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Haunted Rail Trail Brings Spooks to Vestal

It's the last night before Halloween, and the final night of the Haunted Rail Trail.

Every year at the Vestal Coal House, volunteers come out to give residents a tour of the haunted trail, and some spooks from inside the train station.

Proceeds from the event go towards drama clubs at area high schools.

"I got involved with it last year," said Cam Wright, casting director for the haunted trail.

"I was actually a senior at Susquehanna Valley High School and they came to us saying if we volunteered, they would donate some money towards a drama club. I was the president of the drama club and I brought maybe 10 people with me and more just came and we put on a great show, we had a great time, we all loved it."

The trail is considered haunted by many because of a train wreck that took place over a century ago.

In 1901 two trains collided resulting in an explosion that killed 5 people on board.

"Everyone has a good time," said Trail Guide John Montgomery.

"We talk about the train wreck that happened in Vestal that was a real story about a hundred years ago and we reenact that and we see some of the characters along the way and it is Halloween so you never know who you're going to find here on the Haunted Rail Trail. Some of it's scary, some of it's funny, some of it's entertaining."

The family friendly event also included some live music, prizes, games, and food and drink.