Another Look at Hanks

The Former Bonetraill School

Clif Nelson contributed these photos of Hanks, North Dakota, a near-ghost town in Williams County — population one. Clif’s comments: “It was never much of a town, but they had coal mines north of town and grain elevatorsin the early 1900′s.  My Grandfather Anton Nelson who farmed about 7 miles northwest of Hanks would haul a […]

Hanks, ND

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Williams County Inhabited as of 7/10 Thank you to John Piepkorn for contributing these photos of Hanks. John’s comments: I stopped in Hanks, North Dakota and took some pictures of the remaining structures. I also talked to the one remaining resident for about 15 minutes, she said she had heard of Ghosts of North Dakota, […]