The Devastating Story Of The Utah Town That Vanished Overnight

Utah has several notable ghost towns, including Grafton, and Frisco. While most of these little towns boomed with mining and went bust when the mines closed, there’s one ghost town in the Beehive State that met a much more tragic end. Here’s the devastating story of a little Utah town that vanished overnight.

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Take a look at this drone video captured by Max Jacobson and posted on Youtube to see what Thistle looks like now:

Do you remember the flooding and subsequent landslide of 1983? We’d love to hear your memories in the comments!