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Times Community Newspapers, Jason Jacks – March 2, 2005

In stark contrast to the American Wild West ghost town image of dirt roads and crumbling brothels and brew halls, Kitsault’s collection of tidy streets and manicured lawns hugging the rocky shoreline of a Canadian fjord is downright suburban.

“It’s a modern ghost town,” said John Wheatley, the town’s caretaker for almost two decades.

However, more interesting to this neck of the woods is that this abandoned mining community,

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