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Oct 7, 2013 - Vicksburg Ghost Town

We were surprised to find the Vicksburg ghost town while driving to visit Winfield ghost town. Our local friend from Colorado told us about this area, we found it to be even better than expected. In addition to Winfield and Vicksburg, Rockdale and Beaver City are two smaller towns with not much left. We did see a few old cabins, but Vicksburg was the most impressive. Vicksburg is a well preserved ghost town tucked away in Clear Creek Canyon. It is like walking into a mining museum. A few prospectors entered the canyon in 1861. In 1879 the...

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