Claude McClain to World History and Ghost Town Photography facebook 18 October · I am sure this old home once had meaning, laughter, children playing, dogs barking and many acres of chores to to be kept up with... Today it still stands in Penrose Colorado, with none of the above...simply abandoned and forgotten.
8 Ghost Towns & Abandoned Settlements of Antarctica
Grytviken, meaning "The Pot Cove" was the main settlement on the British territoy of South Georgia and is the best preserved Antarctica ghost town. It was established in 1904 and is the final resting place of Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton.
The ghost town of Pyramiden – meaning the pyramid – on the archipelago of Svalbard, Norway, was a coal mining community founded by Sweden in 1910 and sold to the Soviet Union in 1927. The chilly settlement once housed over 1,000 people, but was abandoned when its state-owned Russian controller, Arctikugol Trust, pulled out in 1998.