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Nov 20, 2011 - Chloride, AZ or Almost a Ghost Town

On Saturday, the 19th, we visited the high desert town of Chloride, about 20 miles northwest of Kingman off Route 93. Chloride almost became a ghost town. At one time it was a booming small town with 72 active mines, a stage stop and a railroad. The town now pretty much survives on tourism. There is an occasional movie shoot done there. Many of the 352 who remain in Chloride are a bit eccentric - but very nice. We spoke with several people in town. The "yard art" is unusual and interesting. We drove to the end of town, then about a mile out...

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