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Creepy Coal Mining Town I: Abandoned West America YouTube

May 23, 2017 On today's Abandoned America, the Pexped team heads to West Virginia in search of a lost coal mining town called Nuttallburg. Located in the New River Gorge,...

Pyramiden Wikipedia

Pyramiden (literally Pyramid) is an abandoned Soviet coal mining settlement on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard which became a popular touristic destination. Founded by Sweden in 1910 and sold to the Soviet Union in 1927, Pyramiden was closed in 1998 and has since remained largely abandoned with most of its infrastructure and buildings still in place, the cold climate preserving much of what has been left behind.

Abandoned Coal Towns in the New River Gorge New River

Feb 04, 2015 The ruins of the New River Gorge carry memories of a past that once thrived on the early mining industry. More than 60 mining towns sprouted in this region, and they still stand today as a testament to West Virginia’s economic, political and social history with coal. You can take yourself back in time by walking through these lost communities.

7 Coal Mining Ghost Towns in West Virginia

Jan 25, 2016 The town shipped coal to industrial cities hundreds of miles away. Even after Nuttall's death in 1897, the town was bustling. In the 1920s, Henry Ford leased the town's mines to provide coal for his steel mills. Now the town of Nuttallburg is owned by the National Park Service, ever since 1998 when the Nuttall family transferred ownership.

Abandoned Towns and Coal Mines in Iowa Hometown Heritage

As with many other small towns in Iowa, Perry owes part of its origins to coal mining. By 1895, Iowa had 342 coal mines that employed over 6000 miners. Thirty years later, at the height of coal mining, twice as many people were employed as miners, with coal production steadily declining in the years after.

Abandoned coal mining town in Siberia: Kadykchan, Russia

Jul 24, 2011 Deep in the Magadan region in remote Siberia, a coal mining town known as Kadykchan was built by Gulag prisoners during World War II. At its peak, the town housed nearly 11,000 residents. By the early 1990s, the decreased demand for coal and the fall of the Soviet Union would see the town start to decrease in importance.

Denniston Plateau & Millerton: abandoned coal mining towns

Jan 22, 2021 On your way to the well known Denniston historic coal mining site you will find towns with a coal mining legacy that are now largely forgotten. Granity, Ngakawau still a coal depot for the Stockton mine, Hector, Wainangaroa and Millerton, As part of the Denniston narrative Stockton Coal Mine is currently operating and, as part of the story of

Ghost Towns Near Me: Creepiest Abandoned Towns & Cities in

Jul 31, 2020 From abandoned mining towns to cities on top of everlasting coal fires, these are America's most spectacularly creepy ghost towns. In the late 1800s, Centralia was a thriving coal-mining town

5 American ghost towns abandoned to time Fox News

Feb 17, 2020 The coal-mining town of Centralia, once home to 2,700 people, was built in the 1850s after a rich deposit of anthracite coal was discovered. The underground fire in Centralia has burned since 1962.

Praco, Alabama Coal Mine Ghost Town Ghost Towns

Feb 09, 2020 Praco Alabama is one of several town that disappeared along this branch of the Warrior River. This was a mining company town, and as the mine closed there w...

Abandoned coal mining town in Siberia: Kadykchan, Russia

Jul 24, 2011 Deep in the Magadan region in remote Siberia, a coal mining town known as Kadykchan was built by Gulag prisoners during World War II. At its peak, the town housed nearly 11,000 residents. By the early 1990s, the decreased demand for coal and the fall of the Soviet Union would see the town start to decrease in importance.

6 West Virginia Ghost Towns Left in the Coal Dust

Jan 22, 2017 Declines in coal mining left behind these West Virginia Ghost Towns In the 1880’s, the opening of the new Norfolk and Western Railway sparked the beginning of new communities that transformed the region from agricultural into industrial boom towns. Lured by good wages and cheaper housing, people from as far away as Europe settled in

Abandoned Alberta: Ghost Towns Mental Itch

Abandoned Alberta: Ghost Towns. Bankhead, Alberta. A small coal mining town that existed near Banff in the early twentieth century, Bankhead came to be after the Anthracite mine closed down. Bankhead mine began supplying coal for the locomotives of the Canadian Pacific Railway, but closed after complaints of poor coal quality and constant

Top 10 Ghost Towns Ohio Ghost Town Exploration Co.

Moonville, OH (1856 1947 coal mining and railroad town abandoned when mines shut down) Classification: ghost town Location: Brown Township, Vinton County In Zaleski State Forest along the old railroad path that crosses Hope Moonville Rd GPS Coordinates: 39.308443, -82.324566 Moonville has been the most talked about and most

30 Ghost Towns Around The World Bored Panda

Another one of the US' abandoned mining towns, Garnet dates back to the 1860s. It was once the residential and commercial center for a heavily mined area. It is believed that in 1898, around 1,000 people populated the town that was once known as Mitchell. Unsurprisingly, Garnet was abandoned two decades later when the gold in the mines ran out.

19 abandoned ghost towns in Alberta to road trip to this

Oct 21, 2020 Alberta Coal Branch. Bordering Jasper National Park, the Alberta Coal Branch features a number of old mine building ruins. Amber Valley. All that remains of the early 1900s Amber Valley is a house or two, according to the write-up in Ghost Towns Alberta. Anthracite. Four miles north of Banff is what used to be the coal mining community of

Company Towns of West Virginia Abandoned Abandoned

Jun 08, 2018 By 1916, production was approximately 12,000 tons of coal per day. In 1925, Main Island Creek sold the mine and town to the West Virginia Coal & Coke Corporation, who employed 2,000 persons at Omar in 1934. The mines closed in 1954.

