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January

This column featured some ghost and near ghost towns in New Mexico’s Chama Valley, Rio Arriba County.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Chama

7871’

36.9030679 / 36° 54’ 11” N

-106.5794793 / 106° 34’ 46” W

(NOT DETAILED) NMPM (New Mexico Principal Base Line & Meridian)

Los Brazos (Brazos)

7398’

36.7514028 / 36° 45’ 05” N

-106.5614236 / 106° 33’ 41” W

(NOT DETAILED) NMPM

Los Ojos

7346’

36.7291808 / 36° 43’ 45” N

-106.5700349 / 106° 34’ 12” W

(NOT DETAILED) NMPM

Tierra Amarilla

7523’

36.6990140 / 36° 41’ 56” N

-106.5522360 / 106° 33’ 08” W

(NOT DETAILED) NMPM

Tierra Amarilla Air Force Station

7287’

36.6233333 / 36° 37’ 24” N

-106.6636111 / 106° 39’ 49” W

(NOT DETAILED) NMPM

 

February

This column featured Glenrio, Quay Co., New Mexico/Deaf Smith & Oldham Co., Texas.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Glenrio

3855’

35.1789464 / 35° 10’ 44” N

-103.0421683 / 103° 02’ 32” W

E-Ctr Sec 17, T11N, R36E, NMPM (New Mexico Principal Base Line & Meridian) (NM Part ONLY)

Glenrio freeway gas stations (Oldham Co., TX)

35.1841122 (ctr of both)

-103.0328107 (ctr of both)

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

Glenrio Rest Stop (Quay Co., NM)

35.1837154

-103.0487108

Slab “A”

35.1797014

-103.0355036

Slab “B”

35.1793244

-103.0387411

Joseph Brownlee House

35.1796488

-103.0393472

1950 Texaco Station

35.1793704

-103.0394331

Brownlee Diner/Juarez Cafι

35.1793551

-103.0397093

Horse Corral

35.1795151

-103.0410102

Texas Longhorn Motel

35.1793748

-103.0421099

State Line Cafι/Phillips 66 station

35.1790284

-103.0421394

NM/TX State Line

35.1787017

-103.0424787

(Center of street at state line)

State Line Motel

35.1790339

-103.0430326

State Line Bar/Texaco station

35.1788179

-103.0432619

Post Office (1930s)

35.1788234

-103.0433477

1925 Broyles Mobile Gas station

35.1787752

-103.0436119

1946 Ferguson Gas Station

35.1785823

-103.0453433

Angel House

35.1790262

-103.0452025

 

MARCH

This column featured Alanreed, Gray Co., Texas.

 

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Alanreed

3028’

35.2125494 / 35° 12’ 45” N

-100.7343059 / 100° 44’ 04” W

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

Amarillo (NO GHOST!)

3629’

35.1890627 / 35° 11’ 21” N

-100.8171916 / 100° 49’ 02” W

McLean

2861’

35.2325495 / 35° 13’ 57” N

-100.5998558 / 100° 35’ 59” W

 

APRIL

This column featured Texola, Beckham Co., Oklahoma.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Texola

2146’

35.2192194 / 35° 13’ 09” N

-99.9912189 / 99° 59’ 28” W

S-Ctr Sec 30, N-Ctr Sec 31, T9N, R26W, Indian Base Line & Meridian

 

MAY

This column featured the Tri-State mining region centered around Picher, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Cardin (Ottawa Co., OK)

810’

36.9750332 / 36° 58’ 30” N

-94.8510441 / 94° 51’ 04” W

SE-Corner Sec 19, T29N, R23E, Indian Base Line & Meridian (IM)

Gilman (Eagle Co., CO)

8950’

39.5327639 / 39° 31’ 58” N

-106.3939176 / 106° 23’ 38” W

N-Ctr Sec 13, T6S, R81W, 6PM (6th Principal Meridian & 40° Base Line)

Joplin (Jasper/Newton Co., MO) (NO GHOST)

1001’

37.0776195 / 37° 04’ 39” N

-94.5020578 / 94° 30’ 07” W

NEΌ of T27N, R33W, 5th Principal Meridian

Miami (Ottawa Co., OK) (NO GHOST)

797’

36.8745146 / 36° 52’ 28” N

-94.8774554 / 94° 52’ 39” W

Sec 24, 25, NEΌ Sec 36, T28N, R22E / W½ Sec 19, W½ Sec 30, NWΌ Sec 31, T28N, R22E, IM

Quapaw (Ottawa Co., OK) (NO GHOST)

843’

36.9554902 / 36° 57’ 20” N

-94.7922845 / 94° 47’ 32” W

NWΌ Sec 35, T29N, R23E, IM

Picher (Ottawa Co., OK)

