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Ghost Town Sold in Canada

l’ – January 25, 2005

An abandoned, but well-maintained, British Columbia mining town, complete with library, pub and hospital, has been sold to an unidentified Virginia property developer who must now decide what he wants to do with it.

The buyer paid less than C$7 million (3.03 million pounds) for Kitsault, located on a fjord near the Alaska Panhandle about 800 km northwest of Vancouver, the town’s marketing agent said on Tuesday.

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