The Story Behind This Abandoned Mining Town Is Like Something From A Horror Movie

This abandoned mining town in Arizona was once a flourishing community, inhabited by miners and their families. Today, it is a desolate ghost town. The town’s population was not warned of the dangers of radiation exposure, and horrifying sickness soon spread through the settlement. Read on for a preview of the town, and be sure to watch the exploration video below by YouTube channel “TheUnknownCameraman.”

Please be aware that radiation levels in this area are still very high. You should not visit this location.

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It’s hard to imagine what life must have been like for all those women, men and children who were affected by the toxic mines. Take a look at the eerie footage below: