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Nearly Everyone Has Forgotten About This Tiny Ghost Town Hiding In Pennsylvania

The story of this Pennsylvania ghost town is equal parts intriguing and heartbreaking. Yellow Dog started out as a prosperous mining town. However, life in this tiny community soon fell apart. The most fascinating part of Yellow Dog’s story is how many photos remain from when it was a living, breathing town.

In 2014, Joseph Meyer and Amber Glaslow purchased the entire town with the intent to turn it into a historic “camp,” where people can come and live for a few days just as the original residents of Yellow Dog once did.

Yellow Dog is a unique an important part of Pennsylvania history. All photographs are by the talented Johnny Joo. Check out Joo’s new book Americana Forgotten for more incredible images of abandoned places around the country.

Sophia
Massachusetts native. Freelance writer and strawberry eater. Get in touch: smitrokostas@onlyinyourstate.com.