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in Western & Eastern Treasures Magazine

 

 

 

  • April 1984-Dec 2004 to be added as time permits.  I am working backwards from the current issue.
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January

This column featured Shasta, Shasta Co., CA.

 

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Redding (NO GHOST!)

40.5823729 / 40° 34’ 57” N

-122.3936198 / 122° 23’ 37” W

Sec 1, 2, T31N, R5W, MDM  (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Sec 35, 36, T32N, R5W, MDM 

Shasta

40.5993165 / 40° 35’ 58” N

-122.4919571 / 122° 29’ 31” W

E-Ctr Sec 25, T32N, R6W, MDM 

 

February

This column featured GTs along US 97 between Weed (Siskiyou Co., CA) and Klamath Falls, Klamath Co., OR.

 

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Algoma (Klamath Co., OR)

40.5993165 / 40° 35’ 58” N

-122.4919571 / 122° 29’ 31” W

SEΌ Sec 13, T37S, R8E, WM (Willamette Meridian & Base Line)

Dorris (Siskiyou Co. CA)

41.9632577 / 41° 57’ 48” N

-121.9179959 / 121° 55’ 05” W

NEΌ Sec 36, T48N, R1W, MDM  (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

SWΌ Sec 30, NWΌ Sec 31, T48N, R1W, MDM

Grass Lake (Siskiyou Co. CA)

41.6348722 / 41° 38’ 06” N

-122.1914006 / 122° 11’ 29” W

Sec 1, 2, T44N, R3W, MDM

Klamath Falls (Klamath Co., OR) (NO GHOST!)

40.5993165 / 40° 35’ 58” N

-122.4919571 / 122° 29’ 31” W

Sections 28- 34, T38S, R9E, WM

Macdoel ((Siskiyou Co. CA)

41.8273709 / 41° 49’ 39” N

-122.0072295 / 122° 00’ 26” W

NEΌ Sec 36, T46N, R1W, MDM 

Picard (Siskiyou Co. CA)

41.9665434 / 41° 57’ 59” N

-121.9765259 / 121° 58’ 35” W

SWCorner Sec 27, SEC Sec 28, NEC Sec 33, NWC Sec 34, T48N, R1W, MDM

Weed (Siskiyou Co. CA) (NO GHOST!)

41.4279276 / 41° 25’ 41” N

-122.3850158 / 122° 23’ 06” W

W½ Sec 1, E½ Sec 2, T41N, R5W, MDM 

 

MARCH

This column featured North Head Lighthouse & Fort Columbia, Pacific Co., WA.

 

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Astoria (Clatsop Co., OR) (NO GHOST!)

46.1893690 / 46° 11' 22" N

-123.8352045 / 123° 50' 07" W

Secs 7-9, 17, 18, T8N, R9W, WM (Willamette Meridian & Base Line)

Cape Disappointment Lighthouse (Pacific Co., WA)

46.2756559 / 46° 16' 32" N

-124.0518199 / 124° 03' 07" W

Ctr Sec 9, T9N, R11W, WM

Fort Canby (Pacific Co., WA) MENTION

46.2834336 / 46° 17' 00" N

-124.0540425 / 124° 03' 15" W

NWΌ Sec 9, T9N, R11W, WM

Fort Columbia (Pacific Co., WA)

46.2522222 / 46° 15' 08" N

-123.9205556 / 123° 55' 14" W

NEΌ Sec 21, T9N, R10W, WM

Fort Stevens (Clatsop Co., OR) MENTION

46.2020477 / 46° 12' 07" N

-123.9623694 / 123° 57' 45" W

E½ Sec 6, T8N, R10W, WM

Ilwaco (Pacific Co., WA) (NO GHOST!)

46.3083188 / 46° 18' 30" N

-124.0418539 / 124° 02' 31" W

E½ Sec 33, W½ Sec 34 T10N, R11W, WM

North Head Lighthouse (Pacific Co., WA)

46.2989099 / 46° 17' 56" N

-124.0779992 / 124° 04' 41" W

NWΌ Sec 5, T9N, R11W, WM

North Head Light residential complex (Pacific Co., WA)

46.2982309 / 46° 17' 54" N

-124.0741668 / 124° 04' 27" W

NWΌ Sec 5, T9N, R11W, WM

 

APRIL

This column featured towns along the north side of the Columbia between the Astoria Bridge and Longview Washington.

 

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Altoona (Wahkiakum Co.)

46.2667745 / 46° 16' 00" N

-123.6562504 / 123° 39' 23" W

N-Ctr Sec 15, T9N, R8W, WM (Willamette Meridian & Base Line)

Astoria (Clatsop Co., OR) (NO GHOST!)

46.1893690 / 46° 11' 22" N

-123.8352045 / 123° 50' 07" W

Secs 7-9, 17, 18, T8N, R9W, WM

Cathlamet (Wahkiakum Co.) (NO GHOST!)

46.2023053 / 46° 12' 08" N

-123.3848308 / 123° 23' 05" W

Sec 37, T8N, R6W, WM

Deep River (Wahkiakum Co.)

46.3484392 / 46° 20' 54" N

-123.6851455 / 123° 41' 07" W

E-Ctr Sec 17, W-Ctr Sec 18, T10N, R8W, WM

Frankfort (along river) (Pacific Co.), mention

46.2803842 / 46° 16' 49" N

-123.7559768 / 123° 45' 22" W

E-Ctr Sec 11, T9N, R9W, WM

Grays River (Wahkiakum Co.)

46.3562176 / 46° 21' 22" N

-123.6093106 / 123° 36' 34" W

NWΌ of the NEΌ Sec 13, T10N, R8W, WM

Grays River Covered Bridge (Wahkiakum Co.)

46.3549538 / 46° 21' 18" N

-123.5812307 / 123° 34' 52" W

NWΌ Sec 17, T10N, R7W, WM

Knappton Quarantine Station (Pacific Co.)

46.2709899 / 46° 16' 16" N

-123.8297745 / 123° 49' 47" W

NWΌ of the NWΌ Sec 17, T9N, R9W, WM

Knappton (Pacific Co.) GNIS location

46.2764941 / 46° 16' 35" N

-123.8148675 / 123° 48' 54" W

Ctr of SEΌ Sec 8, T9N, R9W, WM

Longview (Cowlitz Co.) (NO GHOST!)

46.1471103 / 46° 08' 50" N

-122.9640829 / 122° 57' 51" W

Sec 28-34, T8N, R2W / Sec 3-5, T7N, R2W, WM

McGowan (Pacific Co.)

46.2462147 / 46° 14' 46" N

-123.9073691 / 123° 54' 27" W

SWΌ Sec 22, T9N, R10W, WM

Megler (Pacific Co.)

46.2493537 / 46° 14' 58" N

-123.8598904 / 123° 51' 36" W

Ctr Sec 24, T9N, R10W, WM (Rest Stop bathroom)

Naselle (Wahkiakum Co.) (NO GHOST!)

46.3653817 / 46° 21' 55" N

-123.8107056 / 123° 48' 39" W

S½ Sec 4, E½ Sec 8, W½ Sec 9, T10N, R9W, WM

Pillar Rock (Wahkiakum Co.)

46.2667745 / 46° 16' 00" N

-123.6562504 / 123° 39' 23" W

SWΌ Sec 17, SEΌ Sec 18, T9N, R7W, WM

Rosburg (Wahkiakum Co.)

46.3356392 / 46° 20' 08" N

-123.6373573 / 123° 38' 14" W

S½ of the NWΌ Sec 23, T10N, R8W, WM

Skamakowa (Wahkiakum Co.) (NO GHOST!)

46.2703872 / 46° 16' 13" N

-123.4570773 / 123° 27' 25" W

SWΌ Sec 8, NWΌ Sec 17, T9N, R6W, WM

Stella (Cowlitz Co.)

46.1906660 / 46° 11' 26" N

-123.1198407 / 123° 07' 11" W

Sec 37, T8N, R4W, WM

 

MAY

This column featured a tribute to my dad.

 

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Amboy (San Bernardino Co., CA)

34.5577721 / 34° 33’ 28” N

-115.7444411 / 115° 44’ 40” W

NEΌ Sec 5, T5N, R12E / SWC (Corner) Sec 33, T6N, R12E, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line)

Barstow (San Bernardino Co., CA) (NO GHOST!)

34.8924828 / 34° 53’ 33” N

-117.0250403 / 117° 01’ 30” W

Sec 6, T9N, R1W, SBM

Bodie (Mono Co., CA)

38.2118623 / 38° 12’ 43” N

-119.0129207 / 119° 00’ 47” W

SEΌ Sec 8, SWΌ Sec 9, NEΌ Sec 17, NWΌ Sec 16, T4N, R27E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Calico (San Bernardino Co., CA)

34.9488716 / 34° 56’ 56” N

-116.8650363 / 116° 51’ 54” W

N-Ctr Sec 22, T10N, R1E, SBM

Chambless (San Bernardino Co., CA)

