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January

This column featured Nipton, Cima and Kelso in the heart of San Bernardino County’s

portion of the Mojave Desert.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

California/Nevada State Line (@ I-15)

2618’

35.607156

-115.391357

SWΌ Sec 8, T17N, R15E SBM  (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line)

Chase

3799’

35.1838764 / 35° 11’ 02” N

-115.5033265 / 115° 30’ 12” W

NEΌ Sec 29, T13N, R14E SBM

Cima

4190’

35.2377644 / 35° 14’ 16” N

-115.4991602 / 115° 29’ 57” W

SEΌ Sec 5, T13N, R14E SBM

Dawes (Not listed in GNIS)

 

35.096035   APPROX

-115.556602 APPROX

N½ Sec 26, T12N, R13E SBM

Elora

3415

35.1380436 / 35° 08’ 17” N

-115.5288824 / 115° 31’ 44” W

Ctr Sec 7, T12N, R14E SBM

Globe Mine

4859’

35.0444345 / 35° 02’ 40” N

-115.4866579 / 115° 29’ 12” W

SEΌ Sec 9, T11N, R14E SBM

Hayden

2477’

35.0447107 / 35° 02’ 41” N

-115.6111062 / 115° 36’ 40” W

SWΌ Sec 9, T11N, R13E SBM

Ivanpah Dry Lake

2608’

35.5416500 / 35° 32’ 30” N

-115.3952707 / 115° 23’ 43” W

Sec 18, 19, 30, 31, 32, T17N, R15E / Sec 5-9, 15-17, 20-22, T16N, R15E, SBM

Kelso

2126’

35.0124884 / 35° 00’ 45” N

-115.6536072 / 115° 39’ 13” W

NWΌ Sec 25, T11N, R12E SBM

Kokoweef Peak

5994’

35.4197059 / 35° 25’ 11” N

-115.4938841 / 115° 29’ 38” W

  Sec 4, T15N, R14E SBM

Nipton

3031’

35.4666532 / 35° 28’ 00” N

-115.2722098 / 115° 16’ 20” W

SWΌ Sec 33, T16N, R16E SBM

Nipton Road Exit off I-15 Center of overpass

 

35.473393

115.448831

NWΌ Sec 35, T16N, R14E SBM

Vulcan Mine

3940’

34.9238797 / 34° 55’ 26” N

-115.5666593 / 115° 34’ 00” W

SWΌ Sec 25, T10N, R13E SBM

 

February

This column featured Shaniko, Wasco Co., Oregon.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Bakeoven (Wasco Co.)

2667’

45.0865129 / 45° 05’ 11” N

-120.8397721 / 120° 50’ 23” W

S-Ctr Sec 32, T5S, R16E WM  (Willamette Meridian & Base Line)

Cross Hollows (Wasco Co.)

3225’

44.8397721 / 44° 59’ 39” N

-120.7525439 / 120° 45’ 09” W

NE corner Sec 1, T7S, R16E, WM

Grass Valley (Sherman Co.)

2257’

45.3601247 / 45° 21’ 36” N

-120.7856114 / 120° 47’ 08” W

SWΌ Sec 26, NW Ό Sec 35, T2S, R16E WM

Kent (Sherman Co.)

2713’

45.1951258 / 45° 11’ 42” N

-120.6942154 / 120° 41’ 39” W

NEΌ Sec 28, T4S, R17E, WM

Shaniko (Wasco Co.)

3343’

45.0037364 / 45° 00’ 13” N

-120.7522665 / 120° 45’ 08” W

E-Ctr Sec 36, T6S, R16E WM

 

MARCH

This column featured Kent and Antelope, in eastern Oregon.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Antelope (original site) (Wasco Co.)

2818’

44.9262376 / 44° 55’ 34” N

-120.6955946 / 120° 41’ 44” W

S-Ctr Sec 28, T7S, R17E, WM  (Willamette Meridian & Base Line)

Antelope (present site) (Wasco Co.)

2654’

44.9106819 / 44° 54’ 38” N

-120.7228173 / 120° 43’ 22” W

SWΌ Sec 32, T7S, R17E / NWΌ Sec 5, T8S, R17E, WM

Antelope Cemetery (present) (Wasco Co.)

2680’

44.9151264 / 44° 54’ 54” N

-120.7178173 / 120° 43’ 04” W

SWΌ Sec 32, T7S, R17E, WM

Kent (Sherman Co.)

2713’

45.1951258 / 45° 11’ 42” N

-120.6942154 / 120° 41’ 39” W

NEΌ Sec 28, T4S, R17E, WM

Moro (Sherman Co.)

1818’

45.4840141 / 45° 29’ 02” N

-120.7311680 / 120° 43’ 53” W

NEΌ Sec 28, T1S, R17E, WM

Rajaneeshpuram (Muddy Ranch) (Wasco Co.)

