Drive east along Highway 34, and you'll come across a rest area that looks like it's been abandoned for decades.

Last summer, YouTube user HIPPIE1255 was searching for the ghost town of Dierfield, Colorado, while on his way to Greeley when he came across this abandoned rest area off the highway.

Today, grass has grown in the cracks of the pavement, and the property apparently serves as a resting place for deer and dearly-departed rabbits.

Founded in 1910, Dierfield, Colorado, was a historically black majority settlement in Weld County. Until the Great Depression hit, the town's net worth was appraised at $1,075,000. Now a Colorado Registered Historic Landmark, all that remains of the town of Dierfield is a gas station, diner, and the founder's home.

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