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Disease makes ghost town of boy scout camp. Presidential order delaying the Boy Scout Jamboree for a year because of infantile paralysis in Virginia made a ghost town of the city of tents before the camp came properly to life. Nearly $300,000 was spent on construction of the camp. The Jamboree is expected to be held here a year hence. Photo made from Goodyear Airship Enterprise. 8935

Disease makes ghost town of boy scout camp. Presidential order delaying the Boy Scout Jamboree for a year because of infantile paralysis in Virginia made a ghost town of the city of tents before the camp came properly to life. Nearly $300,000 was spent on construction of the camp. The Jamboree is expected to be held here a year hence. Photo made from Goodyear Airship Enterprise. 8/9/35

A ghost town decaying as a result of drought and low farm produce prices. Ardmore, South Dakota

A ghost town decaying as a result of drought and low farm produce prices. Ardmore, South Dakota

Ghost town once supported by tannery near Canton, Pennsylvania

Ghost town once supported by tannery near Canton, Pennsylvania

Man in front of post office. Carey, Texas. This town is fast becoming a ghost town because of mechanization of cotton and displacement of tenant farmers

Abandoned cafe in Carey, Texas. Carey is fast becoming a ghost town of the Texas plains

Abandoned house at the ghost town of Cambria, Wyoming

Abandoned house in ghost town of Cambria, Wyoming

Abandoned house in ghost town of Cambria, Wyoming

Old house, a remnant of mining ghost town near Deadwood, South Dakota

Abandoned house in Carey, Texas. Mechanized cotton farming and displacement of tenant families is fast making Carey a ghost town

Man in front of post office. Carey, Texas. This town is fast becoming a ghost town because of mechanization of cotton and displacement of tenant farmers

Abandoned cafe in Carey, Texas. Carey is fast becoming a ghost town of the Texas plains

Ruins of abandoned cigar factory. Loss of this industry helped make Key West a ghost town. Florida

Saint Clair (vicinity), Pennsylvania. The ghost town of Lorain near Saint Clair. The P.& R.I.& C. colliery here was closed down eight years ago and all "company houses" excepting two were removed

Saint Clair (vicinity), Pennsylvania. The ghost town of Lorain near Saint Clair. The P.& R.I.& C. colliery here was closed down eight years ago and all "company houses" excepting two were removed

Saint Clair (vicinity), Pennsylvania. Typical remains of a house on main street of the ghost town of Lorain

Saint Clair (vicinity), Pennsylvania. Typical remains of a house on main street of the ghost town of Lorain

Ruins of abandoned cigar factory. Loss of this industry helped make Key West a ghost town. Florida

Old schoolhouse in Akins, Oklahoma. This town was formerly a cotton ginning center as well as trading center for the surrounding farm community. There is no ginning done there now and it has assumed the status of a ghost town

Charles Morris, one of the few remaining inhabitants of the ghost town of Pony, Montana. Some of the furniture was brought overland by wagon

Old school in Akins, Oklahoma. This town was formerly a cotton ginning center as well as trading center for the surrounding farm community. There is no ginning done there now and it has assumed the status of a ghost town

Charles Morris, one of the few remaining inhabitants of the ghost town of Pony, Montana. Some of the furniture was brought overland by wagon

Old lead mines here have been reopened, Creede, Colo. Creede for many years was "a ghost town," but has resumed the activities that made it an important lead producing center years ago, and is now producing much vitally needed metal for the war effort

Old lead mines here have been reopened, Creede, Colo. Creede for many years was "a ghost town," but has resumed the activities that made it an important lead producing center years ago, and is now producing much vitally needed metal for the war effort

Abandoned house of gold miners in the ghost town of Eureka, Colorado

General view of the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico

Abandoned house of gold miners in the ghost town of Eureka, Colorado

Page from the Delineator, about 1914, pasted on wall of abandoned residence in the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico

Ruins of old building on the main street of Tombstone, Arizona. While this is not a ghost town (there is still mining activity in this region), the town is not the same as it was in its lusty youth

Backyards of buildings on the main street of the ghost town of Eureka, Colorado. Notice the waste dumps on mountainside, which will identify this as a mining town

Page from the Delineator, about 1914, pasted on wall of abandoned residence in the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico

Remains of old privy at the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico

Old storekeeper and abandoned store in near ghost town. Shaw, Kansas

Abandoned buildings on the main street of the ghost town. Eureka, Colorado

Old storekeeper and abandoned store in near ghost town. Shaw, Kansas

Backyards of buildings on the main street of the ghost town of Eureka, Colorado. Notice the waste dumps on mountainside, which will identify this as a mining town

Remains of old privy at the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico

Abandoned buildings on the main street of the ghost town. Eureka, Colorado

Ruins of old building on the main street of Tombstone, Arizona. While this is not a ghost town (there is still mining activity in this region), the town is not the same as it was in its lusty youth

General view of the ghost town. Georgetown, New Mexico

Building on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

House in ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom. Montezuma, Colorado

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Ghost town near Big Piney, Wyoming

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Church and houses in Montezuma, Colorado, ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom

Hotel and post office in ghost town now coming to life because of defense minining boom. Montezuma, Colorado

Hotel and post office in ghost town now coming to life because of defense minining boom. Montezuma, Colorado

Old mine tipple and residue. Ghost town near Georgetown, Colorado

House in ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom. Montezuma, Colorado

Church and houses in Montezuma, Colorado, ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Building on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Building on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Ghost town near Big Piney, Wyoming

House in ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom. Montezuma, Colorado

House in ghost town now coming to life because of defense mining boom. Montezuma, Colorado

Old mine tipple and residue. Ghost town near Georgetown, Colorado

Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Building on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana

Production. Lead. Flotation machines in a lead concentrator near Creede, Colorade where old lead mines have been reopened. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Production. Lead. Flotation machines in a lead concentrator near Creede, Colorade where old lead mines have been reopened. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Production. Lead. Belt conveyor discharging lead-silver ore into the ore bins of the concentrator at Creede, Colorade where old lead mines have been reopened. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Production. Lead. An Akins type classifier in a lead concentrator near Creede, Colorado where old mines have been reopened. The classifier sends back to the ball mill all ore not crushed to pass a screen of specified mesh. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Production. Lead. A shaking table which separates the lead mineral from the ore by the same principle used in "panning" by hand. It is in use at a mill near Creede, Colorado where old lead mines have been reopened. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Bannack, Montana. Formerly a booming gold camp, now a ghost town with a population of twelve

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Bannack, Montana. Bannack is now a ghost town of about twelve population, but it was once one of the early mining camps of Montana, and the first capitol of the state

Production. Lead. Creede, Colorade where old lead mines have been reopened. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Production. Lead. Reopened mine workings near Creede, Colorado. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Bannack, Montana. Formerly a booming gold camp, now a ghost town with a population of twelve

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Production. Lead. Reopened mine workings near Creede, Colorado. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Creede, Colorado. Lead and silver mining in a former "ghost town"

Production. Lead. Reopened mine workings near Creede, Colorado. Creede, for many years a "ghost town," has resumed the activities that made it an important lead-producing center years ago, and is now producing much metal vitally needed for the war effort

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