1575’

44.8326294 / 44° 49’ 57” N

-120.4850286 / 120° 29’ 06” W

NEΌ Sec 31, NWΌ Sec 32, T8S, R19E, WM

Wasco (Sherman Co.)

1280’

45.5917918 / 45° 35’ 30” N

-120.6981130 / 120° 41’ 53” W

S½ Sec 4, N½ Sec 9, T1N, R17E, WM

 

APRIL

This column featured Molson, Okanogan Co., Washington.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Molson Cemetery

3737’

48.965681

-119.211359

E-Ctr, Sec 18, T40N, R29E, WM  (Willamette Meridian & Base Line)

Molson (Center)

3724’

48.9787931 / 48° 58’ 44” N

-119.2008799 / 119° 12’ 03” W

Ctr Sec 18, T40N, R29E, WM

Molson (New)

3707’

48.9810156 / 48° 58’ 52” N

-119.2006021 / 119° 12’ 02” W

Ctr Sec 18, T40N, R29E, WM

Molson (Old)

3724’

48.9779597 / 48° 58’ 41” N

-119.2000466 / 119° 12’ 00” W

Ctr Sec 18, T40N, R29E, WM

Molson Junction

3737’

48.915929

-119.252853

NW Corner Sec 1, T39N, R28E / SW Corner Sec 36, T40N, R28E, WM

 

MAY

This column featured the ghost towns of Okanogan Co., Washington.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Bodie

2592’

48.8326674 / 48° 49’ 58” N

-118.8967044 / 118° 53’ 48” W

SWΌ Sec 34, T39N, R31E, WM  (Willamette Meridian & Base Line)

Chesaw

2913’

48.9460104 / 48° 56’ 46” N

-119.0514316 / 119° 03’ 05” W

SWΌ Sec 21, T40N, R30E, WM

Havillah

3507’

48.8279443 / 48° 49’ 41” N

-119.2042159 / 119° 12’ 15” W

SWΌ Sec 32, T39N, R29E, WM

Loomis

1316’

48.8209850 / 48° 49’ 16” N

-119.6334057 / 119° 38’ 00” W

Ctr Sec 1, T38N, R25E, WM

Monse

833’

48.1412584 / 48° 08’ 29” N

-119.6778339 / 119° 40’ 40” W

Ctr Sec 34, T31N, R25E, WM

Nighthawk

1155’

48.9665449 / 48° 58’ 00” N

-119.6420210 / 119° 38’ 31” W

NWΌ Sec 13, T40N, R25E, WM

Ruby City

1847’

48.4979271 / 48° 29’ 53” N

-119.7258967 / 119° 43’ 33” W

SWΌ Sec 29, T35N, R29E, WM

 

JUNE

This column featured the Banff area & Bankhead, Alberta, Canada.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Anthracite

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

Banff

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

Bankhead

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

Cave & Basin National Historic Site

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

UNAVAILABLE

 

 

JULY

This column featured the silver mining ghosts in the Gem-Burke area, Shoshone Co., Idaho.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Black Bear

3379’

47.5160407 / 47° 30’ 58” N

-115.8523830 / 115° 51’ 09” W

SW line Sec 8, NW line Sec 17, T48N, R5E, BM (Boise Meridian & Base Line)

Burke

3701’

47.5202080 / 47° 31’ 13” N

-115.8201604 / 115° 49’ 13” W

SE Ό Sec 9, T48N, R5E, BM

Cornwall

3566’

47.5185410 / 47° 31’ 07” N

-115.8376606 / 115° 50’ 16” W

SW Ό Sec 8, T48N, R5E, BM

Frisco

3304’

47.5121518 / 47° 30’ 44” N

-115.8593273 / 115° 51’ 34” W

NE Ό Sec 18, T48N, R5E, BM

Gem

3238’

47.5082627 / 47° 30’ 30” N

-115.8679385 / 115° 52’ 05” W

Ctr Sec 18, T48N, R5E, BM

Mace

3921’

47.5182635 / 47° 31’ 06” N

-115.8221047 / 115° 49’ 20” W

SE Ό Sec 9, T48N, R5E, BM

Wallace

2730’

47.4740945 / 47° 28’ 27” N

-115.9279387 / 115° 55’ 41” W

SEΌ, Sec 27,  NE Ό Sec 34, T48N, R4E, BM

Yellow Dog

About 3900’

47.5189397

-115.8250594

S-Ctr Sec 9, T48N, R5E, BM

 

AUGUST

This column featured seeking out, discovering and exploring ghost towns (general article).

