Texas has its share of scary ghost stories and urban legends. The following story is the one that makes me cry every time, and has me backing up my car, looking for an alternate route.

We were visiting family at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio several years ago, and it's taken me this long to even talk about it. Frankly, this place could make the hair on your neck stand straight up and have you looking for another way to arrive at your destination, just like I did.

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For the record, I will not go there again. My cousins make fun of me about this. But the story is rather heartbreaking because of the loss of life.

The Ghostly Children At The Railroad Tracks

I'll be the first to admit that this urban legend from outside of San Antonio on Cindy Sue Road completely freaks me out.

According to Legends of America, there was a horrific school bus accident at the railroad crossing. Several children and the bus driver died in the accident. When I first learned this, I cried and couldn't stop thinking about it for days.

It's been said that if you stop your vehicle on (which I do not recommend) the railroad tracks, put the vehicle in neutral, you will then feel your car being pushed up a small incline. Supposedly by the ghosts of the school children and bus driver that perished.

People sprinkle baby powder over the bumpers or trunks of their cars, only to find small handprints in the powder. They say it's the ghostly children trying to help stalled motorists across the railroad tracks.

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