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Abandoned Wabek, North Dakota Saloon

Abandoned Wabek, North Dakota Saloon

This is Wabek, North Dakota, in Mountrail County, about 35 miles southwest of Minot.¬†Wabek was founded in 1914 and we visited and captured these photos 100 years later, in 2014. According to North Dakota Place Names by Doug Wick, Wabek even had a radio station once, broadcasting with the call letters WABK.¬†Wabek’s all-time high population was 46 in the 1930 Census, but today there appears to be only one occupied property on the town site. This saloon was the last…

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