Are tomorrow's ghost towns sprouting today?

Kesselheim, Alan
September 2007
High Country News;9/3/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 16, p24
The author reflects on the impacts brought by the arbitrariness of economics, changes in transportation, or the boom and bust of resource extraction. He cites that in the 1880's Bannock, Montana, was once most wildly energetic communities in the U.S. and was considered the metropolitan hub of Montana territory. However, he notes that the region at present is a ramshackle collection of abandoned buildings. He points out that the next occurrence of the ghost towns will be on subdivisions.


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