Ghost Towns in Eastern Montana
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Posted by Amorette F. Allison (+1914) 4 years ago
I was just asked for a list of ghost towns in eastern Montana. So many of the towns here are either completely GONE, like Boyes, or still hanging on, like Ingomar. SO, anything anyone would consider a bonafide ghost town in eastern Montana? Someone suggested Carlyle. Vananda or Sumatra have old building still standing?
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Posted by David Schott (+16853) 4 years ago
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How about Epsie -- west of Broadus on 212:

Epsie, Montana
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Posted by David Schott (+16853) 4 years ago
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Zero?

Zero, Montana

Not much to see in either Epsie or Zero...
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Posted by Gunnar Emilsson (+17125) 4 years ago
Hathaway?
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Posted by milestown (+302) 4 years ago
Mildred, Marsh
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Posted by Camp 21 (+102) 4 years ago
Saugus????? Calypso?????
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Posted by Don Birkholz (+1271) 8 months ago
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Epsie (old post office) some 12 miles west of Broadus, was burned to the ground by someone unknown a few nights ago. Sad that there are people who do such things.
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Posted by Hal Neumann (+9858) 7 months ago
There are still several families living at Mildred. Zero has a resident. Saugus and Calypso are gone. I don’t believe there’s anything left at McCloud, Marsh, Bridgeport, Westmore, or Knowlton. The school is still at Locate, the old bar and post office are still standing, I believe someone lives there.
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Posted by Jim Brady (+423) 7 months ago
How about Powderville? The old folks homesteaded out in that country in the 19-teens. Back in the '50's when we would visit, the old school was still there, with a library full of books. Some of the old "honyock's" were still standing with dishes in the cupboards and utensils and kerosene lamps still on the tables, 30-odd years after they were abandoned. The place was a silent monument to the people who's hard life had suddenly been made worse when the rains failed to come. Then we hit the 60's and in a few short years, much of it disappeared, packed off by looters who couldn't stand to leave anything alone.
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