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Eltopia, Washington

646’

46.4587486 / 46° 27’ 31” N

-119.0172292 / 119° 01’ 02” W

N Ctr Sec 11, T11N, R30E, Willamette Meridian & Base Line

Englewood (Clark Co., KS)

1968’

37.0355032 / 37° 02’ 08” N

-99.9863643 / 99° 59’ 11” W

S½ Sec 36, T34S, R25W / N½ Sec 1, T35S, R25W, 6th Principal Meridian and 40° Base Line

Exposed Treasure Mine, California

About 2900’

35.4587486 / 35° 27’ 31” N

-118.0172292 / 118° 01’ 02” W

NE Ό Sec 32, T10N, R12W, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line)

North Shore, California

-230’

33.5094710 / 33° 30' 34" N

-115.9230530 / 115° 55' 23" W

NWΌ Sec 34, T7S, R10E, SBM

The Corners, California

-171’

33.3601406

-115.6462955

SWΌ Sec 29, SEΌ Sec 30, T9S, R13E, SBM

 

SEPTEMBER

This column featured Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Forges

About 150’

40.0967493

-75.4623574

Public Land Survey System (Section/Range/Township) NOT USED in PA

Issac Potts house

About 150’

40.1017759

-75.4611826

Railroad station

About 150’

40.1023135

-75.4605174

Visitor center

About 150’

40.1015379

-75.4225051

 

 

OCTOBER

This column featured misc locations along I-78, between Hershey and Easton in SE Pennsylvania.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Dreibelbis Station Covered Bridge

331’

40.5546970 / 40° 33’ 17” N

-75.8798070 / 75° 52’ 47” W

Public Land Survey System (Section/Range/Township) NOT USED in PA

Easton (Canal Museum)

361’

40.6907588

-75.2096853

Kutz Mill (Sacony) Covered Bridge

361’

40.5337052 / 40° 32’ 01” N

-75.8054751 / 75° 48’ 20” W

Lenhartsville

387’

40.5728712 / 40° 34’ 22” N

-75.8879807 / 75° 53’ 17” W

New Jerusalem Church

381’

40.5475937 / 40° 32’ 51” N

-75.8677019 / 75° 52’ 04” W

 

 

NOVEMBER

This column featured Hopewell Furnace, Pennsylvania.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Birdsboro

217’

40.2620371 / 40° 15’ 43” N

-75.8076967 / 75° 48’ 28” W

Public Land Survey System (Section/Range/Township) NOT USED in PA

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (center of site)

472’

40.2053610 / 40° 12’ 19” N

-75.7735910 / 75° 46’ 25” W

 

 

DECEMBER

This column featured the ghost towns along I-8 east of Yuma, to a point about halfway to Gila Bend, all in Yuma County, Arizona.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Adonde

246’

32.6611594 / 32° 39’ 40” N

-114.1924390 / 114° 11’ 33” W

NEΌ Sec 10, NWΌ Sec 11, T9S, R19W GSRM (Gila & Salt River Meridian & Base Line)

Antelope Hill (HILL)

804’ (summit)

32.7039358 / 32° 42’ 14” N

-114.0157671 / 114° 00’ 57” W

NWΌ Sec 28, T8S, R17W, GSRM

Asher

305’

32.6756032 / 32° 40’ 32” N

-114.0735467 / 114° 04’ 25” W

North end of Sec line 1 (east) & 2 (west), T9S, R18W, GSRM

Colfred

331’

32.7044917 / 32° 42’ 16” N

-113.9015963 / 113° 54’ 06” W

NEΌ Sec 28, SWΌ Sec 27, T8S, R16W, GSRM

Filibuster Camp

225’ APPROX

32.7042195  APPROX

-114.1034889 APPROX

NWΌ Sec 27, T8S, R18W, GSRM  APPROX

Filibuster’s Station

300’ APPROX

32.7086611  APPROX

-114.0187740 APPROX

SWΌ Sec 21, NWΌ Sec 28, T8S, R17W, GSRM APPROX

Liguta

233’

32.6744925 / 32° 40’ 28” N

-114.2949421 / 114° 17’ 42” W

NWΌ Sec 2, T9S, R20W, GSRM

Mohawk

560’ APPROX

32.7288084

-113.7521517

Ctr Sec 13, T8S, R15W, GSRM

Mohawk Siding

535’

32.7267144 / 32° 43’ 36” N

-113.7552022 / 113° 45’ 19” W

S-Ctr Sec 13, T8S, R15W, GSRM

Noah

331’

32.6847694 / 32° 41’ 05” N

-114.0221562 / 114° 01’ 20” W

Sec line 32 (west)/33 (east), T8S, R17W, GSRM

Owl

443’

32.7291920 / 32° 43’ 19” N

-113.7921480 / 113° 47’ 32” W

NWΌ Sec 22, T8S, R15W, GSRM

Tacna

351’

32.6975472 / 32° 41’ 51” N

-113.9535427 / 113° 57’ 13” W

SEΌ Sec 25, T8S, R17W / SWΌ Sec 30, T8S, R16W, GSRM

Wellton

246’

32.6728256 / 32° 40’ 22” N

-114.1468821 / 114° 08’ 49” W

NEΌ Sec 6, NW Ό Sec 5, T9S, R18W, GSRM

Wellton Army Airfield

325’

32.6517149 / 32° 39’ 06” N

-114.1046587 / 114° 06’ 17” W

Sec 10, T9S, R18W, GSRM

 

 

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