Wyoming September 05, 2016
We Dare You To Take This Road Trip To Wyoming’s Most Abandoned Places
There’s an eerie aura to abandoned places and there’s no shortage of abandoned buildings sprinkled throughout the state of Wyoming. Here’s a road trip that will take you to some of these deserted places, some more unsettling than others. Follow along on this
Bosler is an unincorporated community in Albany County that lies along the Laramie River. Pictured is the old Auto Court Motel along the Lincoln Highway or U.S. Route 30.
The two pictures above are more abandoned buildings located in downtown Bosler.
Jay Em is an unincorporated community in northern Goshen County. It's located near Rawhide Creek along the old Texas Trail. The site of the town was a watering hole on the Texas Trail and the town itself was established to support local ranchers. Pictured is historic downtown Jay Em.
This is an abandoned gas station, garage and water tank also located in downtown Jay Em.
Van Tassell is a town in Niobrara County with a population around 15. It's known as being the least populous town in the least populous county of the least populous state in the United States. Pictured is an abandoned quaint little home in a beautiful little setting in Van Tassell.
Powder River is a census designated place in Natrona County with a population of around 40. Pictured is the abandoned Tumble Inn Cafe.
Shoshoni is a town in Fremont County with a population of around 700. The town is named after the Shoshoni Native American tribe and was established as a railroad and mining town. These pictures are of abandoned buildings along main street.
Atlantic City is a census designated place in Fremont County with a population of around 40. The town's history is tied to several gold mines. Now, the town and its buildings are mostly abandoned.
Pictured is the former Duncan Mine, an abandoned gold and silver mine located just outside of Atlantic City.
Miner's Delight was a town in Fremont County that prospered during the mining boom. Pictured is an abandoned cabin in this ghost town. While the buildings are abandoned, the Bureau of Land Management is working toward preserving the ruins of Miner's Delight.
For more abandoned places in Wyoming, check out these
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