The Creepy Ghost Town In America’s West That People Stay Far Far Away From

The ghost town of Nelson, Nevada is frozen in time. It was once a prosperous mining community, but has been abandoned for over 60 years. Today, the town has been preserved almost exactly as it was on the day some of the last residents drove away, and has even been used as a filming location for a number of films. Read on to learn more about this spectacular desert town, and be sure to watch the incredible footage below from YouTube channel “TikiTrex.”

The town is officially home to about 37 residents, though no one appears to be living there. A local company provides tours of the mines, though they are still considered dangerous places to explore. Take a look at the amazing exploration video below: