This Breathtaking Drone Footage Of A Montana Ghost Town Will Captivate You

Near Boulder, Montana, there is a ghost town called Elkhorn where an abundance of silver was discovered in the late 1800s. Over $14 million worth in fact. During Elkhorn’s peak, over 2500 people lived there very prosperously, but then the silver boom lessened and the town was hit with a diphtheria epidemic. It killed many residents and, when railroad service to the town ceased, it was only a matter of time before there were very few residents left.

A man by the name of David Egg recently visited Elkhorn with his drone. Here’s what he captured.

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