Abandoned Storefront - Window Display Left Since Christmas 1993

submitted by DerelictDoug on 11/09/19 1

An Abandoned Storefront in the remains of an 1800’s silver town. I will be bringing you a few stories and videos from this area. However; I would like to take a moment to focus on this 1885 home and the remarkable tale of a storefront unchanged Since 1993. This area is what is referred to as a Statutory Town or “Living Ghost Town”. Many tales abound from this town and region. One of the most well-known stories involves this building and a much-beloved citizen from the towns mining days; Clifford Griffin. According to the story, Griffin came from New York City, where he was raised. Mr. Griffin became engaged in New York, but his fiancé mysteriously, died the night before their wedding. The tragedy was attributed to “unnameable” or what we now call "natural causes". Like many do to this day, Griffin decided to escape the painful memories, by moving to Colorado. He moved with his brother, with the aim of forgetting his beloved. Eventually, he became the manager of the town's largest mine. He started his shifts at what was considered a very generous time, 7:30 AM. Later the mine was locally called and eventually renamed “The 7:30 Mine”... Read More & See Extended Content: www.derelictdoug.net/derelict-doug-blog/abandoned-window-display-left-since-christmas-1993 Or Follow Me Here: derelictdoug.net www.instagram.com/derelictdoug twitter.com/Derlict_doug www.facebook.com/DerelictDoug

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