Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Remember the old, abandoned "ghost" towns of the West. Settlements that dried up and withered away as things like the gold rush faded.
The Business Insider site is now offering what it considers to be a new era of "Dead Cities"--places whose fate is forever sealed. Granted, the authors are not suggesting that these cities will be permanently abandoned any time soon.
Instead, this purported death will be on a somewhat slower yet very clear terminal descent.
Find out what cities made the list by clicking here.
Chad Emerson, Faulker U.
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