The True Story Behind This Abandoned Nevada Town Reveals That It Never Really Had A Chance

Nevada is full of long-abandoned ghost towns, and exploring them is always a fascinating adventure. After all, behind each abandoned town is the story of why it failed. Some merely emptied out after the Gold Rush, but others have more tragic backstories. The true story of Metropolis is the latter. This little town endured all sorts of odd circumstances and tragedy during its day, and it’s truly no wonder it failed in the end. Honestly, this town didn’t even have a chance. Check it out:

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Did you know the sad story behind this abandoned town? Metropolis may have suffered a tragic end, but its memory will live on. For more eerie but beautiful destinations like this one, check out our list of 10 Abandoned Places In Nevada That Nature Is Reclaiming.