Ghost Towns & Mining Camps of Utah

 

Virgin, Utah by Kathy Weiser-Alexander

Virgin, Utah by Kathy Weiser-Alexander

Cisco’s tiny post office is long closed, by Kathy Weiser-Alexander.

Castle Gate – Queen of the Coal Camps – Carbon County coal mining camp, no remains except for a cemetery

Cisco – Crumbling in the Relentless Sun – Grand County railroad town, many deteriorating buildings.

Clear Creek Mining Camp– Located in Carbon County, this site is occupied by a youth camp today. There are several intact houses.

Coal City/Dempsey – Carbon County coal mining camp, just a few buildings.

Colton – Railroad Mining Ghost Town – Carbon County, coal mining camp, no remains.

Corinne – Box Elder County, railroad and mining camp, several buildings, current residents.

Consumers – Carbon County, coal mining camp, foundations only.

Emery – Emery County, semi-ghost, active town,  farming and ranching community, numerous new and old buildings, current residents.

Eureka – Utah County, mining camp, semi-ghost, numerous buildings, cemetery, current residents.

Frisco – A Ten Year High – Beaver County, silver mining camp, numerous buildings and mining remains.

Fruita – A Lush Valley in the Desert Terrain – Wayne County, farming community, a few buildings, active orchards, inside Capitol Reef National Park.

Grafton, Utah

The ghost town of Grafton near Rockville, by Kathy Weiser-Alexander.

Grafton – Virgin River Ghost Town – Washington County, farming community, a few buildings, cemetery.

Harper – Located on the Nine Mile Canyon Scenic Byway, this was a former stagecoach stop. A few buildings remain today.

Losepa – Tooele County, Mormon Historical Site, foundations, cemetery.

Irontown – Juab County, State Park, charcoal kiln, foundations.

Kenilworth – Carbon County, coal mining camp, numerous company houses, old company store, current residents.

Latuda – Carbon County, coal mining camp, mining remnants and foundations.

Mammoth – Juab County, mining camp, just a few buildings.

Mutual – Carbon County, coal mining camp, a few buildings and mining remnants

National – Carbon County, coal mining camp, foundations.

Ophir – Tooele County, mining camp, many remaining buildings, current residents.

Park City – Salt Lake County, active town, mining camp, a few mining remnants, several historic buildings.

Peerless – Carbon County, coal mining camp, foundations.

Rains – Carbon County, coal mining camp, a few buildings and foundations.

Scofield – Carbon County, coal mining camp, active community, numerous old and new buildings, current residents.

American Fuel Company Store, Sego, Utah, by Kathy Weiser-Alexander.

Sego Canyon – History & Ancient History – Grand County, coal mining camp, a few crumbling buildings, mining remains, cemetery.

Silver City – Juab, mining camp, current mining operations, few original mining remains.

Silver Reef – Sandstone Ghost Town – Washington County, mining camp, a few old buildings, mine, foundations, current residents.

Spring Canyon/Storrs – Carbon County, coal mining camp, razed in 1975, railroad remnants only.

Standardville – Carbon County, coal mining camp, several buildings and foundations.

Sweet – Carbon County, coal mining camp, foundations only.

Thompson Springs – Dying in the Desert – Grand County, ranching and railroad town, numerous old buildings, current residents.

Winter Quarters – Hidden Loot in a Ghost Town – Carbon County, coal mining camp, one building, private property, no access.

See our Utah Ghost Town Gallery HERE

Also See: 

Ghost Towns & Mining Camps Across America

Utah Forts of the Old West

Utah Main Page

Utah Photo Galleries

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