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January

This column featured Fort Union, Mora County, New Mexico.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Doolittle Ranch

6450’ (APPROX)

35.7972702 (probable)

-104.9656212 (probable)

T18N, R19E, NMPM (New Mexico Principal Meridian & Base Line)

Fort Union

6785’

35.9072620 / 35° 54’ 26” N

-105.0122258 / 105° 00’ 44” W

T19N, R18E, NMPM (On Land Grant – No sections shown)

Watrous

6421’

35.7905970 / 35° 47’ 26” N

-104.9816685 / 104° 58’ 54” W

T18N, R19E, NMPM (On Land Grant – No sections shown)

 

February

This column featured Southeastern Colorado, between Trinidad and La Junta.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Ayer (Otero Co.)

4583’

37.7580673 / 37° 45’ 29” N

-103.8463434 / 103° 50’ 47” W

NEΌ Sec 25, T26S, R58W, 6PM (6th Principal Meridian & 40° Base Line)

Benton (Otero Co.)

4281’

37.9050101 / 37° 54’ 18” N

-103.6571700 / 103° 39’ 26” W

NWΌ Sec 2, NEΌ Sec 3, T25S, R56W, 6PM

Beshoar Junction (Las Animas Co.)

5906’

37.2287010

-104.4111174

SWΌ of the NWΌ Sec 25, T32S, R63W, 6PM

Beshoar Siding (Las Animas Co.)

5922’

37.2180730 / 37° 13’ 05” N

-104.4066484 / 104° 24’ 24” W

SWΌ Sec 25, NWΌ Sec 36, T32S, R63W, 6PM

Bloom (Otero Co.)

4800’

37.6875124 / 37° 41’ 15” N

-103.9566258 / 103° 57’ 24” W

NWΌ of the NEΌ Sec 24, T27S, R59W, 6PM

Cokedale (Las Animas Co.)

6319’

37.1452975 / 37° 08’ 43” N

-104.6210994 / 104° 37’ 16” W

Sec 25, T33S, R65W, 6PM

Delhi (Las Animas Co.)

5085’

37.6422351 / 37° 38’ 32” N

-104.0180174 / 104° 01’ 05” W

NWΌ Sec 4, T28S, R59W, 6PM

Earl (Las Animas Co.)

5686’

37.3333488 / 37° 20’ 00” N

-104.2783095 / 104° 16’ 42” W

NWΌ Sec 19, T31S, R61W, 6PM

Hole-in-the-Rock Stage Station (Las Animas Co.)

 

Undetermined – near Thatcher

Undetermined – near Thatcher

Undetermined – near Thatcher

Houghton (Las Animas Co.)

5174’

37.5894578 / 37° 35’ 22” N

-104.0432967 / 104° 02’ 36” W

SEΌ Sec 19, T28S, R59W, 6PM

Kadrew (Las Animas Co.)

5625’ (APPROX)

37.2978856 (APPROX)

-104.3010664 (APPROX)

SEΌ Sec 35, SWΌ Sec 36, T31S, R62W, 6PM  (APPROX)

La Junta (Otero Co.) (NO Ghost)

4121’

37.9797153 / 37° 58’ 47” N

-103.5471600 / 103° 32’ 50” W

Secs 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, T24S, R55W, 6PM

Mindeman (Otero Co.)

4718’

37.7069567 / 37° 42’ 25” N

-103.9166241 / 103° 42’ 25” W

SEΌ Sec 8, W-Ctr Sec 9, T27S, R58W, 6PM

Model (Las Animas Co.)

5617’

37.3722372 / 37° 22’ 20” N

-104.2449743 / 104° 14’ 42” W

W-Ctr Sec 4, T31S, R61W, 6PM

Ormega (Otero Co.)

4216’

37.9608427 / 37° 57 39” N

-103.5863338 / 103° 35’ 11” W

E½ Sec 17, T24S, R55W, 6PM

Rene (Otero Co.)

