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Kennecott Ghost Town – Once the Booming Centre of Alaska’s Copper Mining Industry | Urban Ghosts |

Urban Ghosts is a great site for abandoned stories. This one about Kennecott mines in Alaska is poignant.

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The last load of copper ore left Kennecott by train on November 10, 1938. The following day the abandoned mining camp was declared a ghost town, and is now a national historic monument.

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