Strange Tales of the American South

Railroad stories, culture, travel and history.

Railroad Bill: Alabama Spooky Story

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

An Alabama widow lives in fear of the terrifying murderer Railroad Bill. But is he really what the townsfolk say he is? Written and told by Christine Horn. As told by the Tour of Southern Ghosts, ART Station, Stone Mountain, Georgia. -THE END- You can help keep the stories coming by making a donation […]

Witches On The Road Tonight by Sheri Holman: An Audio Excerpt

Sunday, July 15th, 2012

Acclaimed author Sheri Holman reads a chapter from her Southern ghost story novel “Witches On The Road Tonight,” exclusively for The Moonlit

The Troll Bridge

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Spooky Halloween tale of two troublemakers who cross the wrong Old Man and must walk home via the feared Troll Bridge.

True Story of The Maco Light, North Carolina

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

True story of the famous “Maco Light” railroad hauntings in North Carolina.

Story of The Santa Claus Special Train

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Story of the annual Santa Claus train through Appalachia known as the “Santa Claus Special,” sponsored by CSX Transportation.

The Maco Light: North Carolina Railroad Ghost Story

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Railroad ghost story of the “Maco Light,” one of North Carolina’s most famous hauntings.

The Santa Claus Special

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Based on the true Christmas story of the annual holiday train that brings Santa Claus to the poor towns of remote Appalachia.

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