817’

36.9834872 / 36° 59’ 01” N

-94.8324558 / 94° 49’ 57” W

SWΌ Sec 16,  SEΌ Sec 17, NEΌ Sec 20, NWΌ Sec 21, T29N, R23E, IM

Treece (Cherokee Co., KS)

840’

36.9994049 / 36° 59’ 58” N

-94.8437196 / 94° 50’ 37” W

W½ Sec 13, T35S, R23E, 6PM

 

JUNE

This column featured Pea Ridge National Military Park, Benton Co., Arkansas.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Bentonville (NO GHOST)

1289’

36.3731316 / 36° 22’ 23” N

-94.2077060 / 94° 12’ 28” W

Secs 30 & 31, T20N, R30W, 5th Principal Meridian

Elkhorn Tavern

1486’

36.4536834 / 36° 27’ 13” N

-94.0157571 / 94° 00’ 57” W

N-Ctr, Sec 35, T21N, R29W, 5PM, Garfield Twp.

Leetown

36.4412830 (parking lot)

-94.0506493 (parking lot)

SWΌ of the SEΌ Sec 34, T21N, R29W, 5PM, Garfield Twp.

Pea Ridge National Military Park Headquarters

1434’

36.4436608

-94.0257114

SEΌ, Sec 35, T21N, R29W, 5PM, Garfield Twp.

Pratt’s Store

36.4410672 (APPROX)

-94.0338063 (APPROX)

S-Ctr, Sec 35, T21N, R29W, 5PM, Garfield Twp.

 

JULY

This column featured copper mining towns in Arizona.

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Ajo (Pima Co.)

1759’

32.3717249 / 32° 22’ 18” N

-112.8607099 / 112° 51’ 39” W

SWΌ Sec 14, Sec 15, NEΌ Sec 22, NWΌ Sec 23, T12S, R6W GSRM  (Gila & Salt River Meridian & Base Line)

Bisbee (Cochise Co.)

5335’

31.4417660 / 31° 26’ 30” N

-109.9131302 / 109° 54’ 47” W

Sec 8, W½ Sec 9, T23S, R24EW GSRM 

Clifton (Greenlee Co.)

3533’

33.0562418 / 33° 03’ 22” N

-109.3089967 / 109° 18’ 32” W

E-Ctr Sec 25, T4S, R29E / W-Ctr Sec 30, T4N, T30E, GSRM

Globe (Gila Co.)

3540’

33.3958623 / 33° 23’ 45” N

-110.7854739 / 110° 47’ 08” W

Sec 25, T1N, R15E, GSRM

Hayden (Gila Co.)

2073’

33.0062049 / 33° 00’ 22” N

-110.7839270 / 110° 47’ 02” W

S½ Sec 11, N½ Sec 14, T5S, R15E, GSRM

Jerome (Yavapai Co., AZ)

5066’

34.7516884 / 34° 45' 06" N

-112.1162717 / 112° 06' 59" W

SEΌ Sec 22, SWΌ Sec 23, T16N, R2E, GSRM  

Miami (Gila Co.)

3396’

33.4004509 / 33° 24’ 02” N

-110.8666483 / 110° 52’ 00” W

Sec 30, T1N, R15E, GSRM

Morenci (mine) (Greenlee Co.)

4173’

33.0906180 / 33° 05’ 26” N

-109.3667405 / 109° 22’ 00” W

Sec 16+, T4S, R29E, GSRM

Morenci (original town) (Greenlee Co.)

4747’

33.0786735 / 33° 04’ 43” N

-109.3653514 / 109° 21’ 55” W

SWΌ of the SEΌ Sec 16, T4S, R29E, GSRM

Morenci (present town) (Greenlee Co.)

4098’

33.0517021 / 33° 03’ 06” N

-109.3254292 / 109° 19’ 32” W

SWΌ Sec 25, SEΌ Sec 26, NEΌ Sec 35, NWΌ Sec 36, T4S, R29E, GSRM

Superior (Pinal Co.)

2848’

33.2941533 / 33° 17’ 39” N

-111.0954843 / 111° 05’ 44” W

SEΌ Sec 35, T1S, R12E, GSRM

Winkleman (Gila Co.)

1968’

32.9875659 / 32° 59’ 15” N

-110.7709387 / 110° 46’ 15” W

NWΌ Sec 24, T5S, R15E, GSRM

 

AUGUST

This column featured listening to what ghost towns can tell you. 

