Angola Horror Site

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A train derailment in 1867 sparked a fire which killed 49 people. Located right by Pigman Road, an energy draws people to the site, but also with the feeling of uneasiness. Many investigators stop by to see if they can catch a glimpse of the victims still present at this location.

(Submitted by Chris)

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Geographic Information

Address:
Gowans Rd
Angola, NY
United States

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GPS:
42.642254, -79.0219965
County:
Erie County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Angola, NY (0.4 mi.)
Angola on the Lake, NY (1.6 mi.)
Lake Erie Beach, NY (2.6 mi.)
Farnham, NY (4.8 mi.)
North Collins, NY (5.2 mi.)
Eden, NY (6.4 mi.)
Sunset Bay, NY (7.9 mi.)
Wanakah, NY (9.4 mi.)
Silver Creek, NY (10.0 mi.)
Hamburg, NY (11.0 mi.)

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  1. True story. I grew up there. Sad and fantastically interesting stories. Be careful the road is narrow and the bridges are single car bridges
    .. honk when passing through them.

  2. My friends and I saw a yellow & black train before we got under the tunnel & then my boyfriend turned off the car & when that happened it started to feel like another train or a car was coming, I got scared because only one car can come through at a time but the car would’nt turn back on so we were freaking out & then the car started moving despite being completely off, and the stop pedal didn’t work( I guess cuz the car was off) but then soon as we got from in the tunnel the car stopped and we were able to turn the On with no problems and drove off with a heart on the back of my car. But I think the spirits were trying to help us because there was a crash there and the ghosts were probably reliving it and don’t want us to get hurt.

  3. I’ve been to this location and heard a train in the distance, among other scraping sounds which sounded like how a car wreck sounds from a few blocks away. This is near pig-man road but has a completely different story. The fact that the derailment was a serious accident which took the lives of countless people, I am not surpised that this area is haunted. When you go, bring a flashlight, be considerate, and honk before going through the tunnels on the way one street.

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