34.5613853 / 34° 33’ 41” N

-115.5447120 / 115° 32’ 41” W

SWΌ Sec 32, T6N, R14E, SBM

Columbia (Tuolumne Co., CA) MENTION

38.0352009 / 38° 02’ 07” N

-120.4007505 / 120° 24’ 03” W

S-Ctr of the SEΌ Sec 11, N-Ctr of the NEΌ Sec 14, T2N, R14E, MDM

Downieville (Sierra Co., CA) MENTION

39.5593405 / 39° 33’ 34” N

-120.8277239 / 120° 49’ 40” W

SEΌ of the NWΌ Sec 35, T20N, R10E, MDM

Holcomb Valley (San Bernardino Co., CA) Belleville site

34.3011166 / 34° 18’ 04” N

-116.8841985 / 116° 53’ 03” W

Ctr Sec 33, T3N, R1E, SBM

Hornitos (Mariposa Co., CA) MENTION

37.5024370 / 37° 30’ 09” N

-120.2385188 / 120° 14’ 19” W

W½ of the NEΌ Sec 17, T5S, R16E, MDM

“License Plate Gulch” (Inyo Co., CA)

SECRET!

SECRET!

SECRET! – NOT gonna tell!

Mammoth Lakes (Mono Co., CA) Present TOWN

37.6485460 / 37° 38’ 55” N

-118.9712457 / 118° 58’ 16” W

E½ Sec 33, 34, 35, T3S, R27E, MDM

Mariposa (Mariposa Co., CA) (NO Ghost!) Courthouse

37.4891043 / 37° 29’ 21” N

-119.9673956 / 119° 58’ 03” W

N-Ctr Sec 23, T5S, R18E, MDM “Rancho las Mariposas” (No sections shown in GNIS.  What is shown is extrapolated.)

Randsburg (Kern Co., CA)

35.3678963  / 35° 22' 04" N

-117.6521884 / 117° 39’ 08” W

E-Ctr Sec 35, T29S, R40E, MDM

Roadrunner’s Retreat (San Bernardino Co., CA)

34.5611393 / 34° 33’ 40” N

-115.5740060 / 115° 34’ 26” W

SWΌ of the SEΌ Sec 36, T6N, R13E, SBM

Silver City (Owyhee Co., ID) MENTION

43.0168263 / 43° 01’ 01” N

-116.7331802 / 116° 43’ 59” W

E-Ctr Sec 6, T5S, R3W, Boise Meridian & Base Line

Tombstone (Cochise Co., AZ)

31.7171543 / 31° 43’ 02” N

-110.0719705 / 110° 04’ 19” W

S½ Sec 2, NEΌ Sec 11, NWΌ Sec 12, T20S, R22E Gila & Salt River Meridian & Base Line

Torrance Beach (Los Angeles Co., CA) (NO GHOST!)

33.8108149 / 33° 48’ 39” N

-118.3917405 / 118° 23’ 30” W

NWΌ Sec 18, T4S, R14W, SBM “Rancho Palos Verdes” (No sections shown in GNIS.  What is shown is extrapolated.)

Trilobite “quarry” (San Bernardino Co., CA)

34.5364 / 34° 32’ 11” N APPROX

-115.4755 / 115° 28’ 32” W APPROX

SE Corner of the NEΌ Sec 11, T5N, R14E, SBM   “MINE” at S end of Marble Mountain Rock Collecting Area”

Virginia City (Storey Co., NV) MENTION

39.3096345 / 39° 18’ 35” N

-119.6496235 / 119° 38’ 59” W

Sec 29, T17N, R21E, MDM

 

JUNE

This column featured ghost towns that have disappeared, lost buildings, or made inaccessible.

 

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

American Flat (Storey Co., NV)

39.2713010 / 39° 16’ 17” N

-119.6624008 / 119° 39’ 45” W

NEΌ Sec 7, T16N, R21E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line) Shown on GNIS as Reed and Wade’s Mill

Amy (Lane Co., KS)  Church site

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 (6th Principal Meridian), Dighton Twp.

Aurora (Mineral Co., NV)

38.2871421 / 38° 17’ 14” N

-118.9006963 / 118° 54’ 03” W

SEΌ Sec 18, T5N, R28E, MDM

Atolia (San Bernardino Co., CA) Cabin site

35.3146869  / 35° 18' 53" N

-117.6092257 / 117° 36’ 33” W

NWΌ Sec 20, T30S, R41E, MDM

Banning (Riverside Co., CA) San Gorgonio Inn site

33.9248702 / 33° 55’ 30” N

-116.8750909 / 116° 52’ 30” W

SWC (Corner) of the NWΌ Sec 10, T3S, R1E, SBM  (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line)

