26 Night Shift Workers Share Their Spookiest Paranormal Stories

If you’re easily spooked, then you probably shouldn’t work the night shift. These Ask Reddit users learned that the hard way.

22. They all saw a weird light in the train yard

“My husband works in a train yard at night and told me a story about a weird light several people saw one night in the wee hours. He said the light swiveled around like it was looking around and it moved like it was galloping (?) and went through a vast wooded area much faster than any person could run. One other guy working in the yard got close enough to it and said it was a guy on his phone but his description of the ‘guy’ matched his own self to an eerie degree. At one point the light moved fluidly under a train car to the other side.” — skullencats

23. I felt a cold and clammy hand on my head

“I had a TAPS period when we were teenagers. I had always heard to be careful that bad “spirits” could come home with you. Oddly enough I met with a real TAPS guy one time on the way to this place called the gates of hell and he said the cemetery right by my house was the most activity he had ever gotten. That’s where we used to always go. I had some minor strange occurrences happen to me but nothing too major. Then one night I was sleeping in my bed and something hit me on my head and woke me up. I assumed something had fallen from my headboard and it was still on my head. I reached up to remove it and grabbed what felt like a cold dead and clammy hand grabbing the top of my head and threw the arm off of me and it sounded like it made a thud on the ground. Before I knew it I felt like I had somehow jumped from laying on my back to my light switch across the room in one fluent motion. I think I may have awoken in a dream and then the fear actually woke me up for real.” — Elemento1991

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