Dead or Alive: Ghost Towns

Jim Hinckley

Flagstaff, AZ – Today, KNAU concludes our series Dead or Alive, a look at Arizona's ghost towns why we're drawn to them, and what we can learn from them.

Flagstaff AZ – Third and final segment in a special one hour call in show on ghost towns.

Phoenix, AZ – Second segment in a special one hour call in show on ghost towns.

Flagstaff AZ – First segment in a special one hour call in show on ghost towns.

Jim Hinckley

Flagstaff, AZ – Today, KNAU continues our series Dead or Alive, an exploration of Arizona's ghost towns. When most people think of ghost towns, they think of abandoned buildings and wooden sidewalks. But in Arizona, many ghost towns are recently deserted trading posts and ancient Native American ruins.

Our series Dead or Alive is funded in part by the Arizona Humanities Council. It was recorded and produced by Diane Hope.

Jim Hinckley

Flagstaff, AZ – Today, KNAU continues our series Dead or Alive, a look at Arizona's ghost towns. In today's episode, the dead are very much kept alive by the blurring of history and myth. An old adage in western history says that when legend becomes fact, print the legend. And as ghost town hunter Kurt Wenner describes, that's exactly what's happened at a town just east of Flagstaff.

Our series Dead or Alive is funded in part by the Arizona Humanities Council. It was recorded and produced by Diane Hope.

Jim Hinckley

Flagstaff, AZ – Today, KNAU continues our series Dead or Alive, a look at Arizona's ghost towns. Historians often see the tie between ghost towns and tourism as one of nostalgia for seemingly simpler times. But ghost down re-development often leads to unforeseen consequences. And, unforeseen occupants.


Our series Dead or Alive is funded in part by the Arizona Humanities Council. It was recorded and produced by Diane Hope.

Flagstaff, AZ – This week, KNAU presents the series Dead or Alive, a look at northern Arizona's ghost towns, across time and cultures why we're drawn to them, and what we can learn from them. Today, we meet a Ghost Town Hunter who's spent the last 15 years visiting hundreds of ghost towns across Arizona. His goal? To document them, through photographs, before they disappear.

Our series Dead or Alive is funded in part by the Arizona Humanities Council. It was recorded and produced by Diane Hope.