Ghost Town 3/3 - Red Mountain. What do you call a phobia of deep holes in the earth again? Damn!
This area was used largely for silver mining. I was blown away of the exposed historic mines in the area. Dozens!! Some by sound were over several stories deep. I even found one out-of-service water well with no marker/fence/rocks, just a super deep pit randomly in the earth (not pictured). That made me queasy to look into! All of this was off the main road and on some sort of OHV trail.
The houses were fairly newer, I’d guess from the 70s. The town had no inhabitants.
People from a distance seem to use the mine shafts as garbage chutes now... some of them filled with mattresses, appliances, and scrap metal.
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