FROM FILM “Last Days of Shaniko”
This exterior shot of Marion’s Elgin Hotel, with a sign redesignating it Shaniko Hotel, is among the location shots in filmmaker Laura DeBar’s short, “The Last Days of Shaniko,” filmed 10 years ago in Marion and Abilene. The 29-minute film includes other street scenes and interiors from the Elgin. DeBar posted the film for free viewing five years ago at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSv4ueYc4pw. According to YouTube, it has been viewed 376 times since then.