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Ghost Town – Alta, the spooky western town

Ghost Town – Alta, the spooky western town

Gold was discovered here by Jack Mann in 1878.This townsite is located at about 11,800 ft and an aerial tramway was used to move the ore to the mill below. The most interesting feature was the fact that this was the first mine to use AC current. Some famous people, like George Westinghouse and Nikola Tesla, helped make it possible.

Ghost Town – Alta, the spooky western town

Ghost Town – Alta, the spooky western town

Ghost Town – Alta, the spooky western town

Ghost Town – Alta, the spooky western town

Ghost Town – Alta, the spooky western town

Ghost Town – Alta, the spooky western town

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