Tag: mining towns

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,...

Highest City in the World: La Rinconada, Peru

Exactly how high is the highest city in the world? How about over 3 miles? La Rinconada Peru is a rare case: an old...