20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Ashcroft Ghost Town

The ghost town of Ashcroft, Colorado. Eerie shells of buildings remain in this once bustling silver mining town. By 1883 Ashcroft, was a town with a population of approximately 2,000 with two newspapers, a school, sawmills, a small smelter, and 20 saloons.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Aspen, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © Victoria Najafi