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Christmas in California

Nevadaville and Central City

Time to hit another ghost town before winter starts here on the front range in Colorado.  The places that we really want to check out are no longer accessible since the passes have closed until Memorial Day.  We have already plotted our adventures for summer so you will just have to check back then. Nevadaville and Central City are close by.  Okay, Nevadaville is not technically a ghost town but most likely photo gold. Pack the cameras, 4x4 necessities (axe, shovel, 3 gallon water jug) a few power bars and coffee and on the road we go. On the way to Nevadaville, we noticed a worn out sign reading, Coeur d' Alene Mine.  Looked free to me so we made the right turn down a dirt road and stopped at the abandoned mine: After taking a few (okay, a lot) of shots we got back in the jeep and headed to Nevadaville. Damn, blink and you basically miss it.  Just a few buildings.  I believe that there are on two full time residents that run the local trading post: