindled and most folks had moved on. Bannack was declared a State Park with over 60 structures still standing.

abandoned buildings western USA