Category: Ghost Towns

Tempiute Ghost Town

There are actually two Tempiute mining areas. One referred to as Old Tempiute which produced silver in the 1860s and {new} Tempiute which was involved in mostly tungsten productions in the 1930s, -40s and -50s. Tempiute is a more recent ghost town in a state filled with many ghost towns over 100 years old. Initially […]

Bristol Well Ghost Town

Travel about 13.5 miles north of Pioche on U.S. 93, then west on a graded road for about 6 miles. The Bristol Charcoal Kilns were built in the 1870’s out of native stone for the purpose of making charcoal from juniper or pinion wood. The charcoal was used for smelting ore and operating blacksmith shops. […]

Jackrabbit Ghost Town

Travel north of Pioche on U.S. Highway 93, and turn west on a graded road about 14 miles from town. Continue for about a mile to Jackrabbit. The settlement may have been originally called Royal City. Discovered in 1876, it had a store, boarding house, saloon and blacksmith shop. Explore what remains – headframe, mines […]

Delmar Ghost Town

Turn off of U.S. 93 approximately 16 miles west of Caliente and drive about 15 miles south on a gravel/rock road to the present day ghost town site of Delamar. Road not recommended for passenger cars. Visitors should be warned that the Delamar town site, like many other old mining camps, is on private ground […]