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    • Newspaper man of Evansville

    • Legends; People; Automobiles; Death of spouse; Newspapers;
    • Cheryl Ashworth's transcribed interview of David Raleigh's account of the Newspaper Man of Evansville, Indiana. According to Raleigh, the man's wife died in a car, so the Newspaper Man sits in his car nightly to keep her company. When cars pass...
    • Newspaper man of Evansville

    • Legends; People; Automobiles; Death of spouse; Newspapers;
    • Darlene Beckman's transcribed interview of an anonymous female about the Newspaper Man of Evansville, Indiana. According to this account, the man sits in an old car that is parked in front of his house every night at 10:00. It is said that his wife...
    • Newspaper man of Evansville

    • Legends; People; Automobiles; Death of spouse; Newspapers;
    • Jacque Burbank's transcribed interview of Harry W. Burbank's account of the Newspaper Man of Evansville, Indiana. According to Burbank, the Newspaper Man's wife died in an accident in his car, so he sits in it nightly to keep her company. If cars...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Jerry Novack's transcribed interview of Andy Vrabel's account of Martin Piniak. This account states that there is a man who lives under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana. This man was once very rich and was engaged to a wealthy girl in town. The...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Robert W. Simko's transcribed interview of Ken Darrow's account of Martin Piniak. Darrow states that there is a man living under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana. This man used to be very wealthy and successful until he went crazy. He went crazy...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Betsy Frye's transcribed interview of John Wohaldo's account of Martin Piniak. Wohaldo states that ther eis a man living under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana. Wohaldo states that the reason for this is because the man is too lazy to work and...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Tony Hagemann's transcribed interview of Daroyl McDonald's account of the Man Under the Bridge. According to McDonald, there is a man who lives under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana. He decided that he didn't want to pay taxes, so he sold all of...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Kenneth Hass's transcribed interview of Bob Simko about Martin Piniak. Simko stated that there is a man who lives under a bridge in East Chicago, Indiana, and he lives there becasue his son died. After his son's death, he didn't care anymore. He...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Karen Phillips's transcribed interview of John Palkovich about Martin Piniak. According to Palkovich, Piniak worked for Youngstown Sheet & Tube in 1930 when the government brought up property taxes. Piniak did not believe in property taxes because...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Edna Henry about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Henry, a boy got his kite stuck in electric wires and climbed up to get it. When he got up there he fell in the wires and got third degree burns all...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Jack Kline about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Kline, the Green Man is not green at all. He is kind of yellow and covered in scars. He has no nose and his face is badly burned and scarred. Kline...
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Russell Shaffer about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Shaffer, he has seen the Green Man out walking several times. He states that the Green Man is a very nice guy and likes to drink beer.
    • Green man

    • Legends; People; People with disabilities; Accidents; Electricity; Electric shocks; Disfigured persons;
    • C. Surrena's transcribed interview of Jack Flemming about the Green Man in Pennsylvania. According to Flemming, someone from Hollywood offered the Green Man one million dollars to do monster movies. The Green Man turned them down saying that God...
    • Hatchet man

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Axes; Homicides;
    • Michael Costlow's transcribed interview of Susan Butler about the Hatchet Man in Bartholomew County, Indiana. According to Butler, the Hatchet Man went crazy after his wife was killed, and he started attacking cars with a hatchet. He killed two...
    • Hatchet man

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Axes; Homicides;
    • Michael Costlow's transcribed interview of Susan Butler about the Hatchet Man in Bartholomew County, Indiana. According to Butler, the Hatchet Man went crazy after his wife was killed, and he started attacking cars with a hatchet. He killed two...
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Les Freiberger's transcribed personal account of Martin Piniak. According to Freiberger, Piniak lived under a bridge over the Little Calumet River in East Chicago, Indiana. Piniak was said to live as a hermit because his wife died.
    • Martin Piniak

    • Tramps; Bridges; Homeless persons;
    • Delana Good's transcribed interview of Andy Lemon's account of Martin Piniak. Lemon said that Piniak lived under the toll road. Lemon also stated that Piniak walked everywhere he went because his fiance was killed in a car accident and after that...

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