Specters and vanishing tombstones at Kennecott Copper Mines

Littered with pieces of the past, abandoned Russian settlement, old mining signs and wreckage of those doomed on Alaska adventures, Alaska is full of hair raising ghost stories, but there is only one tale that has ever spooked state government officials and kept them away -- that is the tale of the Kennecott Copper Mines.

2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Index

By the numbers: The 2013 Iditarod fielded 66 mushers and as many as 1,056 dogs in a 998-mile race through at least four ghost towns and along Alaska's longest river to yield a 53-year-old winner, the oldest musher in 41 years to win.

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