It was a wonderful book. Here is a list of some of the Bridges in the United States and the Urban Legends behind them. The Screaming Bridge of Maud Hughes Road. The legend says that a car carrying a man and a woman stalled on top of the bridge. The creepiness in this urban legend is that the appearance of the cat is allegedly associated with misfortune and national tragedies. Still, there has never been any proof of actual ghosts or ghostly sounds, only proof of distorted bird songs and the wind. The sun setting quickly, we sped through the winding road trying to reach the bridge before night fell upon us.
Though they spent most of their lives living on nearby Woodmore Road, they recalled for me how they, along with their seven-year-old son Bobby, first moved into a house on Lottsford Road near Crybaby Bridge way back in 1941. Here is the legend she told: There is this small bridge in a small city nearby. The latter narratives make mention of purported Satanic churches near the bridge and appearance of the Goatman. Or maybe there isn't a logical reason. With many young people today having sex, these problems seem to be a 981 Words 4 Pages Imagine the urban legends from your younger years, a reminiscent of your wildest fears.
Obviously this urban legend has been told in other ways before. Ive been to rogues hollow on several occasions and never had a dull moment. The cry of the baby is said to be heard at night. The locals accused her of being a witch. They reflect society's deepest fears and anxieties.
These include baby killings and suicides from the bridges. After researching other Cry Baby Bridge stories, I was surprised to encounter the number of occurrences that I did. Go back to your car. However, there are bridges in different locations that have a history that ties in with the idea of a ghostly bridge. These terms tend to be group together, and for good reason considering they are all interrelated of each other as a means of storytelling. Note of Warning: Rogue's Hollow is only open to the public during the summer season.
Had I been alone, I would have called the cops to try to save the woman. Go there on any given night, and you will hear the gurgling cries of the poor baby. It is widely believed that these killings were carried out by a creature with the body of a man but the head and animalistic instincts of a wild goat. The loss of children is feared because without them, it would be hard to see the good in the world. Made of steel, there were holes every few feet. In Oklahoma City at Lake Overholser, the metal bridge by Route 66 is known for sightings of a woman in all white with a baby on the bridge or on the side. Looking to live long lives together.
I've enjoyed this hub a lot. No one knows if the girl hung herself after she had realized what she had done, or if the boyfriend had found out about his murdered baby and killed her. However he was created, the legends in Maryland are all too real to many people who have sighted this beast. With some variations, most crybaby bridge legends have this in common: Park your car over or under the bridge, and you will soon hear the sounds of a person crying. In the 1800s the story held, unwanted black babies were drowned by being thrown off this bridge.
In the case of the Van Sant Bridge, the story goes that if you park your car in the middle of the bridge you can hear not only the wail of the poor forlorn babe, but also the toes of the hanging woman scraping your car roof. It is said that if you drove over the tracks at exactly midnight on a specific night, your car would die. One urban legend can be retold with different settings and people, but the central theme or idea remains constant. They state that a group of teenagers out for a joy ride struck a fisherman who stood on the bridge late one afternoon. Not surprisingly, the story has mutated over time, having been subjected to the influence of several modern day urban legends. For interesting tales and legends surrounding Rogue's Hollow, check out and Rogue's Hollow sections. I have just finished reading this book tonight.
She originally told me the story our sophomore year. The goatman creature has been spotted in other areas in Maryland, more notably in Prince George's County near Beltsville. The man then became ill and suddenly died. Apparently, she was trying to hide her pregnancy from the community. As far as the story and the name of the bridge goes, that's something those guys the Wilburns made up right after the road was paved. But I guess that contrary to the goatman who seems like an organic based being that chooses his habitat, ghosts are human and maybe other??? There have been a few claims to have captured photographs of the disturbed spirit of the mother or as some call her the clay lady due to the amount of clay under the bridge at one point of time , while others claim to have captured orb like lights that were not there before the photographs were taken. They were shocked to see their car instead of rolling backwards as they expected it moved forward and slowly inched its way across the bridge not stopping until it reached the end.