Most People Have Long Forgotten About This Vacant Ghost Town In Rural Oregon

Here in Oregon, remnants of our pioneer history can be found across the state. The ghost towns of eastern Oregon offer a particularly rich window into the past. These once thriving mining and railroad towns were at one point filled with communities and hard-working people. Today, many of them are all but abandoned, serving as a reminder of the past. One town that is often forgotten is Whitney, Oregon. This little ghost town may be vacant, but it is downright fascinating to explore. Check it out:

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If you like exploring Oregon’s ghost towns, check out this abandoned mining town.