Abandoned railwey toun
Thistle, circa 1871.
Thistle is a ghaist toun in Spanish Fork Canyon in sootheastern Utah County, Utah, Unitit States. In the era o steam locomotives, the toun's main industry wis servicing trains for the Denver an Rio Grande Western Railroad (eften shortened tae D&RG, D&RGW, or Rio Grande). The fortunes o the toun war closely linked wi those of the railroad until the change tae diesel locomotives, when the toun started tae decline.