Ten on the map is listed as “casas obreros”, translated to English as “workers homes.”
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Abandoned since at least the 1960s, the homes are completely empty of furnishings and show the wear of sixty years.
We walked the dusty streets, grateful for the calm atmospheric conditions, imagining what life was like for the workers of Humberstone.
They had each other amidst the vast emptiness of the desert.
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works World Heritage page
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