New ghost-themed TV show filmed in Oregon

New ghost-themed TV show filmed in Oregon

Credit: syfy.com/ghostmine

New ghost-themed TV show filmed in Oregon

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by JAYSON JACOBY, Baker City Herald

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Posted on January 2, 2013 at 4:36 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 3 at 10:27 AM

BAKER CITY, Ore.  -- A ghost-themed TV show shot in Eastern Oregon is set to debut this month on the Syfy network.

The Baker City Herald reports the show is called "Ghost Mine" and says it sets the ghost hunt programming the network is known for amid the historic mining district around Sumpter in Baker County.

The town southwest of Baker City was the largest of the mining towns in the area during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It reached a population of about 3,000 before the First World War. It's now known for tourism, a large piece of mining equipment called the Sumpter dredge and a state park.

The series begins at 7 p.m. Jan. 16.

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