4442’

37.8589895 (APPROX)

-103.7198961 (APPROX)

Ctr Sec 19, T25S, R56W, 6PM (APPROX)

Segundo (Las Animas Co.)

6529’

37.1238599 / 37° 07’ 26” N

-104.7273866 / 104° 43’ 39” W

S½ Sec 36, T33S, R66W / SWΌ  Sec 31, T33S, R65W, 6PM

Simpson (Las Animas Co.)

5620’

37.4977918 / 37° 29’ 52” N

-104.1671912 / 104° 10’ 02” W

SWΌ Sec 19, NWΌ Sec 30, T29S, R60W, 6PM

Thatcher (Las Animas Co.)

5423’

37.5458470 / 37° 32’ 45” N

-104.1088551 / 104° 06’ 32” W

SWΌ Sec 3, T29S, R60W, 6PM

Timpas (Otero Co.)

4429’

37.8180667 / 37° 49’ 05” N

-103.7741187 / 103° 46’ 27” W

NEΌ Sec 3, T26S, R57W, 6PM

Trinidad (Las Animas Co.)(NO Ghost)

6017’

37.1677778 / 37° 10’ 04” N

-104.5088889 / 104° 30’ 32” W

Sec 12, 13, 14, 24, T33S, R64W / Sec 6, 7, 18, 19, T33S, R63W, 6PM

Tyrone (Las Animas Co.)

5541’

37.4541811 / 37° 27’ 15” N

-104.2083047 / 104° 12’ 30” W

SEΌ Sec 3, NEΌ Sec 10, T30S, R61W, 6PM

 

MARCH

This column featured Bent’s Old Fort, Otero Co., Colorado.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Bent’s Old Fort

4009’

38.0409410 / 38° 02’ 27” N

-103.4296310 / 103° 25’ 47” W

NEΌ of NWΌ Sec 23, T23S, R54W, 6th Principal Meridian & 40° Base Line

 

APRIL

This column featured the ghost towns of Kiowa County, Colorado.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Amidon

4450’

38.4451863 (APPROX)

-103.2194710 (APPROX)

Ctr Sec 34, T18S, R52W, 6PM  (6th Principal Meridian & 40° Base Line) (APPROX)

Arden

4060’

38.4621917 (APPROX)

-103.3265743 (APPROX)

SWΌ Sec 26, SEΌ Sec 27, T18S, R43W, 6PM (APPROX)

Arlington (Juliet /Jolliett / Joliet)

4222’

38.3361148 / 38° 20’ 10” N

-103.3432665 / 103° 20’ 36” W

NEΌ Sec 9, T20S, R53W, 6PM

Brandon

3927’

38.4463998 / 38° 26’ 47” N

-102.4396334 / 102° 26’ 23” W

E-Ctr Sec 34, T18S, R45W, 6PM

Chivington

3891’

38.4363980 / 38° 26’ 11” N

-102.5435242 / 102° 32’ 37” W

NWΌ Sec 2, T19S, R46W, 6PM

Diston

4100’

38.4623933 (APPROX)

-102.6384187 (APPROX)

Ctr of Sec 25/26 line, T18S, R47W, 6PM (APPROX)

Eads (NO Ghost)

4219’

38.4805615 / 38° 28’ 50” N

-102.7818629 / 102° 46’ 55” W

SWΌ Sec 15, SEΌ Sec 16, NEΌ Sec 21, NWΌ Sec 22, T18S, R48W, 6PM

Fergus (Hawkins)

4350’

38.4938934 / 38° 29’ 38” N

-102.9324229 / 102° 55’ 57” W

SW of the NWΌ Sec 17, NEΌ of the NEΌ Sec 18, T18S, R49W, 6PM

Galatea

4383’

38.5044481 / 38° 30’ 16” N

-103.0246479 / 103° 01’ 29” W

NEΌ of the SEΌ Sec 8, NWΌ of the SWΌ Sec 9, T18S, R50W, 6PM

Haswell

4544’