Belmont (Nye Co., NV) The Cosmopolitan site

38.5957338 / 38° 35’ 45” N

-116.8746620 / 116° 52’ 29” W

SEΌ of the NEΌ Sec 26 T9N, R45E, MDM

Centralia (Columbia Co., PA)

40.8042541 / 40° 48’ 15” N

-76.3405035 / 76° 20’ 26” W

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

“The” Corners (Imperial Co., CA)

33.3601125 / 33° 35’ 46” N

-115.6462709 / 115° 52’ 27” W

NWC of the SWΌ Sec 29, T9S, R13E, SBM

Englewood (Clark Co., KS)

37.0355032 / 37° 02’ 08” N

-99.9863643 / 99° 59’ 11” W

S½ Sec 36, T34S, R25W / N½ Sec 1, T35S, R25W, 6PM

Exposed Treasure Mine (Kern Co., CA)

35.0045262 / 35° 00’ 16” N

-118.1670440 / 118° 10’ 01” W

SWΌ of the NWΌ Sec 33, T11N, R12W, SBM

(OLD) Frontenac (Goodhue Co., MN) Hotel site

44.5260787 / 44° 31’ 34” N

-92.3321254 / 92° 19’ 56” W

T112N, R13W, 5th Principal Meridian  APPROXIMATE LOCATION in heart of Old Frontenac

Gilman (Eagle Co., CO)

39.5327639 / 39° 31’ 58” N

-106.3939176 / 106° 23’ 38” W

N-Ctr Sec 13, T6S, R81W, 6PM

Gold Hill (Storey Co., NV) MENTION

39.2904678 / 39° 17’ 26” N

-119.6574011 / 119° 39’ 27” W

SW Ό Sec 32, T17N, R21E, MDM

Goldroad (Mohave Co., AZ)

35.0466689 / 35° 02’ 48” N

-114.3796810 / 114° 22’ 47” W

S½ Sec 11, T19N, R20W, GSRM (Gila & Salt River Meridian & Base Line)

Maisson Spa (Imperial Co., CA)

33.2195951 / 33° 13’ 11” N

-115.5795214 / 115° 34’ 46” W

NWC Sec 13, T11S, R13E, SBM

Niland (Imperial Co. CA) MENTION

33.2491809 / 33° 14’ 31” N

-115.5185978 / 115° 31’ 07” W

SEΌ Sec 4, SWΌ Sec 5, T11S, R12E, SBM

North Shore (Riverside Co., CA)

33.5214211 / 33° 31’ 17” N

-115.9379379 / 115° 56’ 17” W

NWΌ Sec 34, T7S, R10E, SBM

North Shore Motel – SITE (Riverside Co., CA)

33.5186610 / 33° 31’ 07” N

-115.9358313 / 115° 56’ 09” W

S-Ctr of the NWΌ Sec 34, T7S, R10E, SBM

Oatman (Mohave Co., AZ) MENTION

35.0263915 / 35° 01’ 35” N

-114.3835698 / 114° 23’ 01” W

SWΌ Sec 14, SEΌ Sec 15, NWΌ Sec 23, T19N, R20W, GSRM

Picher (Ottawa Co., OK)

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, Indian Meridian & Base Line

Rhyolite (Nye Co., NV)  Rhyolite Mercantile site

36.8976324 / 36° 53’ 51” N

-116.8295564 / 116° 49’ 46” W

Ctr NEΌ Sec 16, T12S, R46E, MDM

Ruby (Santa Cruz Co., AZ)

31.4612044 / 31° 27’ 40” N

-111.2375949 / 111° 14’ 15” W

NEΌ Sec 5, T23S, R11E, GSRM

Shakespeare (Hidalgo Co., NM)

32.3259161 / 32° 19’ 33” N

-108.7383876 / 108° 44’ 18” W

N-Ctr of the NWΌ Sec 7, T23S, R18W, NMPM (New Mexico Principal Meridian)

Steins (Hidalgo Co., NM)

32.2292481 / 32° 13’ 45” N

-108.9895014 / 108° 59’ 22” W

S-Ctr Sec 10, T24S, R21E, NMPM

Temecula Hot Springs (Riverside Co., CA)

33.5539148  / 33° 33' 14" N

-117.1683658 / 117° 10’ 06” W

NWC Sec 23, T7S, R3W, SBM “Rancho Temecula” (No sections shown in GNIS.  What is shown is extrapolated.)

