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The Haunting of Chalco Ghost Town
Sarpy County, Nebraska

Posted by Hauntings Admin on 07/04/2009

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About Chalco Ghost Town

Locatedwest of State Highway (SH) 60, south of the county line.

The History:

During the 1880's Nebraska's population boomed as railroads were built across the prairie. A number of towns were established along the railroad, often spaced between 6 and 10 miles apart so that citizens could make it into town and back home via farm wagon within one day. During he past 100 years, many of these towns have disappeared, or significantly diminished in population.

The Oregon Trail once followed the Platte River across the state, which meant that a variety of military posts, stagecoach stops, and the Pony Express Stations also were scattered along this route.

The Chalco Ghost Town was once a 1880's railroad town northwest of Papillion. In 1993, all that remained there were an active grain elevator and a warehouse.

The Haunting:

This is a ghost town, however specific paranormal events have not been recorded as yet for this location. Because this location was once the site of a community of people, we have flagged it as site worthy of exploration.

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Resources:

http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~gtusa/usa/ne.htm

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PACHETfounder1 Posted: 01/02/2013
The active grain elevator and warehouse is located on 144th and Chandler Road

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