April 17, 2024



Mysterious buyer forks over $22.5M for Calif. ghost town, sparking speculation

New York Post

A mysterious buyer paid more than $22 million for a California ghost town last month, sparking speculation about possible plans for the abandoned site.

Nestled in Riverside County outside Joshua Tree National Park, “Eagle Mountain” was founded as a company town for Kaiser Steel Mine in 1948, CBS Moneywatch reported.

The entire property and mining claims were purchased for $22.5 million on April 17, public records show.

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