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Old 10-12-2008, 05:18 PM   #16
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Old 10-12-2008, 05:48 PM   #17
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Bill had been talking to a local, who mentioned that there was an abandoned town , if we could find it.

Sometimes the highlight of the ride doesn't lie quite where you expect.
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Old 10-12-2008, 06:00 PM   #18
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We continued our ride back south, looking for Stirland lake.

At last we found a hole through the tag alders, and there it was!



This is where things started to get a bit wierd!!!!
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Old 10-12-2008, 06:15 PM   #19
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Now, I've been to deserted towns before, but nothing like this.

It was like a time capsule from the mid 80's and everyone walked away and left everything. I mean everything!

At the same moment. On the same day.

The houses are just sitting, there, some have the doors wide open, everything left like it was.



25 year old food still in the fridges, and in the cupboards...






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Old 10-12-2008, 06:24 PM   #20
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Looking for Kool-Aid and poison

I'm gonna be posting a lot of pictures of this place, so bear with me.




Some of the houses.













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Old 10-12-2008, 06:33 PM   #21
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I'll post some pictures in a bit.

The beds are made, furniture still sittiing in place, old computers from the 80's still sitting there, from the last time they were turned on.




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Old 10-12-2008, 07:27 PM   #22
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Well...are you going to tell us why the town was abandoned or not?
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Old 10-12-2008, 07:31 PM   #23
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Fascinating.
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Old 10-12-2008, 07:54 PM   #24
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Well...are you going to tell us why the town was abandoned or not?

If I knew. We haven't found out for sure yet.
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Old 10-12-2008, 08:03 PM   #25
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Some pictures from the lab we found.




Guess this critter is dead.




A complete gym...






Remember, if you're reading this, it's way past the middle of nowhere...about 30 km from the end of the road.
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Old 10-12-2008, 08:04 PM   #26
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A company town for a mine?
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Old 10-12-2008, 08:10 PM   #27
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Everything really is right where someone left it, quite some time ago...










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A company town for a mine?
Nearest mine is quite a way from here. The stuff that's left behind is from way before that mine even opened up.

also, any mine here in Northern Ontario has to put everything back as they found it once operations end.
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This looked like it was a church:a

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Why not? We added our name to the chalkboard.

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