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Ole Miners Pharmacy - Picher, Oklahoma - Pharmacy ,

Ole Miners Pharmacy, Picher, Oklahoma 58 likes 18 were here Pharmacy / Drugstore

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9 Hauntingly Beautiful Oklahoma Towns You Need To Visit ,

Jan 29, 2018· 2 Picher, Oklahoma Photo courtesy of Bob Cossairt Also in Ottawa County, the more-famous sister city of Cardin, Picher stands abandoned In 1913, the mining town was founded basically overnight By 1926, the town of Picher had a whopping 14,000 residents The high population didn't last long, however, facing a slow decline due to mining .

Picher-City - Picher, Oklahoma - Public & Government ,

Picher-City - Picher, Oklahoma - Public & Government ,

Dec 03, 2016· Kayla F Lobdell added 4 new photos — at Picher-City October 4, 2018 Picher, OK One of the country’s largest zinc and lead mining operations was here

Zinc miner's home Picher, Oklahoma | Library of Congress

Zinc miner's home Picher, Oklahoma | Library of Congress

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Take a Tour of America’s Most Toxic Town | WIRED

Take a Tour of America’s Most Toxic Town | WIRED

Visit WIRED Photo for our unfiltered take on photography, , Soon there were hundreds of mines and thousands of people working the Picher Mining Field of Oklahoma and Kansas Miners also .

Ole Miners Pharmacy - Picher, OK - Yelp

Ole Miners Pharmacy - Picher, OK - Yelp

1 review of Ole Miners Pharmacy "I live in California been following up on the picher disaster I'm sorry for what has happened to the residents there I've never been to picher but I shall one dayin my prayers Picher Oklahoma"

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PICHER, OKLAHOMA PHOTO INDEX Picher looking west from Big Chief mine near the Kansas line Water Tower, Connel hotel, Netta mine , Picher-St Louis mining camp St Louis min Zincville rooming house Zincville school class AFTON, OKLAHOMA PHOTO INDEX Main ,

This Drone Footage of Picher, Oklahoma Is Shocking

This Drone Footage of Picher, Oklahoma Is Shocking

Jun 25, 2016· It’s truly grim when the Environmental Protection Agency deems your town the most toxic town in America, and that’s what they labeled the small town of Picher, Oklahoma We’ve featured photos of this abandoned ghost town before, but this drone footage provides a ,

Tar Creek Photos — Tar Creek

Tar Creek Photos — Tar Creek

Photos from the production of TAR CREEK and also photos taken during the Superfund Screening Tour , Sunflower Mine Sinkhole, Tar Creek Superfund Site , Picher, OK After the Buyout, Picher, OK Christian Church, Picher, OK Water Tower and Chat Tower, Picher, OK Chat Near Picher-Cardin HS, Picher, OK Creek After the Buyout, Tar Creek .

Oklahoma-Mines - Mining Artifacts

Oklahoma-Mines - Mining Artifacts

Oklahoma Mining, Oklahoma zinc mining, Oklahoma Lead mining, Picher Oklahoma, McAlester, Henryetta, Oklahoma Coal Mining, Weir City, Tri-state district OKLAHOMA MINES The Tri-State district was an historic lead-zinc mining district located in southwest Missouri, southeast Kansas and northeast Oklahoma The district produced lead and zinc for .

Picher Photos - Featured Images of Picher, OK - TripAdvisor

Picher Photos - Featured Images of Picher, OK - TripAdvisor

Picher pictures: Check out TripAdvisor members' candid photos and videos of landmarks, hotels, and attractions in Picher Picher Picher Tourism Picher Hotels Picher Holiday Homes Picher Holiday Packages Picher Flights Restaurants near Picher Picher Travel Forum Picher Photos

Mining Towns | The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and ,

Mining Towns | The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and ,

Along with the financial gain that mining brought to Oklahoma, there was also a great cultural boost with the immigration of families from the British Isles, Italy, Lithuania, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Russia, Mexico, and other countri The two major types of mining towns in Oklahoma were coal and lead-zinc

Toxic Twin: Cardin, Oklahoma - Ghosts of North America

Toxic Twin: Cardin, Oklahoma - Ghosts of North America

Aug 05, 2014· Cardin, Oklahoma is a toxic twin to Picher, rendered uninhabitable by mining industry abuse In a piece by Sheila Stogsdill in the Tulsa World, November 17, 2010, (the link is no longer active) the population of Cardin is listed as zero MJ Masilko snapped these photos of Cardin and neighboring Picher ,

Picher, Oklahoma: The Story Behind America's Creepiest ,

Picher, Oklahoma: The Story Behind America's Creepiest ,

Picher, Oklahoma, located in Ottawa County, was once a quaint little American mining community The town, which sits just a quarter mile off of Route 66, was the national center of lead and zinc .

