Monday, April 21, 2014

Goldfield Ghost Town


A couple weeks ago we went out to see the Goldfield Ghost Town, near Apache Junction. Admission is free - except for the tours -


And if you're so inclined, you can ride your horse there. The Superstition Mountains make a beautiful background.


And here's the best thing - lots of rusty stuff!


More rusty stuff!


And even a rusty old cell tower!!!


On weekends they have a gun fight. It starts out calm enough -


But soon there are dead bodies all over the place.


Never fear, eventually they all get up and pose for pictures.


Spring is definitely in the air. I love the palo verde tree blooms.


The birds were gathering nesting material -


And I was trying to pick up a cowboy. Unfortunately, he ended up being kind of a dummy...


7 comments:

  1. Better luck next time in your attempts to pick up a cowboy!

    Glad you got a chance to feed your rusty stuff addiction. :c)

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  2. Great website and excellent content and pics!

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  3. Dead bodies that get up and pose for pictures. Now that could be a great plot for a movie. You really need to work on your pick up lines.

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  4. Interesting. Most ghost towns I've seen in the SW are anything but. The majority seem to be what we'd call back east a little country town. Not a lot of business, but otherwise just a slow pace place. I would like to find some real ghost towns.

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  5. Ha Ha on the dummy...I like it when the dead get up and walk!

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  6. This gunfight reminds me of the one they have 'daily at 5 PM' outside the Erma Hotel in Cody, WY. Those dead folks get up & walk too!

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