38.4522255 / 38° 27’ 08” N

-103.1629840 / 103° 09’ 47” W

S-Ctr Sec 30, N-Ctr, Sec 31, T18S, R51W, 6PM

Hawkins …SEE Fergus

 

 

 

 

Heath

4344’

38.2722268 / 38° 16’ 20” N

-103.4699374 / 103° 28’ 12” W

E-Ctr Sec 32, T20S, R54W, 6PM

Inman

4365’

38.4105919 (APPROX)

-103.2872343 (APPROX)

SEΌ Sec 12, T19S, R53W, 6PM (APPROX)

Juliet /Jolliett / Joliet … SEE Arlington

 

 

 

 

Kilburn

4274’

38.2866018 (APPROX)

-103.4096289 (APPROX)

Ctr of Sec 28/29 line, T20S, R54W, 6PM (APPROX)

Milan

4500’

38.4809568 (APPROX)

-103.0864120 (APPROX)

NEΌ Sec 23, T18S, R51W, 6PM (APPROX)

Sheridan Lake

4071’

38.4666810 / 38° 28’ 00” N

-102.2921309 / 102° 17’ 32” W

NEΌ Sec 25, T18S, R44W / NWΌ Sec 30, T18S, R43W, 6PM

Stuart

4032’

38.4714044 / 38° 28’ 17” N

-102.1946287 / 102° 11’ 41” W

N line of the NWΌ Sec 25, T18S, R43W, 6PM

Towner

3927’

38.4708492 / 38° 28’ 15” N

-102.0796258 / 102° 04’ 47” W

SWΌ Sec 24, NWΌ Sec 25, T18S, R42W, 6PM

 

MAY

This column featured ghost towns in southwestern Kansas along State Highway 96.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Alamota (Lane Co.)

2618’

38.4611276 / 38° 27’ 40” N

-100.3101357 / 100° 18’ 36” W

SWΌ of the NEΌ Sec 28, T18S, R27W, 6PM (6th Principal Meridian & 40° Base Line), Alamota Twp.

Amy (Lane Co.)

2858’

38.4819617 / 38° 28’ 55” N

-100.6018105 / 100° 36’ 07” W

S-Ctr line Sec 14, N-Ctr line Sec 23, T18S, R30W, 6PM, Dighton Twp.

Astor (Greeley Co.)

3757’

38.4727937 / 38° 28’ 22” N

-101.9029544 / 101° 54’ 11” W

NEΌ of the SEΌ Sec 24, T18S, R42W, 6PM, Colony Twp.

Beeler (Ness Co.)

2490’

38.4444607 / 38° 26’ 40” N

-100.1948550 / 100° 11’ 41” W

S½ of the NEΌ Sec 33, T18S, R26W, 6PM, Eden Twp.

Colokan (Greeley Co.)

 

 

 

 

Coronado (Wichita Co.)

3271’

38.4858529 / 38° 29’ 09” N

-101.3046029 / 101° 18’ 17” W

S-Ctr Sec 16, T18S, R36W, 6PM, Leoti Twp.

Dighton (Lane Co.) NO Ghost

2766’

38.4822284 / 38° 28’ 56” N

-100.4656827 / 100° 27’ 56” W

SEΌ Sec 13, NEΌ Sec 24, T18S, R29W / SWΌ Sec 18, NWΌ Sec 19, T18S, R29W, 6PM, Dighton Twp.

Grigston (Scott Co.)

2926’

38.4847400 / 38° 29’ 05” N

-100.7170916 / 100° 43’ 02” W

SEΌ of the SWΌ Sec 14, T18S, R31W, 6PM, Keystone Twp.

Horace (Greeley Co.)

3642’

38.4768195 / 38° 28’ 37” N

-101.7903900 / 101° 47’ 25” W

NWΌ Sec 19, T18S, R40W / NEΌ Sec 24, T18S, R41W, 6PM, Tribune Twp.

Kanco (Colokan) (Greeley Co.)

3894’

38.4722382 / 38° 28’ 20” N

-102.0426804 / 102° 02’ 34” W

W_Ctr Sec 23, T18S, R43W, 6PM, Colony Twp.

