Most People Have Long Forgotten About This Tiny Town In Oregon

This small town in Oregon has faded from memory just as it has been eroded from the landscape by misfortune and the elements. Shaniko was once one of the most prosperous communities in the West. Now, the town is a withered husk of its former self. Read on to learn more about what happened to this forgotten ghost town, and be sure to watch the video from YouTube channel “Urbex US.”

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Take a look at what Shaniko looks like today: