Similar to the life cycle of the humans who inhabit them, neighbourhoods, towns, and even entire cities that were once vibrant and flourishing eventually perish — holding with them the faint memories of the life that once thrived within. Cities and towns can quickly disappear just as easily as they pop up. Below is a list of 10 once-lively towns in America, which have become some of the ultimate ghost towns.
Springing up in 1905 as a mining town, Rhyolite quickly flourished into a buzzing city complete with a school, hospital, and even symphony.
As quickly as it sprung it existence, Rhyolite’s citizens scattered leaving the town desolate. During the 1920’s and 30’s it was a favorite old-West movie set.