Coaldale is essentially a modern ghost town. The area was first settled at the end of the 19th century to serve the area miners. For most of its existence Coaldale was a pit stop for travelers and
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There are no services in truckers driving the US 95 and US 6 highways. In 1993 the EPA shut down the gas station due to a severe leak and the rest of the businesses closed down shortly afterward and the town has been abandoned ever since.