Category Archives: Ghost Towns

Small Town Stability: Refuge

Yahoo Canada series on survival challenges to small Canadian towns. Extracts from one of the articles: Canada’s small towns under siege As populations in urban centres grow, what happens to our rural communities? By Lindsay Jolivet | Yahoo Canada News … Continue reading

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Kitsault, Bisbee

Wrote about the ghost town of Kitsault, British Columbia. Wondered about the history of Phelps Dodge, the mining company that did this. Turns out that they had been involved with an earlier mine shutdown, in Bisbee, Arizona, where the outcome … Continue reading

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Kitsault: Refugees

CBC story about Kitsault, British Columbia. Fully-serviced town near the shore, shut down after 18 months, due to mine closure. Set up by the mine owners, who apparently had a right to repurchase all the houses and other properties. Then … Continue reading

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