Top 10 Most Haunted Railroad Bridges and Crossings in the Midwest


A ghostly lantern swaying in the moonlight. Wheels screeching across a rusted trestle. The otherworldly cries of dead engineers, brakemen, and passengers. These are just some of the things people expect to encounter when they make nighttime trips to old railroad bridges and crossings. Mysterious Heartland has found that railroad lore is popular across the […]

Southern Illinois University’s Gate to Hell


From History, Mystery, and Hauntings of Southern Illinois by Bruce Cline. Mysterious, secret places exist on many college campuses, and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is no exception. One evening our ghost hunting group was conducting a training exercise near the “Old Main” area of campus. We each had a Ghost Meter and were scanning […]


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