Butte - once thriving town now on a freefall
Trip Start Aug 19, 2010
35Trip End Nov 15, 2010
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One relic of it's past is the infamous Berkeley Pit. The pit is a 1 mile wide abandoned copper mine that is now filling up with heavily toxic water. They've managed to make it a tourist spot as they probably need the money to manage this environmental disaster. Pretty appalling stuff..