Thistle (Utah Co., UT)

39.9913448 / 39° 59' 29" N

-111.4982447 / 111° 29' 54" W

Corner Secs 28, 29, 32 & 33, T9S, R4E, Salt Lake Meridian & Base Line

Virginia City (Storey Co., NV) MENTION

39.3096345 / 39° 18’ 35” N

-119.6496235 / 119° 38’ 59” W

Sec 29, T17N, R21E, MDM

Vulture City (Maricopa Co., AZ)

33.8164284 / 33° 48’ 59”

-112.8286028 / 112° 49’ 43”

E½ Sec 36, T6N, R6W / SWΌ Sec 31, T6N, R5W, GSRM

 

JULY

This column featured nationwide ghost towns that have been submerged under water.

NOTE:  Many of the Lat/Long and the T&W locations listed below will indicate the dam at the appropriate reservoir, or a nearby viable community. 

Some will indicate the actual - or approximate - location.  In any case, they will be indicated thusly.

 

STATE

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

AL

DEMOPOLIS LAKE: Arcola (Hale Co.)

32.5668014 / 32° 34’ 00” N

-87.7852894 / 87° 47’ 07” W

NEΌ Sec 4, T18N, R3E, SSM (St Stephens Meridian & Base Line)

 

GUNTERSILLE RESERVOIR: Guntersville (Ferry) (Marshall Co.),

34.3745356 / 34° 22’ 28” N

-86.2933154 / 86° 17’ 36” W

NEC(orner) of the NWΌ Sec 2, T8S, R3E, HM (Huntsville Meridian)

 

LAKE MARTIN: Benson (Tallapoosa Co.), Irma (Elmore Co.), Susannah (unk. co.)

32.6802582 / 32° 40’ 49” N (Martin Dam)

-85.9108014 / 85° 54’ 39” W (Martin Dam)

N-Ctr Sec 36, T20N, R21E, SSM

 

LEWIS SMITH LAKE: Falls City (Winston Co.),

34.3745356 / 34° 22’ 28” N

-86.2933154 / 86° 17’ 36” W

Sec 9, T12S, R7W, HM

 

LOGAN MARTIN LAKE: Easonville (St. Clair Co.), Seddon (St. Clair Co.),

32.6802582 / 32° 40’ 49” N (Dam)

-85.9108014 / 85° 54’ 39” W (Dam)

NWΌ Sec 33, T18S, R3E, HM

 

PICKWICK LAKE: Riverton (Colbert Co.), Waterloo (Lauderdale Co. – original site)

34.9181425 / 34° 55’ 05” N   Present Waterloo

-88.0642030 / 88° 03’ 51” W  Present Waterloo

Sec 1, T2S, R15W, HM

 

WILLIAM “BILL” DANNELLEY RESERVOIR: Prairie Bluff (Wilcox Co.),

32.1268113 / 32° 07’ 37” N

-87.4013848 / 87° 24’ 05” W

NWC of the SWΌ Sec 5, T13N, R7E, SSM

 

WILSON LAKE: Bainbridge (Colbert Co.),

34.8009208 / 34° 48’ 03” N

-87.5900270 / 87° 35’ 24” W

NWΌ Sec 16, T3S, R10W, HM

AK

Portage (Anchorage Borough)

60.8380648 / 60° 50’ 20” N

-148.9825703 / 148° 58’ 58” W

S½ Sec 30, T9N, R7E, Seward Meridian & Base Line

 

Valdez (New) (Valdez-Cordova Borough)

61.1308333 / 61° 07’ 51” N

-146.3483333 / 146° 20’ 54” W

E½ Sec 31, W½ Sec 32, T8, R6W, CRM (Copper River Meridian & Base Line)

 

Valdez (Old) (Valdez-Cordova Borough)

61.1158333 / 61° 06’ 57” N

-146.2663889 / 146° 15’ 59” W

S½ Sec 3, T9S, R6W, CRM

CA

LEXINGTON RESERVOIR: Alma (Santa Clara Co.)

37.2013338 / 37° 12’ 05” N (Dam)

-121.9888473 / 121° 59’ 20” W (Dam)

SWΌ Sec 29, T8S, R1W, MDM (Mt. Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

 

Drawbridge (Alameda Co.)

Because it is off limits – NO location given

Because it is off limits – NO location given

Because it is off limits – NO location given

 

Kernville (original site) (Kern Co.)

35.7141183 / 35° 42’ 51” N

-118.4367517 / 118° 26’ 12” W

NEΌ Sec 33, T25S, R33E, MDM

 

Monticello (Napa Co.)

38.5776843 / 38° 34’ 40” N

-122.2071970 / 122° 12’ 26” W

Sec 32 (APPROX), T9N, R3W, MDM

 

FOLSOM LAKE (Mormon Island Dam): Mormon Island (Sacramento Co.)

