Nelson Ghost Town
50 Stunning Pictures Show Nelson Ghost Town
Nelson Ghost Town is an abandoned town located along the main road near Eldorado Canyon. Nelson Ghost Town most well known mine, the Techatticup Mine, was established in 1861. It's the oldest, richest and most famous gold mine in Southern Nevada.
New Frontier Las Vegas
History Behind Iconic New Frontier Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas
Follow AbandonedWay New Frontier was a hotel and casino that operated in Las Vegas from October 30, 1942 until it closed on July 16, 2007. The iconic building was demolished in November, 2007 after lying abandoned for several months. After that, various plans were floated, but none were realized.
Cottontail Ranch Brothel Nevada
Photographer captures abandoned Cottontail Ranch Brothel of Nevada
The Cottontail Ranch would close in 2004 when house Madam, Beverly Harrell, retired. She later died. Harrell’s husband maintains that she had told him in secrecy that Howard Hughes would visit the brothel in its early years. The Cottontail Ranch has sat empty in the Nevada desert since it closed.
Forgotten Pet Cemetery in Boulder City
Forgotten Pet Cemetery in Boulder City
Along a desert highway in Southern Nevada lies Boulder City Pet Cemetery, an illegal graveyard with a murky past. There is some speculation that the Boulder City Pet Cemetery once served as a clandestine burial ground for victims of Mafia activity in Vegas.
Boulder City's Abandoned Airport
Boulder City’s Abandoned Airport
The Boulder City Airport became an important transportation hub for tourists visiting Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, and the Grand Canyon. For a time, it was known as "the biggest airport in the West."
Abandoned Boulder City Hospital
Abandoned Boulder City Hospital
The abandoned Boulder City Hospital sat atop a hill overlooking Lake Mead. From its magnificent vantage point, the old structure kept vigil for more than 80 years, while the man-made lake rose and then slowly fell and the city around it quadrupled in size.
Searchlight, Nevada Ghost Town
The History of Searchlight: Ghost Town of Nevada
Originally settled by prospectors in the late 1800s, Searchlight, Nevada is now home to about 500 residents, a third of whom are retirees drawn to the peace and quiet of small-town life. Searchlight, Nevada.
Abandoned Horton Mine in Nevada
Inside abandoned Horton Mine in Nevada
The Horton Mine is a mercury mine located in Lander County. The Horton Mine has been in operation since the 1800s and is part of the massive and sprawling Victorine Mine. Historically the site has been associated with the Kingston Mining District which is now part of the Toiyabe National Forest.