Laird (Ness Co.)

2411

38.4475161 / 38° 26’ 51” N

-100.0545735 / 100° 03’ 16” W

N-Ctr Sec 35, T18S, R25W, 6PM, Forrester Twp.

Leoti (Wichita Co.) NO Ghost

3300’

38.4777065 / 38° 28’ 40” N

-101.3585622 / 101° 21’ 31” W

S½ Sec 13, N½ Sec 24, T18S, R37W, 6PM, Leoti Twp.

Marienthal (Wichita Co.)

3215’

38.4875203 / 38° 29’ 15” N

-101.2129337 / 101° 12’ 47” W

NEΌ of the SWΌ Sec 17, T18S, R35W, 6PM, Leoti Twp.

Modoc (Scott Co.)

3133’

38.4869644 / 38° 29’ 13” N

-101.0818200 / 101° 04’ 55” W

S-Ctr Sec 16, T18S, R34W, 6PM, Isbel Twp.

Ness City (Ness Co.) NO Ghost

2257

38.4534210 / 38° 27’ 12” N

-99.9061022 / 99° 54’ 22” W

SWΌ Sec 29, S½ Sec 30, NEΌ Sec 31, T18S, R23W, 6PM, Center Twp.

Scott City (Scott Co.) NO Ghost

2976’

38.4821988 / 38° 28’ 56” N

-100.9090295 / 100° 54’ 33” W

SEΌ Sec 13, Sec 24, T18S, R33W / SWΌ Sec 18, NW Sec 19, T18S, R32W, 6PM, Scott Twp.

Selkirk (Wichita Co.)

3445’

38.4733499 / 38° 28’ 24” N

-101.5434993 / 101° 32’ 37” W

W-Ctr Sec 20, T18S, R38W, 6PM, Leoti Twp.

Towner (CO)

3927’

38.4708492 / 38° 28’ 15” N

-102.0796258 / 102° 04’ 47” W

SWΌ Sec 24, NWΌ Sec 25, T18S, R42W, 6PM

Tribune (Greeley Co.) NO Ghost

3609’

38.4702124 / 38° 28’ 13” N

-101.7521676 / 101° 45’ 08” W

SEΌ Sec 20, SWΌ Sec 21, T18S, R40W, 6PM, Tribune Twp.

Walkinghood (Greeley Co.)

3829’

38.4722382 / 38° 28’ 20” N

-101.9726785 / 101° 58’ 22” W

NWΌ of the SWΌ Sec 21, T18S, R42W, 6PM, Colony Twp.

Whitelaw (Greeley Co.)

3550’

38.4550160 / 38° 27’ 18” N

-101.6793367 / 101° 40’ 46” W

SWΌ Sec 30, T18S, R39W / SEΌ Sec 25, T18S, R40W, 6PM, Tribune Twp.

 

JUNE

This column featured ghost towns in De Kalb Co., northwestern Missouri.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Amity

1033’

39.8708312 / 39° 52’ 15” N

-94.4357869 / 94° 26’ 09” W

E½ of the SEΌ Sec 1, T58N, R32W / W½ of the SWΌ Sec 6, T58N, R31W, 5PM (5th Principal Meridian), Camden Twp

Arica

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Bayfield

886’

39.7819406 / 39° 46’ 55” N

-94.5960684 / 94° 35’ 46” W

N½ of the SWΌ Sec 3, T57N, R33W, 5PM, Washington Twp.

Boxford

958’

39.8483293 / 39° 50’ 54” N

-94.5885690 / 94° 35’ 19” W

NWC (Corner) of the NEΌ of the NEΌ Sec 15, T58N, R33W, 5PM, Sherman Twp.

Dayton

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Fairport

1020’

39.9877767 / 39° 59’ 16” N

-94.3460650 / 94° 20’ 46” W

Ctr Sec 26, T60N, R31W, 5PM, Grant Twp.

