Ragged Ass Road
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Ragged Ass Road information
Named by prospectors who had gone stone broke (ragged ass), this road was immortalized in a song and album by Tom Cochrane, himself the son of a bush pilot. The street sign went missing so often that the authorities starting selling souvenir copies. Mansions now outnumber sagging gold-rush-era cabins.