Miners Cabins | A row of old miner cabins in Picher, OK ,

Miners Cabins | A row of old miner cabins in Picher, OK ,

Jan 07, 2008· Miners Cabins A row of old miner cabins in Picher, OK, now abandoned with a chat pile in the background

Eagle-Picher: 1943 | Shorpy Old Photos | Poster Art

Eagle-Picher: 1943 | Shorpy Old Photos | Poster Art

The Tulsa World ran a big story on Picher, and those who wanted to stay, in around March or April 2008 In May 2008, an EF4 tornado hit Picher It killed six people in town and injured dozens more That convinced a lot of the holdouts to finally move Picher quit operating as a city in late 2009, and the last person who stayed passed away in 2015

Picher, Oklahoma: The Biggest Environmental Disaster You ,

Picher, Oklahoma: The Biggest Environmental Disaster You ,

PICHER, Okla (KFSM) -- The town of Picher, Oklahoma may be the biggest environmental disaster you've never heard of The town, which is just an hour away from Walmart's Home Office in Bentonville .

Picher Photos - Featured Images of Picher, OK - TripAdvisor

Picher Photos - Featured Images of Picher, OK - TripAdvisor

Picher pictures: Check out TripAdvisor members' candid photos and videos of landmarks, hotels, and attractions in Picher

Ottawa County, Oklahoma Photographs From Yesteryear

Ottawa County, Oklahoma Photographs From Yesteryear

Thanks to all who have already contributed photos for this site The Great Picher Mining District of Ottawa County, Oklahoma For about 70 years, from about 1900 until 1970, lead and zinc mining began and ended in Ottawa County, Oklahoma During the 1920s more money was made in Ottawa County than all the others in the state combined

The History of Picher, Oklahoma, a Ghost Town Full of ,

The History of Picher, Oklahoma, a Ghost Town Full of ,

May 30, 2019· Photos from Picher, Oklahoma The main road leading out of Picher remains a highly-traveled artery connecting Oklahoma to Kansas There, the building that housed the Picher Mining Museum remains intact, serving as a reminder of the industry that both created and destroyed the town

picher ok photos on Flickr | Flickr

picher ok photos on Flickr | Flickr

Picher Oklahoma is known as "the most toxic place in America" Years of unrestricted lead and zinc mining caused over 30% of the town's children to get lead poisoning and prompted the EPA to buy out the entire town Only about fifteen residents chose to remain This modern day ghost town is the most bizarre place I have ever been

Weird Google Maps City of Picher, Ok | River Daves Place

Weird Google Maps City of Picher, Ok | River Daves Place

Mar 03, 2018· Reading an article on abandoned places and it talks about this whole city of Picher, Oklahoma I google map it and all the street views are still the city as it was but the satellite views show nearly the whole town was demolished because the local mine poisoned everyone basically Kinda eerie Like walking back in time via google street view

New photo exhibition explores catastrophe in Picher, Okla ,

New photo exhibition explores catastrophe in Picher, Okla ,

Picher was the name of an Oklahoma town in Ottawa County that existed from 1918 to 2013 Its demise was the result of a slow-motion accumulation of devastating occurrences over decades and one .

Picher, Oklahoma blimp aerial photography

Picher, Oklahoma blimp aerial photography

Picher is part of the so-called Tri-State mining district that includes southwestern Missouri, southeastern Kansas, and northeastern Oklahoma Mining of lead ore began in the 1850s near Granby, Missouri and migrated westward in the 1870s when ore was discovered at Joplin, ,

Last Residents of Picher, Oklahoma Won't Give Up the Ghost ,

Last Residents of Picher, Oklahoma Won't Give Up the Ghost ,

Last Residents of Picher, Oklahoma Won't Give Up the Ghost (Town) , Picher was at the forefront of Oklahoma’s lead and zinc mining industry At the height of the boom, in the 1920s, it had .

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picher oklahoma Pictures, Images & Photos | Photobucket

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Picher, Oklahoma: The most toxic town in USA, which was ,

Picher, Oklahoma: The most toxic town in USA, which was ,

Jul 15, 2017· The ghost town of Picher is located in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States of America The town was founded in the days when the United States entered into World War I Picher, situated at the middle of the Tri-State Mining District, an area covering more than 2500 square miles in southwestern Missouri, southeastern Kansas and northeastern [,]

The Oklahoma town that produced most of WWI’s bullets is ,

The Oklahoma town that produced most of WWI’s bullets is ,

Aug 09, 2017· Years of lead and zinc mining has turned Picher, Oklahoma, into a superfund site with sinkholes, lead-laced mountains of rock, and tainted water (AP/Charlie Riedel) The chalky hills were a kind of town gathering point The people of Picher, Oklahoma regularly picnicked there and rode bikes .

19 Best Picher, Oklahoma (toxic ghost town poisoned by ,

19 Best Picher, Oklahoma (toxic ghost town poisoned by ,

Picher is a ghost town and former city in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United Stat This was a major national center of lead and zinc mining at the heart of the Tri-State Mining District More than a century of unrestricted subsurface excavation dangerously undermined most of Picher's town buildings and left giant piles of toxic metal-contaminated mine tailings (known as chat) heaped throughout .

Picher, Oklahoma A Photo essay by Jamie seed - Adobe Spark

Picher, Oklahoma A Photo essay by Jamie seed - Adobe Spark

Picher, Oklahoma A Photo essay by Jamie seed , The remains of the Picher Mining Field Museum One of the last remaining structures in town, it was destroyed in an arsonist's fire in 2015 A Modern Ghost Town Picher and its neighboring towns of Treece, Kansas and Cardin, Oklahoma were the industrial center of the Picher Field, an enormous .