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  1. tony longshanks

    Midwest ghost towns

    There is another thread on StP right now about a new Esquire magazine article on a California ghost town that's for sale. Cerrito Gordo. The Fat Little Hill.
  2. tony longshanks

    Midwest ghost towns

    Thanks! I have sugarplums dancing in my head, too.
  3. tony longshanks

    Midwest ghost towns

    Good question! I had no interest in squatting at the time I left Minnesota at the age of 12 so I'm clueless, so I'll look into it. But regardless, if there's no one in town, that presumably means no police too, so... how much does it matter? The epidemic of empty Midwestern towns helps clear up...
  4. tony longshanks

    Midwest ghost towns

    A friend of mine recently came back from traveling all over the Midwestern USA on an extended road trip, & reported to me that there are TONS of abandoned towns there. "Town after town after town... completely empty," she told me. So, having been born in Minnesota, I know how inhospitable the...