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Ghost towns and live ones

Frank R. Schell

Ghost towns and live ones

a chronology of the Postoffice Dept. in Idaho, 1861-1973

by Frank R. Schell

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Published in [Twin Falls? Idaho .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Idaho.
    • Subjects:
    • Postal service -- Idaho.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Frank R. Schell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6376.A1 I28
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 109 p.
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5458948M
      LC Control Number73161365

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        Welcome to one of the best-preserved ghost towns in Montana. It’s been deserted since the s and once boasted with hotels, stores, saloons, schools, and even had a weekly newspaper. The town of Garnet was actually born in but faded out when resources became depleted and the struggles of the Great Depression put the ultimate death nail.   Odom loved it and began promoting Nonchalanta with the idea the railroad was coming. One newspaper printed on "New town of Nonchalanta laid out." By September, lots were reported to be selling for $15 to $85, according to the book "Ness, Western County, Kansas" by Minnie Dubbs Millbrook.


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