Places in Idaho

Bonanza | Ghost town on the Yankee Fork of the Salmon River. (17 photos - 2014)


Bayhorse | Ghost town that has recently become an Idaho State Park. (14 photos - 2014)


Burke | Ghost town with a fascinating labor history and a massive, empty, silver mine complex. (13 photos - 2014)

Craters of the Moon National Monument | 618 square miles of desolate, recent lava flows around a congested visitor center. ( 4 photos - 2014)

Experimental Breeder Reactor 1 | A museum devoted to the world's first nuclear power plant. Two nuclear powered jet engine prototypes sit outside the museum next to the parking lot. (9 photos - 2014)


Frisco | Site of a battle between striking miners and Pinkertons in 1892. Hardly anything left of the town, mine or mill. (3 photo - 2014)

Kellogg | A center of the Coeur d'Alene mining district. (7 photos 2014)


Mackay | Small town that was the commercial center of the local mining district. Gateway to the Mackay Mine Hill tour (below). (34 photos - 2014)

Mackay Mine Hill

Mackay Mine Hill | Touring route on dirt roads through an abandoned mining district above the town of Mackay. Includes White Knob townsite. (34 photos - 2014)

Nicholia Kilns, | Preserved charcoal kilns in a very remote valley. (8 photos - 2015)

Shoshone | Turn of the century railroad town - a little lost in time. ( 6 photos - 2014)

Smelterville | Small town next to a closed and demolished lead, silver and zinc smelter. ( 3 photos - 2014)

Wallace | The commercial heart of the Coeur d'Alene mining district. (7 photos - 2014)

Yankee Fork Dredge

Yankee Fork Dredge | A 988 ton piece of mining equipment that was abandoned on the Yankee Fork of the Salmon River. It has been restored and is currently maintained. (8 photos - 2014)



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