The Story behind Colorado’s Abandoned Treasure Mountain Town Will Fascinate You

This Colorado ghost town has a history filled with adventure, tragedy and more than a little mystery. Said to the be final resting place of a massive quantity of gold, there may be more to this abandoned settlement than meets the eye.

Read on to learn more about the site, and check out the stunning images photographer Dan Turner captured at this mountain ghost town.

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