Super 66 Restored Service Station, built in 1930, September 2007, Kathy Weiser-Alexander
There are numerous ghost towns across the lone star state, so we will surely continue to add to our list. Here’s a few we’ve explored.
Texas Ghost Towns:
Alanreed – Gone Are the Glory Days
Alton, Texas and Goatman’s Bridge
Conway – Home of the Bug Ranch
Dryden – Dying Along the Railroad
Del Rio to Sanderson on the Pecos Trail
Fort Griffin – Lawlessness on the Brazos
The Ghosts of Fort Phantom Hill
Glenrio – A Route 66 Casualty
Historic Forts Across Texas
Hutchinson County Extinct Towns, Ghost Towns & Company Camps
Indianola – One Time Port City
Jericho Gap – Stuck in the Mud
Terlingua Cemetery, 2011. Photo by Kathy Weiser-Alexander.
Langtry – Home of the Only Law West of the Pecos
Mobeetie – Panhandle Mother City
Redford & the Lost Mission of El Polvo
Terlingua – Best Ghost Town in the Lone Star State
Texas Forts Trail
Texas Ghost Towns Photo Prints & Downloads
It was at Shaunissy’s Saloon in Fort Griffin that Wyatt Earp first met Doc Holliday. Today, the saloon has been recreated atop its old foundation. June, 2007, Kathy Weiser-Alexander. Click for prints & products.
Take nothing but photos – leave nothing but footprints –
Break nothing but silence – kill nothing but time.
— Explorer’s Code
Ghost Towns Across America
Route 66 Ghost Towns
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