Bay seniors who don’t mind skirting the law can find an honest-to-goodness ghost town on the shores of the South Bay. Drawbridge, formerly known as Saline City, is located in the Don Edwards Wildlife Refuge slough. Built in 1876 as a home for the local railroad’s drawbridge operator, it expanded into a small town and by prohibition had hotels, speakeasies, brothels and hunting cabins. The last resident left in 1979 and the remaining ramshackle structures are slowing sinking into the Bay. It’s not open to the public but as this article indicates, you can sneak in via old railroad tracks.

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