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  • Shot for Four Bits. In Bodie yesterday, Dave Hitchel, otherwise known as Texas Dave, was shot by a gambler named Jim Stockdave. The bullet penetrated the intestines. Hitchell is in a very low condition. He formerly kept a hotel at Mill Creek, but for the last few months has fallen from grace and degenerated into an opium fiend — ...
  • Once a Rowdy town of 10,000, Bodie now has only specters of its past Transcribed from the Lewiston Morning newspaper Lewiston, Idaho, Sunday, July 12, 1959 From Bodie to Garfield – E. W. Billeb, a New Yorker who fled Wall Street in 1907 to try his luck in a Nevada silver rush, stands beside a memorial marker at Bodie Calif., a onetime boom town that now is a ghost with but ...
  • Breathing new life into Bodie KEEPING BODIE ALIVE As thousands of visitors stroll along Bodie’s streets and gawk at the numerous buildings, they see a community that is now one-tenth the size it was in the 1880s when the population hovered between 8,000-10,000, and several thousand buildings dotted the sagebrush foothills of Bodie Hills, a low mountain range that extends east ...
  • Vintage view: the gorgeous and crumbling from the Irish Examiner – Saturday, June 20, 2015by Kya deLongchamps Since my schooldays, with a fist of Tayto in one hand and a faded photocopy from the OPW scrunched in the other I have been lumbered with a weird devotion to ruined buildings. Spilling out of the tour bus at holy sites, shoulder high ...
  • Bodie Haunted by Tourists Mining for Mystery With History reposted from LATimes.com Gold days: State park, once a prospectors’ boomtown, is kept in a state of ‘arrested decay.’ Ghost sightings, though, remain alive and well. November 23, 1997 | BRENDAN RILEY | ASSOCIATED PRESS BODIE, Calif. — Thanks to a buyout of old claims, modern strip mining won’t disrupt tourists’ reveries about life a ...
  • Buyout of old claims lets mining town rest in peace re-posted from the Herald-Journal – Nov 23, 1997by BRENDAN RILEY, Associate Press BODIE, Calif.—Thanks to a buy-out of old claims, modern-day strip mining won’t disrupt tourists’ reveries about life a century ago in this isolated town. The $5 million deal means that quiet will prevail in what was once one of the wildest towns in the West ...
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