Galveston

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Haydenville

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Maysville NO Ghost

971’

39.8891658 / 39° 53’ 21” N

-94.3618967 / 94° 21’ 43” W

Sec 34, W½ Sec 35, T59N, R31W, 5PM, Camden Twp.

McCartney’s Crossroads

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Santa Rosa

810’

39.9797236 / 39° 58’ 47” N

-94.2055067 / 94° 12’ 20” W

SEΌ of the SEΌ Sec 25, T60N, R30W, 5PM, Dallas Twp.

Standard

 

EXACT Location not determined

EXACT Location not determined

Sec 29, T58N, R32W, 5PM, Washington Twp. (APPROX)

Third Fork

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Weatherby

879’

39.9094455 / 39° 54’ 34” N

-94.2443945 / 94° 14’ 40” W

NEΌ of the SEΌ Sec 22, W½ of the SWΌ Sec 23, T59N, R30W, 5PM, Adams Twp.

 

JULY

This column featured Ayrshire, Palo Alto Co., Iowa.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Ayrshire

1319’

43.0391346 / 43° 02’ 21” N

-94.8327618 / 94° 49’ 58” W

SWC (Corner) Sec 14, SEC Sec 15, NEC Sec 22, NWC Sec 23, T95N, R34W, 5PM (5th Principal Meridian), Silver Lake Twp.

Tingley (Ringgold Co.)

1253’

40.8527699 / 40° 51’ 10” N

-94.1952307 / 94° 11’ 43” W

N½ Sec 21, T70N, R29W, 5PM, Tingley Twp.

 

AUGUST

This column featured ghost & near ghost towns in Northwestern Iowa.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Ayrshire (Palo Alto Co.)

1319’

43.0391346 / 43° 02’ 21” N

-94.8327618 / 94° 49’ 58” W

SWC(Corner) Sec 14, SEC Sec 15, NEC Sec 22, NWC Sec 23, T95N, R34W, 5PM (5th Principal Meridian), Silver Lake Twp.

Beloit (Lyon Co.)

1243’

43.2813707 / 43° 16’ 53” N

-96.5747633 / 96° 34’ 29” W

Ctr Sec 25, T98N, R49W, 5PM, Lyon Twp.

Calliope (Sioux Co.) (N end of Hawarden)

1181’

43.0077659 / 43° 00’ 28” N

-96.4886422 / 96° 29’ 19” W

NWΌ Sec 35, T95N, R48W, 5PM, Buncombe Twp. 

Carbon (Gypsum) (Webster Co.)

1109’

42.4749699 / 42° 28’ 30” N

-94.1257915 / 94° 07’ 33” W

SWΌ of the SWΌ Sec 35, T89N, R28W, 5PM, Cooper Twp.

Cornell (Clay Co.)

1401’

42.9444193 / 42° 56’ 40” N

-95.1399934 / 95° 08’ 24” W

NWΌ of the SEΌ Sec 19, T94N, R36W, 5PM, Herdland Twp.

Curlew (Palo Alto Co.)

1240’

42.9795272 / 42° 58’ 46” N

-94.7377340 / 94° 44’ 16” W

NE line of the NEΌ Sec 9, NWΌ of the NWΌ Sec 10, T94N, R33W, 5PM, Rush Lake Twp.

Edna (Lyon Co.)

1411’

43.3849730 / 43° 23’ 06” N

-96.0944681 / 96° 05’ 40” W

SWΌ of the NWΌ Sec 19, T99N, R44W, 5PM, Liberal Twp.

Fort Clark (Webster Co.) – SEE Fort Dodge

 

 

 

 

Fort Dodge (Fort Clark) FORT (Webster Co.)

1083’

42.5058333 / 42° 30’ 21” N

-94.1927778 / 94° 11’ 34” W

SEC, NWΌ of the SEΌ Sec 19, T89N, R28W, 5PM, Cooper Twp.

