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    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous, typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole. It tells of a railroad accident that claimed an engine and the crew within the depths of the Blue Hole.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is Scott Dean's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Sullivan County near Hymera. According to legend, the Blue Hole is a lake called "Water Lily".
    • Blue hole

    • Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Lowell Hurford's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Warren County near Plymouth. Supposedly a train derailed and landed in a ditch, and when the crew came to dig the train out, it had sunk into the ditch to the point where it could not...
    • Blue hole, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Construction; Water; Wells;
    • This is Dale D. Bringham's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Vigo County, Indiana, near Terre Haute. This legend involves some construction workers in the 1940s who left their ladder and tools in a well that they were digging. When they...
    • Blue hole, Kent Count, Michigan

    • Lakes; Water; Supernatural; Indians of North America;
    • This is Delana Good's typewritten account of a story of a Blue Hole located near Sparta in Kent County, Michigan. An Indian man and woman were out in their canoe when the maiden vanished, and none have been able to find her body since it's...
    • Blue hole, Jackson County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Railroad trains; Monsters; Aircraft accidents;
    • This is Tom Reinhart's typewritten account of a Blue Hole legend. In Jackson County, Indiana near Seymour, a train was swept into this bottomless lake. There is also mention of a troll that lives under the bridge over the Blue Hole who attacks...
    • Blue hole, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Strip mining -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Railroad accidents; Railroad trains; Water; Trucks;
    • This is Rob Brown's typewritten account of the story of the Blue Hole near Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana. The hole is a strip pit leftover from strip mining in the area. One version says that a train derailed and was lost in the bottomless...
    • Blue hole, Jackson County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Railroad trains;
    • This is Richard Parker's typewritten account of the legend of the Blue Hole in Jackson County, Indiana, where a train derailed and three boxcars were lost in the bottomless hole never to be found.
    • Blue hole, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Monsters; Supernatural; Water;
    • This is June Sullivan's typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole, which is to the south of Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana. This differs from the standard bottomless lake concept, and swaps out the false bottom for a monster of some...
    • Blue hole, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Water; Holes;
    • This is an anonymous typewritten account about the Prairieton Blue Hole in Vigo County, Indiana. This account states that the hole was formed by a break in the levee and is used for swimming and fishing. It is not bottomless.
    • Normal Advance 1913

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.

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