Author: Kanesha Brantley
|Ghost lingering near the haunted railroad tracks of San Antonio|
|The allege fingerprints from the San Antonio
However, there are no records of any such accident having ever occurred in the newspaper articles in Texas. In fact the San Antonio road is on a slight incline which could explain the cars moving by themselves (Ghost Tracks). In December 1938, in Salt Lake City, Utah, a similar accident to the San Antonio tracks happened. It involved twenty-six children, ages 12 to 18. They lost their lives when the school bus stalled on the tracks and was hit by a freight train (Mikkelson, San Antonio Ghost Children).
Fact or Fake Paranormal of the San Antonio tracks
“Ghost Tracks.” Scaryforkids.com. Scary Website, 2013. Web. 16 October 2013.
Mikkelson, Barbara and David P. “San Antonio Ghost Children.” Snopes.com. Urban Legends Reference Pages, 1995-2013. Web. 18 October 2013.
Links for Further Research:
San Antonio Ghost Children
This gives a small summary about how people would put powder on the rear end of their car to see if they spot any fingerprints from the children pushing them over the tracks.
San Antonio haunted railroad tracks
Speaks on the legend of the school bus incident and states facts about how the car actually moves over the tracks.