No specific towns were featured in the text, so the listed GPS coordinates are for the photos shown.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Antelope (Wasco Co., OR)

2654’

44.9106819 / 44° 54’ 38” N

-120.7228173 / 120° 43’ 22” W

SWΌ Sec 32, T7S, R17E / NWΌ Sec 5, T8S, R17E, WM (Willamette Meridian & Base Line)

Cadiz Summit (San Bernardino Co., CA)

1302’

34.5697192 / 34° 34’ 11” N

-115.4872100 / 115° 29’ 14” W

NEΌ Sec 35, T6N, R14E, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line) 

Deer Creek (Grant Co., OK)

1089’

36.8058631 / 36° 48’ 21” N

-97.5194922 / 97° 31’ 10” W

NEΌ Sec 21, T27N, R3W, IM (Indian Meridian & Base Line)

Delhi  (Las Animas Co., CO)

5085’

37.6422351 / 37° 38’ 32” N

-104.0180174 / 104° 01’ 05” W

NWΌ Sec 4, T28S, R59W, 6PM (6th Principal Meridian & 40° Base Line)

Desdemona  (Eastland Co., TX)

1358’

32.2704140 / 32° 16’ 13” N

-98.5503301 / 98° 33’ 01” W

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

Desert Center (Riverside Co., CA)

899’

33.7133524 / 33° 42’ 48” N

-115.4024830 / 115° 24’ 09” W

N½ Sec 27, T5S, R15E, SBM

Desert Shores (Imperial Co., CA)

-215’

33.4041996 / 33° 24’ 15” N

-116.039724 / 116° 02’ 23” W

E½ Sec 9, T9S, R9E, SBM

Dillingham Airfield (Honolulu Co., Oahu Island, HI)

21.5787498 / 21° 34' 43" N

-158.2074018 / 158° 12' 27" W

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

Fremont (San Bernardino Co., CA)

2821’

35.1916356 / 35° 11’ 30” N

-117.5767246 / 117° 34’ 36” W

 NWΌ of the SWΌ Sec 34, T31S, R41E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Little Lake (Inyo Co., CA)

3130’

35.9366936 / 35° 56’ 12” N

-117.9067408 / 117° 54’ 24” W

 NWΌ Sec 17, NEΌ Sec 18, T27S, R38E, MDM

Monse (Okanogan Co., WA)

833’

48.1412584 / 48° 08’ 29” N

-119.6778339 / 119° 40’ 40” W

Ctr Sec 34, T31N, R25E, WM

North Shore (Riverside Co., CA)

-230’

33.5094710 / 33° 30' 34" N

-115.9230530 / 115° 55' 23" W

NWΌ Sec 34, T7S, R10E, SBM

Oasis (Millard Co., UT)

4590’

39.2938455 / 39° 17' 38" N

112.6282819 / 112° 37' 42" W

W-Ctr Sec 34, T17S, R7W, SLM (Salt Lake Meridian & Base Line)

(Old) Molson (Okanogan Co., WA)

3724’

48.9779597 / 48° 58’ 41” N

-119.2000466 / 119° 12’ 00” W

Ctr Sec 18, T40N, R29E, WM

Penwell  (Ector Co., TX)

2936’

31.7398507 / 31° 44’ 23” N

-102.5915352 / 102° 35’ 30” W

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

Soldier Summit  (Wasatch Co., UT)

7470’

39.9285694 / 39° 55’ 43” N

-111.0779446 / 111° 04’ 41” W

NEΌ Sec 25, T10S, R8E, SLM

Southern Cross (Deer Lodge Co., MT)

6972’

46.2102031 / 46° 12’ 37” N

-113.2364462 / 113° 14’ 11” W

SWΌ Sec 34, T5N, R13W, Principal Meridian

Tierra Amarilla  (Rio Arriba Co., NM)

7529’

36.6990140 / 36° 41’ 56” N

-106.5522360 / 106° 33’ 08” W

NOT DETAILED - Old Land Grant

Warm Springs (Nye Co., NV)

5423’

38.1660461 / 38° 09' 58" N

-116.4447776 / 116° 26' 41" W

West-Central Sec 20, T4N, R50E, MDM

 

SEPTEMBER

This column featured the early mines in the Rand Mining District, Kern Co., CA.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Garlock (Kern Co.)

2169’

35.4024608 / 35° 24' 09" N

-117.7900644 / 117° 47' 24" W

NE corner Sec 21, NW corner Sec 22, T29S, R39E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Goler (Kern Co.)

2579’

35.4269050  / 35° 25' 37" N

-117.7458966 / 117° 44’ 45” W

Ctr Sec 12, T29S, R39E, MDM

Summit Diggings (San Bernardino Co.)

3127’

35.4544049  / 35° 27' 16" N

-117.6225601 / 117° 37’ 21” W

Sec 36, T28S, R40E, MDM

Yellow Aster Mine (Kern Co.)

