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Goldfield Hotel Investigation
Goldfield, Nevada

Dead Famous: Recently we did a shoot with the cast (Chris Fleming and Gail Porter) and crew of "Dead Famous" at the Historically Haunted Goldfield Hotel in Goldfield, Nevada. What a super bunch of guys and gals. We are hearing it will air sometime in February, 2006. (Hopefully we won't end up on the cutting room floor). See photos from the shoot below!


This haunted hotel is located halfway between Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada. The Goldfield Hotel opened in 1908 when Goldfield was a thriving town because of the gold ore find, there in 1902. When the hotel opened, it was considered the most luxurious hotel between Chicago and San Francisco, boasting 154 rooms with telephones, imported chefs from Europe and the first Otis elevator west of the Mississippi. But, as the gold ore finds diminished so did the towns population, and by the 1930s the once bustling town housed less than 1,000 people. The hotel closed it's doors in 1945 and has been shut down ever since.

The owner George Wingfield was a multimillionaire by the age of 30 and became a very influential political figure in the state of Nevada. In other words he was a man with much clout and one who, if this story is true would probably have been able to get away with this without too much trouble.

The Goldfield hotel is said to be haunted by more than one spirit but the most notable is a prostitute named Elizabeth. The way the story goes is that the hotel owner George Wingfield took a severe liking to Elizabeth, and was furious when he found out that she was carrying another mans unborn child. So furious in fact that he chained Elizabeth to the radiator inside of room 109. There she stayed supplied with nothing more than food and water until she gave birth, at which time it is said that George took the baby and threw the it down an abandoned mine shaft. The same mine shaft that the hotel is said to be built on. After the birth of the child, Elizabeth vanished, never to be seen or heard from again. To this day it is said that room 109 is still haunted by Elizabeth.
The hotel is also believed to be built on a Vortex.

Our investigation of The Goldfield Hotel would not have happened had it not been for our good friend Ghost Hunter, Author and Historian Janice Oberding's invitation. (www.hauntednevada.com) Boy that's a mouthful!! We did the investigation along with the cast and crew of the TV show "Dead Famous" who were filming an episode there. A few of the more interesting things that we encountered there was an undeniable scent of Lilac in the 2nd floor hallway. When we mentioned this we were told about a female spirit that wanders that hallway wearing lilac perfume. Another was the sound of footsteps coming from behind us when we were the only ones on the entire floor.
We recorded some excellent evp and have some astonishing video footage from room 109. When you look at the video from Elizabeth's room, pay close attention to the wall on the left. As the spirit energy is exiting the wall, it actually causes the wall to change form. Maybe the more likely explanation would be that it was the spirit who changed form, from a more solid form of energy to a less solid one, an orb. Or, Could this be a portal opening? Whatever it is that we captured on video is certainly something that we have never seen before. We also captured some orb footage in the Vortex room.


Inside the Goldfield Hotel from left to right.Chris Fleming, Janice Oberding, Gail Porter, Karl Christopherson, Debby and Mark.)

During our investigation Debby sensed a presence behind her and this came up in the photo. Note the light mist on the left, and the anomaly in the upper right.

Click the Play button to view the video. If you can't see the video, you need the latest version of Quicktime.
Note: When using the control panel for these EVP's be sure to hit the stop button after each listen.
This will re-set the EVP for you.

Goldfield EVP #1:

"Ahhhh grrrrrreat to meet the girls"

"I, Mark was recording in the basement. Debby and Janice then joined me, and as I always do I told spirit that they were now with me. The evp response is "Ahhhh grrrrrreat to meet the girls".


Goldfield EVP #2:

"Yeah, you're making me hate you"

"This one is also from the basement. "I asked if we were annoying them by being in the basement asking them questions. They were quick to answer, and were obviously used to having the basement all to themselves. The evp is "Yeah, you're making me hate you".

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Goldfield EVP #3:

"Ice Pick"

"Recorded in Elizabeth's room. "Could this be the way Elizabeth was killed"? The evp is "Ice pick".


Goldfield EVP #4:

"Why are you near me"

"Recorded in the "Vortex room". The evp is "Why are you neeeear me"

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Goldfield EVP #5:


"Recorded in the 2nd floor hallway. "Debby was recording when she smelled what she thought was perfume. She asked what that was, and the evp is "Lilac"

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