38.6987919 / 38° 41’ 56” N

-121.1185568 / 121° 07’ 07” W

Sec 20 (APPROX), T10N, R8E, MDM

CO

Blue Mesa Reservoir: Cebolla, Iola, Kezar, Sapinero (all in Gunnison Co.)

38.4533523 / 38° 27’ 12” N

-107.3344587 / 107° 20’ 04” W

T48 & 49N, R2 -> 4W, NM (New Mexico Principal Meridian)

McPhee Reservoir: McPhee (Montezuma Co.)

37.5769360 / 37° 34’ 37” N

-108.5720384 / 108° 34’ 19” W

NWΌ Sec 16, T38 & 39N, R15 & 16, NMPM

Montgomery Reservoir: Montgomery (Park Co.)

39.3530442 / 39° 21’ 11” N

-106.0725192 / 106° 04’ 21” W

Sec 14, T8S, R78W, 6PM (6th Principal Meridian)

Trinidad Lake: Sopris (Las Animas Co.)

37.1347420 / 37° 08’ 05” N

-104.5644316 / 104° 33’ 52” W

NEΌ Sec 33, T33S, R64W, 6PM

IN

Mississinewa Reservoir: Deaf Man’s Village, Redbridge, Somerset

(Miami & Wabash Counties)

40.7146938 / 40° 42’ 53” N

-85.9574640 / 85° 57’ 27” W

T26N, R5 -> 7E, 2PM (2nd Principal Meridian & Base Line)

Salamonie Lake: Dora, Monument City, New Holland (Wabash & Huntington Co.)

40.8069884 / 40° 48’ 25” N

-85.6791477 / 85° 40’ 45” W

T27N, R8E, 2PM

KS

Clinton (Douglas Co.)

38.9116696 / 38° 54’ 42” N Present Clinton

-95.3905310 / 95° 23’ 26” W Present Clinton

NEC Sec 22, NWC Sec 23, T13S, R18E, 6PM, Clinton Twp.

Irving (Marshall Co.)

39.6388882 / 39° 38’ 20” N

-96.5975135 / 96° 35’ 51” W

SWC Sec 1, NWC Sec 12, T5S, R7E, 6PM, Blue Rapids Twp.

Randolph (Riley Co.)

39.4304471 / 39° 25’ 50” N Present Randolph

-96.7631740 / 96° 45’ 47” W Present Randolph

S½ of the NEΌ Sec 21, T7S, R6E, 6PM, Jackson Twp.

MA

Quabbin Reservoir (Winsor Dam): TOWNS: Dana, Enfield, Greenwich & Prescott.  VILLAGES/HAMLETS: Bobbinville, Boyleston, Clinton, Doubleday Village, Greenwich Village, Millington, North Dana, North Prescott, Smith’s, Sterling and West Boyleston. (Franklin, Hampshire, Worcester counties)

42.2839929 / 42° 17’ 02” N

-72.3433122 / 72° 20’ 36” W

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

NV

St. Thomas (Clark Co.)

36.4658102 / 36° 27’ 57” N

-114.3702536 / 114° 22’ 13” W

SWΌ Sec 10, SEΌ Sec 11, T17S, R68E, MDM

NY

Ashokan Reservoir (four towns & eight hamlets) (Ulster Co.)

41.9381482 / 41° 56’ 17” N

-74.2187573 / 74° 13’ 08” W

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

Cannonsville Reservoir (five towns) (Delaware Co.)

42.0667508 / 42° 04’ 00” N

-75.3754531 / 75° 22’ 32” W

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

New Croton Reservoir (four towns) (Westchester Co.)

41.2264833 / 41° 13’ 35” N

-73.8554138 / 73° 51’ 19” W

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

Pepacton Reservoir (four towns) (Delaware Co.)

42.0771377 / 42° 04’ 37” N

-74.9675457 / 74° 58’ 02” W

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

Sacandaga Reservoir (five towns) (Fulton, Hamilton & Saratoga counties)

43.3178487 / 43° 19’ 04” N

-73.9240139 / 73° 55’ 26” W

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

ND

LAKE SAKAKAWEA (Garrison Dam), Elbowoods, Sanish, Van Hook, Beaver Creek, Charging Eagle, Independence, Lucky Mound, Nishu, Red Butte and Shell Creek (Dunn, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Mountrail & Williams counties)

47.4980100 / 47° 29’ 53” N

-101.4128208 / 101° 24’ 46” W

Sec 5, T146N, R84W, 5th Principal Meridian & Base Line

TN

Butler (Johnson Co.)

36.3531725 / 36° 21’ 11” N Present Butler

-82.0322421 / 82° 01’ 56” W Present Butler

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

Loyston (Union Co.) Norris Lake

36.2653565 / 36° 15’ 55” N

-83.9499154 / 83° 57’ 00” W

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

Willow Grove (Clay Co.)