Fort Dodge CITY (Webster Co.) NO Ghost

1089’

42.5027472 / 42° 30’ 10” N

-94.1863501 / 94° 11’ 11” W

Secs 15-20, 28-30, T89N, R28W, 5PM, Cooper Twp.

Gaza (O’Brien Co.)

1499’

43.0202555 / 43° 01’ 13” N

-95.5800079 / 95° 34’ 48” W

S-Ctr of the NWΌ Sec 28, T95N, R40W, 5PM, Highland Twp.

Gillett Grove (Clay Co.)

1306’

43.0158045 / 43° 00’ 57” N

-95.0374900 / 95° 50’ 21” W

SEΌ Sec 25, T95N, R36W, 5PM, Gillett Grove Twp.

Greenville (Clay Co.)

1391’

43.0166400 / 43° 01’ 00” N

-95.1461046 / 95° 08’ 46” W

W-Ctr Sec 30, T95N, R36W, 5PM, Gillett Grove Twp.

Gypsum (Webster Co.) – SEE Carbon

 

 

 

 

Hawarden (Sioux Co.) NO Ghost

1181’

42.9958216 / 42° 59’ 45” N

-96.4847529 / 96° 29’ 05” W

Sec 35, T95N, R48W / N½ Sec 2, NEΌ Sec 3, T94N, R48W, 5PM, Buncombe Twp. 

Jolley (Calhoun Co.)

1230’

42.4788677 / 42° 28’ 44” N

-94.7188696 / 94° 43’ 08” W

NEΌ of the SEΌ Sec 34, SWΌ of the NWΌ of the SWΌ Sec 34, T89N, R33W, 5PM, Butler Twp.

Kalo (Webster Co.)

974’

42.4310822 / 42° 25’ 52” N

-94.1319030 / 94° 07’ 55” W

SEΌ Sec 17, T88N, R28W, 5PM, Otho Twp.

Mallard (Palo Alto Co.)

1240’

42.9380255 / 42° 56’ 17” N

-94.6877578 / 94° 41’ 16” W

SWΌ of the SEΌ Sec 24, N½ of the NEΌ Sec 25, T94N, R33W, 5PM, Rush Lake Twp.

Moneta (O’Brien Co.)

1447’

43.1291394 / 43° 07’ 45” N

-95.3905589 / 95° 23’ 26” W

SEΌ Sec 13, T96N, R39W, 5PM, Omega Twp.

Muddy (Calhoun Co.)

1152’

42.3691448 / 42° 22’ 09” N

-94.4552500 / 94° 27’ 19” W

SWC Sec 3, T87N, R31W, 5PM, Cedar Twp.

Newkirk (Sioux Co.)

1430’

43.0699837 / 43° 04’ 12” N

-95.9780734 / 95° 58’ 41” W

SEC Sec 1, NEC Sec 12, T95N, R44W / SWC Sec 6, NWC Sec 7, T95N, R43W, 5PM, Holland Twp. 

Oshkosh (Sioux Co.)

1450’

42.9774874 / 42° 58’ 39” N

-96.2536340 / 96° 15’ 13” W

Ctr of section line NEΌ Sec 10, NWΌ Sec 11, T94N, R46W, 5PM, Reading Twp. 

Plover (Pocahontas Co.)

1211’

42.8783045 / 42° 52’ 42” N

-94.6205340 / 94° 37’ 14” W

S½ of the SEΌ Sec 9, NEΌ of the NEΌ Sec 16, T93N, R32W, 5PM, Powhatan Twp.

Rinard (Calhoun Co.)

1165’

42.3397016 / 42° 20’ 23” N

-94.4885846 / 94° 29’ 19” W

SEΌ of the SWΌ Sec 17, NEΌ of the NWΌ Sec 20, T87N, R31W, 5PM, Cedar Twp.

Rodman (Palo Alto Co.)

1191’

43.0285792 / 43° 01’ 43” N

-94.5310870 / 94° 31’ 52” W

SEΌ Sec 20, T95N, R31W, 5PM, Fern Valley Twp.

Roelyn (Webster Co.)

