Ghost Adventures: Tintic Mining District

Zak and the crew head to a former mining camp in Eureka, Utah, to investigate several haunted buildings. A special guest investigator joins the team for the terrifying lockdown in which an unprecedented piece of evidence horrifies everyone.

Photo By: Gilles Mingasson

Photo By: Gilles Mingasson

Photo By: Gilles Mingasson

People Magazine’s Julie Jordan joins the crew for this special investigation into a former mining camp in Eureka, Utah.

We were contacted by the mayor of Eureka because this ghost town is getting ready to boom again and something is stirring beneath the surface.

Remnants of this once booming mining town can be seen all throughout Eureka.

Mines themselves are scary and full of secrets, but when they aren't the scariest thing in town, there's bound to be some dark history.

By 1899, this area was the top mineral producer in Utah. Eureka was home to four big mines: Bullion Beck and Champion, Centennial Eureka, Eureka Hill, and Gemini, and later, the Chief Consolidated Mining Company. Miners spent their earnings in the town’s saloons and brothels. The town had its share of murder, accidents and mayhem that led to the short lifespan of a miner.

Many locals have experienced paranormal activity in the Gatley building. One investigator said something here is very dominant, especially against women. She’s heard doors slam and loud footsteps. She also captured an audio recording of a growl.

A look inside the McCormick and Co. Bank. It was here that a local paranormal investigator named Carrie Pytlik kept asking questions of the spirits and was whacked in the head. Inside the vault, she was pushed and she felt like she wasn’t supposed to be there.

There is a dark energy in the basement of the McCormick and Co. Bank. The crew will need to be on high alert.

The Juab County Courthouse, built in 1891 for $5,000, served as the City Hall until 1899 when Eureka City Hall was constructed.

This courthouse now sits empty waiting updating and remodeling. The building’s darkest day occurred in December of 1915. City Marshal Alex Robertson had just arrested Eureka resident Elmer Horton for public drunkenness and shooting firearms within the city limits. Robertson was shot and killed by Horton at the entrance to the courthouse building.

This is the former home of the Fitch family. The family played a key role in shaping the history of Eureka when they opened the Consolidated Mining Company which became the largest mine in the town, as well as one of the largest silver mines in the country. A member of the family died in the home, and there's a chance their spirit may still be lurking in the shadows.

A look inside the former home to the Fitch family. A current resident of the building says she constantly sees spirits in the house, and recently one of her roommates was attacked by an unknown force.

Billie Sheen, the owner of a reportedly haunted mansion in Eureka, has experienced unexplained phenomena.

Are you ready for the lockdown in Eureka? The all-new episode premieres this Saturday at 9|8c.

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