Ghosts of North Dakota is Vanishing

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If you’re one of the 110-thousand people who follow Ghosts of North Dakota on Facebook, you may have noticed that you’re not seeing us in your news feed much any more. There’s a reason for that, and it is prompting changes we’d like you to know about. Over the last two years, Facebook has implemented […]

Order Churches of the High Plains

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Churches of the High Plains is a 120 page, hardcover, coffee table book featuring photos of churches, both active and abandoned, across the High Plains of North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Manitoba. Churches of the High Plains is part travelogue, part photo essay, and all history appreciation, and includes comments from the photographers, historical tidbits, […]

Free Shipping on Orders $99 or More

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Ghosts of North Dakota now offers free standard shipping on orders of $99 or more from our online store — hardcover coffee table books, retro tin signs, premium coffee, gift sets, postcards and more! (Priority and international shipping not included. Merchandise total must be $99 or more, not including tax.) Visit the Ghosts of North […]

Video: Memorial Weekend Trip 2013

After getting suggestions from several people that we start doing videos again, we decided to ease back into it and we did just a little bit of video on our trip over Memorial Weekend.  We stopped doing videos some years ago, mainly because there are only two of us, and when we go on a […]

The Bucyrus Fire Relief Effort

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Bucyrus, North Dakota was decimated by a wind-driven wildfire on October 17th, 2012.  Nearly all of Bucyrus was lost in the fire.  Thankfully, two dozen residents of Bucyrus were evacuated before the fire and there were no injuries.  However, Bucyrus’ residents have lost their homes and possessions. We spoke with Adams county emergency management and […]

Roadtrip Report: Memorial Weekend 2011

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We returned from our first full-fledged trip of the summer yesterday.  It’s been tough waiting for some dry weather in what has turned out to be an extremely wet spring, but we chose to take a trip — weather be damned.  And we dealt with rain for the whole day. From Fargo, we traveled to […]

Trip Report: May 2010

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As of this writing, Rat and I have just completed our longest ghost town trip ever.  Two days, eight counties, sixteen towns, four tanks of gas, and 1058 miles.  This is a brief summary of the trip. We left Fargo at 7am on I94, met up in Mapleton with our documentary film crew, Dave Grant […]

Goodbye to an Icon

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The home pictured here is the former home of the Opp family in Lincoln Valley, ND. Lincoln Valley was the first really inspiring true ghost town we ever visited in North Dakota. We spent hours trudging around in waist-high grass (got covered in wood ticks in the process), taking photos of what remains of this […]

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