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(Engle NM) Went to see the ghosttown of Engle, but there’s not much left of it. The old schoolhouse is the only building remaining. I was told there are still a couple of foundations now on private property. There was a shed and an adobe barn that looked pretty old. The entire area is now […]

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(Monticello NM) I drove out to see the purported ghosttown of Monticello. Yet, it appeared many folks still lived there, and in the surrounding area along Alamosa Creek. It was founded in 1856 by ranchers and farmers, and near to the Warm Springs Apaches (think Geronimo). An equine welcoming committee greeted me at the edge […]

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Engineer Pass Rd

Capitol City

(nr Lake City CO) Riding my bike further up Engineer Pass Rd took me to the ghost town of Capitol City. Established in 1877 to support mining operations in the area, the town had two stores, several hotels, restaurants, a post office and about 100 cabins. The place also had a carriage house, two smelters, […]

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