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Haunted Rails

Haunted Rails - Matthew L. Swayne

by Matthew L. Swayne

 

This is a very well researched collection of regional legends about ghost trains; actual full-sized trains that appear on abandoned tracks, usually in places where a major accident happened sometime in history.

 

The stories are presented as locals might tell them and it's left to the reader to decide how much to believe. I thought it was very well done, leaving room for the academic to study where these tales come from without the burden of belief (or not) to interfere with what is basically local folklore.

 

Well-presented and a fascinating read.