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The Remnants Of This Abandoned Town In North Dakota Are Hauntingly Beautiful

Many abandoned ghost towns in North Dakota are barely existent today. Usually only one or two buildings remain standing, if any at all. Nature will always take its course and places left behind are easy targets to become overrun. This town in particular, however, is a bit different and almost haunting. Many parts of the town are still standing and look to have been abandoned only recently – but there is no question of their vacancy.

Wheelock’s highest population was 115 in 1930. From then it continued to decline until having just a population of 20 in 1990. Today, it is empty, but nature is repopulating it and will continue forever. It’s a beautiful part of life but a haunting one as well.

Leah
Crazy old cat lady in training, includes enthusiasm for knitted sweaters. Farm livin', film lovin', pasta cookin', graphic artist and writer from the good ol' midwest!