Kelso Depot

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This historic villa sat abandoned for many years, and a man hung himself in what was Room #006 of the former hotel. People have reported seeing him walking around the upper floor of the building, and looking down into the street.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Kelso Cima Road
Essex, CA
United States

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35.012186689167756, -115.65354653164064
San Bernardino County, California
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  1. there I was. I was just a girl who had to pee. suddenly BOOM there’s a rest stop. I was walking to the restrooms and with out a trace i heard a toilet flush. then i got closer and another toilet flushed. I was right by the door and I shit you not EVERY SINGLE TOILET flushed at the same time. so, obviously i’m going to be a sensible person and get my happy ass back to the car. the worst part hasn’t even happened yet. in the process of being scared out of my mind i peed myself. URINE EVERYWHERE. if this isn’t horror i don’t know what is.

  2. We had been driving through the Mojave Preserve a lot but never stopped there. We decided to stop and I had the same experience as Night Hawk, but I went in to use the restroom. It looked like someone took trash out of the trash can and took seat covers and artistically put them around the trash can. Thought that was strange. Then I went into the first stall. All of a sudden the toilets started flushing one at a time starting with the furthest toilet. No one was in there, only me. Scared me, cut it short and ran out. I actually said as I was leaving “no you don’t” and I was out of there. My husband said that he went into the mens and he had the same experience.

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