36.5870072 / 36° 35’ 13” N Present Willow Grove

-85.3421857 / 85° 20’ 32” W Present Willow Grove

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

 

AUGUST

This column featured La Purisima Mission, Santa Barbara County, CA.

 

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Lompoc (NO GHOST!)

34.6394277 / 34° 38’ 22” N

-120.4673859 / 120° 28’ 03” W

T6N, R34W, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian and Base Line)

Mission Purisima

34.6713719 / 34° 40’ 17” N

-120.4229395 / 120° 25’ 23” W

T7N, R34W, SBM

Mission Purisima (Original Site)

34.6085774 / 34° 36’ 31” N (APPROX)

-120.2877010 / 120° 17’ 16” W (APPROX)

T6N, R32W, SBM (APPROX – Confluence of Santa Rosa Creek/Santa Ynez River)

 

SEPTEMBER

This column featured the ghost towns of Standard Hill, Kern County, CA.

 

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Exposed Treasure Mine

35.0045262 / 35° 00’ 16” N

-118.1670440 / 118° 10’ 01” W

SWΌ of the NWΌ Sec 33, T11N, R12W, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian and Base Line)

Goffs (San Bernardino Co.)

34.9191646 / 34° 55’ 09” N

-115.0627541 / 115° 03’ 46” W

SWΌ Sec 25, SEΌ Sec 26, T10N, R18W, SBM 

Gold Town

35.0016387 / 35° 00’ 06” N

-118.1689643 / 118° 10’ 08” W

SEΌ Sec 32, T11N, R12W, SBM 

Mojave (NO GHOST!)

35.0563587 / 35° 03’ 23” N

-118.1703532 / 118° 10’ 13” W

SEΌ Sec 8, S½ Sec 9, Sec 16, NEΌ Sec 17, T11N, R12W, SBM

Reefer City

35.0058051 / 35° 00’ 21” N

-118.1850759 / 118° 11’ 06” W

SWC(orner) of the NWΌ Sec 32, T11N, R12W, SBM 

Rosamond

34.8641446 / 34° 51’ 51” N

-118.1664632 / 118° 09’ 59” W

Secs 16, 17, 20, 21, T9N, R12W, SBM

Standard Hill

35.0071939 / 35° 00’ 26” N

-118.1742422 / 118° 10’ 27” W

NEΌ Sec 32, T11N, R12W, SBM 

Whitmore Mine

35.0020409 / 35° 00’ 07” N

-118.1803960 / 118° 10’ 49” W

NEΌ of the SWΌ Sec 32, T11N, R12W, SBM 

Yellow Rover Mine

35.0076457 / 35° 00’ 28” N

-118.1820257 / 118° 10’ 55” W

NWΌ of the NWΌ Sec 32, T11N, R12W, SBM 

 

OCTOBER

This column featured the ghost towns along SH 58 between

Kramer Junction, San Bernardino Co., and Mojave, Kern Co., CA.

 

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Bissell Siding #1 (Old)

34.9695841 / 34° 58’ 11” N

-117.9990987 / 117° 59’ 56” W

NEC(orner) of the NWΌ Sec 13, T10N, R11W, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line) 

Bissell Siding #2 (New)

34.9944173 / 34° 59’ 40” N

-118.0000707 / 118° 00’ 00” W

S½ of the NWΌ Sec 1, T10N, R11W, SBM

Boron

35.0010868 / 35° 00’ 04” N

-117.6500600 / 117° 39’ 00” W

SEΌ Sec 31, SWΌ Sec 32, T11N, R7W, & NSec 6, T10N, R7W, SBM

Bubi North Cafι

35.0106755 / 35° 00’ 38” N

-117.8860984 / 117° 53’ 09” W

NEΌ Sec 36, T10N, R10W, SBM

Desert Lake

35.0024755 / 35° 00’ 09” N

-117.6989502 / 117° 41’ 56” W

SWΌ Sec 35, T11N, R8W, SBM

Edwards

34.9266432 / 34° 55’ 36” N

-117.9384017 / 117° 56’ 18” W

SWΌ Sec 27, SEΌ Sec 28, Sec 33, NSec 34, T10N, R10W, SBM

Edwards Siding

35.0066404 / 35° 00’ 24” N

-117.8822892 / 117° 52’ 56” W

W-Ctr, Sec 31, T11N, R9W , E-Ctr, Sec 36, T10N, R10W, SBM

Fluhr Siding

34.9430312 / 34° 56’ 35” N

-117.9509021 / 117° 57’ 03” W

SWΌ Sec 21, T10N, R11W, SBM

Kramer Junction (NO Ghost)

