Elmdale is located in Chase County, KS. Some consider it a Ghost Town, but it is still home to about 50 people. Elmdale has been damaged by numerous floods, a major one in 1951.
Bummies was a must stop back in 1980’s to pick up a sandwich before heading into the Flint Hills while hauling equipment to watershed dams.
The school was closed in 1967. It is now a private residence.