7 Pennsylvania Ghost Towns Coal Mines & Lumber Towns

The town was established in 1902 as a lumber town next to the coal mining town of Barclay. Laquin grew rapidly reaching a population of about 2000 residents. At its peak, the town had a hotel, a school, a depot, town buildings, two churches, mills, several stores, a railroad station, many homes and several other businesses.

Ohio's Hidden History

While some towns survived the decline of Ohio’s coal industry, others did not and were abandoned as workers and their families left the areas. But those ghost towns serve as reminders of the region’s rich history, and some former mining towns have seen efforts to

Ghost town of Coal Creek Newcastle coal mines King

Newcastle-Coal Creek was a coal mining town in south King County Washington established in the 1870's after coal was discovered along Coal Creek in 1863. By 1876 the Newcastle mines produced 400 tons of coal a day and employed 250 men. The largest of these was the Ford Slope mine which descended 1740 feet to 200 feet below sea level.

Denniston Plateau & Millerton: abandoned coal mining towns

Jan 22, 2021 On your way to the well known Denniston historic coal mining site you will find towns with a coal mining legacy that are now largely forgotten. Granity, Ngakawau still a coal depot for the Stockton mine, Hector, Wainangaroa and Millerton, As part of the Denniston narrative Stockton Coal Mine is currently operating and, as part of the story of

5 American ghost towns abandoned to time Fox News

Feb 17, 2020 The coal-mining town of Centralia, once home to 2,700 people, was built in the 1850s after a rich deposit of anthracite coal was discovered. The underground fire in Centralia has burned since 1962.

Abandoned coal mining town in Siberia: Kadykchan, Russia

Jul 24, 2011 Deep in the Magadan region in remote Siberia, a coal mining town known as Kadykchan was built by Gulag prisoners during World War II. At its peak, the town housed nearly 11,000 residents. By the early 1990s, the decreased demand for coal and the fall of the Soviet Union would see the town start to decrease in importance.

What life was like in these American towns before they

America's famous ghost towns weren't always abandoned and dilapidated. The mining town of Bannack, Montana, was once home to 3,000 miners. Centralia, Pennsylvania, was once a mining town with over 2,000 residents. Ludlow, Colorado, too, was a mining town but a deadly massacre brought its demise. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.

Abandoned Alberta: Ghost Towns Mental Itch

Abandoned Alberta: Ghost Towns. Bankhead, Alberta. A small coal mining town that existed near Banff in the early twentieth century, Bankhead came to be after the Anthracite mine closed down. Bankhead mine began supplying coal for the locomotives of the Canadian Pacific Railway, but closed after complaints of poor coal quality and constant

Ghost town of Coal Creek Newcastle coal mines King

Newcastle-Coal Creek was a coal mining town in south King County Washington established in the 1870's after coal was discovered along Coal Creek in 1863. By 1876 the Newcastle mines produced 400 tons of coal a day and employed 250 men. The largest of these was the Ford Slope mine which descended 1740 feet to 200 feet below sea level.

The ghosts of New Mexico’s abandoned mining towns

Apr 15, 2016 The ghosts of New Mexico’s abandoned mining towns gold, lead, coal and zinc that helped to fuel the industrial western expansion taking place in America. These boom towns, composed of a

30 Ghost Towns Around The World Bored Panda

Another one of the US' abandoned mining towns, Garnet dates back to the 1860s. It was once the residential and commercial center for a heavily mined area. It is believed that in 1898, around 1,000 people populated the town that was once known as Mitchell. Unsurprisingly, Garnet was abandoned two decades later when the gold in the mines ran out.

Abandoned Towns in America: Deserted Places You Can Still

Apr 29, 2020 In the late 1800s, Centralia was a thriving coal-mining town with a population of around 2,700. Technically -- technically -- Centralia is not a ghost town, since as of 2017 “under five

10 British Columbia Ghost Towns Forgotten By Time

Copper Mountain mining operation lasted over half a century, but falling copper prices led to a permanent shut down in 1958 and the town was abandoned shortly after. 2. Blakeburn. Location: 49.48167 degrees north, 120.74028 degrees west. Blakeburn, also known as the Blakeburn Site, is an abandoned former coal mine and coal-mining town.

Thurmond Ghost Town 2021 All You Need to Know BEFORE

The town has a eerie feeling when you come to visit it. You can also see where the original hotel was or at least bits of the place left. You can also see the original bank and coal mining place was as well. The visitor center is very informative too. There is a lot of walking no sidewalks or anything so just beware.

'Dead Mule Canyon' Colorado ghost town on sale for

Nov 16, 2013 The 'Dead Mule Canyon' ghost town on sale for $220,000: Comes complete with beautiful abandoned church, coal mine. . . and a haunting myth. By

Wehrum Vintondale, Pennsylvania Atlas Obscura

Wehrum was founded in 1901 as a coal mining company town. It was a bustling little hub, complete with 250 houses, a bank, a hotel, a jail, a post office, and churches. The men who lived in the

Old Coal Mining Towns of Appalachia Linger in the Past

Aug 14, 2016 The way you take us on a tour of the ghosts of these coal mining towns is fascinating; the lone and abandoned houses still tell tales about the lives of yesterday; as well as the cemetery where “no one visits the graves anymore.” There is a deep sadness in the epitaph that remains. Excellent hub, Phyllis. Voted up and shared.