Ghost Towns: Montana is ripe with old settlements, whether maintained or not, they can be a historical, if not haunting, experience. The following are listed by the nearest active city in Montana to their location. For information on other ghost towns further out from Missoula, check out this site.
CRYSTAL CITY MILL #1 (Deep in the Crystal River Valley in the Elk Mountain Range in Colorado, the 1890s powerhouse of the Sheep Mountain Tunnel mine still stands outside the ghost town of Crystal City. This old "mill" used river water funneled through the long penstock to produce power for air compressors in the mines.)
"Old House in *Silver City Ghost Town, Nevada*" -- [Photograph by Steve Bingham]'h4d-108.2013'
the ghost town of Bodie, CA