Independence Pass, Colorado
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INDEPENDENCE, COLORADO! A Colorado Ghost Town Near Independence Pass - August 2006
Independence Ghost Town Read the sign (by clicking it) for more information about the ghost town of Independence. It is located approximately two miles west of Independence Pass on Highway 82. It is a really beautiful spot!
Independence Ghost Town
Independence Ghost Town
Independence Ghost Town
A few photos of miners' cabins. Most of the buildings have markers explaining the building's original function.

Here are all of my pages of Colorado ghost towns and once bustling mining towns from the settlement era:
  • Directory of ghost towns near Buena Vista
  • Bonanza
  • St. Elmo
  • Tincup
  • Victor
  • Vicksburg & Winfield
  • Alma
  • Telluride
  • Granite
  • Independence Ghost Town I snapped a photo of one of the insides of a miner's cabin.
    Independence Ghost Town This was one of Independence's three grocery stores when the town was in its heyday.
    Independence Ghost Town The town is located in the upper Roaring Fork valley with grand views of the Rocky Mountains. The creek inside this valley eventually flows downward to the towns of Aspen, Basalt and Carbondale before spilling into the Colorado River at Glenwood Springs.
    Independence Ghost Town When I was visiting, I think I had the entire ghost town to myself! :)
    Independence Ghost Town Here are all of my pages from the Independence Pass region:
  • Independence Pass (May 2006)
  • Hike at Independence Pass
  • Independence Lake
  • Drive: Manitou Springs To Aspen
  • Twin Lakes
  • Redstone
  • Independence Pass (Snow)
  • La Plata Peak
  • Outhouse Look! An outhouse! :p)
    Independence, Colorado Friends, if you are really interested in Colorado ghost towns, this place is definitely worth a visit. (One token photo of myself!)

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