Don Chaddock/The Telegraph Betty January and Ken Wilkenson, right, watch as a backhoe dumps larger items into a receptacle on Saturday during the Clarksville cleanup.
Don Chaddock/The Telegraph Volunteers clear debris from the front of homes in Clarksville, a historic ghost town slated for development in a few years.
Don Chaddock/The Telegraph Betty January, Clarksville Historical Society president, explains the history of the Sam Kyburz home at the town site on Saturday.
Don Chaddock/The Telegraph The El Dorado Hills Fire Department and volunteers with the Clarksville Historical Society head back to their vehicles following the cleanup of the historic town on Saturday.
Don Chaddock/The Telegraph The El Dorado Hills Fire Department sprays down a tree near a burn pile during the Clarksville cleanup on Saturday, May 9.
Don Chaddock/The Telegraph Ken Wilkenson, property owner and developer, eyes the Sam Kyburz home in Clarksville. It was built in the early 1860s and is slated for demolition along with about a dozen other structures. The town site is located just off Highway 50 in El Dorado Hills.