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Children of Iron Hill - Real Haunted Place

  • Iron Hill
  • Charles City, IA
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A story tells of a 1920s fiery train crash that had killed a bunch of passengers. One car had been filled with orphan children, who all burned to death in the crash. It is rumored that the ghostly children can still be heard crying and sometimes the smell of burning is reported. Some people have reported seeing the spirit of a little girl wandering through the woods wearing a white dress.
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  • Weird

    I had just moved to town, and friends of mine lived up against the bike trail. I knew noth8ng about what went on. We were outside enjoying the day when something kept making me look over my shoulder, to the desolate train tracks. I had some weird out of body experience, I didn't tell myself to move I had zero thought train going on and I started walking. No clue where I was even going or why but I just kept going til I was in the woods and then ii hears my boyfriends voice he came looking for me. When we got back, my friends husband asked where I went and I told him I really don't know. I was so confused and then he told me the area I had ended up was towards the site of the accident. Every time I'm over there even driving, I'm compelled to go walking like something wants me to come out there.. not the first time I've been compelled like that and ended up at a haunted place.

    Posted 2/6/24

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  • The real truth

    I just went there tonight full moon walking around on those railroad tracks and I heard a female voice with one word help I heard it twice once when I was entering that area and once when I was leaving that area also I heard some rustling like someone was walking towards us to big for an animal and there was nobody there and I live in Charles City for quite a long time that place is truly haunted

    Posted 6/4/23

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    3 out of 3 found this review helpful

  • Chink beaners don’t live with me

    This is true I went there got my nuts scared of I had to take off just like my dad did when I was 2 so don’t listen to the other dude in the comments he’s capping his nuts off I have seen the burnt train cars that are buried there.

    Posted 4/7/23

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    3 out of 5 found this review helpful

  • The truth

    This was a myth not true I live in Charles city my teacher asked many people and they never heard such a thing and I did as well and I have asked some historians and they never heard a thing as well so this is all a fake thing don't believe this please and thank you!

    Posted 11/15/21

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    2 out of 7 found this review helpful

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