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    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Harley Micheal Burkhardt's typewritten account of the Daviess County Blue Hole near Washington. In the tale, the legend tells of a train that slipped into the Blue Hole after a powerful storm, and that nobody has ever looked for it since.
    • 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, 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, Lawrence County, Indiana

    • Water; Lakes; Supernatural; Ghosts; Limestone quarrying;
    • This is Roy Turner's typewritten account of the story of the Lawrence County Blue Hole near Mitchell Indiana. At a picnic Alice Coopers was raped and pushed by a group of boys into the Blue Hole, a local limestone quarry, where she drowned. Alice's...
    • Blue hole, Orange County, Indiana

    • Rivers; Wagons; Water;
    • This is Doug Moore's typewritten account of the Orange County, Indiana Blue Hole or Lost River. The Blue Hole is near Paoli, and when the area was first being settled a man drove his wagon into the hole and was never seen again.
    • 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

    • Lakes; Water; Accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Marge Manago's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Porter County Indiana near Valparaiso. Supposedly there was a stagecoach that ran into the Blue Hole, and that no evidence of the accident was ever recovered.
    • Blue hole, Porter County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Horse-drawn vehicles; Water; Rivers; Bullseye Lake (Ind.); Flint Lake (Ind.);
    • This is Reinhart Tauck's typewritten account of a Blue Hole called Bullseye Lake in Porter County near Valparaiso, Indiana. Supposedly a man drove his horse and buggy into the blue hole. The remains of the buggy were found in FLint Lake two miles...
    • Blue hole, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Holes; Steam-engines; Water; Criminals; Automobiles; Wabash River (Ind.);
    • This is Gary Greiner's typewritten account of the story of the Vigo County, Indiana, Blue Hole located near the Wabash River on the outskirts of Terre Haute. He tells of how the water level of the hole rises and falls with the river; in the 1930s a...
    • 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

    • Lakes; Ice; Accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is James Manago's typewritten account of the Legend of a Blue Hole in Porter County known as Bullseye Lake.
    • Blue hole, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Wagons; Horses; Water;
    • This is Charles Roy Staats' typewritten account of a Blue Hole near Clinton in Vermillion County, Indiana. A runaway horse pulling a wagon plunged into Helsinky Pond and the driver, wagon and horse were caught in the undertow and never found.
    • 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

    • Lakes; Accidents; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is Alden Taylor's typewritten account of the legend of the Blue Hole to the south of Vigo County. According to legend, the Blue Hole contains large fish, and will send waves to grab people and drown them.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Jim Fortman's typewritten account of the Blue Hole in Vigo County. He tells of a train that hopped its tracks and landed in the blue hole, never to be found.

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