This Entire Neighborhood In South Dakota Was Mysteriously Abandoned And Nobody Knows Why

Once upon a time, South Dakota was a mecca for not only early exploration, but mining and the railroad as well. Sadly, as these industries dwindled, so did several of the once thriving towns, leaving behind deserted buildings and an eerie presence that never quite went away. While saying that nobody knows why this one community in particular was abandoned may be a bit of an exaggeration, it is still a mystery how such a booming place could diminish so quickly:

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