1165’

42.4135858 / 42° 24’ 49” N

-94.3574685 / 94° 21’ 27” W

SEC Sec 20, SWΌ of the SWΌ Sec 21, NWC Sec 28, T88N, R30W, 5PM, Fulton Twp.

Varina (Pocahontas Co.)

1250’

42.6580327 / 42° 39’ 29” N

-94.8977642 / 94° 53’ 52” W

NEΌ Sec 31, T91N, R34W, 5PM, Dover Twp.

Yetter (Calhoun Co.)

1230’

42.3160934 / 42° 18’ 58” N

-94.8460959 / 94° 50’ 46” W

NEΌ of the SEΌ Sec 30, T87N, R34W, 5PM, Elm Grove Twp.

 

 

SEPTEMBER

This column featured Clay County, in the southeastern tip of South Dakota, south of Sioux Falls.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Alsen

1339’

42.9611040 / 42° 57’ 40” N

-96.8055984 / 96° 48’ 20” W

E-Ctr line Sec 13, T94N, R51W, 5PM (5th Principal Meridian), Garfield Twp.

W-Ctr line Sec 18, T94N, R50W, 5PM, Emmet Twp., Union Co.

Bloomingdale

1227’

42.9244386 / 42° 55’ 28” N

-96.9567124 / 96° 57’ 24” W

Ctr of S Line, Sec 26, N-Ctr Sec 35, T94N, R52W, 5PM Pleasant Valley Twp.

Bluff Center

1243’

42.9208283 / 42° 55’ 15” N

-97.0892156 / 97° 05’ 21” W

NEΌ Sec 34, T94N, R53W, 5PM, Bethel Twp.

Burbank

1138’

42.7452760 / 42° 44’ 43” N

-96.8292077 / 96° 49’ 45” W

NEΌ Sec 35, T92N, R51W, 5PM, Fairview Twp.

Clay Point

1175’

42.9097166 / 42° 54’ 35” N

-96.9030999 / 96° 54’ 11” W

NWC (Corner) Sec 5, T93N, R51W, 5PM, Prairie Center Twp.

Colfax Corner

1234’

43.0111037 / 43° 00’ 40” N

-97.0222702 / 97° 01’ 20” W

SWC Sec 29, SEC Sec 30, NEC Sec 31, NWC Sec 32, T95N, R52W, 5PM, Riverside Twp.

Dalesburg

1230’

42.9769372 / 42° 58’ 37” N

-96.9042117 / 96° 54’ 15” W

SWΌ of the SWΌ of the NWΌ Sec 8, T94N, R51W, 5PM, Garfield Twp.

Garfield Town Hall

1220

42.9537370

-96.8654680

SEC Sec 16, T94N, R51W, 5PM, Garfield Twp.

Glenwood

1352

43.0777672 / 43° 04’ 40” N

-96.8350450 / 96° 50’ 06” W

Ctr Sec 2, T95N, R51W, 5PM, Glenwood Twp.

Greenfield

1230’

42.8805506 / 42° 52’ 50” N

-96.8455984 / 96° 50’ 44” W

SEC Sec 10, SWC Sec 11, NWC Sec 14, NEC Sec 15, T93N, R51W, 5PM Pleasant Valley Twp.

Hub City

1227’

42.9536045 / 42° 57’ 13” N

-96.9044893 / 96° 54’ 16” W

SWC Sec 17, SEC Sec 18, NEC Sec 19, NWC Sec 20, T94N, R51W, 5PM, Garfield Twp.

Komstad

1276’

43.0388799 / 43° 02’ 20” N

-96.9031014 / 96° 54’ 11” W

SWC Sec 17, SEC Sec 18, NEC Sec 19, NWC Sec 20, T95N, R51W, 5PM, Glenwood Twp.

Lodi

1211’

42.9824930 / 42° 58’ 57” N

-96.9839357 / 96° 59’ 02” W

SWC Sec 3, SEC Sec 4, T94N, R52W, 5PM Pleasant Valley Twp.

Marshalltown

1217’

42.9402715 / 42° 56’ 25” N

-96.9044892 / 96° 54’ 16” W

SWC Sec 20, T94N, R51W, 5PM, Garfield Twp.

Meckling

1152’

42.8424963 / 42° 50’ 33” N

-97.0694924 / 97° 04’ 10” W

SEΌ Sec 26, T93N, R53W, 5PM, Meckling Twp.

Riverside

1168’

43.0194365 / 43° 01’ 10” N

-97.0058811 / 97° 00’ 21” W

S½ NEΌ Sec 29, T95N, R52W, 5PM, Riverside Twp.

Saybrook

1158’

42.9388840 / 42° 56’ 20” N

-97.1433839 / 97° 08’ 36” W

SEΌ Sec 19, T94N, R53W, 5PM, Bethel Twp.

Shaw

1362’

43.0791586 / 43° 04’ 45” N

-97.1586635 / 97° 09’ 31” W

NWΌ Sec 6, T95N, R53W, 5PM, Star Twp.

Star Corner

1280’

43.0402698 / 43° 02’ 25” N

-97.0642161 / 97° 03’ 51” W

SEΌ of the SEΌ Sec 14, T95N, R53W, 5PM, Star Twp.

Vermillion (original site)

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Westerville

1309’

42.9241611 / 42° 55’ 27” N

-97.0233806 / 97° 01’ 24” W

SWC Sec 29, SEC Sec 30, T94N, R52W, 5PM Pleasant Valley Twp.

           

 

OCTOBER

This column featured Cheyenne County, Nebraska.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Athens

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined, 6PM (6th Principal Meridian & 40° Base Line)

Boyer

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Brownson

4216’

41.1874828 / 41° 11’ 15” N

-103.1129824 / 103° 06’ 47” W

NEΌ Sec 13, T14N, R51W, 6PM

Colton

4003’

41.1533183 / 41° 09’ 12” N

-102.8571425 / 102° 51’ 26” W

SWΌ Sec 29, T14N, R48W, 6PM

Dye

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Fort Sidney

4081’

41.1427778 / 41° 08’ 34” N

-102.9719444 / 102° 58’ 19” W

SWΌ of the NWΌ Sec 32, T14N, R49W, 6PM

Garman

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Gurley

4281’

41.4222034 / 41° 19’ 20” N

-102.9707586 / 102° 58’ 15” W

SEC Sec 30, NEC Sec 31, NWΌ Sec 32 T16N, R49W, 6PM

Huntsman

4285’

41.2208164 / 41° 13’ 15” N

-102.9738129 / 102° 58’ 26” W

NWC Sec 5, NEC Sec 6, T14N, R49W, 6PM

Ickes

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Leafdale

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Lorenzo

4390

41.0474855 / 41° 02’ 51” N

-103.0679793 / 103° 04’ 05” W

SWΌ of the SWΌ Sec 33, T13N, R50W / NWΌ of the NEΌ Sec 6, T12N, R50W, 6PM

Marlow

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Sextorp

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

Sioux Army Depot

4222’

41.1908160 / 41° 11’ 27” N

-103.1249271 / 103° 07’ 30” W

NWΌ Sec 13, T14N, R51W, 6PM (Historic Marker)

Sunol

3930’

41.1552634 / 41° 09’ 19” N

-102.7635293 / 102° 45’ 49” W

E-Ctr line, Sec 25, T14N, R48W / W-Ctr line, Sec 30, T14N, R47W, 6PM

Wellsville

 

Location not determined

Location not determined

Location not determined

                                                           

NOVEMBER

This column featured Alcatraz Island, San Francisco City & County, California.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Alcatraz Prison

95’

37.8260390 / 37° 49’ 34” N

-122.4219159 / 122° 25’ 19” W

Section not shown in Bay Area urban areas T1S, R5W, Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line

 

 

DECEMBER

This column featured “Basic Urban Ghost Towning” and no specific ghost towns were detailed.

 

 

 

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