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The story of Suicide Bridge.
Suicide Bridge on
Route 66 in Pasadena, California was a great way for travelers to
make it across the causeway; however, within just a few short years
locals were calling it the suicide bridge. Many individuals to end
their life were using the bridge, which spans 1,467 feet across the
Arroyo Seco and is 150 feet above the Arroyo Seco Stream. The tales
began of the lost souls that jumped to their death but were still on
earth haunting the bridge.
The bridge commonly referred to as the
Colorado Street Bridge was destined to be a problem from the start.
During construction of the bridge, one of the bridge workers fell
head first into a vat of wet concrete. Other workers knew that he
could be saved left him in the fast drying cement. His soul still
haunts the bridge to this day.
After this tragedy, the bridge became
the best place in the area to end one’s life. The first suicide
occurred on November 16, 1919 and during the Great Depression many
more people took their lives. By the end of the Great Depression it
has been estimated that over 100 took their lives by jumping from
this bridge. One horrifying death is that of a mother who threw her
baby girl over the bridge and then jumped over herself. The baby
girl lived as she hit trees on her way down, but the mother
If you talk with locals you will hear
all kinds of tales of unexplained cries coming from the canyon
below, a ghostly man wandering the bridge, a woman in a long flowing
robe throwing herself off the bridge, and many more spirits walk the
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