Geographical Index > United States > Illinois > Jackson County > Report # 36306|
Submitted by witness on Wednesday, August 22, 2012.
Motorist has daytime sighting near railroad tracks west of Murphysboro
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COUNTY: Jackson County
LOCATION DETAILS: Along Illinois Route 3 west of Murphysboro.
NEAREST TOWN: Murphysboro
NEAREST ROAD: Ilinois Route 3
OBSERVED: I was traveling along the road when I saw a tall thin hairy bigfoot along a railroad track. He was off the tracks, he was off to the side. I thought, holy mackerel he is awefully tall.
ALSO NOTICED: No
OTHER WITNESSES: Just one
OTHER STORIES: No
TIME AND CONDITIONS: 11 a.m.
ENVIRONMENT: Clear, cool
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Stan Courtney:
A view of the woods along the railroad right-of-way.
I met with the witness and we drove together to the sighting location.
• The animal was about seven feet tall.
• The animal was slender.
• Hair coloring was black.
• The animal's weight was around 200 lbs.
• The witness was 250 feet from the animal.
• The witness was unable to see the face.
About BFRO Investigator Stan Courtney:
Stan Courtney has a special interest in wildlife audio recording. He has attended numerous BFRO Expeditions. See Stan's blog StanCourtney.com for recordings he has collected over the years.
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