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Banwell (Terror) Bridge - Real Haunted Place

The Banwell (Terror) Bridge in Fort Dodge is one of Iowa's most haunted bridges. It has been around since the 1800s and there are tons of eerie tales surrounding it. One of the stories surrounding the bridge include a woman who brought her children there to watch the trains pass below. She threw them over the bridge railings, watching as they were struck and killed by the train. She then jumped in front of the train herself. Rumor has it if you drive onto the bridge and stop your car without locking the doors and windows, the woman's spirit may try to throw you off. Those who are brave enough to get out of their cars have reported seeing strange orbs of light, hearing voices in the woods, or the sound of a woman moaning under the bridge. Some have even reported handprints on their car windows.

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  • the best experience evr

    i was cut and i heard screams, we put the can in park but then it started to roll off the other side of the bridge. we also heard an incoming train but nothing was there, the was also some little figures below screaming "mommy" one of the most scaryest things ever

    Posted 11/4/23

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  • Fingerprints on My Car

    Myself, my husband, and my teenage daughter went to this bridge tonight. While we were there we heard a train engine idling (no trains were there), heard a faint distant train whistle, saw lights in the woods, saw a shadow move into the woods, and felt we were being watched. After we left the bridge, we pulled over to look at the car. There were small fingerprints on all 4 doors (weren't there before) on the lower part of the doors and fingerprints on the passenger's side window.

    Posted 8/13/22

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    6 out of 7 found this review helpful

  • I see a girl there

    She lock my freind truck

    Posted 4/21/21

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    5 out of 8 found this review helpful

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