121 Comments for Okaton Ghost Town

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I love photos like this. Wonderful shot. I almost feel like I am standing there with the wind brushing my skin.
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Wow I'd bet these would run with some quick work, maybe not great at first, especially the Ford in the middle.
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Today it's an art form and talent to be able to create this patina and old signage on cars and trucks.
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The famous 2 speed Powerglide, still used today in street rods and at the drag strip. In 8 to 9 seconds how many gear do you need.
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It's dented and rusty but probably has less rot on it than my 2010 F150.
Wonder how many of these are salvageable? I would drive around in any of them.
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I would of liked to see more photos of the town and less of junk cars.
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me thinks this will make my list of places to visit .i agree with auto guy this isn't junk this is an opportunity to restore a piece of history ora chance to decorate my home with one of a kind treasures, i'm thinking of turning an old car door into a shower door.
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Looks like someone cleaned out their personal junk yard and just brought the vehicles and dumped them. So sad there are some really interesting vehicles in the mix.
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The whole place looks like a movie set, the crew and actors left five minutes before Mr. Motts arrived...
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Always good stuff, thnx again! Best of luck with your book. I suggest a series of books on the different types of abandonment. You certainly have enough quality material.
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I have a Dodge truck like this one. Very cool.
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That's all awesome rat rod material.
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I'm not seeing "junk". What did I miss?
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Looks like you'll have to do a multi-volume series of books on all the different types of abandonment.