One day, the circus passed Beltsville, Maryland, and he came across a poor deformed child to appeared to be half man and half goat. So they tried to hang off the sides of the track as the train rumbled past. Image 26 of Legend has it that a half-man, half-goat creature lives under the bridge, stalking humans. Those that dare trespass into the Goatman's domain have met their fate at his hands. Pine Barrens, New Jersey Description: Image 11 of
I turned onto Pope Lick Road and the trestle immediately towered some feet overhead. Younger people were ecstatic that one of their favorite urban legends had been brought to life, so to speak. Another version claims that the monster is really the twisted reincarnated form of a farmer who sacrificed goats in exchange for Satanic powers. The body of one of the men that was hit was recovered a couple of miles from the trestle. Return To Urban Legends Menu.
Retrieved September 20, It has powerful, fur-covered goat legs, an alabaster-skinned face with an aquiline nose and wide set eyes. Trains go over this bridge many times on a daily basis so it is easy for someone to get caught atop the bridge while an oncoming train barrels down on them. My imagination conjured up the approach of a train.
The couple were about 40 feet away from the safety of the opposite bank, too far to outrun the train. The site routinely fields questions from people asking all sorts of things of the Goatman, like whether he has human lungs or if he smokes weed. Still, it's appearance is far less Image 25 of Image 5 of Climbing a railroad trestle seems like a mild risk compared to taking lives in the name of the Internet monster Slenderman , as two tween girls allegedly attempted to do in