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Eagle Mountain

From Boom to Bust to Boom to Bust: Eagle Mountain, CA

The United States has many ghost towns scattered throughout the West. Most have the same story: A deposit of some precious metal is discovered,...
abandoned supercollider

World’s Largest Super Collider: Abandoned

A supercollider is a large ring designed to accelerate particles of protons and anti-protons until they collide. Its purpose is to create large amounts...

Bouvet: One of the Most Remote Islands in the World

In 1739 a French captain named Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier discovered a remote island in the South Atlantic Ocean. Named for the French...
Centralia

The Ground is Smoking in Centralia, Pennsylvania

Centralia was incorporated as a borough in 1866 when coal was discovered in the area. Coal mining gave birth to the town and it...
Empire Nevada

Empire: Abandoned Company Town of Nevada

A company town is a town where all property and services are owned by the employer. For an employer who plies its trade in...

Real-life Zombieland set? Six Flags New Orleans

With so much that still needs to be rebuilt in New Orleans, the tragedy of Katrina is hard for some to put behind. A...