Barnwell County, South Carolina

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Barnwell County South Carolina (Class A) BFRO

1978

In the summer of 1978, my brother along with myself and a friend of mine who lived next door were playing outside on [a country road near] Barnwell, SC. Our backyard butted up against woods as well as an old railroad track that had long since stopped being used. We were not supposed to go near the edge of the yard bordered by the old RR tracks, but being kids this is exactly where we were playing when all three of us witnessed the most amazing (and at the time probably the scariest) thing we had ever seen. We heard a high pitched screeching or wailing like noise and went to see what it was. It was in the evening but the light was still very good outside. When we came to the old RR tracks this creature came across the other side and seemed as startled to see us as we were to see it. I only saw it for about 15 seconds or so as we all just stood and stared in utter shock before I got the hell out of there, running and screaming along with my brother and neighbor back to the house! ...

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