World's creepiest town is the inspiration for new Alton Towers Halloween attraction
Check out this former mining town (above) which has inspired Alton Towers' new hair-raising immersive maze!
Abandoned since 1942, Bodie, in Northern California, is widely considered to be one of the world’s creepiest mining towns.
Its old mine shaft has been barricaded shut since it was closed in 1913 and the derelict buildings remain as they were left, scattered with decaying personal items and stocked with goods.
The history, folklore and stories that haunt the town inspired Alton Towers to create Altonville Mine Tours, where the legend of hillbilly Skin Snatchers are said to live.... read more
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