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The Southwestern Ghost Town of Fairbank

[Mysteriousheartland.com] A forgotten cemetery on a sun-baked hill in the desert, rattlesnakes coiled on an old wooden porch, and tumbleweed drifting through dusty, abandoned streets all bring to mind the quintessential southwestern ghost town. 474 more words

Haunted Places

Fading Fairbank

Fairbank is our local “ghost town” where there always seems to be something to photograph that I hadn’t noticed before. I was going through some old camera cards last night and found this picture that I took about five years ago. 32 more words


Got a type-written letter from Nancy Fairbank. Nettie lent me “Tennis Terror” and I finished it. Lily was absent all day. It’s sort of warm today. Fixed feet tonight.


Mill Remnants

About a mile from the cemetery is what is left of the mill. I couldn’t tell anything about it from the debris available, but it was apparently a big part of what kept Fairbank alive. 64 more words

Rest in Peace

When we were visiting the local ghost town, Fairbank, on Thursday, we hiked the <half mile trail up to the local cemetery. There was not much left of anything there now, but there was a nice bench to rest on and view the valley below. 160 more words

Night Depository - Fairbank, Arizona

We took advantage of the fabulous sunshine and the company of our good friends from New Jersey, and spent several hours at a local ghost town, taking in the buildings and the cemetery that was a bit of a hike up the trail. 56 more words