The people who once lived in this town located two miles above sea level had to deal with high winds, freezing temperatures, and massive amounts of snow, which forced residents to dig tunnels to get around. Despite these harsh conditions, nine of the original structures remain, making this one of the best preserved ghost towns in the state.
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Molly Martin is a Denver-based freelance writer who never hung out in an abandoned missile silo when she was in high school. NEVER. Follow her @mollydbu on Instagram and Twitter.