Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

27/7/2012

Raging fires, devastating floods and mines that ran dry: Haunting images of America’s abandoned cities paint picture of nation’s forgotten struggles

Shops sit in neat lines, a pool table waits for the next player and cars queue for their turn at a gas station – but there will be no customers, no patrons and no drivers here. These haunting images reveal America’s abandoned cities, the nation’s once bustling communities now dilapidated, cobwebbed and eerily silent.

While they all share the same conclusion, each city has a different story leading to its demise – tales of raging fires, devastating floods or simply overspending during the copper, mercury or gold rushes. for more click here

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