Vulture City, Arizona

This week, the team travels to Vulture City, Arizona, a uniquely preserved Western ghost town. The city emerged with the discovery of a large gold deposit which led to the development of Vulture Mine. Today, the area is a privately owned tourist attraction that features over a dozen restored buildings. Read more in ArcGIS Story Maps.

The GLO website provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than 12 million federal land title records issued between 1788 and the present.
 
The site also hosts images of survey plats and field notes, land status records, and control document index records, and is one of the most visited websites in the Department of the Interior. Visit glorecords.blm.gov for more information.

                   

Vulture City, Arizona

 

The survey plat above shows the resurvey and segregation for the townsite of Vulture City. This resurvey was done in 1961 to update the original survey done by Herbert Patrick in 1880.