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

34.9944206 / 34° 59’ 40” N

-117.5858914 / 117° 35’ 09” W

NWΌ Sec 4, NEΌ Sec 2, T10N, R7W, SBM

Little Red Barn

35.0059318 / 35° 00’ 21” N

-117.8177446 / 117° 49’ 04” W

E-Ctr Sec 34, T11N, R9W, SBM

Mojave (NO Ghost)

35.0563587 / 35° 03’ 23” N

-118.1703532 / 118° 10’ 13” W

SEΌ Sec 8, S½ Sec 9, Sec 16, NEΌ Sec 17, T11N, R12W, SBM

Myer Field Warehouse

35.0434529 / 35° 02’ 37” N

-118.1665723 / 118° 10’ 00” W

SWΌ Sec 16, T11N, R12W, SBM

Palm Palm Mobile Home Park

35.0068598 / 35° 00’ 25” N

-117.8161438 / 117° 48’ 58” W

E-Ctr Sec 34, T11N, R9W, SBM

Rich Siding

34.9763653 / 34° 58’ 35” N

-117.7275621 / 117° 43’ 39” W

NWC of the SEΌ Sec 9, T10N, R8W, SBM

Sanborn

35.0366274 / 35° 02’ 11” N

-118.1235026 / 118° 07’ 24” W

N-Ctr Sec 23, T11N, R12W, SBM

Sanborn Siding

35.0005279 / 35° 00’ 02” N

-118.1064626 / 118° 06’ 23” W

S-Ctr Sec 36, T11N, R12W, SBM

Silt Siding

34.9999753 / 35° 00’ 00” N

-117.7531184 / 117° 45’ 11” W

S½ of the SWΌ Sec 32, T11N, R8W, SBM

Solon Siding

34.9544211 / 34° 57’ 16” N

-117.9792863 / 117° 47’ 50” W

NWΌ Sec 23, T10N, R9W, SBM

 

NOVEMBER

This column featured the Tropico Mine, Kern County. CA.

 

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Gold Camp

34.8758718 / 34° 52’ 33” N

-118.2289909 / 118° 13’ 44” W

NWΌ Sec 14, T9N, R13W, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian and Base Line)

Rosamond

34.8641446 / 34° 51’ 51” N

-118.1664632 / 118° 09’ 59” W

Secs 16, 17, 20, 21, T9N, R12W, SBM

Standard Hill

35.0071939 / 35° 00’ 26” N

-118.1742422 / 118° 10’ 27” W

NEΌ Sec 32, T11N, R12W, SBM 

Tropico Mine

34.8780326 / 34° 52’ 41” N

-118.2314650 / 118° 13’ 53” W

NWΌ Sec 14, T9N, R13W, SBM

Willow Springs

34.8783100 / 34° 52’ 42” N

-118.2967447 / 118° 17’ 48” W

SWΌof the SEΌ Sec 7, NWΌof the NEΌ Sec 18, T9N, R13W, SBM

 

 

DECEMBER

This column featured Willow Springs, Kern County, CA.

 

SITE NAME

LATITUDE

LONGITUDE

TOWNSHIP/RANGE

Caliente

35.2910710 / 35° 17’ 28” N

-118.6278688 / 118° 37’ 40” W

NWΌ Sec 26, T30S, R31E, MDM (Mount Diablo Meridian & Base Line)

Havilah MENTION

35.5177324 / 35° 31’ 04” N

-118.5186972 / 118° 31’ 07” W

SWC(orner) Sec 2, SEC Sec 3, NEC Sec 10, NWC Sec 11, T27S, R32E, MDM

Mojave (NO Ghost)

35.0563587 / 35° 03’ 23” N

-118.1703532 / 118° 10’ 13” W

SEΌ Sec 8, S½ Sec 9, Sec 16, NEΌ Sec 17, T11N, R12W, SBM (San Bernardino Meridian & Base Line) 

Tropico Mine

34.8780326 / 34° 52’ 41” N

-118.2314650 / 118° 13’ 53” W

NWΌ Sec 14, T9N, R13W, SBM

Willow Springs

34.8783100 / 34° 52’ 42” N

-118.2967447 / 118° 17’ 48” W

SWΌof the SEΌ Sec 7, NWΌ of the NEΌ Sec 18, T9N, R13W, SBM

Willow Springs Racetrack

34.8702976 / 34° 52’ 13” N

-118.2645400 / 118° 15’ 52” W

N½ Sec 16, T9N, R13W, SBM

 

 

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