4000’

35.3574555 / 35° 21' 22" N

-117.6621343 / 117° 39’ 40” W

NWΌ Sec 2, T30S, R40E, MDM

 

 

OCTOBER

This column featured Randsburg, Kern Co., CA.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Johannesburg

3517’

35.3727406 / 35° 22’ 22” N

-117.6347823 / 117° 38’ 05” W

NEΌ Sec 36, T29S, R40E, MDM  (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Kelly Silver Mine (San Bernardino Co.)

3625’

35.3524181 / 35° 21’ 09” N

-117.6239212 / 117° 37’ 26” W

NEΌ of the SWΌ Sec 6, T30S, R41E, MDM  

Randsburg

3560’’

35.3678963 / 35° 22’ 04” N

-117.6521884 / 117° 39’ 08” W

E-Ctr Sec 35, T29S, R40E, MDM 

Red Mountain (San Bernardino Co.)

3602’

35.3582967 / 35° 21’ 30” N

-117.6167261 / 117° 37’ 00” W

E½ Sec 6, T30S, R41E, MDM  

Yellow Aster Mine

4000’

35.3574555 / 35° 21' 22" N

-117.6621343 / 117° 39’ 40” W

NWΌ Sec 2, T30S, R40E, MDM

 

NOVEMBER

This column featured Johannesburg and the Rand Railroad, most in San Bernardino Co., CA.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Atolia

3300’

35.3146869 / 35° 16’ 53” N

-117.6092257 / 117° 36’ 33” W

NWΌ Sec 20, T30S, R41E, MDM  (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Fremont

2821’

35.1916356 / 35° 11’ 30” N

-117.5767246 / 117° 34’ 36” W

NWΌ of the SWΌ Sec 34, T31S, R41E, MDM

Johannesburg (Kern Co.)

3517’

35.3727406 / 35° 22’ 22” N

-117.6347823 / 117° 38’ 05” W

NEΌ Sec 36, T29S, R40E, MDM 

Keeler (Inyo Co.) (mention)

3602’

36.4871576 / 36° 29’ 14” N

-117.8739694 / 117° 52’ 26” W

NWΌ Sec 4, NEΌ Sec 5, T17S, R38E, MDM 

Kramer Junction (NO Ghost)

2477’

34.9924765 / 34° 59’ 33” N

-117.5417235 / 117° 32’ 30” W

S½ of the NWΌ Sec 5, T10N, R6W, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line) 

Kramer Station

2497’

34.9944206 / 34° 59’ 40” N

-117.5858914 / 117° 35’ 09” W

NWΌ Sec 4, NEΌ Sec 2, T10N, R7W, SBM

Randsburg (Kern Co.)

3560’’

35.3678963 / 35° 22’ 04” N

-117.6521884 / 117° 39’ 08” W

E-Ctr Sec 35, T29S, R40E, MDM 

Red Mountain

3602’

35.3582967 / 35° 21’ 30” N

-117.6167261 / 117° 37’ 00” W

E½ Sec 6, T30S, R41E, MDM  

St. Elmo Station

3186’

35.3007984 / 35° 18’ 03” N

-117.6108924 / 117° 36’ 39” W

NWΌ of the NWΌ  Sec 29, T30S, R41E, MDM  

Yellow Aster Mine (Kern Co.)

4000’

35.3574555 / 35° 21' 22" N

-117.6621343 / 117° 39’ 40” W

NWΌ Sec 2, T30S, R40E, MDM

 

DECEMBER

This column featured Atolia and Red Mountain, San Bernardino Co., CA.

  

SITE NAME

ELEV.

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Atolia

3300’

35.3146869 / 35° 16’ 53” N

-117.6092257 / 117° 36’ 33” W

NWΌ Sec 20, T30S, R41E, MDM  (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Johannesburg (Kern Co.)

3517’

35.3727406 / 35° 22’ 22” N

-117.6347823 / 117° 38’ 05” W

NEΌ Sec 36, T29S, R40E, MDM 

Kelly Silver Mine

3625’

35.3524181 / 35° 21’ 09” N

-117.6239212 / 117° 37’ 26” W

NEΌ of the SWΌ Sec 6, T30S, R41E, MDM  

Randsburg (Kern Co.)

3560’’

35.3678963 / 35° 22’ 04” N

-117.6521884 / 117° 39’ 08” W

E-Ctr Sec 35, T29S, R40E, MDM 

Red Mountain

3602’

35.3582967 / 35° 21’ 30” N

-117.6167261 / 117° 37’ 00” W

E½ Sec 6, T30S, R41E, MDM  

 

 

 

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