Most People Don’t Know The Story Behind Alabama's Abandoned Bridge To Nowhere
Alabama is no stranger when it comes to paranormal activity. There are several places located throughout the state where people have had paranormal experiences, including Hell’s Gate Bridge in Oxford. For information about Oxford and Hell’s Gate Bridge, take a look below.
Oxford, which was founded in the early 1850s, is an Alabama town that's located in Calhoun, Talladega, and Cleburne counties. One of its most popular attractions, which also happens to be one of its most haunted landmarks, is Hell's Gate Bridge.
Hell’s Gate Bridge is an abandoned bridge that's become a legend in the town of Oxford. According to several locals, in the 1950s, a young couple drove off this bridge and into the river below.
It's been said that if you stop on this bridge and turn your lights off, the young couple will enter your car and leave a wet spot behind on the seat. According to reports, this has happened to many people.
If you've ever wondered how this haunted bridge acquired its name, wonder no more. After stopping on Hell's Gate Bridge, several people have reported seeing a road behind them resembling the fiery gates of Hell.
In late 2005/early 2006, Hell's Gate Bridge was officially closed to traffic. To keep people safe, cement blocks were added to block off the bridge so people won't be tempted to drive across it. People still visit Hell's Gate Bridge by foot, but because if its condition, it's not recommended. "No Trespassing" signs have also been put up.
Nobody knows if the story behind Hell's Gate Bridge is 100% accurate. However, several locals and visitors have had haunting experiences at this bridge. Interestingly, a few paranormal investigators who've visited this bridge in the past didn't experience any paranormal activity. So, what do you think? Is Hell's Gate Bridge truly haunted or not?
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Hells Gate Bridge, Oxford, AL 36203, USA