Return to Virginia City

Go behind the scenes as Zak, Nick & Aaron revisit Virginia City, Nevada, to reexamine the site of the 2004 documentary that started Ghost Adventures.

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Goldfield, NV
Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Nick photographs the small town of Goldfield, NV, which became a boomtown in 1902 when gold was discovered there. 960 1280

  

The Tonopah Historic Mining Park

The Tonopah Historic Mining Park

The Tonopah Historic Mining Park is located on the grounds that started the rush among workers to settle in Tonopah, earning it the nickname, “Queen of the Silver Camps.” 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Nick photographs the landscape of Goldfield. A fire destroyed the town in 1923, but several of the buildings remain standing today. 960 1280

  

Goldfield Hotel

Goldfield Hotel

The abandoned Goldfield Hotel is on the Nevada State Register of Historic Places. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Nick stands under an arch in Goldfield that was once part of a saloon before it was destroyed by a fire in 1922. 960 1280

  

Goldfield Hotel

Goldfield Hotel

A faded yellow chair sits in a decaying room in the Goldfield Hotel. 960 1280

  

Goldfield Hotel

Goldfield Hotel

An old safe at the abandoned Goldfield Hotel. 960 1280

  

Goldfield Hotel

Goldfield Hotel

The guys film a scene in front of the Goldfield Hotel. 960 1280

  

Goldfield Hotel

Goldfield Hotel

A memorial sits in a nearly destroyed room in the Goldfield Hotel. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

The guys grab a few photographs of the desolate desert landscape surrounding the Goldfield Hotel. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Zak finds a deserted dirt road in Goldfield, NV. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

A mining car sits on a track near Goldfield, full of rich mining history. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Rows of old crosses mark graves by the road in Goldfield. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Abandoned pieces of machinery dot the landscape of Goldfield. 960 1280

  

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Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Nick photographs the small town of Goldfield, NV, which became a boomtown in 1902 when gold was discovered there. 960 1280

  

The Tonopah Historic Mining Park

The Tonopah Historic Mining Park

The Tonopah Historic Mining Park is located on the grounds that started the rush among workers to settle in Tonopah, earning it the nickname, “Queen of the Silver Camps.” 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Nick photographs the landscape of Goldfield. A fire destroyed the town in 1923, but several of the buildings remain standing today. 960 1280

  

Goldfield Hotel

Goldfield Hotel

The abandoned Goldfield Hotel is on the Nevada State Register of Historic Places. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Nick stands under an arch in Goldfield that was once part of a saloon before it was destroyed by a fire in 1922. 960 1280

  

Goldfield Hotel

Goldfield Hotel

A faded yellow chair sits in a decaying room in the Goldfield Hotel. 960 1280

  

Goldfield Hotel

Goldfield Hotel

An old safe at the abandoned Goldfield Hotel. 960 1280

  

Goldfield Hotel

Goldfield Hotel

The guys film a scene in front of the Goldfield Hotel. 960 1280

  

Goldfield Hotel

Goldfield Hotel

A memorial sits in a nearly destroyed room in the Goldfield Hotel. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

The guys grab a few photographs of the desolate desert landscape surrounding the Goldfield Hotel. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Zak finds a deserted dirt road in Goldfield, NV. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

A mining car sits on a track near Goldfield, full of rich mining history. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Rows of old crosses mark graves by the road in Goldfield. 960 1280

  

Goldfield, NV

Goldfield, NV

Abandoned pieces of machinery dot the landscape of Goldfield. 960 1280

  

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Zak, Nick and Aaron started their "ghost adventures" careers by driving right through this town. 960 1280

  

Story has it 2 miners stole gold. Their bodies were found dead underneath the steel-lined money vault with no money. 960 1280

Thomas U. Knapp  

The Mizpah Hotel built in 1908, is a storied hotel and casino during the Nevada Gold Rush. 960 1280

  

Zak fools around for the camera. 960 1280

Thomas U. Knapp  

However, the search for gold transformed the hotel into a place of corruption and disaster. 960 1280

  

Zak runs out of a mining tunnel fearing it may collapse. 960 1280

  

The Club House saloon, Tonopah Liquor Co. and The Hock Shop in town. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews a man and woman inside of a coffee bar. 960 1280

Thomas U. Knapp  

Before getting locked down, the guys take a stool down memory lane to the Castle house, the site of their first investigation. 960 1280

  

One of Mizpah's mysteries is the infamous "Lady in Red," who was stabbed to death in the hotel. Years later, a stain spontaneously appeared in the hallway where she was found dead many years before. 960 1280

  

Senator Key Pittman's demise in the hotel. It is said that he was found dead in a tub full of ice at Mizpah Hotel. 960 1280

  

Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin at Overland Hotel

Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin at Overland Hotel

Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin take a moment to talk things over at the Overland Hotel & Saloon, where a Navy Seal was reported to have been attacked in Room 10. 960 1280

  

Overland Hotel in Pioche, Nevada

Overland Hotel in Pioche, Nevada

The Overland Hotel & Saloon rests just off Main Street in this high desert ghost town. 960 1280

  

Nick Groff in the hallway of Overland Hotel

Nick Groff in the hallway of Overland Hotel

Nick looks at some of the Overland Hotel & Saloon history that lines the wall. 960 1280

  

Overland Saloon

Overland Saloon

The Overland Saloon in its current state. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin

Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin

Zak Bagans, Nick and Aaron hang out in front of the Overland Hotel & Saloon. 960 1280

  

Overland Hotel room 10

Overland Hotel room 10

The highly active Room 10 at the Overland Hotel. 960 1280

  

Nick Groff at Boot Hill Cemetery

Nick Groff at Boot Hill Cemetery

Nick films at Pioche?s Boot Hill Cemetery, where 72 murder victims were buried before anyone died of natural causes. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans Boot Hill Cemetery

Zak Bagans Boot Hill Cemetery

Zak is filmed walking through the Boot Hill Cemetery. 960 1280

  

Boots and flowers

Boots and flowers

Boots and flowers were left in memory of John Bass, one of the inmates killed by corrupt jailers at The Million Dollar Courthouse jail. 960 1280

  

The Million Dollar Courhouse in Pioche Nevada

The Million Dollar Courhouse in Pioche Nevada

The Million Dollar Courthouse is aptly named for the amount of bribes and debt that bloated the cost of its construction. 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans in front of The Million Dollar Courthouse

Zak Bagans in front of The Million Dollar Courthouse

Zak takes a moment in front of the courthouse. 960 1280

  

The Million Dollar courthouse

The Million Dollar courthouse

The hallway inside the courthouse. 960 1280

  

Aaron Goodwin

Aaron Goodwin

Aaron captures footage of the jail cell, where prisoners were trapped in their cells ? and murdered -- by corrupt jailers. 960 1280

  

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